Charlie Braithwaite

Editor/Co-owner

Trees will mess you up in first person Battlegrounds servers

FPP servers are now available in Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds for NA, EU and AS regions. The update allows players to battle it out only in first-person mode, which makes the already sweat inducing game that much more terrifying. I decided to jump into a solo round and try my hand at the new mode, and luckily for me, my first FPP round would also be in the rain, making it that much more te...[Read More]

One does not simply respect consumers: Shadow of War will have paid content

Sons of PC! Of PlayStation! My brothers. I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of gamers fails, when we forsake our friends and buy shitty additional content, but it is not this day. An hour of lootboxes and shattered wallets, when the age of common sense comes crashing down, but it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold...[Read More]

There’s something horrific hiding in Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 is a child friendly game, or at least it presents itself that way. However, lurking beneath the surface is a tale so horrific it boggles the mind. Part of what makes Splatoon 2 a great title – as you can read in our review – is the world building in Inkopolis, where you can visit stores and kit yourself out with new weapons, fancy clothes and purchase some pure unadulterated...[Read More]

8.5

Great

Splatoon 2 review: Cephaloads of fun

Reviewed on Nintendo Switch, copy supplied by Nintendo.  Splatoon 2 is a harrowing shooter in which mutated child soldiers battle it out to make their colour reign supreme. Or it’s a lighthearted ink filled mess, read into it however you want. What it most certainly is though, is a load of good fun. Admittedly I didn’t really get heavily into the original Splatoon, which is surprising ...[Read More]

Destiny 2’s beta should appeal to new fans

I’ll be the first to admit that the original Destiny left me with a resounding meh. Personally, I found the game to fall flat in terms of narrative and gameplay, but this was back in the early days of release. To say the least I was hesitant going into the Destiny 2 early access beta – which is now live on PlayStation 4 and will be live on Xbox One tomorrow ahead of the open console be...[Read More]

7

Good

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles review: Breath of the mild

Reviewed on PC, copy supplied by publisher.  When I say that Yonder is mild, it’s not meant as an insult. Sometimes mild is what you want, and mild is definitely what you get with Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles. It’s the vegetable korma of the gaming world. The game is a whimsical experience where you check out bold fantasy settings filled with creative lore and creatures. At its...[Read More]

9

Amazing

Death Squared review: Now on Switch!

Reviewed on Nintendo Switch, copy supplied by publisher.  We reviewed Death Squared after it came out on Xbox One, PS4 and PC back in March. And you know what? Not a lot has changed with the puzzle game since its release on the Nintendo Switch, aside from some extra content. If you want to know the finer details of the game, check out the original review – which I’ll link here again fo...[Read More]

Take a look at Doomfist’s alternate skins

Although Doomfist is still in the PTR, that doesn’t mean he can’t get down with some new looks. The newest Overwatch cast member got his new outfits today, and they’re pretty damn cool. I’m definitely all about that painted look. Hopefully it’s not long until he makes it into the full game! Watch over Charlie on Twitter @clbraith and don’t forget to follow @load_scree...[Read More]

Video: We took Doomfist for a spin

It’s pretty exciting stuff to see another villain enter the Overwatch cast, especially a melee focused one. So I thought we’d try Doomfist out on the PTR, something which proved difficult in a conventional game, as everyone was pouncing on him the second it loaded in. I got round this by playing a no limits game, which means there’s an incredible amount of Doomfist for you to see...[Read More]

Doomfist arrives on Overwatch PTR

After a rumour mill that has been churning since before Overwatch actually released, the long awaited villain Doomfist has joined the cast of playable characters. Earlier in the week a snippet of lore was releases detailing Doomfist being broken out of jail by Talon and Reaper, which seemed to signal a possible month long run down of info before a release, but here we are, a few days later and you...[Read More]

That’s You first impressions: PlayStation’s PlayLink makes party games easy

That’s You is the first title to show off PlayStation’s new PlayLink feature, allowing players to game together using smart phone apps along with their PS4. At a media session on Monday I was fortunate to play a couple rounds and gauge how it all works. As a gameThat’s You and the PlayLink mechanics will be familiar to those who’ve played Jackbox collections, albeit with hi...[Read More]

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy shows how far games have come

Like a lot of 90s children I’ve been playing Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy this weekend. It’s been a mostly fun – sometimes rage vomit worthy – nostalgia trip. That being said, I can’t help but notice the remake highlights just how far games have come in the 20 years since Crash Bandicoot debuted. A lot of people have noted just how unforgiving the game is, and no, ...[Read More]

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