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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.

Reports indicate Microsoft has two new smartphones ready to launch

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Microsoft has two new smartphones ready to launch according to The Verge. The site reports that sources have revealed the technology giant has the new devices under development and is preparing to launch them. Microsoft devices chief executive Stephen Elop has already showed off the two smartphones, which will both run Windows Phone 8.1, during internal company meetings. The fact ...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha will have lower specs than initially thought

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A report from the Samsung-tracking site Sammobile indicates that the specifications for the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone may not be as high-end as previously thought. The smartphone, which will be known as the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, will only have a 4.8-inch display screen that supports a maximum of 720p resolution. This will put it behind other top smartphones that allow ...

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EA reveals Sims 4 system requirements

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EA has released the required specifications needed to run the Sims 4. As you would expect from a mass market game like the Sims, you won’t need a high-end gaming machine to run the game. In fact, EA has made it so that the vast majority of people with a reasonably modern computer system should be able to jump in ...

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Release date for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor brought forward

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Warner Bros. has today revealed that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will release a week earlier than initially planned. Rather than hitting store shelves October 7, it will not release in the US on September 30. The publisher has said this decision was “based on hearing fans’ excitement” but it is likely that they have brought forward the release to avoid ...

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Some pre-orders for Destiny being cancelled

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Walmart has begun sending emails to some customers explaining that due to demand issues, certain pre-orders for the Ghost Edition of Destiny are being cancelled. The retailer is offering either a conversion to the Limited Edition of the game or a full refund. With Walmart being unable to fulfil all of the orders for Ghost Edition of Destiny, it suggests ...

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Obsidian would like to develope Knights of the Old Republic 3

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Speaking to IGN, project director Josh Sawyer and lead producer Brandon Adler have revealed that Obsidian is still interested in the Star Wars franchise. According to the two, the developer regularly considers the possibility of working on a further Knights of the Old Republic title. During the interview Sawyer goes on to explain that many of the staff who worked ...

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EA gives away Sims 2: Ultimate Edition for free

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The Sims 2: Ultimate Edition is now available to download for free from Origin. Any registered user can access the game from the Origin client or through the online website at no cost. The Ultimate Edition of the game includes the original title along with all eight expansion packs and a number of different stuff packs that contain additional content. ...

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Areal surpasses funding goal, is suspended by Kickstarter

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The Areal Kickstarter project, a spiritual successor to the cult hit S.T.A.L.K.E.R., has been suspended just two days after it hit its funding goal of $50,000. The official Kickstarter page for the game now states that a review of the funding campaign has “uncovered evidence that it broke Kickstarter’s rules” and so the company has seen fit to suspend it. ...

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