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Nathan Gibson

Freelance writer with a love for gaming. Have owned pretty much every console and handheld from the last 15 years. When I'm not writing about games, which I am most of the time, I tend to be reading, writing about sport, binge watching shows on Netflix...or playing the odd video game.

Nintendo considering bringing Minecraft to their platforms

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Nintendo have discussed bringing Minecraft to their platforms according to an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and Shinya Takahashi. In it, the pair speak about how the Wii U and 3DS could be good fits for the immensely successful game thanks to their ability to utilise touch control. Miyamoto noted: “Our hardware is the only hardware that you can do both ...

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Zelda for Wii U may see multiplayer mode

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The latest Legend of Zelda game that will release on the Wii U in 2015 may have some sort of multiplayer aspect. Speaking about the upcoming Hyrule Warriors, series producer Eiji Aonuma hinted that the multiplayer from that game may be something that could make its way into the next full Zelda title. “The two-player functionality of Hyrule Warriors is ...

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Battlefield 3 players have been incorrectly banned

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EA has admitted that a number of Battlefield 3 players may have been incorrectly banned from their online servers. “We are investigating an issue of Punkbuster bans that were incorrectly applied to some of our players,” an EA representative said. The company apologized for any inconvenience caused to affected players, noting that you should keep an eye on their official ...

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Bungie reveal Destiny alpha stats

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Bungie has revealed a wealth of stats following the end of their alpha for Destiny. In total, there were over 190 million kills with all weapons and an impressive 667,966 public events. All in all users of the alpha managed to play over 6 million games in just a few days. The developer went on to explain that the alpha ...

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Gamers should not be treated as criminals with DRM says GOG

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Developers, publishers and service providers should not focus on treating paying customers as criminals with restrictive DRM (digital rights management) according to GOG. Speaking to Eurogamer Guillaume Rambourg, vice president of GOG North America, said: “DRM is only impacting the good-hearted passionate gamers out there. The very same gamers who are ready to spend $50 or more to own their ...

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GameVice snap-on controller announced for iPad Mini

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Wikipad are bringing a snap on controller to the iPad Mini called the Gamevice. The MFi controller attaches to the Apple tablet, bringing more traditional gaming controls to the tablet. The full specifications include dual analog sticks, triggers, a d-pad, four face buttons and shoulder buttons. From looking at the picture you will probably have noticed the similarity between the ...

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Wii Fit U update out today

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Wii Fit U’s director, Hiroshi Matsunaga, has revealed that a new update for the title is being released today, bringing it to Ver. 1.3.0. Added as part of the free download are new Challenge courses, new gear for your Mii character and further support for sharing screenshots with others on Miiverse. Additional enhancements include fixes for a number of bugs ...

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Destiny has limited frame rate due to cross-platform play

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When Destiny releases later in the year it won’t look as smooth as many gamers were expecting. Both next generation console versions of the title will only run at 30 frames per second, just like their Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 counterparts. A Bungie employee has now revealed that this is largely due to the cross-platform nature of the game. ...

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