The Flare Path: Truck Stop Temptations

by on February 12, 2016

I’ve talked about companion texts in Flare Path before , but I’m not sure I’ve ever used this column to air my companion games theory. In short I believe certain games have soul mates – titles that compliment them so perfectly that the idea of playing one without the other is almost unthinkable. The two […]

Heretics! Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Shows Off Chaos

by on February 12, 2016

There is something pleasing about watching a mile-long spacecathedral circling in broadside combat with a mile-long, meat-covered spacecathedral dedicated to ruinous powers. Something to do with pretty space backgrounds, nice giant spacecathedrals, colourful zapbeams, and the very idea of heavily-armed shards of meat, bone, and teeth. I’m less sure about the ship with a big […]

Guitar Hero Live failed to do the business, too

by on February 12, 2016

Hot on the heels of Rock Band 4’s failure to meet sales expectations, Activision has said Guitar Hero Live also didn’t do the business. In a financial call last night, Activision said Guitar Hero Live, which launched last year against direct competitor Rock Band 4, suffered “lower than expected performance”. That’s corporate speak for didn’t […]

When Everyone Loves the Thing You Hate

by on February 12, 2016

Spurred on by Gav’s continuing disappointment with the new series of The X Files, the IGN UK podcast crew discuss the movies, games and TV shows they can’t stand but everyone seems to love. They chaps also discuss how to have the perfect nerdy Valentine’s Day, the time Rory couldn’t drink tequila properly and why […]

Call Of Fruity: Aubergine Warfare

by on February 12, 2016

This morning I have been documenting a fruit and vegetable market in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. I think I was supposed to be rescuing a president or something but the shiny fruit looked more interesting. I don’t mean that as a sick burn or anything. I just got distracted by some nice fruit. … […]

Twitter's out-of-order timeline prompts TfL to narrow travel updates

by on February 12, 2016

Transport for London (TfL) runs a whole host of Twitter accounts designed to keep commuters up to date with travel disruptions. The organisation is now changing its approach, however, and reducing its overall tweet output for minor delays and inciden… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right Click – New Tab) Powered […]