Mike Barnes

Having played console games since the Atari and Mega Drive some people would say that I should know what I'm doing. I just think it shows my age. IT Geek, Gamer, Xbox Ambassador and huge PetrolHead

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Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic review

Retro gaming on the modern console is coming back in a big way and more and more developers are turning their attention to creating fun and quirky games. Games that feature nostalgic 8 bit graphics that you would expect to see on a ZX spectrum, synth background music, that rival games like Jet Set Willy and Manic Miner and characters that have a certain charm to them even though they are in their ...

Human Conditions DLC coming to Watch Dogs 2

So who is a fan of Watch Dogs 2? Well the good news is that you won’t have to wait much longer before the new DLC drops. Titled Human Conditions, the new DLC promises to be a meaty one, bringing new challenges to Marcus and his crew. So sit back, relax and enjoy this little preview of what’s to come. Human Conditions will bring three new multi-mission Operations to the story and will i...

For Honor release Accolade Trailer

For Honor has been out for just under a week and as a thank you for all the positive feedback received, Ubisoft have released an awesome Accolade Trailer. For Honor, the new action IP from Ubisoft brings together a trio of factions and their deadly warriors onto one battlefield. Fight as Knight, Viking or Samurai as they battle across lush, challenging battle maps. Master medieval weaponry and par...

Nothing’s Overkill for Victor Vran

Wired Productions, a leading independent games publisher, is pleased to announce that their award-winning action RPG Victor Vran will be available on consoles in a new and exicting content packed Overkill Edition. Developed by Haemimont Games, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition promises players and fans more thrills than ever before. Experience the all-action game in full,  alongside two brand new adve...

Girl power comes to Injustice 2

It’s Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate than for the latest Injustice 2 reveal trailer to really show us what girl power is all about. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled the latest trailer for their up and coming game, celebrating DC Universes most iconic female characters. Watch as Cheetah, Catwoman and Poison Ivy battle it out against t...

Halo Wars 2 reveals official launch trailer

Who is psyched about the up and coming release of Halo Wars 2? I know I am, especially after getting hold of it during the Open Beta Blitz Mode. Well to build up the hype even more the team have just released the official launch trailer. So grab you popcorn, get comfy and check it out below. Lead armies of Spartans and other Halo fighting forces like Warthogs, Scorpions and exciting new units in a...

Mafia 3 reveals planned DLC content for 2017

Hangar 13 makers of Mafia 3, have announced their plans to extend the story of Lincoln in New Bordeaux with the addition of 3 new DLC expansions this year. Titled ‘Faster Baby’, ‘Stones Unturned’ and ‘Sign of the Times’, each expansion will add new gameplay mechanics, activities, environments and rewards to the game while delivering tight, focused, and compellin...

6v6 close quarters combat comes to Titanfall

Check out the latest Gameplay Trailer to come out of Respawn, introducing the new Live Fire game mode. Live Fire is new 6v6 Pilot only mode, bringing competitive close quarters combat to Titanfall 2. Featuring two brand new maps specifically designed for the new mode, Stacks and Meadow bring fast paced, intense, tight quarters combat in a box. For more information about this and Titanfall 2, then ...

Hitman SteelBook Edition video reveals what’s in the box?

With only one day left before Hitman The Complete First Season launches, a new video’s been released showing us what to expect and also detailing the SteelBook Edition. So let’s head over to that ever so popular shopping channel SQCX TV and see what amazing deals they have on offer today. So erm.. there you have it, the SteelBook Edition comes with the following; SteelBook Case Officia...

Sabotage is coming to Call of Duty Infinite Warfare

Tomorrow sees the release of the first DLC for Call of Duty Infinite Warfare. Titled Sabotage the DLC will bring 4 new multiplayer maps and the next terrifying Zombies installment from Willard Wyler’s horror film archive: Rave in the Redwoods. However due to Activisions love of all things Sony and the exclusive deal they have, Xbox One players will probably have to wait till the end of February be...

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Dead Effect 2 Review

Waking up from cryostasis, you find yourself aboard the ESS Meridian. You are a soldier, a weapon, without fear or restraint. A virus has turned the crew into mindless Zombies, and a clean-up team has been sent to exterminate them, even you. You must uncover the secrets that lie within the ESS Meridian but most of all survive as you too have been infected. Developed by Badfly Interactive, Dead Eff...

Hitman is about to get a lot tougher

Do you think you have what it takes to be a Professional in Hitman? Well now’s your chance to prove it as lo-Interactive have annouced that a new, tougher difficulty level will be coming as part of the free January Update to coincide with the Hitman – The Complete First Season disc launch on January 31st. The Professional Difficulty Level will offer players a new tougher challenge. Int...