Dirty Bomb Closed Beta: What you need to know.

The last closed beta for Dirty bomb is less than 7 days away. If you have just received a key and you are looking forward to trying it, here is a quick guide to get you straight into the action. Dirty Bomb is a class and objective based shooter. You can take three mercs into battle with you, each with unique loadouts and specific roles. Though all mercs can do everything to some degree, a medic for example can obviously heal better than an ammo dealer. The shooting mechanics are slightly old school, Read more [...]

When is a release, not a release?

I am, what is known as a seasoned gamer, i.e. old, I come from a time when DLC didn't exist and micro transaction hadn't even been invented. Games had a release date, and apart from a few minor delays they generally came on on time, and they worked! I know a lot of you are reading this and nodding in agreement, but there are a bunch of people who can only imagine what it is like to buy a complete, working, game that requires no further investment.   This isnt a piece that criticises the free to Read more [...]

Hearthstone review

The world of online collectable card games is expanding, with a lot of new ones in various pipelines. One such game on the way to our computers is from our friends at Blizzard. Hearthstone is their soon to launch online CCG. It's been in beta for a while, now open beta, and it is a very well constructed version of the genre. For those with no idea what CCG is, basically you play 1v1 with a deck of cards you construct out of the ones you own. Each card is either a champion you play onto Read more [...]