Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PS4 Review
Games / December 6, 2015

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – Standard Edition (PS4) The Phantom Pain had a lot to live up to. It’s predecessor MGS IV was visually stunning and immersive. It’s one downside was that there was far more watching than playing. Having got my hands on the PS4 version I was pleasantly surprised to find out that The Phantom Pain was a sandbox game. Giving it the potential for days of free roaming game play. Following on from the prologue Ground Zero. Big Boss awakens in hospital after being in a coma for nine years. He soon finds himself in charge of a mercenary group called Diamond Dogs. So he begins to build his forces and track down whoever it was that attacked Militaires Sans Frontières in Ground Zero. Graphically the Phantom Pain is stunning. Kojima Productions seems to have squeezed every ounce of graphical power out of the latest Playstation. It delivers a world that makes you stop to take a look around. Days and nights come and go a bit too fast for my liking. However the changes in lighting as the sun goes down are realistic. You can move around on foot, in a vehicle or…

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
Games / May 22, 2014

So having got my PS4 not that long ago I went out and bought Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag to play on it. I’ve played a couple of the previous titles in the franchise and had heard that this one was a must have. The first thing I noticed is that the main character Edward Kenway, isn’t an Assassin, he’s not a Templar either. Instead Edward is a young, self centred, money hungry wannabe. He’s willing to leave England and the woman he “loves” to go pillage and plunder in the King’s name as a Privateer, which is just another name for a state sponsored pirate. Edward soon finds himself shipwrecked with an Assassin whom he kills and assumes the identity of as Edward believes doing so will make him a very rich man indeed. I found that Edward already seems to be able to free run and fight as easily as if he had been doing it for years, it’s implied as being something he learned due to genetic memory but is a big plot hole if you ask me but I suppose it’s a way of skipping yet more training missions Edward gets himself a boat… I mean…