James Harpum

I love games, like really love them. On numerous occasions I have lied to family and friends to play games instead of being with them. I'd do it again. I regret nothing.

Activision aims for total eSports domination

The rapidly expanding world of eSports has certainly grabbed the attention of the money makers, in the last decade we have seen eSports grow from dim back rooms at LAN parties to a multi-million pound industry with the top events regularly having cash prizes in the millions. Recently there has been a big shift in the market. Reportedly, Activision have just set down a whopping $46 million for the ...

Six exciting Xbox One exclusives in 2016

I have just purchased a new lounge chair, some fleece trousers, sore cream and a hemorrhoids pillow. Why you may ask, “have you been struck ill?” “In a horrible accident?”  No, none of that. I just like being prepared and as this year’s line up of exclusives for the Xbox One is so frigging good, it’s unlikely that I will be leaving my seat, let alone my house. N...

New to multiplayer madness? Maximise your mayhem with a few tips

“Come on man, your ADS after sprinting is too slow with that weapon, plus your DPS is low compared with an SMG in a CQB situation.” “……Er, What?” This was the exchange I had with a friend playing online the other day. It was then that I had the somewhat obvious realisation that not everybody has played video games online. He hasn’t got a vault of knowledge built...

Christmas Gunplay

Yes it’s still November, but, Hark the herald angels sing “Glory to the new-born king” …of Christmas gunplay games that is! Damn, wouldn’t you know it but it’s nearly bloody Christmas again, and with the arrival of the festive season just around the corner our wish list is littered with all the pre-crimbo games we’ve been waiting for all year. Whilst there are m...