Six Narrative Predictions for Insomniac’s Spider-man 2

Late last year Insomniac games finally cracked the code of an enjoyable Spider-Man game. The Sony exclusive was so well received that it was even nominated for Game Of The Year at the 2018 Golden Joystick Awards. And that has quickly lead to rumours of a sequel to help launch a proposed Marvel gaming universe. The comic giant is looking to extend their stranglehold on pop culture after this successful venture into the gaming market. Now that we’ve had time for the dust to settle on the final DLC pack we take a look at some of our early predictions […]

The 4K Generation: Resources Well Spent?

The current console generation has been labelled the “4K generation”. However, that is not entirely true. While both Xbox One X and Playstation 4 Pro are capable of delivering native 4K, it is entirely up to the developers to decide how to utilise the added horsepower of the new consoles. In practice, not many games actually reach those high numbers when the resolution must be weighed against graphics and framerates. Is 4K the right focus? 4K TV’s for consumers have been out for several years now and it is well proven that promises of higher resolutions help the sales of […]

Looking Ahead: Is PlayStation Already Winning the Next Console War?

It’s the fifth year of this console cycle and time to peak around the corner to predict what might be next. The battle for top spot will be won or lost by the ability to get into our wallets. So which console are gamers planning to invest in when the next generation comes around? The major differences between Sony and Microsoft’s premier gaming consoles have begun to dissolve in recent years. A decade ago it would have seemed unimaginable that Metal Gear Solid, a series which is practically written into the DNA of PlayStation, would ever dare to grace a […]

What Do Gamers Make Of Sony’s Fortnite Cross-Platform Policy?

Boasting millions of concurrent players and even a Twitch stream with Drake, Fortnite is a game that has connected a huge and varied audience. Yet PS4 players are still missing out on the full experience. It’s been a big week for Fortnite, marking one year since its initial release by surpassing $1billion in revenue. First teased by Epic in 2011, the game now feels like an overnight success story seven years in the making. The ever-evolving title has become the new titan of the Battle Royale genre and a symbol of the possibilities of free-to-play and cross-platform gaming. It has […]