Month: June 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight review

– Tom Heath I’m Batman… This thought ran through my mind as I stood perched atop a fire escape railing, the cold Gotham rain pelting my billowing cape, watching a group of thugs exchanging banter. They had no idea I was there; they had no idea they were prey. I scanned the group. Two thugs held assault rifles, one was big and muscular, the last held a club. Using my distruptor ri...[Read More]

Mortal Kombat X Predator footage leaks: spoilers, it’s gross

– Tom Heath Footage has leaked to YouTube featuring the intro, outro, brutalities and fatalities of the upcoming Mortal Kombat X Predator DLC. User KommunityFinishHim uploaded a four minute clip of science fiction’s greatest hunter/spine collector kicking the crap out of Friday the 13th’s Jason Voorhees. And by “kicking the crap out of” I mean “tearing his damn ...[Read More]

Batman Arkham Knight: This steam review is poetry

– Charlie Braithwaite Whilst most of the gaming world sees Batman: Arkham Knight  as a insanely immersive batman/tedious-tank-driving simulator, one Steam user sees it in an entirely unique way. Well done Waifu Hunter, I just hope you recover from the mind-bending levels of fear toxin that must be circulating through your veins right now. You can spray fear toxin on Charlie here @clbraith an...[Read More]

DayZ: Destroyer of friendships

It started out like any other day in Chernarus, the sun was shining, the zombies were glitching and there was the ever present sound of gunfire in the distance. Seemed like a nice enough setting to unwind with friends and casually play a game. Little did we know that betrayal was in the air. Let’s call my friends Andrey and Tony, because those are their actual names. Tony was a DayZ pro, he ...[Read More]

Diary of a Destiny addict

– Marz Raul Destiny was released for multiple platforms in September 2014, it was both one of the most disappointing games, but also one of the best games that year. As with many big-studio releases in recent times, the hype built around this game prior to its release reached fever-pitch. The proposition was way too good: the makers of the Halo series creating a first-person shooter with RPG...[Read More]

Grand Theft Arthur: Your day has just been made

– Tom Heath One of the coolest features of Grand Theft Auto V for PC is that it has a film making function, and YouTubers have been making some great short films. This week, user Merfish posted a shot-for-shot remake of the intro sequence to 90s cartoon Arthur. It’s called “Grand Theft Arthur” and yes, it is amazing. Merfish took some creative liberties with a few moments, ...[Read More]

Fallout 4 successfully bought with bottle caps

– Tom Heath Last week, an Imgur gallery was posted on Reddit of user GatorMacheteJr saying he had just shipped their “life savings” of bottle caps to Bethesda Softworks in an attempt to purchase Fallout 4. Bottle caps are the currency in the Fallout series, and GatorMacheteJr had spent seven years amassing the 2,240 caps he shipped. He also included a witty note referring to preo...[Read More]

Vintage Gaming: A dinosaur retrospective

– Charlie Braithwaite and Tom Heath Considering all things dinosaur are relevant again, LoadScreen have prepared a list of some of the hottest dinosaur games, most of these are a blast from the Jurassic past, but nonetheless were incredible when they came out. Jurassic Park- 1993 DOS game – Charlie Let me just start off by saying thank you to those responsible for making this game, it ...[Read More]

PC Arkham Knight issues drive publisher to drastic measures

– Tom Heath Following the onslaught of user complaints yesterday regarding the PC Arkham Knight issues, the game’s publisher has suspended digital sales of the game until the situation is resolved. Writing on their official forums, Warner Bros said they hope many of those unsatisfied with the current state of the game will remain patient and await the fixes, but if they choose they can...[Read More]

Arkham Knight’s PC launch plagued with issues

– Tom Heath Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A hotly anticipated game has a simultaneous release across console platforms and PC, graphics card manufacturers advertise the benefits the PC version will have, early reviews come out praising the game (reviewed on consoles), but the PC edition launches as a broken mess. …you didn’t stop me. Have you seriously not heard that on...[Read More]

In Memoriam: Red Dead Redemption

-Charlie Braithwaite In this new LoadScreen series we will be paying tribute to the game characters who didn’t Mario it out of their game and slide down a flag pole to victory. This article contains all the spoilers, because of course it does. If you don’t want to know who shuffled off their mortal coil in Red Dead Redemption please don’t read anymore. Scroll past this picture of me contempl...[Read More]

New PS4 model coming in July

– Tom Heath Sony finally confirmed the existence of the rumoured new PS4 model last night, dubbed the “Ultimate Player” edition. The Playstation Blog announced the new system is due to release on July 15 in PAL regions (including Australia) and will boast a 1TB hard drive. A larger hard drive has been a much asked for upgrade to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One, with many games pur...[Read More]

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