Tag Archives: Consoles

We got served

They called me paranoid. They called me deluded. They said it would never happen. Well who has the last laugh now?! Funnily enough, no one. If there was any affirmation that the world of the console was aggressively encroaching on the world of the PC, then the recent news that Infinity Ward is removing dedicated server functionality from Modern Warfare 2 is it. Its replacement with a matchmaking system, akin to the likes of Halo 3, has prompted a vicious backlash of Left 4 Dead proportions that IW seem to be ignoring. The comparatively recent explosion of “casual gaming” (that…

Mum, I want to be an Assassin!

Assassins Creed was a game I initially loved but soon hated with a passion, the hype surrounding this game was out of this world. The game I wanted however was not made; instead I was left with a very tedious game, which I discarded as soon as possible after completion. When a sequel was announced I publically stated that I had no intentions of buying and would rather gouge my eyes out with spoon. Staying clear of any trailers and publications I lived my life peacefully. This was until I happened to watch a walkthrough trailer which pretty much blew…