What The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey Tell Us About Nintendo’s Open-World Philosophy

Especially compared to their experience creating platformers, the open world genre is one that’s fairly new to Nintendo. The stellar The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild proved they were capable of...Read More

Hit for Six – Careers and Challenges for Football Manager 2018

It’s that time of year again when all the major sports games pump out their annual releases, and Football Manager is no different. Year on year, these games can leave long-term fans questioning the in...Read More

Thor: Ragnarok and the Delicate Balance of Movie Marketing

Any halfway passionate film fan will know about the ‘trailer movie’, those productions that just about have enough decent moments to fill a two to three minute trailer but are generally a tedious chor...Read More

Hit for Six – Dystopian Games

The concept of dystopia has fascinated human minds for centuries. Often used as a critique of current times, dystopian settings for novels, films, and TV shows allow us to explore ‘what ifs’ based on ...Read More

Gaming Respawn @ EGX 2017: Interview with Sunless Skies Developer Failbetter Games

Over the course of EGX, we got a chance to take on a lot of great games, most of which weren’t even out at the time we got to play them. Obviously, games from every facet of the industry are one...Read More

Top 10 Racing Games of All Time

The racing genre had a brilliant run on the 7th generation of consoles. While there have been some gems on current gen consoles, the genre hasn’t quite reached the heights it once did. With the releas...Read More

Gaming Respawn @ EGX 2017: Our Experience

So EGX has come and gone, and now we can take a deep breath and recover from all of the game previews, press interviews and convention flu (which has hit me pretty hard, personally). The UK’s bi...Read More

The Fitzgerald Scale – How Reliable Are FIFA Ratings?

As I write this, we are a week away from the official release of FIFA 18. As anyone who reads my work regularly will know, not only am I a hardened video game enthusiast, but I also love myself some f...Read More

Gaming Respawn @ EGX 2017: Battalion 1944 Devs Talk Counter-Strike, Historical Accuracy and COD Comparisons

EGX has been taking place these past few days and there has been so much going on that it’s been completely impossible to see it all. Luckily we did manage to find time to get to the Square Enix...Read More

PES 2018: How to Download the Real Kits

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 was released late last week, and it has, of course, been met with huge critical acclaim. As much as I still enjoy EA Sports’ FIFA series, PES just plays the better game...Read More