James Mapley

‘Atomic Poison Ivy’ Roots Her Way Into Infinite Crisis

We’ve seen Wonder Woman rendered in steel, The Green Lantern coated in emerald armour, and now, bursting forth from the elements that form her very existence, prospective players of Infinite Crisis have a new champion to fear. ‘Atomic Poison Ivy’ is the latest in a constantly-expanding roster of champions announced for the upcoming DC Multiverse MOBA, Infinite Crisis, and she def...

Check out the making of FFXIII in ‘Inside the Square’ Part 3

Have you ever wanted to take a glimpse behind the scenes of all of your favourite Final Fantasy titles? To see the process that goes into every single stunning cinematic or how the stories that kept thousands of avid fans on the edge of their chairs for days at a time are written? Square Enix have put together the third part in their ‘Inside the Square‘ series to give fans a sneak peek...

Secrets of Raetikon Set to Launch on Steam Early Access

Last year we were given the chance to preview Secrets of Raetikon, the latest game in development by award winning indie developer, Broken Rules. All in all, we gave it a glowing first impressions, praising it for its vibrant 2-D art style and solid controls. After months of waiting, the time has finally come for it to be released to the public as an early access open alpha on Steam. Secrets of Ra...

Space Dandy Episode 1 Impressions

Space☆Dandy Episode 1 – Live With the Flow, Baby Life is full of tough questions – Did Han shoot first? What is this lump on my arm? Did I let the cat out? Why am I asking so many questions? But these are all trivial matters. Space Dandy is a series masterfully crafted to answer all the big questions that haunt humanity and it started off by bursting into sight in a fiery blaze, asking...

James’ Winter 2014 Anime Picks

Winter is upon us, and as the snow begins to settle here in the UK, I am warmed by the fact that this season the anime gods have smiled upon me. Why venture into the great white beyond, when I can stay inside, basking in the warm glow of my monitor and the welcoming embrace of characters I have come to love and those who I have yet to meet. Step in from the cold (or the scorching heat if you’...

Golden Time Episode 11 Impressions

Golden Time Episode 11 – Trouble Party Money troubles – We’ve all had them, we all hate them, and as a student I know them far too well. In fact, after fate tried to do math by adding my laptop to a pint of ginger ale, putting me nearly a grand into the red, you could say that I’ve become a bit of an expert on them lately. If it weren’t for my lovely family fattening me up ...

Kick(starter) It Up a Notch with Kung Fury

Let me tell you a story. A story in which a renegade cop hacks his way back through time to defeat kung-fu Hitler. A story featuring the hero fighting alongside Thor while riding a dinosaur and kicking an army of evil Nazi soldiers into a new millennia. No, I am not high, nor am I pitching you my latest terrible Back to the Future fan fiction. I am letting you in on what looks like hands down the ...

Golden Time Episode 10 Impressions

Golden Time Episode 10 – In the Mirror Season’s greetings and welcome to this catch-up impressions of episode 10 of Golden Time. I hope you all had a happy and safe holiday with your families and didn’t over-stuff yourself like I most certainly did. But now it is time to get back to the anime and what better way to start with than my favorite drama series of the year. We’re...

Golden Time Episode 9 Impressions

Golden Time Episode 9 – With You Again Before I kick off my impressions of episode 9, I would like to apologise for the 4 week delay that came as a result of my PC having an unfortunate run in with a glass of ginger ale. Needless to say, when it is actually possible to pour myself a delicious beverage from one of my fans, the chances of it functioning for long enough to watch the episode, le...

New Infinite Crisis Hero ‘Mecha Wonder Woman’ Detailed

Today, the upcoming free-to-play MOBA, Infinite Crisis, had another hero added to its ever-growing roster of characters from the DC Multiverse. That hero is none other than a really rather obscure character called ‘Mecha Wonder Woman’, a robot used for diplomatic purposes by Wonder Woman’s mother, Queen Hippolyta, the leader of the Amazon people. Her character skills are as follo...

Gomo to be Published by Daedalic Entertainment

Today, German publisher, Daedalic Entertainment, announced their upcoming release of Fishcow Studio‘s unique, hand-drawn point and click puzzler, Gomo. Due for release on PC on the 6th December, it details the journey of a character called Gomo as he sets out on a journey to retrieve his dog, Dingo, from the clutches of a mysterious alien foe. This game appeals to those who love challenging ...

Noucome Episode 7 Impressions

Ore no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Comedy wo Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru Episode 7 – ① Seira Sortie! ② Seira, Don’t Make Me Take My Clothes Off! The Reject Five: A group of beautiful students, ostracised for their abnormal behaviour. Perverted, inappropriate, and just downright strange; this band of outcasts was been challenged by a team of their polar opposites. Those with style, flair,...

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