Game of the Year 2014 Day 2 of 3

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There were plenty of disappointments in 2014. On the flip side, there were some genuine surprises for me as well. Kart racers, space shooters, Seattle and sports titles make their way into this year’s awards. Most Disappointing Game of 2014 Winner: Destiny I’ve said my piece on Destiny, so I won’t repeat it again. Instead I’ll point you to towards Jeff Gerstmann’s excellent rant which echoes my sentiment. If only I didn’t buy a digital copy… Runner ups: inFamous: Second Son, Professor … Read More

Savestate: AAA Sky Falls

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AAA games faltering DRIVECLUB, Halo: Master Chief Collection and Assassin’s Creed: Unity are still suffering from technical issues. They have networking issues, graphical glitches, performance drops and sometimes a combination of all the above. And these are just the high profile titles that have severe issues. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has its own controversy over dedicated servers but it’s being overshadowed. Instead of dwelling on what is happening, I want to know why this is happening. The easy answer is to blame … Read More

LTTP: Mario Kart 8

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I’ve only seen Mario Kart for the SNES in action. I’ve played a fair share of Mario Kart 64 huddled around a CRT TV. And the last instalment, Mario Kart Wii left me wondering why anyone would want to play this with other arcade racers available. I didn’t plan on picking up Mario Kart 8 but when I saw footage of it in action running at 720p60, I was intrigued. The more footage I saw, the more I was interested. I … Read More

Mario Kart 8 x Mercedes

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This is such a strange move by Nintendo. They’re including real vehicles as selectable karts in a primarily wacky kart racer It’s DLC which is uncommon for Nintendo It’s coming out for free which is uncommon in general It’s coming alongside a patch to fix up some issues which is uncommon for Nintendo What a weird thing this is. I’m enjoying what I’ve played of Mario Kart 8 so far, so I’m looking forward to the additional content and improvements … Read More

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