Peter Howard

FPS fanatic, huge battlefield fan! When I am not wielding some sort of virtual firearm (not very often), I can be found in the dojo in Killer Instinct, biding time and polishing techniques to conquer the world.

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare reveal trailer

Call of Duty is back this year with Infinity Ward taking the reins. Infinite Warfare stays with the current future war stage but introduces a first for the Call of Duty franchise; fighting in space. Fly your modified Lockheed F-35 Lightning jet out of the Earth’s atmosphere and use it’s advanced armaments to destroy all that oppose you. Thankfully, Infinity Ward are taking the franchis...

Killer Instinct Season 3 out now

During the Easter break the Killer hype lived on in the Iron Galaxy Studios as they put on the finishing touches for the launch of Killer Instinct Season 3. Released on the 29th of March, Killer Instinct Season 3 will give you, right off the bat, Kim Wu, Tusk, Rash and Halo’s Arbiter. There will also be another character dropping every month. In April we will have access to the vampire, Mira...

Doom multiplayer closed beta incoming

Who’s excited that classic shooter, Doom, is drawing closer to its release date? With the latest multiplayer footage it shows off its classic Doom style and finesse with a few hints of Quake and Unreal Tournament. If you’re one of the lucky few who can take part, you’ll get to dominate everyone in your path inside the fast paced arenas with big guns, more big guns and unique powe...

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Aria

Those people over at Ultra-Combo. They have now gone through and created back-stories for 16 characters for all Season 1 and 2 of Killer Instinct (apart from Shadow Jago). thanks to them, we can now see how Killer Instinct’s Aria grew from her initial day one boot up to becoming the CEO of Ultratech. In 44 years she has grown so much. Leaked Ultratech document Excerpts from the journal of AR...

Xbox One gets two Shadow controllers

Are you bored with your plain old standard Xbox One controller? Is the solid black colour just not classy enough? Fear not, Xbox Live’s very own Major Nelson has revealed two new funky controllers coming to the US, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Argentina on March 22nd. It will then be released in other select regions in April. The two new Shadow controllers will feature the new 3.5mm h...

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Cinder

Fresh out of the over is Ben Ferris’s (Cinder) new backstory from the people over at Ultra-Combo, read on for a snippet of the conversation that will determine Ben’s future. ARIA: Welcome to the Ultratech private holding facilities, prisoner 1857339. You have been given a stimulant to awaken you from the effect of the tranquilizer dart. You will be groggy at first. Sit up and take a si...

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In this day and age where most multiplayer games are online it is a nice change to see a few more local co-op games come out of the woodwork. Wondershot is an offline only game where you and your friends can sit around the same TV, with a few drinks and food nearby, abuse flying around the room as you secure victory and egg others on for second and third place. This type of gaming is pure nostalgi...

New Rhino Hunt: Adversary mode comes to GTA Online

This weekend you can jump straight into the action and gain double GTA Online money and RP whilst playing the Rhino Hunt mode, this mode is all about Sticky Bomb wielding hunters in small vehicles like dune buggies taking on one or two Rhino tanks. Rhino drivers will have to use the firepower and armor capacity of their tank to destroy oncoming threats and survive the massive amount of Sticky Bomb...

Resident Evil 4, 5 and 6 coming to Xbox One

Today, Capcom announced that they will be releasing the fourth, fifth and sixth Resident Evil games on the next gen consoles. Excitingly, the three games will also feature all DLC ever made for them. Releasing one at a time for £15.99 each they will start with Resident Evil 6 which will land on March 29th. Resident Evil 5 will launch in the Summer, with Resident Evil 4 later this autumn. Quite why...

Killer Instinct – Tusk will join Season 3

Earlier this week, a new version of the Arbiter’s reveal trailer went up with a great teaser at the end of it.This was practically confirmed during a stream with one of the developers a few weeks back. It was also announced that Tusk will join the fight in Season 3. In Killer Instinct 2, Tusk was a blood thirsty barbarian warrior with a craving for battle. It will be nice to see how his jour...

Pre-order Doom now, get Doom I and II for free!

Doom does not arrive till May 13th 2016 but if you can feel your trigger finger itching then get your BFG’s ready because pre-orders for Doom have now gone live and for a limited time period you will also receive Doom I and II via backwards compatibility absolutely free. The codes are expected to be sent out within seven to ten days after pre-ordering on Xbox One. As well as these great clas...

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Hisako

We are down to the last three characters of the Season 2 roster. This week is all about the everlasting child that protects her village from intruders. The spirit-girl, Hisako. The year that Chiharu was born the peach tree blossoms clung to their trees longer than anyone could remember, and so her mother and father gave her a name that meant “One thousand springs”. She was the eldest daughter of a...