Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rayman Legends HD Xbox One Review

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Rayman is back, again for more glorious platforming and teensy rescuing except this time in full HD and of course the coveted 1080p/60fps which has become the goal post for next generation.  However are the pretty graphics and a re-release on next generation enough to entice you to step back into Rayman?  Gameplay You begin Rayman Legends HD shortly after Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 156 – Sony sells 5.3 million PS4’s and Microsoft wont rush Gears of X1

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This week on the DJ Podcast we discuss all the latest news including Sony PlayStations 5.3 million units of sales and supply issues in the UK.   Microsoft talks Gears of War and is not in any particular hurry, plus Ken Levine brings Irrational Games to a close with major lay off’s and a very big shift in direction.  Microsoft Continue Reading...

Halo Spartan Assault Xbox 360 Review

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I am a huge Halo fan, from the story to the games, I enjoy it all. But even I must admit that when I first heard about Halo: Spartan Assault coming to phones and tablets, I was a bit apprehensive. I wasn’t interested in it at all until Microsoft made the announcement that it was coming to consoles. Now with Continue Reading...

Titanfall Beta Impressions

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Titanfall Beta Impressions – Paul Barbara It has been a long time since I’ve delved into the shooter genre on my gaming console both this and last generation with Gears of War 3 being my most favourite game.  Sure I’ve played the Call of Duty’s and Battlefield games and they’re great, but nothing really feels fresh or unique enough to Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 154 – Destiny to be “best selling new ip in History!” says Mr Kotick

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This week on the DJ Podcast we discuss all the latest news including Titanfall delayed for Xbox 360 and FIFA World cup Brazil not coming to next generation consoles.  Sony cuts 5,000 jobs despite gaming division increases and Activision makes a strong statement that Destiny will be “Best-Selling New Video Game IP in History”.  In game reviews we take a Continue Reading...

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 “Smoke and Mirrors” Xbox 360 Review

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The next instalment of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us titled Smoke and Mirrors is here and continues the story of Bigby and the wonderful world of Fables.  This time around though your immersed deeper into the story, the world and its characters and you’re still trying to find answers any way you can.  Gameplay Returning to the next episode with Continue Reading...

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Xbox 360 Review

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The most valuable commodity a person has is time. You can’t replenish it, and it doesn’t stop ticking away. Therefore, one should spend their time wisely. That being said, spending time playing a videogame should be fulfilling in some sense.  Assassins Creed: Liberation HD isn‘t one of those games. Story The year is 1765, and you play as the first Continue Reading...

Tomb Raider: The Definitive Edition Xbox One Review

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Lara Croft is back and looking better than ever in the remastered Definitive Edition of the 2013 hit Tomb Raider. Most fans of the series were exceptionally happy with the version released last year, but with the release of the next-gen consoles, Crystal Dynamics decided that some elements could be refined and presented better on these systems. The question stands, is Continue Reading...