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Press Start: The Art Of Gaming

Hey guys and welcome back to Press Start. This week I want to tackle the issue of game development not being recognised in the art world. I don’t know about you guys, but I consider game development an art and, in actual fact, I think there is a lot more work involved in the art […]

Astro A40 TR Series

We all know that every pro gamer has the best in premium headphones, but what about the everyday gamer? There are a lot of options out there but Astro’s new A40 TR series is a game changer. There are multiple reasons why these guys are the new best thing to possibly have for your gaming […]

Press Start: Want To Be A Real Tomb Raider?

Hey everyone and welcome back to another week of Press Start. If you guys didn’t know, the last few weeks I was away on holidays and that has led me up to the idea of this week’s article. When I thought back on my holidays this week I realised I have done some pretty amazing […]

Press Start: From Game to Comic

Welcome back to this week’s Press Start! I hope you all enjoyed the weekend and you’re not working too hard. As you guys know, every week I bring you something fantastically geeky and it is always in the form of video games. This week, I’m going to double the geekyness with games and comics! I want […]

Gamescom 2015: Metal Gear Solid V

In case you hadn’t heard The Arcade was a Gamescom this year and we got the chance to see some behind the scenes footage of Metal Gear Solid V. We have so much to say about this game we don’t even know where to begin. Usually we point out the bad first but we don’t […]

Press Start: Nintendo & Baby Gaming

Welcome back to Press Start, where I take a look at different aspects of gaming every week and share my thoughts with you guys. This week, I want to take on Nintendo. Yes, this will be a little bit of a slate post but not in terms of Nintendo being bad at making games or […]

RePlay: Speed Freaks

Most of you guys probably don’t remember this game, but I spent months non-stop playing it until I completed every track and unlocked every character. It was originally released on the PS1 and, although I generally hate car games, Speed Freaks is an exception. This game was released way back in the nineties and wasn’t a […]

Press Start: Indie VS AAA

Welcome back to Press Start! Put down all your work, it is time to zone out and chat about some gaming (it’s only Monday, your bosses practically expect it). This week I want to take a look at AAA titles and indie titles. I want to see why AAA titles are taking the huge amounts […]

Gamescom 2015: Battleborn

We got our hands on Battleborn by 2K at Gamescom this year and we were not disappointed in the slightest. I have only one thing to say that is bad about this game and that is that it is quite similar to Borderlands in areas and therefore doesn’t really own its own name. Now that isn’t necessarily a bad […]

Gamescom 2015: The Sims 4: Get Together

While we were attending Gamescom we got to see the new expansion pack coming for The Sims 4 and we were very impressed. We also got the chance to meet the The Sims 4 director who clearly has a passion for The Sims, just like the players. Needless to say, she was absolutely lovely and was […]