Party of Two? Chaotic Action-Comedy “Niddhog 2” for PS4 There is something special here that neither eclipses, nor is eclipsed by, its predecessor, but instead sits alongside it as something unique.

●●●○○ Nidhogg 2 is the follow up to the multiplayer, critical darling of the same series. In many ways it seems to be the full realisation of developer Messhof Games’ original vision. The simple fencing game in which players would … Continue reading Party of Two? Chaotic Action-Comedy “Niddhog 2” for PS4 There is something special here that neither eclipses, nor is eclipsed by, its predecessor, but instead sits alongside it as something unique.

An Opportunity to Shine: EA’s “FIFA 18” FIFA’s annual release brings gameplay tweaks and Frostbite Engine cutscenes aplenty.

●●●●○ Gameplay FIFA has always been more of a tiki-taka game compared to Konami’s Pro-Evolution Soccer, where short, quick passes were superior to long balls, regardless of the quality of players you had. In last year’s game, crossing felt obsolete compared … Continue reading An Opportunity to Shine: EA’s “FIFA 18” FIFA’s annual release brings gameplay tweaks and Frostbite Engine cutscenes aplenty.

There’s Something “About Elise” Toni Domínguez's indie puzzle game, free to play on Steam.

●●●○○ About Elise is a new game, free to play on Steam, from indie developer Toni Domínguez. You play as Owen Scott, searching for your daughter Elise in a mysterious scientific research facility, uncovering clues about its true nature in … Continue reading There’s Something “About Elise” Toni Domínguez’s indie puzzle game, free to play on Steam.

Nintendo’s Boom and Bust History A roller-coaster of consoles and competitors

In recent years, the internal workings of Nintendo have been an enigma. The company would often make seemingly idiotic decisions that left fans worrying for the future of the company and, by extension, beloved pop culture icons such as Mario … Continue reading Nintendo’s Boom and Bust History A roller-coaster of consoles and competitors

Dublin’s Best Geeky Spots – The R.A.G.E. Looking for a copy of an obscure licensed platformer for the original PlayStation? It’s probably there somewhere.

On a quiet side street, off the vibrant George’s Street, lies an esoteric haven for nerds. The R.A.G.E. is Dublin’s leading retro games shop and record emporium. Upstairs, the walls are lined with faded, crumbling console packaging older than most … Continue reading Dublin’s Best Geeky Spots – The R.A.G.E. Looking for a copy of an obscure licensed platformer for the original PlayStation? It’s probably there somewhere.

Minecraft Story Mode: The Complete Adventure for Nintendo Switch – Review Following an unsuccessful building competition and a back-alley deal gone sour, the gang of characters are suddenly tasked with saving the world from annihilation at the hands of the fearsome Wither Storm.

●●●●○ Have you ever wondered what life in the world of Minecraft would be like? Look no further, as Minecraft Story Mode: The Complete Adventure will give you all of the insights you’re looking for. The game is developed by … Continue reading Minecraft Story Mode: The Complete Adventure for Nintendo Switch – Review Following an unsuccessful building competition and a back-alley deal gone sour, the gang of characters are suddenly tasked with saving the world from annihilation at the hands of the fearsome Wither Storm.

MCM Comic Con 2017

Cherry Poppin? My First Convention: A Newbie’s Experience at MCM Dublin Comic Con

I’m ashamed to say I’ve never been to a convention before. This shame is not without reason as Conventions are a tentpole of modern “nerd culture”. Cosplays, panels featuring B-Movie stars from the 80’s and asinine amounts of pop-culture merchandise … Continue reading Cherry Poppin? My First Convention: A Newbie’s Experience at MCM Dublin Comic Con