This Week’s Game News in a Nutshell

1st July 2018

Overwatch is getting an unlikely new hero, PUBG has dropped the lawsuit it was filing against rival Battle Royale game Fortnite and Drake might be a fan of Final Fantasy. Starting with Overwatch, we have a new hero in our midst, as Hammond makes his way to the roster. A literal hamster in a mech, […]

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Charts and That

27th June 2018

Another Tuesday another bunch of lists. Welcome back to Charts and That where Mario Tennis Aces, Ocean’s 8 and Clean Bandit are all at the top. First up, movies, where Jurassic World has been succeeded by Ocean’s 8, the all-female reboot of the heist franchise. With decent reviews, we’re going to guess this isn’t moving […]

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This Week’s Game News in a Nutshell

24th June 2018

So, after the mess that was E3 last week, we finally have some tame-ish news to have a gander at. PUBG continues to annoy all its players, Steam’s Summer Sale has begun and Fortnite wants to switch up its endgame. Starting with Steam, there are tons of games getting discounts for the annual Steam Summer […]

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Addiction is Addiction – Regardless of Age

13th June 2018

Parents of an unnamed primary school pupil revealed they had admitted their daughter into rehab after she became addicted to the online phenomenon Fortnite. The Mirror reported that the girl exhibited several obsessive behaviours, including secretly playing at night until mornings and sleeping in school. She also hit her dad after he tried to confiscate […]

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Charts and That

12th June 2018

Hello there, welcome back to this week’s Charts and That, your one stop shop for all things chart-wise. This week, Vampyr is topping the physical sale charts with games, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is sitting pretty at the box office and Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris are still at number one for the 9th week […]

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This Week’s Game News in a Shellnut

10th June 2018

This week, Batista wants to play a role in a Gears of War movie, Valve is doing its best by doing very little and Rainbow Six Siege welcomes its biggest update yet. All right here, in one big Shellnut. First up, Dave Batista went to visit Gamespot Universe to do a Q&A, where he revealed […]

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Jurassic World Alive is Kinda Neat

4th June 2018

If Pokémon Go isn’t your thing or you just prefer giant reptiles, Jurassic World Live might be up your alley. Or you could have an addictive personality and play both. You’ll be delighted to hear, that it’s actually: Jurassic World Live begins with Chris Pratt (because he’s in the movies) telling you how to play […]

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This Week’s Game News in a Nutshell

2nd June 2018

Another week, another cavalcade of game news to get through. This week, we had Fallout 76, the newest game from Bethesda. We had a school shooting game get removed from Steam and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole sued Epic Games. Oh boy. Starting with Bluehole, the company has levied a lawsuit against Epic Games, stating it […]

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A week in mild amusement

30th May 2018

Royale with sleaze The makers of popular video game Fortnite are being sued by the studio behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for copying their game. With the best will in the world, this did raise my eyebrows slightly. The premise of both games is that a large number of players are dropped into an area and have […]

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This Week’s Game News in A Shellnut

27th May 2018

So instead of throttling the main page with a million and one game news stories, this is what we’re doing from now on. So, this week, we had Dark Souls Remastered, the Battlefield V reveal and the PS4 is selling like hotcakes. Which is a phrase I never got? Are hotcakes good? Do they sell […]

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Charts and That

8th May 2018

‘Sup and welcome back to Charts and That. That’s right. We’re hip, and we use abbreviations of words in order to connect with a younger audience. This week we have God of War (again), Infinity War (again) and Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris (again). Neat. We’re going to start with music this week, where again, […]

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Free Games This Weekend

28th April 2018

So this is becoming a semi-regular article. This weekend, if you don’t fancy forking out cash for the bigger releases, PC users can get in on some free games for this weekend. Five games are having free trials over the next few days, including Arma 3, Payday 2, Day of Infamy, Front Defense Heroes and […]

