Claire Phillips

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

Just Dance 4 gets some Gangnam Style

After announcing that some Psy based DLC was in the works a few weeks ago, Ubisoft have unleashed Gangnam Style on the world of Just Dance 4. The DLC is available from today on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and will see a release on the Wii U “at a later date”. The insanely popular Korean pop hit will  come complete with those iconic dance moves that have inspired copious amounts of ...

Jetpack Joyride Arrives on Sony Systems

The mega hit app Jetpack Joyride has just seen a release across all of Sony’s gaming hardware. Now available on the PS Vita, PlayStation 3 and even the PSP, the game has been classified as a mini and will set you back $3.99. Why you would want to fork out even this small amount for a game that is currently free on both iOS and Android is anyone’s guess, but if you are absolutely determ...

Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

It is that time of year once more, when the brightest lights and biggest fans of the gaming industry get together to write off the Spike VGA’s as a waste of space.  Before the ridiculously irrelevant awards show must come the nominees, and Spike TV has declared them to be as follows (note this is only covering the “major” categories): Game of the Year • Assassin’s Creed III...

Some Black Ops II shipped with Commander Shepard

Someone, somewhere, is getting fired.  The behemoth that is Call of Duty Black Ops II arrived in the world yesterday and will probably be reporting enormous sales numbers that point and laugh at the money making abilities of all other games. Unfortunately some gamers who nabbed a  retail PC copy of the game are not quite getting in on the fun…so speaking of pointing and laughing: Turns out t...

Want Primordia? Here’s how

Wadjet Eye Games have just announced that their latest adventure – Primorida – is now available for preorder. Due for release on December 5, this post apocalyptic point and click is available in a few different ways. First off, the digital download. Preordering will net you a 10% discount on the game, leaving a rather nifty price of $8.99. As well as the game every digital preorder wil...

Walking Dead Episode 4 Decisions Revealed

Telltale Games have nearly brought the first series of their Walking Dead games to an end, but before the fifth and final episode of Lee’s adventure is released, we have to find out just how awful (or not) the gaming population is. With every episode there are many choices to be made, and with every episode Telltale releases a rundown video that reveals the final statistics for each of those...

Smart as… Review

Smart as… Developer: XDev Studios Europe Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Platform : PlayStation Vita Release Date: November 1, 2012 Price:$29.99 (available here) Overview Ah brain training games. Nintendo arguably started the great educational handheld party with Dr Kawashima’s brain training on the Nintendo DS, following it up with various mind enhancing titles. Sony have decided to ...

Go Beyond the Wall with Game of Thrones DLC

Remember that Game of Thrones RPG that came out not so long ago? It was a so so effort, with a strong enough story that was hampered by less than stellar gameplay and production values pitched towards the bottom end of the scale. Despite it’s shortcomings the game nonetheless held an appeal for fans of George R R Martin’s universe, so some DLC is not entirely unwarranted. Happily the n...

LittleBigPlanet Karting Out Now

Sackboy is back, in what will most likely be another high quality yet mysteriously below the radar release. Little Big Planet Karting is out now on the PlayStation 3, skipping into the world not long after the Vita release of Little Big Planet – which, by the way, was rather excellent. This time Crafworld is under siege from some go-kart bound bad guys who want to loot the world of all it...

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Review

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Developer: Black Forest Games Publisher: Black Forest Games Platform : PC (reviewed) Release Date: 23rd October 2012 Price: $14.99 Overview Kickstarter has become something of a breeding ground for passion project games. Whilst everything doesn’t go to plan 100% of the time, some projects do find their way through the minefield of development and land on their f...

Check out Sly Cooper’s New Costumes in Halloween Trailer

Sly Cooper is working up to his 2013 comeback. After years away from the gaming scene Thieves in Time will hit the PlayStation Vita and the PlayStation 3 on February 5th. A new trailer has just been released for the game, and to tie in with Halloween, it showcases the many costumes and special abilities that Sly will need to collect to pass -relatively- unnoticed through his literally historic tri...

LittleBigPlanet Karting Gets a Halloween Trailer

Little Big Planet Karting is getting in on the Halloween spirit with a ghoulish gameplay trailer. The game is getting very close to it’s early November release date, which will see the title hit shelves in North America on November 6th, Europe on the 7th and the UK on the 9th. Customisation has always been on of the major selling points of the LBP series, and Karting is no different, with th...

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