LEGO THE INCREDIBLES (PS4/X1/NSW) OUT NOW While this latest Lego entry is more aimed at a younger audience - with one eye on involving the entire family - it is another notable entry in the franchise by offering a fun-filled Incredibles adventure.It may not evolve the formula in any ingenious way, but by encouraging puzzling teamwork as you the star as members of the Parr family and pals, there’s plenty of action-packed story levels and side missions that come to life in this exciting free-play Lego hub.While it isn’t quite as Incredible as the first two movies - there’s plenty of Elastigirl-icity here for multiple superhero-fuelled hours for the family.Rating: 3.5/5 JURASSIC WORLD: EVOLUTION (X1/PS4) OUT NOW There’s not been a decent Jurassic Park-based game since back in 16-bit days - and even though this has its limitations there’s a faithful dinosaur playground underneath.Obviously based more on the latest Jurassic World movies, this takes you to the … [Read more...] about Latest video games reviewed
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Title: God of War Platforms: PS4 (tested) Release date: April 20, 2018 Rating: PEGI 18 Few AAA games star such a polarising lead character as the God of War series’ Kratos. The Ghost of Sparta has, after all, been murdering Greek Gods, Titans and the general population of Greece for over a decade, dating right back to the first game on PS2, with little more than his thirst for revenge as motive. Kratos, as such, has very few redeeming qualities other than being very good at killing whatever is put in front of him and has often been criticised for being one note. Jump forward many years in the game, to after the events of God of War 3 and Kratos has exiled himself from his homeland of Greece, desperate to leave his guilt and destruction behind him. This isn't the only thing Kratos has left behind, however, as God of War stands to reinvent itself completely by trading in the series staple setting of Greek mythology for one steeped in Norse mythology. A whole new list of Gods … [Read more...] about GAME REVIEW: God of War
0 Comments Armagh primary school warns parents not to let children play video games unsupervised BelfastTelegraph.co.uk An Armagh primary school has warned parents not to let their children play two popular computer games unsupervised. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/armagh-primary-school-warns-parents-not-to-let-children-play-video-games-unsupervised-36817105.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36817104.ece/1f93e/AUTOCROP/h342/christian_brothers_armagh.jpg Email An Armagh primary school has warned parents not to let their children play two popular computer games unsupervised. Armagh Christian Brothers Primary School wrote on their Facebook page warning parents not to let pupils play online games, particularly Fortnite or Roblox unsupervised. Both games are for multiple players and allow players to interact with each other online. A spokesperson for Armagh Christian Brothers Primary School wrote on Facebook warning parents not to … [Read more...] about Armagh primary school warns parents not to let children play video games unsupervised
By April 13, 2018, 2:58 PM EDT Walt Disney Co. introduced its new ESPN+ subscription sports streaming service Thursday, and the reviews so far have focused on the technology and the programming choices.The $5-a-month service will feature over 10,000 live events annually, including daily soccer and baseball games, niche sports such as lacrosse, and lesser-watched college conferences including the Ivy League. It’s a big part of Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger’s efforts to create a direct-to-consumer business around Disney’s massive trove of content.AwfulAnnouncing, a website which covers TV sports, liked the feel and flow of the app, and the 30-day free trial. The reviewer also liked that the service recommends content, although not all of what was flagged was on ESPN+, “so that’s a con.”Read more: Harvard Lacrosse, Fencing for Only $5 a MonthTech website Engadget said ESPN programmers should have included professional video-game competition, … [Read more...] about Early Reviews of ESPN+: Cool App, But Where Are the Video Games?
0 Have your say A multi-million pound commercial development in Dundee is the perfect illustration of the confidence that surrounds the city’s video games industry. Water’s Edge at City Quay is filled with office suites, co-working spaces, and even a 300-cover restaurant. The converted warehouse is the brainchild of Chris van der Kuyl and Paddy Burns, the founders of 4J Studios and developers of the Minecraft console editions.4J will have their head office in the converted building and van der Kuyl is hopeful other studios will follow suit.“The games industry as a whole is healthier now than it has ever been,” he told The Scotsman. “There are a lot of opportunities and the sector is growing at an ever-increasing pace. We’re very bullish about the industry globally. “As to Scotland’s position in that, we continue to punch above our weight by having franchises like GTA and Minecraft developed here. “The independent sector … [Read more...] about Scotland’s video games industry ‘healthier than it has ever been’