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Charts and That

26th April 2018

Merry Thursday and welcome back to Charts and That. God of War, A Quiet Place and surprisingly not Drake are all at the top this week. Let’s take a look, shall we? We’ll start with games this week, where Sony’s God of War has been slaying the games list. Met with fantastic reviews, this reboot is […]

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Charts and That

17th April 2018

Hello there and welcome to this week’s Charts and That, where Drake, Far Cry and Rampage are all chilling at the top spots. Drake’s new song Nice For What has rocketed to the top this week, so let’s take a look. Starting with music, as we mentioned, Nice For What has leapt to the top […]

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A week in mild amusement

17th April 2018

Environ-mental A US lawyer has died after setting himself on fire in a protest against climate change. In response to this, everyone immediately bought Toyota Prius’ and the ice caps returned to normal. The prominent attorney left a note saying that he had immolated himself using fossil fuels to symbolise the damage humans do to […]

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Game Review: Far Cry 5

8th April 2018

Been a while since our last game review hasn’t it? Ever wonder what’d it be like to romp through Montana with a slew of weapons at your belt, dozens of side quests to complete and a fanatical cult to mow down? Well… Far Cry 5 might be your cup of tea. We begin with a rookie, […]

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Why video game movies don’t work

30th March 2018

With so many video game movies planned for the coming year, the statistical chance of the game movie curse being broken has never been higher. Despite the constant failure, studios seem determined to keep grasping for this slippery rope of potential. And I can see why. In principle, it appears so easy. A built-in fan-base […]

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Charts and That

21st March 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s Charts and That. Things have actually changed this week! We have a few new entries on the lists! Huzzah. Tomb Raider, Kirby and Drake. Again. Well, you can’t have everything can you? So, we’ll start with movies. Tomb Raider just missed the top spot, being beaten out by Peter […]

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Film Review: Tomb Raider

20th March 2018

Tomb Raider (2018) is one of the very best video-game movies of all time. Regrettably, that’s really not saying a lot. Tomb Raider tells the story of the 2013 game of the same name… sort of. It features a young Lara Croft on a quest to the island of Yamatai to investigate her father’s mysterious […]

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The Witcher Returning in 2018

15th March 2018

CD Project Red’s Geralt of Rivia is making a return, in the upcoming sword swashing game SoulCalibur VI in 2018. In partnership with Bandai Namco, our favourite witcher will be making a comeback, with his ‘signature fighting style’ translating to a new style of game. The developer posted on Twitter yesterday, that they had some news […]

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Charts and That

14th March 2018

Hello, ladies and jellyfish and welcome back to another edition of Charts and That, where we’ll be reeling off this week’s most popular movies, music and games. Drake, FIFA and Black Panther all sit on top this week. Again. This week, Black Panther continues its reign atop the box office chair. It has so far […]

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Horizon Zero Dawn Sells 7.6 Million Copies

1st March 2018

Since its release a year ago, the PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn has sold 7.6 million copies, setting a record for Sony as ‘the most successful new first-party franchise launch on PS4’. The developer, Guerilla Games, issued a statement from the CEO Hermen Hulst, saying: ‘We had huge ambition for Horizon Zero Dawn and as […]

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Charts and That

27th February 2018

Hello there and welcome back to Charts and That. We have our regular line-up of games, movies and music to rattle through. Maybe you’re enjoying Drake’s new song in the comfort of your home as snow batters the UK. Or playing Metal Gear Survive. Why you’d want to we have no idea. First up, we have […]

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FF15 Free Demo Coming Soon to PC

25th February 2018

Final Fantasy 15 is coming to PC on 6th March, however, you won’t have to wait long to get your hands on it, for free. For a little bit at least. A free demo of the game will be available on Steam, Origin and the Microsoft Store. But let’s be real who’s actually going to […]

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God's Plan

Charts and That

21st February 2018

Drake’s newest song God’s Plan gets a music video, FIFA 18 is at the top on games and Black Panther is roaring at the box office. It’s Charts and That! We’ll start with games this week. FIFA 18 has jumped right to the top of the list, with a newcomer slipping into second. Kingdom Come: Deliverance was released last […]

