Resident Evil: Village – Initial Thoughts

After a few months of rumours and speculation (most of which turned out to be spot on), Capcom announced the next chapter in the Resident Evil series at the PlayStation 5 event on June 11th: Resident Evil: Village. Set a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Resident Evil: Village stars Ethan […]

Permadeath in Gaming

Over the past few days, Ninja Theory’s new title Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has caused ripples within the gaming community with talk surrounding its save system. Allegedly, the game will delete the player’s save file after a certain amount of deaths, forcing the player to start the game from scratch – this is commonly referred to as ‘permadeath’, and is already featured prominently in games such […]

How The Evil Within 2 can improve on the first game

In 2014, celebrated game designer Shinji Mikami returned to scare the pants off gamers with The Evil Within. It was a successful evolution of his work on Resident Evil 4, baring a stark resemblance to the acclaimed survival-horror title – though it certainly wasn’t without its issues. Back in June – at E3 2017 – Bethesda confirmed one of the […]

Nex Machina – PS4 Review

The initial release of the PlayStation 4 was a glorious period in my gaming life. Admittedly, the new hardware was somewhat lacking in truly compelling launch software and suffered a severe drought of new releases for quite some time after. I’d rinsed Killzone: Shadowfall within a few days and whilst Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag kept me busy for a while, it […]