• Fallout 76’s Toxic Half-Life

    Jack looks back at Fallout 76’s disastrous 2019 before its newest update… On April 7th Bethesda Games Studios will release the Wastelanders update for Fallout 76, its notoriously broken live-service game. The update will introduce human NPCs, factions, dialogue options and a questline propelled by player choice. Y’know, all that...
  • No Man’s Sky deserves a Second Chance

    No Man’s Sky (NMS) was released in 2016 on the biggest hype train of the generation. This game – an exploration-adventure set in a procedurally generated universe of five quintillion planets – would revolutionise the medium, promised overenthusiastic indie developer Hello Games. Then the game arrived, and the hype train...
  • Downloadable content: The good, the bad and the ugly

    Downloadable content, or DLC, is software players can purchase for free, or at a cost, to enhance their original games. It can come in the form of new missions, new characters, different outfits and much more. But the concept is not without its critics, as paid DLC faces objections...