Author: Mathew Perkins

Wii U to Halt Production

The Wii U will allegedly halt production of new units in 2016. Effectively putting an end to the consoles troubled life. The cancellation news came in the form of a report from Japanese newspaper ‘The Nikkei’. The newspaper goes on to state that while the Wii U is being cancelled, it’s successor, codenamed the Nintendo NX is due to be released this year. While halting production seems to be the final nail in the Wii U’s coffin, it does not mean that the console will disappear completely. It is more likely that Nintendo wants to burn through the remaining...

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Doom’s Multiplayer Modes Revealed!

It’s Tuesday! And if you are as furious as I am that it’s still too far away from Friday, then maybe some gratuitous violence will make you feel better? Doom’s multiplayer modes have been revealed! Soul Harvest – A ‘Kill Confirmed’ type deathmatch, in which you must collect a players soul after killing them. This mode also allows a single player to transform into a demon by collecting a randomly spawning Demon Rune. There can only be a single Demon on the map at any one stage, Demon’s get 2 souls for every player they kill and if the...

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Sick and tired of those Xbox/PS4 fanboys? Don’t you wish you could play against all those Xbox/PS4 noobs and show them which is the better console, for good? You are in luck. Microsoft has recently announced that Xbox Live will allow cross platform play for the first time. The long awaited console wars will begin with Rocket League and eventually spread to other games and genres. The news broke this morning after gameindustry.biz published an interview with Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President Kudo Tsunoda. Tsunoda was quick to praise Microsoft as being the first of the 4 competing platforms to...

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Ratchet and Clank: The Movie

Get ready to kick some ass-teroid. The Ratchet and Clank movie hits cinemas sometime in April. (sources vary on the actual release, the wikipedia page states it is set for release in the US on April 29.) The film is written by former Insomniac Games Senior Writer T.J. Fixman and retells the original story of Ratchet and Clank and how they met each other as they attempt to save the Solana Galaxy from being destroyed by Chairman Drek and the Blarg. The movie was originally planned for a 2015 release, however was pushed back to April 2016 to presumably...

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The Witness

I think I may have been living under a rock. That is the only explanation that I can come up with for being alarmingly unaware that Jonathan Blow was releasing a new game. For those in ‘the know’ and more specifically, The Blow Know, the last game to be mind-spewed by  Jonathan’s studio Number None Inc. was 2008’s Braid, which was released to critical acclaim and currently boasts a well-deserved 90/100 on Metacritic. Braid’s fractured storytelling gave as much as the player was willing to find and the design of the game was, for its time, gorgeous. Coupled with...

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