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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.

Access Granted DLC for Watch Dogs out today

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The Access Granted DLC for Watch Dogs is now available for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 users according to Sony. The content, which was originally released last week to those who had bought a Season Pass, will release on other formats tomorrow. Access Granted brings two weapons in the form of the Biometric Rifle and the Auto-6 pistol as well ...

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Ultima Underworld series being revived by original creator

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One of its original creators behind the Ultima Underworld series is reviving the franchise. Paul Neurath has formed new development studio OtherSide Entertainment in order to bring out a successor to the dungeon crawling RPG series called Underworld Ascension. This new title will be the first in the series since 1993. Neurath went on to say: “With Underworld Ascension, we ...

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More secure encryption introduced to Microsoft’s email services

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As part of a drive to increase security and better protect user’s private information Microsoft has introduced new encryption for its email services. TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption is now available across Hotmail, Outlook, Live and MSN. In addition to beefing up security for email, the company has also brought Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) encryption to OneDrive. The PFS encryption ...

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Disney Tsum Tsum launches around the world

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Disney has announced that it is bringing the incredibly popular puzzle game Disney Tsum Tsum to a global audience. The game has already been available in Japan for some time. Line, a messaging app and gaming center, published the game, which now has over 14 million downloads. Its huge popularity and increasing success had led to Disney Interactive moving to ...

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New Grand Theft Auto Online update out today

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Rockstar has announced that it is releasing a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online later today. The free update brings a number of downloadable content items as well as gameplay changes. The British based developer says the new DLC is meant to celebrate Independence Day, which is begins in three days. Included in the Independence Day Special are new ...

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UK cinemas set to ban Google Glass

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UK cinemas are set to ban customers from wearing Google Glass devices amid piracy fears. The £1000 hardware, which only just became available to buy outside of the US, will not be allowed to be worn by anybody wishing to see a movie in the vast majority of cinemas in the country. The move has come because of the ability ...

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Bungie reveals achievements and trophies for Destiny

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Bungie has finally released details about the PlayStation Trophies and Xbox Achievements for their upcoming first person shooter Destiny. A post on their official website revealed the name of each achievement along with a brief description of what needs to be done to unlock them. However, the developer did not include the trophy level or achievement score associated with each ...

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The Banner Saga could be coming to consoles

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Stoic Games is looking to bring The Banner Saga to consoles in the future. The developer, which is currently working on bringing the critically acclaimed tactical role-playing game to mobile devices, is planning a console release according to an interview with Digital Spy.  While not stating what platforms they would be working on programmer John Watson did say: “The ideal ...

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Blackphone, the private smartphone, begins shipping to customers

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The Blackphone has officially launched and is now shipping to customers who had pre-ordered the device. The privacy-focused smartphone is aimed at those who are looking to keep their personal information secure. It not only closes back doors on traditional operating systems that would usually allow others to access your information but also encrypts phone calls and other communications. First ...

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Leaked images show the Android TV controller

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Images purported to show the controller for the recently announced Android TV have leaked. Artem Russakovskii, who attended the Google I/O conference last week, allegedly took a photo of the controller. He also claims that he was told the controller will be bundled with Android TV set top boxes, allowing users to play games using traditional controls. Meanwhile a Reddit ...

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