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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.

Ubisoft games on sale at the Humble Store

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The Humble Store, a storefront run on the Humble Bundle site, is currently offering big discounts on a number of Ubisoft games. Deals include the likes of Child of Light, Might & Magic Legacy and Far Cry 3. The sale varies from title to title, although some games have seen reductions of up to 75%. The deals are available over ...

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Xbox One August update details revealed

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The latest features being brought to the Xbox One in the August firmware update have been leaked. Users involved in the preview program, which grants early access to future firmware updates so that Microsoft can test them, are now able to download the latest patch. According to the screenshots grabbed from the console, the update is bringing a variety of ...

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Bungie explains why Destiny does not allow cross-platform play

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Bungie has explained that Destiny doesn’t allow cross-platform play as the developer does not want to give an advantage to players on next generation consoles. Speaking to PlayStation Lifestyle engineer Roger Wolfson stated that the increased graphical performance of Destiny in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 could give players an unfair advantage over those on older consoles. “Regardless of ...

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New video shows early footage of Areal

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West Games has finally released prototype footage of their post-apocalyptic title Areal. It shows a man moving through not-so-friendly forest accompanied by an eerie soundtrack. It is the first time the developer has shown footage of the game, previous videos had only featured basic Unity assets along with video taken from previous S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games. As you might expect from a ...

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Microsoft now allows users to remove search results

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Microsoft is following Google in allowing people to request results be removed from searches for certain keywords. A form on Bing allows users to submit a request directly to Microsoft in accordance with the “right to be forgotten” law that came into effect several weeks ago. Microsoft state that they will deal with each request individually and ask users to ...

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The Banner Saga Collector’s Edition coming July 26

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Stoic Games has revealed that a Collector’s Edition of The Banner Saga will release on July 25. This will be the first time that the indie strategy title will be making its way to retail stores. It has previously only been available as a digital title from online distribution services such as Steam. Described as “the definitive version of the ...

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Microsoft lagging behind rivals in virtual reality technology

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According to Techradar, a source close to Microsoft has revealed that the technology giant is still lagging behind its rivals in getting a virtual reality headset released to the public. Although Microsoft are known to be heavily investing in VR technology and augmented reality, they are still in the very early stages of development. The company will certainly want to ...

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Humble 2K Bundle gets additional X-COM games

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The Humble 2K Bundle has had five new games added to the collection. X-COM Apocalypse, Enforcer, Interceptor, Terror from the Deep and UFO Defense have all been included as part of the X-COM Complete Pack. They are available both as a Steam key or as a DRM-free download for Windows. This brings the total number of X-COM games in the ...

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Wii U exclusive Fatal Frame title gets first trailer

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The latest Fatal Frame title, known as Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko, has gotten its first trailer along with a host of new screenshots. The game will see players controlling a new protagonist who is instructed to go to a sacred mountain where spirits can be brought back to the world of the living. It will take advantage of the Wii ...

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Amazon trialling new unlimited ebook subscription service

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According to GIGAOM, Amazon is testing a new ebook and audio subscription service. The service allows users unlimited access to over 600,000 titles for $9.99 a month. The website found a number of pages detailing the new Kindle Unlimited service, though they have since been removed. Several websites already allow users to rent ebooks for a set period of time, ...

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