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  • ‘Project H.A.M.M.E.R.’ is a Nintendo Wii game that never was [video]

    Nintendo has had a number of flops, but one of its biggest failures is one you've probably not heard of before. Unseen64 has recently posted a ten minute mini-documentary profiling Project H.A.M.M.E.R, a Nintendo Wii game that never quite made it off the ground. The hammer-swing sci-fi brawler was supposed to be done by the time it was first acknowledged in 2005, but there was a culture clash of sorts between the Japanese management and the American staff. The two sides had different ideas about what would possibly fix the mediocre gameplay. However the deadlock was never resolved, but eventually the management's...

  • Windows 10, ‘No Man’s Sky’ and ‘Life Is Strange': the TGIF Video Roundup

    Welcome to the TGIF Video Roundup, a weekly series where we explore, highlight and poke fun at some of the videos, trailers and clips that have made the internet a fun place to be this week. If you missed our last roundup, catch it below. Read more: Windows 10 updates, ‘Mad Max’ mayhem and ‘GTA V’ wildlife: the TGIF Video Roundup The second last week of July is nearly over, which means we're entering the business end of the technology launch cycle. With the Windows 10 reveal, Gamescom, and IFA all coming up, we're seeing some great teasers especially when it...

  • Bethesda releases some tasty Fallout 4 footage [video]

    It's perhaps an understatement to suggest that Fallout 4 is the most eagerly anticipated game of the year. With its launch date a bit too far for some (10 November) but fast approaching, Bethesda has given us another little snippet of gameplay that perhaps sheds a little more light on what we're all in for. Yes, most of it is rehashed footage from the company's massive E3 2015 extravaganza, but it does allow us to pick through the pieces at a more subatomic level. For one, it seems that there will be more than just humans you'll have to defeat in...

  • Until Dawn is ‘scary as hell’ according to new preview video

    We've had a good few horror games since the current-gen consoles were released, but it seems that the latest PlayStation 4 exclusive Until Dawn takes the cake as the scariest of the lot. While the game is just over a month away from its international release on 25 August, PlayStation South Africa wrangled up some of the country's bravest media to experience the game first hand. And from what we can gather, it's a title laden with jump scares and "puts you in the role of a B-grade horror movie," which is something every snobby horror fan would love. We reserve...

  • Here’s what Mario could look like as an ‘Unreal’ Nintendo NX character

    Nintendo doesn't want its Nintendo NX console's secrets strewn across the internet, but that doesn't stop developers from pondering what the company is cooking in the back rooms of Kyoto. Reggie Fils-Aime has declared that it will be a home console, and thus compete with the likes of the Xbox and PlayStation consoles, but the real question remains: just how does Nintendo aim to to this? Well, a new video of Mario hurtling through an Unreal Engine 4 powered world certainly gives a glimpse into what's available at Nintendo's fingertips should they decide to grasp it. The company has always been happy...

  • ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ trailer wants you to ‘be the Batman’ [video]

    Heroes have it rough in the world of comics and motion pictures. Not only are they ridiculed and spat on fairly often, but they also face probable death daily for those who don't really care if they live or die. But we care, at least about Batman (and definitely not Spider-Man). The flying mammal-inspired franchise has seen a number of console game reboots over the years, with the last in the Arkham series arriving in 2011. Today sees the launch of Batman: Arkham Knight, a grittier, darker interpretation of the hero from Rocksteady. As far as trailers go too, this is probably...

  • ‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ is Konami and Kojima at their best [video]

    If you don't watch this one in at least 1080p, you just aren't doing it any justice. The world has waited a while for the next Metal Gear Solid instalment, and finally Konami at E3 2015 announced that the title's coming to consoles, both previous and current-gen, on 1 September. It'll be called Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. While there's not long to wait, this five minute trailer makes it really difficult to remain calm. The game will follow on story-wise from Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and gamers will play as Big Boss, and while in many games...

  • ‘Mad Max: Eye of the Storm’ gets the gritty story trailer it deserves [video]

    We're seeing a bit of an overlap this year when it comes to movies and games. Previous console greats like Ratchet & Clank are getting the big screen treatment, and a game based on said big screen treatment (it's supposed to be confusing), what what's more interesting is Mad Max and its spinoff title. Mad Max: Fury Road, starring a bald Charlize Theron and the ever hardcore Tom Hardy did damn well at the box office and critically for that matter, scoring a near perfect 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. But it's game version, Mad Max: Eye of the Storm also...

  • The new ‘Ratchet & Clank’ is as Pixar-like as games get [video]

    If you haven't heard, there's a Ratchet & Clank movie hitting screens later this year starring the likes of the original Ratchet voice actor James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye (who played Megatron in all Transformer movies) and Paul Giamatti, who needs no introduction. Many don't know that while the movie is drawing to a close (scheduled for release a little earlier in 2016), there's a concurrent game being crafted behind the scenes by Insomniac Games, and it looks an absolute beauty. The storyline is practically the same as the movie: Ratchet and Clank are tasked with saving the galaxy from Chairman...

  • Bethesda confirms Fallout 4 and here’s the trailer to prove it [video]

    We all knew it was coming, but we just didn't quite know when. Bethesda recently launched a countdown ticker on its site to warn visitors of an impending announcement, and thankfully, after long last the company has announced that it is indeed readying Fallout 4 for a current-gen and PC launch. Although not much is known about the game at this point, we have a fairly good idea of what we could find. Rumour has it that it's set a little north of the Maryland setting of Fallout 3, around the Boston city area, based on a slew of landmarks...