Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ryse: Son of Rome Xbox One Review

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Ryse: Son of Rome was one of the titles for the Xbox One that I was truly excited for in the lead up to the next generation of gaming consoles.  However with rumours of 900p native graphics, 30 frames per second and quick time events galore, Ryse: Son of Rome had a lot to prove as well as disprove.  The Continue Reading...

FIFA 14 Xbox One Review

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Over the years FIFA has certainly had many changes to the core gameplay that for some gamers have been welcomed and yet by others, not so much.  One of my favourite FIFA games was the World Cup 2006 edition and fast forward to 2014 and FIFA 14 is hardly recognisable in terms of gameplay mechanics to anyone who has played Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 144 – Xbox One Day One Special Episode

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Today marks the start of the next generation of gaming for Microsoft and their Xbox One console. We’ve teamed up with our good friends at All Age Gaming to bring you our combined Xbox One podcast where we discuss the launch of the console, our expectations, our impressions, what we like and dislike, the games and more. Tune in and Continue Reading...

The Wolf Among Us Episode 1 “Faith” Xbox 360 Review

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If it’s one thing Telltale know its cell shaded graphics, episodic content and one hell of a narrative.  Their latest title called The Wolf Among Us is certainly no exception to that rule.  No, were not travelling through time or escaping a zombie apocalypse, instead you’re playing a sheriff called Bigby Wolf in a town known as Fabletown and you’re Continue Reading...

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Xbox 360 Review

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Fellow Assassin’s it’s time to put on your captains hat and prepare to sail the seven seas with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.  The year is 1715 and Black Flag is set before the events of Connor in Assassin’s Creed 3, and you play as Connor’s grandfather, Edward Kenway.  So is sailing the seven seas all there is to do Continue Reading...

WWE 2K14 Xbox 360 Review

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Let’s get ready to ruuuuumble! It’s time to put some tights on and raise your fists because in this corner we have the newest 2K Sports game WWE 2K14. In the other corner from Daily Joystick Podcasts we have Damon Le Sueur who will be wrestling this review and will be putting it into submission! Gameplay With WWE 2K14 you Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Xbox Podcast Episode 143 – 4 days till launch and why we’re excited

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This week on the Daily Joystick Xbox Podcast we discuss all the reasons why we’re excited for the Xbox One console which launches in just 4 days and some change.  Everything from the Dashboard experience to Kinect 2.0, the games, the works are all talked about today.  So if you’re into Xbox or just wanna know about whats happening, then Continue Reading...

Why are we picking up the Xbox One?

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Gamers, November 22nd is a big day for the Xbox community as it’s the launch date of Microsoft’s newest console, the Xbox One. Here at DJ the team have come up with their own personal reason as to what they are most looking forward to with the launch of Xbox One. So let’s see what has the DJ team excited. Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 141 – Xbox One Dash experience leaves its competition for dead.

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This week on the DJ Podcast we discuss the latest gaming news including all the apps that will be available on Xbox One at launch, plus we take tour of the Xbox One’s new dashboard and have a discussion about evolution and the benefits of Kinect 2.0.  Also, be rewarded for watching movies and TV shows with new achievements, and Continue Reading...

Batman Arkham Origins Xbox 360 Review

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Tis the season to be Jolly, well not quite in the City of Gotham, where crime is at an all-time high! Batman: Arkham Origins will have you striking fear into thugs and bringing hope to the citizens of Gotham City in desperate need for a brighter future.  So now it’s time for Batman to kick some criminal butt in Warner Continue Reading...

Why next gen is being met with a pinch of salt.

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As a gamer, I have supported many gaming companies and their systems.  Whether it was all out exclusivity as a kid, or being a multi system owner today, I’ve widened my horizons over the years and now enjoy a broad spectrum of gaming.  As an owner of a Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 I’ve played and experienced Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 140 – All games will be 1080p on Xbox One?

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This week on the DJ Podcast we discuss the latest gaming news including Call of Duty Ghosts running at 720p native and Battlefield 4 much to the displeasure of the next gen gamer.  Also, Titanfall remains exclusive for life on the Xbox One system and we discuss EA’s views on launch games.  In this week’s roundtable talk we open up Continue Reading...

Beyond: Two Souls PlayStation 3 Review

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Beyond: Two Souls is the latest game to be released by Quantic Dream that focuses on a young girl by the name of Jodie Holmes who is modeled on Ellen Page, who has a gift, or curse depending on who you ask.  Written by creative director David Cage who also produced Heavy Rain, this interactive drama involves a different style of gameplay Continue Reading...