Gaming

‘Mortal Kombat X’ review: bloody brilliant

In 1992 four programmers with a minimal budget wanted to make a game based on the movie Bloodsport. Fortunately Jean Claude van Damme, the star of the movie, joined the Street Fighter project...

‘Pillars of Eternity’ review: vivid, vast, visceral

Obsidian Entertainment’s games have always been known for their vividly elaborate plots and immense settings (Fallout: New Vegas, Neverwinter Nights 2). Its latest title,Pillars of Eternity, is every bit as vast and intricate...

10 interesting facts about Mortal Kombat

The intriguing realm of Mortal Kombat is one that has always been steeped in mystery and absurdity. Ever since the release of the originalMortal Kombat in 1992, the franchise has paved the bloody...

‘Tormentum: Dark Sorrow’ review: demented silence

Tormentum: Dark Sorrow is a spectacularly sinister point-and-click puzzle adventure created by the Polish three-man indie developing team, Oh Noo! Studios. It will take you on a menacing five hour journey through a...

Grim Fandango: remembering a gaming masterpiece

On 27 January 2015, Planet Earth will bear witness to a truly magnificent event. Presidents will make speeches, Kings and Queens will bow while the rest of the world gathers in unified celebration. Okay,...

5 indie games you should look out for in 2015

Indie games have always been dwarfed by the bigger gaming companies, both in resources and execution. But times are changing. There is now an abundance of easy-to-use game developing software and publishing plat forms available....

‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’: what we know so far

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is the latest upcoming title to be released by developers,Naughty Dog. Information on this highly anticipated title has been rather scarce. But just like a certain amount of crack-cocaine...

Far Cry 4 review: discover your primal self

Welcome to the vast and unforgiving wilderness of Kyrat — a fictional region in the Himalayas and the setting for Ubisoft’s latest title, Far Cry 4. Get ready to enter a full-fledged civil war...