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Charts and That

7th February 2018

Welcome back to Charts and That, where we have a gander at what the general public has been watching, listening to and playing. This week we have The Greatest Showman, Monster Hunter and Drake leading the lists. This week, we’ll start with movies. The Greatest Showman is on top this week, after Coco’s brief time […]

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Charts and That

30th January 2018

Another week, another bunch of lists including the most popular movies, music and games. Let’s have a look, shall we? Films: We’ll start with films this week. Darkest Hour, featuring Gary Oldman’s award-winning performance as Churchill is top of the film charts, followed by Disney’s Mexican musical Coco. Have a look for yourselves: Darkest Hour […]

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Monster Hunter World Review Roundup!

25th January 2018

After months of waiting, the newly anticipated Monster Hunter World reviews are up! What are people saying about Capcom’s latest game around the world? See what I did there? If you were lucky enough to participate in the beta, perhaps you already know if you love it or not. But for the undecided, here’s what gaming’s […]

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Game Giant Donates $2 Million

25th January 2018

It’s no secret, PUBG is the biggest thing in games since Mario ate mushrooms. Now, however, the developer plans to donate $2m to charities this year. With 30 million players daily, the financial range of this game is massive, along with initial sales and microtransactions, it’s paid for itself at least three times over. In […]

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Charts and That

23rd January 2018

Welcome back to another edition of Charts and That where we look at what’s popular with the kids and such in games, music and movies. This week we’re going to kick things off with music. Eminem and Ed Sheeran still hold the top spot with River, followed by Ramz and Ed Sheeran. Have a look […]

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Grand Theft Auto V

Charts and That

16th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to Charts and That! We have another few lists of movies, games and music! Grand Theft Auto V, Darkest Hour and Ed Sheeran dominate this week! We’ll start with games this week, where not much has shifted. Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot from FIFA 18 with very […]

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Dark Souls Remastered

Dark Souls Remastered Confirmed

12th January 2018

Bandai Namco has confirmed that a Dark Souls Remastered is being released for PS4, Xbox One and PC on 25th May this year. This is in addition to the Nintendo Switch version that was revealed during a surprise Nintendo Direct event. According to the press release, Dark Souls Remastered is being developed by From Software. […]

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eSports

PUBG Not eSport Ready

12th January 2018

2017’s runaway hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is not ready for the eSport scene, according to the creator. Brendan Greene says that: ‘Battle Royale could be an amazing eSport, but we have to get it right.’ This is even though tournaments have already been held around the world, and eSports award in a cabinet and an active […]

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Twitch Spent A lot of Money on Overwatch

10th January 2018

Twitch recently announced it had secured exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatch League. A new report asserts just how much the deal cost. The streaming service apparently dropped $90 million on getting the broadcast exclusivity. This means that they will be streaming the next two seasons of Overwatch League games. The number comes from Sports […]

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Charts and That

9th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to the latest Charts and That, your home for lists of stuff that’s popular and such. We’re also rather vague. First up, films! Looks like the UK followed suit when it comes to Jumanji. The blockbuster recently took over The Last Jedi in the US and it seems to have […]

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Monster Hunter Beta

Final Monster Hunter Beta Coming to PS4

5th January 2018

The final Monster Hunter beta will be headed to PS4 very soon! Along with new content, PS4 users can also grab some exclusive stuff if they preorder now. Unlike the second Monster Hunter beta that ran in December, this will introduce new content, never seen before. It will be exclusive to the PS4 and run from 18-22nd January. The […]

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Lawbreakers Lamentations

4th January 2018

LawBreakers, the first-person shooter from Cliff Bleszinski, was not the blockbuster that they hoped it would be. But why, we must ask? Well, publisher Nexon and developer Boss Key, despite efforts to pump up the hype and the player base, still ended up with a bust game. As of now the Steam concurrent players are […]

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Microsoft Pulls Plagiarised Ad

