Author: Ray Watson

Gamer, Musician, DJ, Slave to Corporate Masters , Stereotypical Undercover Geek.

After the disaster that was F1 2015 , Codemasters (The Developers) vowed to redeem themselves with this years installment of the popular franchise. They had one goal : To go out and produce the best F1 racing game that they have ever created – And boy did they deliver. F1 2016 takes you back to the reason why we all love F1 racing games – That exhilarating feeling of driving at 320km/h while trying to defend you position from 22 other ambitious drivers. The moment you load F1 2016 you will be greeted by the most polished F1 game to…

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There is something about “Space” themed games that has always peaked the interest of Gamers – Games that promise to stimulate our needless urge to explore the heavens and beyond from the comfort of our couches. But so many games have tried and failed to capture the true essence of the big unknown. Enter No Man’s Sky (NMS) , a game developed by Sean Murray and his team of developers at Hello Games. NMS promises to deliver just that type of experience. A Space simulator where the possibilities are endless , where you can explore countless planets in a procedurally…

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Rugby games have always held a special place in my heart. The exhilarating feeling of scoring a try with your favorite team just never goes away. Unfortunately game developers across the ages have struggled to capture the essence of the sport into a video game, and I don’t blame them. The sport has a lot of complex rules , is fast paced , and features 30 players and 3 officials all running around doing their own thing. We have seen some gallant efforts in the past but one has to agree that the Rugby Challenge Series rain supreme in this…

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The adventure genre has made a comeback in recent years , but rarely do you find a game that transports you back to your childhood. Back to those Saturdays where you spent countless hours in your room clicking away at pixelated sprites , solving puzzles and discovering incredible characters. Jengo is exactly that type of game. Developed by Robot Wizard (A new South African game studio founded by Louis Du Pisani & Graeme Selvan) , Jengo is a traditional point and click adventure. Filled with stunning environments, beautifully animated characters and a story that will intrigue the most casual gamer.…

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Let’s get ready to RUMBLE! UFC 2 is the second installment in the Mixed Marshal Arts franchise developed by EA Sports. It features all the blood, sweat and knockouts that you would expect from the sport. With over 250 fighters , the roster in UFC 2 is simply massive. As in the previous title , the roster also feature a truck load of officially licensed fighters , from Connor McGregor and Rhonda Rousey to Bruce lee and Mike Tyson. All of them are extremely lifelike and you sometimes find yourself cringing when a knockout occurs. Graphically , UFC 2 is…

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Last week we brought you an article explaining why The Division has been downgraded on Consoles but not on PC. This week Ubisoft Russia accidentally e-mailed customers with the PC Specifications required to play the beta. The requirements show that we got it 100% right in our assessment that the PC version of the game has not been downgraded. With only 6 weeks left until the game officially launches , you can pretty much bet your house on the fact that this will be the official requirements for the game. Looking at the specifications you will need a beast of…

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Tom Clancy’s The Division will be out on March 8th. Unfortunately rumors of the dreaded “downgrade” has surfaced all over the internet. Developed by Ubisoft which is notorious for downgrading games (Watch Dogs etc.) , dazzled gamers all over the world at E3-2014 with a teaser demo which showed off some impressive visuals and physics – But videos have surfaced the web showing that the beta version (currently available to a select few gamers) has been downgraded significantly. The videos (Xbox One version) shows that textures in particular are of a much less quality than what was showed at E3-2104.…

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I have always been a fan of the “Fighting” genre when it comes to games. But nothing beats (lol) the feeling when you play a fighting game based on reality… This year we will be treated to the release of the second UFC game brought to you by EA Sports. UFC 2 promise to take last years game to new heights and improve pretty much everything there is to improve on. Introducing a new “Knockout Physics” engine, the Developers promise to give you the most realistic visceral face smashing physics there is to offer in the gaming world. They…

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We have all done it at some point in our lives. Yes I am referring to downloading or copying cracked games. Pirating or Cracking has become the Robin Hood of the software industry – Bringing games for free to the poor man’s hard drive. With game prices sky-rocketing it does not take a genius to figure out that cracking games have also become a massive enterprise, with groups like 3DM and Skidrow taking the lead in this department. But this may all come to an end according to 3DM’s cracker Bird Sun. Talking about Just Cause 3, Bird Sun said…

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In a galaxy far far away… From the creators of the Battlefield series (DICE) we are treated to a first person shooter set in the Star Wars Universe. Star Wars Battlefront is a straight out multiplayer game , although there are some offline missions , the games main focus is you jumping into online matches with players from across the world. The game features 12 playable maps set on 4 planets straight out of the movies , these maps are detailed and captures the look and feel of the universe incredibly well. You will run around on the desert planet…

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It’s November and in the gaming calendar that means it’s time for another Assassin’s Creed Game. This year we are treated to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Set in the Victorian era of London, you play as twins Evie and Jacob Frye out on a mission to liberate London from the Templar Grand-master Crawford Starwick. It is clear from the get-go that Ubisoft set out to correct the wrongs that was last years Assassin’s Creed Unity – a game that suffered from bad performance and poor gameplay mechanics. This time around we see great improvements in both aspects of the game although…

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If you are a Rugby fanatic like myself, then you will be happy to know that Tru Blu Entertainment in conjunction with game developer Wicked Witch Software has confirmed Rugby Challenge 3 for XBOX One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC. The game will feature key Rugby powerhouse teams such as the Wallabies, the All Blacks, England, the Springboks and more, all under official license. The release is planned for the last quarter of 2015. “Rugby Challenge 3 builds on the success of previous games to take the franchise to a new level with the best of the best Rugby…

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