The Problem with Trophies and Achievements

Since the introduction of trophies (PlayStation) and achievements (Xbox) in video games, I’ve always been less than satisfied with how the whole process works and is implemented. In my opinion, the whole trophies and achievements idea needs a huge rethink. When trophies/achievements first started appearing in games, I despised them, and I pretty much still …

Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider

When Rise of the Tomb Raider release date was first announced as a timed exclusive for Xbox platforms, a lot of fans of the franchise were not happy, (and rightly so). Thousands of people took to the Internet to vent their anger over this decision on social media, blogs and gaming forums. I’ve never really …

Am I the Only Person Who Doesn’t Like GTA V?

A couple of months ago, I started playing Rockstar’s latest release in the GTA series, Grand Theft Auto V on the PlayStation 3. Why the PS3 you ask? Well simply because my brother passed me this game and told me to play it, and it happens to be the PS3 version. You can’t argue with …

Review: Alien Isolation

Having just completed Alien Isolation on the Playstation 4, I thought I would write a review on my gameplay experience as I have noticed a lot of people online have divided opinions towards this game. Alien Isolation is a action-adventure survival horror story which is based 15 years after the original Alien film. You play …