Category:  Columns

By , September 11, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 6 Columns, PC

With the success of the PS4 and Xbox One as well as the ongoing success of the Nintendo 3DS and (arguable successful of the) PS Vita, console gaming is looking to maintain firm foothold in the industry. That said, PC… Read More »

By , September 4, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 14 Columns, Nintendo

The announcement of the new Nintendo 3DS models has unsurprisingly excited many and understandably annoyed many more. So we thought we’d discuss (or rather convey) our opinions on the matter, and let you, the readers, weigh in. Granted, there’s likely… Read More »

By , August 29, 2014, @ 3:30 pm 4 Columns

To the gaming community in South Africa, adult gamers are a common thing. We don’t judge them, and in fact most of the community consists of adult gamers. It’s easy to forget that outside our community there is a great… Read More »

By , August 22, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 1 Columns

If the recent Gamescom has demonstrated anything, it’s the prevalence and popularity of indie games, so much so that it’s become harder to distinguish a AAA title from an indie game. Granted, you might want to argue that it’s funding… Read More »

By , August 15, 2014, @ 2:30 pm 21 Columns, PC, PS, Xbox

When gamers had originally been told that Tomb Raider: Rise of the Tomb Raider would be releasing exclusively for the Xbox platforms, they quite plainly lost their shit. As such, I thought I’d mix things up a bit and proposed… Read More »

By , August 7, 2014, @ 4:00 pm 3 Columns, Nintendo, PC, PS, Xbox

Truth be told, when it comes to gaming reviews, albeit somewhat reluctantly, I’ve never actually believed in perfect scores. With that said, I’ve always firmly believed that games are weighed against their subjective rather than objective strengths and weaknesses –… Read More »

By , July 24, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 3 Columns, PC

The G3AR team is like 67% MOBA player, and so I thought it appropriate I ask the team to weigh in on the particular toxicity of the MOBA community. Think of this as less of a discussion, as is the… Read More »

By , July 17, 2014, @ 2:00 pm 23 Columns, Nintendo, PC, PS, Xbox

Yolanda ‘wants a fight’ Green Every article about sexism in games is a bitching session. We’re either upset because we can’t play the game as a female, upset that there isn’t a female on the pack shot or upset that… Read More »

By , July 10, 2014, @ 4:00 pm 6 Columns, Nintendo, PC, PS, Xbox

The general idea of this week’s State of the Game will be JRPG’s versus the rest of the world. With games like The Witcher 3 and Dragon Age: Inquisition, among many others, on the way, RPG’s look to be in… Read More »

By , July 4, 2014, @ 2:00 pm 9 Columns

[Timothy] So we’re trying a new feature today, scheduled to occur every Thursday from next week onwards. For now, it’s we’re calling ‘State of the Game’, but we’re open to suggestions for a different title. The premise of the feature… Read More »

By , June 30, 2014, @ 1:00 pm 6 Columns, Mobile

It’s no secret that Square Enix have a history of charging exorbitant prices for their mobile games. At a cursory glance, Final Fantasy IV , V and VI retail for a rather hefty R129,99 each. Meanwhile, even some of the… Read More »

By , May 28, 2014, @ 2:30 pm 38 Columns, PC, PS, Xbox

You know we love ourselves some music. A game’s musical soundtrack or theme is as vital as the textures and lighting, perhaps even more so. Music creates atmosphere, it creates tension and many a game would crumble without it. But… Read More »