Claire Phillips

Loves – sci-fi, gaming, movies, purple, photography, David Tennant, reading, doodling, writing.

Syder Arcade now Available on Steam

If you can’t get enough of science fiction shmups then Meridian 4 has a present for you. Syder Arcade is now available on Steam for PC and Mac, and is currently sitting with a lovely discount that brings the game down to $7.99 – a one week only deal. Developed by Studio Evil, Syder Arcader made a brief appearnce in a shmup bundle earlier this year before going through the Steam Greenli...

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West now on Steam and PSN

Namco Bandai have announced that Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition is now available on Steam and the PSN. Enslaved was originally released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010,  making this the first time that the game has been available on PC. The Premium Edition comes with the full, DLC content Pigsy’s Perfect 10, and additional character skins for characters Monkey and Tr...

Is Microsoft Testing a Rival to Google Glass?

Microsoft have missed a worldwide technology trend before, so after failing to capitalise on the tablet market it comes as no surprise that the company is possibly testing out its own wearable computer to compete with the likes of Google Glass. Component makers in Asia have been approached to supply key components for eyewear prototypes and the company  has been testing web connected eyewear accor...

Ethan: Meteor Hunter Review

Ethan: Meteor Hunter Developer: Seaven Studio Publisher: Seaven Studio Platforms: PC (reviewed), PlayStation 3 Release Date: 22 October, 2013 Price: $9.90 – Available Here Overview French independent developers Seaven Studio have a lot riding on Ethan: Meteor Hunter. After the closure of Hydravision Entertainment in 2012, a handful of the team got their life savings together and formed Seave...

Digital Australia 2014 – The Face of Gaming

A recent New York Times article suggested that the video game industry is going the way of the dinosaurs thanks to mobile gaming. Not so says Australia. A study published by Digital Australia 2014 in conjunction with Bond University has found that 7 out of 10 Australians are gamers, with a majority of the population getting their daily dose of gaming from a console, not just a mobile device or tab...

Next Gen and Nintendo

With the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One perilously close to release, a new console is on the horizon for a lot of gamers. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a new toy to play with and getting in on the day one craziness is always fun. I’ve been deliberating a lot recently about where my money is going to go, and many people have already made their minds up, slapping down preor...

Montague’s Mount Review

Montague’s Mount Developer: Polypusher Studios Publisher: Mastertronic Platforms:  PC (reviewed), Mac, Linux Release Date: October 9, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Montague’s Mount is a psychological horror game from Irish developer Matthew Clifton, AKA Polypusher Studios. It is the first game to be released by the independent developer, and also features Oculus Rift supp...

Black Mirror: The Collection Review

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Black Mirror: The Collection Studio: Zeppotron Publisher: Madman Format : DVD Release Date: October 2, 2013 Price: $34.95 – Available Here Overview Black Mirror is a British television series that casts an eye over the influence of technology in our lives. It is an SBS Home Release that brings together two episodes from Season 1 (the third is missing due to music clearance issues) and the en...

Randal’s Monday gets first Gameplay Trailer

If you’ve been a bit short on point and click adventures featuring cursed rings, kleptomaniacs and suicide, then Randal’s Monday is a game to fill that very particular void in your life. From Spanish developer Nexus Game Studios, “this point and geek”  adventure looks to be packing a decent dose of comedy and personality, which  is what you need to succeed in this genre mor...

Montague’s Mount Out Now

The first person psychological horror adventure Montague’s Mount is now available on GOG.com, Get Games and GamersGate for PC, Mac, and Linux. The debut game from one man band Polypusher Studios is also seeking votes on Steam Greenlight, so click on through and vote if you think it deserves a shot at a Steam release. Polypusher’s Matt Clifton summed up the experience of making the game...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Poster Unveiled

The one sheet for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit has been released by Paramount Pictures. Due for release on January 1 2014, Shadow Recruit is the fifth movie to feature the Tom Clancy penned character, played in this iteration by Star Trek’s Chris Pine after turns from Alec Baldwin (The Hunt for Red October), Harrison Ford (Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger), and Ben Affleck (The Sum of Al...

Modok Unveiled for Lego Marvel Super Heroes

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has bolstered its bad guy roster with the announcement that a certain Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing will be making an appearance in brick form once again. M.O.R.D.O.K is one of Captain America’s biggest foes, and will be joined in the game by fellow Marvel baddies like Spiderman’s Venom and the Green Goblin, as well as Thor’s mischevious broth...

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