Resident Evil 3 Remake Impressions and Predictions

With the Resident Evil 3 Remake swiftly closing in on an April 2020 release, what secrets can be unearthed from the State of Play Reveal Trailer? *** Those who were there to recall the tale of that day remember it well. Throughout the year, devout followers of Sony, and the fourth incarnation of their [...]

Manchester’s NQ64 Arcade Bar Achieves A Flawless Victory

Daylight reigns upon me, yet the purple glow of the NQ64 sign draws my eye. Glaring down the atmospherically lit staircase, I make my descent. Mere moments after entering the venue proper, I know that removing me from it shall be a near impossible task. Like a military strategist, my eyes immediately get to [...]

Go! Manchester!: Pokémon Ultra MSS & PC Weekend (Reggie Reviews) As my eyes registered the sights presented to me in the Vue at Manchester Printworks, I discovered that no one was exempt from joining the fun. Roughly 20 teenagers, students, and children had turned up to indulge in their shared passion. Even the parents who accompanied their children had no interest in removing the [...]

A Fresh Coat of Paint: Remasters and Video Game Preservation (Reggie Reviews)

Remasters can so easily be mishandled by corporate suits. None will quickly forget the ‘definitive edition' saga that plagued the industry during the early years of the current console generation. Therefore, throughout this article, I would like to take the time to analyse both the beneficial and utterly nefarious practices of remastering and determine once [...]

A Disturbance in the Force: EA’s Force Choke (Reggie Reviews)

By now the various controversies surrounding EA and their 'Battlefront' titles are common knowledge. However, new controversies have recently been circulating the world wide web. Most notably, another promising addition to EA's fledgeling Star Wars portfolio has bitten the proverbial dust. To gain an inside perspective on the issue surrounding this disappointing cancellation, one need [...]

The Uncanny Valley: Should We Aspire for Photorealism on Consoles? (Reggie Reviews)

While today’s releases no doubt look better than ever before, there are many issues that arise from the desire to have games look true to life. Chief among these are the three specific issues I will be exploring: performance, aging and consistent visual appeal. So, let us ask the all-important question. Is photorealism necessary on consoles? The [...]