Tuesday, 11 July 2017

History Time: The Dawn Of First Person Games

First person shooters are some of the most popular games on the market today, and have been for well over a decade. But the genre doesn't always include the shooter part, with “walking simulators” becoming increasingly popular in the past couple of years and even RPGs taking a stab at the perspective. So, where did it all begin and how did we get to where we are now? Strap in for a wild ride through the first half-decade of first-person gaming history.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Whiskey Reviews: Lament

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 31 March, 2017
Developer: RadCroc
Publisher: RadCroc
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £3.99 (Steam)
Review Copy: Yes

As I write this I just got off of finishing Lament – my heart is pounding, palms sweaty, and a small fly buzzing around my room is still triggering the reflex to dodge when it enters my vision even slightly. But what is Lament and is it worth playing? Hit the link to find out!

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Whiskey Previews: Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 7 March, 2017
Developer: Ubisoft
Publisher: Ubisoft
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £39.99 (Steam)



Ghost Recon Wildlands is Ubisoft's upcoming open world squad based shooter set in Bolivia. It's not Grand Theft Bolivia but it's not what you'd expect from Ghost Recon either. Intrigued yet? Hit the link to find out more.

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Whiskey Reviews: Gunmetal Arcadia and Gunmetal Arcadia Zero

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 7 February, 2017
Developer: Minor Key Games
Publisher: Minor Key Games
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £6.99 (Steam)

We've got something new this time – not only a new game (that isn't even out yet!) but also a first for Whiskey Reviews, a double feature! Gunmetal Arcadia and its companion story based game, Gunmetal Arcadia Zero, make up the new series from Mr Pittman over at Minor Key Games. Is it worthy of standing alongside Super Win The Game? Hit the link and find out!

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Whiskey Reviews: Space Hulk Deathwing

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 14 December, 2016
Developer: Streum On Studio
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £25.49 (Steam)

Space Hulk Deathwing is the latest entry into the long and varied Warhammer 40k videogame franchise. A group of games where quality and content varies wildly from developer to developer and the indifference of Games Workshop continues uninterrupted so long as those sweet royalty cheques keep rolling in. But where on the spectrum does Deathwing fall? Hit the link to find out.