Monthly Archives: May 2016

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 218 – Xbox Scorpio 4 times more powerful than Xbox One

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Welcome to the latest episode of the DJ Podcast and on today’s show we cover off on a host of recent news including more solid rumors that Microsoft is intending to announce a Xbox One Slim console and also a more powerful console code-named Scorpio that’s 4 times as powerful as the Xbox One.   Also making news, No Mans Sky Continue Reading...

Doom Xbox One Review

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The new iteration of Doom is Bethesda and ID software’s attempt at bringing the beloved demon slaying shooter to the current generation of consoles. ID software have tried to make the new iteration of Doom feel as much like the original as possible while also tweaking the game to suit modern gamers. Gameplay The story for Doom is very simple Continue Reading...

E3 2016 Missed Opportunities

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E3 2016 is set to light the hearts of video gamers on fire across the globe as we are exposed to the biggest and best gaming news and announcements that will be heard from every corner of the globe.  E3 is hands down the best time to be a gamer, and also the best time to be an exhibitor of Continue Reading...

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault PS4 Review

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Tower defence games have been one of my favourite genres for quite some time and there are a lot of them out there. Let’s face it though, they all handle basically the same and there is not a steep learning curve required when starting a new one. Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault is here to change that, but is it Continue Reading...

Uncharted 4 PS4 Review

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Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series would have to be one of the most adventurous, treasure hunters paradise filled with exotic locations that’s coupled with a cast of fantastic characters that have defined the adventure genre for the PlayStation brand.  It goes without saying that Uncharted 4 is considered one of the most anticipated titles for the PlayStation 4 and of course Continue Reading...

Battleborn PS4 Review

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Battleborn is the latest chaotic shooter that has landed thanks to the good folks at Gearbox Software, however you need to avoid assuming that this is Borderlands reskinned as Battleborn is a completely different game that is full of action, crazy characters and some insane boss fights. This is Battleborn. Gameplay Battleborn at its core is a first person shooter Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 217 – EA will bring games to Nintendo NX ‘if it makes sense’

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Welcome to the latest episode of the DJ Podcast and on today’s show we cover off on a host of recent news including EA’s recent announcement that it will bring games to the NX ‘if it makes sense’.  Plus, we discuss the Disney Infinity and Project Spark closures, and yours truly goes on another rant with regards to the upcoming Continue Reading...

Overwatch Beta Impressions

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Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment is set to release on the 24th of May and with the recent conclusion of the Overwatch beta, I wanted to delve into the positives and negatives as to whether Overwatch is worth picking up along with my overall beta impressions. Over the past couple of months there have been many open and closed betas with Continue Reading...

Overwatch is Blizzards biggest open beta ever with 9.7 million global players

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Blizzard Entertainment today announced that more than 9.7 million players around the world played its upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch® during the Open Beta for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows® PC, making it Blizzard’s biggest open beta ever. By the time the Open Beta came to a close on May 11, participants had joined forces for more than 4.9 billion minutes (over Continue Reading...

Battlezone 98 Redux PC Review

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This year has been the year of the remake and remaster. Many games of a previous generation have come back with a vengeance. This is another welcome return for me, one that helped me to look up at the stars and planets that fill our sky. It’s one that I’ve always found hard to explain, it’s truly one of a Continue Reading...

Battlefleet Gothic Armada PC Review

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A game that brings the best of the tabletop gaming to the PC, from a Games Workshop specialist game. Battlefleet Gothic is the game that covers the naval engagements of the 40th millennium. Mighty armadas are yours to command.   Gameplay The first thing to strike me about this game is how close and truthful it is to the tabletop Continue Reading...

Coffin Dodgers PS4 Review

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Coffin Dodgers is a new addition to the kart racing genre. 7 old people race their mobility scooters against Death…to the death, literally. Win or die before they actually die, does that make sense? Gameplay I am certain we have all played a kart-style racing game in one way or another. What separates Coffin Dodgers from the rest is the Continue Reading...

Gears of War 4 Beta Impressions

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A long time has passed for Gears of War fans since the third instalment debuted back in September 2011 and for chainsaw and shot gun lovers it’s been a long time waiting.  Sure there was Gears of War: Judgment which is often referred to as the bastard child of the series and clearly failed to live up to the standard Continue Reading...

Coffin Dodgers Races onto PlayStation 4 with PS Plus Discount

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Liverpool-Bridgend, UK – May 3, 2016 – In a game where you’re never too old to pimp your ride, Coffin Dodgers is a darkly comedic kart racer which launches today on PlayStation®4 for £9.49, $11.99, €11.99! Award-winning developers and publishers, Milky Tea Studios and Wales Interactive, have fused kart racing with crazy old people in “Road Rash” style combat races Continue Reading...