Home » Jacob Chambers (page 147)

Jacob Chambers

Old-school gamer with a cheeky tongue that gets me in trouble. When I'm not playing games, I'm writing about them, preferably in the vicinity of a fridge! Oh, and if you're a Justin Bieber fan, I'm afraid we can't be friends!

Daylight – Review

The rise of independent developers in the past few years brought with it a fresh new take on the survival horror genre. Titles like Amnesia and Outlast have recently taken the spotlight from big franchises like Silent Hill and Resident Evil, and now Zombie Studios shows us a slightly different take on the formula with Daylight. The game is thin ...

Read More »

Five 2014 games that may underwhelm

Every single game publisher will advertise it’s products as “great”, “amazing” or “innovative”, but more often than not, that’s not the case. There’s an immense amount of video games that don’t live up to the hype, and I’m going to try to signal out five unreleased games that are very likely to underwhelm in 2014. Wolfenstein: The New Order The ...

Read More »

Valve pulls Earth: Year 2066 from Steam

Three weeks after the launch of the Early Access for Earth: Year 2066, Valve has taken it down. The news comes after an avalanche of complaints from clients who bought the game. The description of the game promised a survival game not too different from other titles on Steam like DayZ or Rust, but in reality it was nothing like ...

Read More »

Destiny takes the crown as the most expensive game ever made

Triple A games have always been expensive, but none have come even close to what Activision paid for the development of Destiny. Bobby Kotick, the CEO of the gargantuan publisher revealed that the budget for the new Bungie title is 500 million dollars. That’s right. Half a billion for one game. I’ll give you a second to pick up your ...

Read More »

EA confirms future Titanfall games

It will not come as a surprise that EA and Respawn Entertainment already plan a future Titanfall game, but it’s the first time the companies acknowledge this publicly. Electronic Arts has confirmed that the partnership with Respawn will continue, EA chief executive Andrew Wilson stating that they are working on “new Titanfall experiences”. This is far from an announcement of ...

Read More »

PlayStation Vita Slim – Top 5 improvements

The PlayStation Vita Slim has been out for some time in Japan and Europe, but it’s launch in the US gives me a great opportunity to list the top five improvements over the old model. Even though at a glance there isn’t much of a difference between the two, some of the items on the list may surprise you. 5. ...

Read More »

Rumor: Infinity Ward might absorb Neversoft

A leaked memo from inside Activision suggests that a merger between Infinity Ward and Neversoft is imminent. The author of said memo is none other than Eric Hirshberg, the CEO of Activision Publishing, who refered to the union between the two studios as the forming of a “super-studio”: “As you know, Neversoft and Infinity Ward teamed up for the development ...

Read More »

iPhone 5c 8GB now available in more countries

Apple’s new entry-level smart phone hits the shelves in more countries. The iPhone 5c 8GB, released last moth, is the cheaper version of the typical 16GB iPhone 5c. Apple is now widening the availability of the model in an attempt to boost sales. The new countries include: Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Spain, Norway, Switzerland, Finland and ...

Read More »

Halo 5 may not feature the series’ legendary soundtrack

Shocking news greeted game soundtrack lovers today, as legendary Halo theme composer Marty O’Donnell has been laid off from Bungie. Bungie had been involved with the development of the Halo series for a considerable time, and while it’s currently working on a different project (the highly anticipated Destiny), it seems to have given up on the services of talented composer ...

Read More »