Month: June 2015

LoadScreen is making it rain Xbox One preview invites

– Charlie Braithwaite You know what sucks? A major company revealing at a HUMONGOUS gaming conference that they have a new feature… and only making it available for a select few people. At the Microsoft conference during E3 last week, it was revealed that Xbox One would be getting early access. Also it was revealed it will only be available for those who have the Preview Program. Unfor...[Read More]

International Age Rating Coalition system has banned more games in Australia in 3 months than the last 20 years

– Tom Heath Listings on the Classification Board’s website show that more than 200 games have been effectively banned in Australia in the last three months under a new automated system being trialled by the Board. The new system is a free online tool developed by the International Age Rating Coalition, where developers of mobile and online games can fill out a questionnaire which deter...[Read More]

Everything we know about Batman: Arkham Knight

– Tom Heath With a little over 24 hours to go before the release of Batman: Arkham Knight, we thought we’d take a look at what to expect from the game, and what we hope to expect from it, before we get our hands on it and review it later this week. I’ll be honest, I’m very excited for this game, but everything I have to say here is based upon already released information an...[Read More]

New video series: TRIAL BY COMBAT

– Tom Heath TRIAL BY COMBAT is our new video series in which we play with/against each other in a game that one of us knows incredibly well and the other has never touched. The ensuing battle is horrendously unfair and at the stake of our honour, hence it being named after the brutal Westerosi justice system. Our pilot episode involves hit sports game FIFA 15, a game where Charlie is king an...[Read More]

This Witcher 3 glitch makes sex scenes nightmare fuel

– Charlie Braithwaite The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been out for a few weeks now. One aspect of the that game never gets old is the mind bending glitches. This glitch makes a visit to the brothels of Velen… interesting. The horror… the kinky kinky horror. Pray for Charlie on Twitter here @clbraith and be sure to follow LoadScreen @load_screen

Check out this insane Dishonored montage

– Charlie Braithwaite Sometimes people play games until they reach a godlike level of expertise, this is one of those time. Be warned, only watch this if you are comfortable feeling very inadequate about yourself. This video came from YouTuber StealthGamerBR, who clearly doesn’t give a fuck about the amount of rats he attracts to Dunwall. Dishonored was released in 2012 by Bethesda, a ...[Read More]

Scott Ludlam wants to revive Australian games industry

– Tom Heath Australian Greens senator Scott Ludlam has called for the Environment and Communications References Committee investigation into how the Australian government could best incite growth in the local games industry. Kotaku reports Ludlam said the Australian games industry has suffered major losses over the past decade, causing many developers to look for jobs overseas. He said if th...[Read More]

First gameplay footage of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided released

– Tom Heath Publisher Square Enix has released the world premiere gameplay footage of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. With a runtime of 25 minutes, the trailer is a demo of the alpha build of the sequel to 2011’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution. The game is clearly sticking to the themes of class discrimination between augmented humans and regular humans. I, for one, find this to be a good thing. ...[Read More]

Metal Gear Solid V 40 minute trailer analysis

– Tom Heath IGN released a 40 minute gameplay demo of the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain last night which was nothing short of staggering. If you haven’t seen it yet, go check it out. Now allow me to step away from objectivity for a second here and just say: hot-diggity daffodil, that was AWESOME! *Ahem* – excuse me… The demo showed for the first time how ...[Read More]

Metal Gear Solid V: 40 minute gameplay demo

– Charlie Braithwaite Without further delay, here is 40 minutes of gameplay from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Check back with LoadScreen soon to hear our thoughts and receive more Metal Gear Solid news. Charlie is currently watching the demo and Jurassic Park simultaneously, you can follow him on Twitter here @clbraith and be sure to follow LoadScreen @load_screen

LEGO Jurassic World: As played by a grown man

-Charlie Braithwaite To be fair, this will not be an in-depth review, as I have only played a couple of hours of the game so far. Remember that iconic opening scene in Jurassic Park where a man is dragged into a dinosaur pen? What you may not remember is that the velociraptor was actually stealing his sausage, not straight up murdering him. Do you also remember the scene where Hammond helps himsel...[Read More]

Sea of Thieves: A pirate MMO, E3 2015

– Charlie Braithwaite British game developers Rare are making an MMO pirate game, which they describe as their most ambitious game by far. Sea of Thieves was announced during the Microsoft conference at E3 and its colourful design and intense sea battles quickly made it a fan favourite. Here is the trailer if you missed it: What do we know about Sea of Thieves? Well the official site states ...[Read More]

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