Author Archives: Derek McRoberts

Derek McRoberts

Gamer and technophile. Destroyer of the scourge that are motorbikes. Gaming since I could hold a Competition Pro and trying to instill a gaming mentality on the next generation through my son. Frequent imbiber of ales and curser of shooters.

101 Ways To Die launch trailer released

The release date for the dark and insidious physics puzzler, 101 Ways To Die, is creeping ever closer. As such Four Door Lemon and Vision Game Publishing have announced a new launch trailer showing off the murderous mayhem that ensues behind the closed doors of the Splatenfuder mansion. As Professor Splatenfuder’s lab assistant, you are […]

Quantum Break playable at Insomnia

For those living in or near the Midlands, this month offers a chance to get hands on with Quantum Break at Insomnia. Microsoft  will be showing the title in the Exhibition Hall, The NEC Birmingham, between 25th and 28th March. Gamers will be able to experience a section of Quantum Break using the Xbox One Elite Controller. Quantum Break […]

Styx : Shards of Darkness environment screenshots

Styx: Shards of Darkness, the sequel to Cyanide Studios’  cult classic Master of Shadows, comes to consoles on Unreal Engine 4 in 2016. In the screenshots released today, we witness Styx prowling through some of the huge environments of the game. From the City of Thieves, built from the wreckages of lost ships, to the […]

Tenebrae: Twilight of the Gods coming to ID@Xbox

Thanks to Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program, Troglobytes Games will be able to port its upcoming game “Tenebrae – Twilight of the Gods” to the Xbox One platform. Tenebrae – Twilight of the Gods is a story-driven, fast-paced 2.5D Action/Adventure Platformer with a dose of RPG elements to further spice up the gameplay. Paying homage to the […]

Zombie Vikings coming to Xbox One

After being released on other platforms, Zoink Games is now releasing Zombie Vikings digitally on Xbox One with a lot of bonus content. Included is the Raybjörn and Frostbjörn Character DLC, 5 additional versus levels, a behind the scenes making-of video, and Raz-ombie, the reincarnated embodiment of Raz from Psychonauts. The Xbox One version will be released […]

RDR Backwards compatability update

This weekend the internet was abuzz, when several sites revealed a method to install and play Rockstars western opus, Red Dead Redemption, on the Xbox One. By exploiting the Find Someone function, gamers have been able to download and install the game. At the time of writing the other games, including Left 4 Dead 2 and […]

Amazing Princess Sarah review

Amazing Princess Sarah is a call back to the games of my childhood, its 8 bit style and game design triggering memories of Castlevania, Megaman and Mario that have long remained dormant. Its simple story focuses on your father, the King, who while entertaining what appears to be the majority of enemy types you will […]

Dying Light Nightmare Mode confirmed

Techland published another episode of its ‘Highlights’ video series, in which the developer details the multiple improvements and additional content being added to the upcoming Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. The new video focuses on the Nightmare Mode – a new difficulty level that restricts overpowered Easter Egg weapons, introduces XP penalties for […]

Homefront : The Resistance Freedom Fighters video

Deep Silver have today released their latest video, “Freedom Fighters”, which reveals details of the online co-op “Resistance Mode” within their upcoming Homefront : The Revolution title. Resistance Mode is a  four-player co-operative online experience, which tasks you with setting up a Resistance Cell with your friends and taking the war to the KPA in […]

Platinum officially announce Turtles game

Activision Publishing, Inc. and PlatinumGames Inc. have joined forces to create Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™: Mutants in Manhattan, a third-person action game featuring New York’s crime-fighting Heroes in a Half Shell.  Players will protect The Big Apple from aliens, mutants and the Foot Clan in a single-player campaign or partner with up to three friends in […]