3rd January 2018

Microsoft has pulled an ad they allegedly stole from a user on Reddit, for the newly released port of Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds. Reddit user Macsterr said that a tweet from the official Xbox Twitter used an image like their own fan made ad concept. They posted on the game’s subreddit in November. Xbox has now deleted the […]

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Injustice 2: Review

2nd January 2018

Injustice 2 offers a sleek fighting game, with a fair loot system and a strong line-up of characters. Plus, Deadshot is still over-powered as heck. Injustice was a better fighting game that it deserved to be. It followed the story of a crazed Superman after the Joker tricks him into murdering a pregnant Lois Lane. […]

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Releases this Month: January 2018

2nd January 2018

Welcome to our first line-up of releases for 2018! Slim pickings this month, so we’ll reel of a game or two as well. We have three movies that are worth watching. From horror to the true story of the Washington Post. First, we have Insidious: The Last Key, which will be the fourth instalment of […]

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Charts and That

2nd January 2018

Yes, the first Charts and That of 2018! Let’s see which movies, games and music made it to 2018. We’ll start with movies this time. Star Wars is obviously on top still, because it’s Star Wars. The newest movie in the latest trilogy has divided the fan base, with both sides vehemently disagreeing with each other. […]

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PUBG Leaves Early Access

22nd December 2017

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. What a journey this game has been on in its short life. Already out of Early Access and onto bigger and better things! The PC and Xbox One exclusive received its official launch from Early Access, after being released in March. Since then the title has been met with a snowballing amount of […]

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Steam Sale Starts Now!

22nd December 2017

Deck the halls with holly and hold on to your butts, it’s time for this year’s Steam Sale! Christmas came early this year. Because who needs Yahtzee when you have PUBG am I right? Oddly enough that’s one of the few games that isn’t on sale. But fear not, there are a million and one […]

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Charts and That

20th December 2017

A day late but what do you want from me? Welcome to this week’s Charts and That, possibly the last one of 2017. Let’s start the list with movies. The Last Jedi was incredibly good, and the numbers prove that people were into it. In its first weekend, it has made £28,010,841. Not as much […]

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Monster Hunter Coming to PS4, Xbox, PC in January

18th December 2017

After initial predictions putting the game in the March release window, Monster Hunter: World will be arriving in January on all major platforms. Capcom’s Monster Hunter: World, probably the first big release of 2018, will be coming much sooner than anticipated. E3 interviews claimed the game was still a way out, but the official date […]

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This Weekend’s Free Games

15th December 2017

If you’re looking for some free games to play this weekend, H1Z1, Homefront: Revolution and even a big chunk of Hitman will be available for free. With the flow of big name titles slowing down a bit as we near Christmas, it might be time to look at some smaller titles. Steam is holding a free […]

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Harry Potter RPG Coming Soon

12th December 2017

Warner Bros recently created a new label to specifically publish Harry Potter games. There have been many made in the past, but they were all a bit awful. It was revealed last month that there would be a Pokémon Go esc game called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, in which you go around shooting spells at […]

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Assassin’s Creed Black Flag Free on PC

12th December 2017

Yep, it’s in the title. Possibly the best Assassin’s Creed game to date, Black Flag, is now free for a limited time on Uplay. This is to promote the series’ tenth anniversary as a whole. From now until December 18th you can snag a copy of the swashbuckling, stabby-stabby simulator through Ubisoft’s game service. Assassin’s Creed IV: […]

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Overkill’s Walking Dead Game Gets Trailer

11th December 2017

Another Walking Dead game is on the way, after a few years of basically nothing. The last memorable Walking Dead game was Survival Instinct which was just awful. A broken, buggy, horrible looking thing. This one, however…might be worth having a look at, if cinematic trailers are anything to go by. This trailer looks at […]

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The Game Awards 2017 Roundup

8th December 2017

So, another year gone, another Game Awards out of the way. This year, we had some incredible games, so let’s see who won what. Plus, we’ll be looking at the few trailers that dropped during the show, including the newest trailer for Dead Stranding. So, awards then. Just to keep it short, we’re going to […]

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