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Emz OLV has written 120 posts for The Games Diary

Review: League of Legends: 2015 World Championship Quarter Finals

There likely isn’t words for the heightened excitement bubbling outside The SSE Arena, Wembley. The queues, waiting for the white doors of the Arena to open, eagerly anticipating the battles that will make up League of Legends biggest event of the year – Worlds. It’s the first time Worlds has graced the UK, the second … Continue reading

Review: Armikrog

In 1996, a clay animation point and click by the name of Neverhood was released, featuring plasticine protagonist Klaymen against the evil Klogg, who was responsible for stealing Hoborg, the son of Quatar’s crown and sending him into a deep, deep, sleep. Nearly 2 decades later and after direct sequels such as the adventure platformer … Continue reading

Review: Transformers Devastation

Written by Tom Hynes Earlier this year I saw a first glimpse of Transformers Devastation and I felt an ambivalent hit of excitement and fear. Excitement that this looked like a great Transformers game based on the 80’s cartoon but fear that a Generation 1 Transformers game may not be created with the care and … Continue reading

Review: Concrete Jungle

I first came across Concrete Jungle at EGX Rezzed in 2015. Hidden away next to what was arguable an extremely busy multiplayer game, lead (and only) developer Cole Jefferies introduced myself and a friend to the game with a flurry of enthusiasm. With some hesitation, we both sat down to try the game, discovering that … Continue reading

Revisiting Command And Conquer Generals

Written by Tom Hynes After playing Command And Conquer 3 and being pretty underwhelmed by it and how it seemed to have taken a step backwards in terms of evolution, I decided to look to the last game I remember playing of this franchise that took steps forward. Command And Conquer Generals was an unusual … Continue reading

Review: EGX 2015 – The New Heavy Weight in Game Expos

In the UK, we get a few short, but sweet, Summer months to enjoy. These weekends are stereotypically filled to the brim with BBQs in back gardens, open aired cinemas, trips to the swimming pool and giant summer blockbuster movies. Then, as if overnight, social media takes a swoop towards an Autumn of overwhelming hype … Continue reading

Resident Evil 2 Remake: The Possibilities

Written by Tom Hynes So Capcom have finally given in and realised that a Resident Evil 2 remake is something that we’d all like to play. It’s an exciting prospect seeing as Resident Evil 2 was such a big jump in the evolution of the Resident Evil series. It expanded on the gameplay ideas of … Continue reading

My Adventures in Final Fantasy XIV Part 5 – What Happens After Heavensward?

The sense of accomplishment washes over me like a wave; thrilling, exciting in the first second, gone and lost amongst the tide the next. The end of Heavensward’s main storyline was pivotal to my current playthrough, feeling me with what felt like endless missions, several new dungeons and trials and a whole wealth of new … Continue reading

Our Wishlist For The Borderlands Franchise

Written by the lovely Jason Gilbert aka CanadianBoots!  Every gamer seems to have a series or a game they most enjoy getting lost in. For me that series would be the Borderlands franchise. There is something about the combo of fast paced action mixed with mild character building that just seems to appeal to me. … Continue reading

My Adventures in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Part 4 – Progress & Heavensward

There’s something incredibly fascinating when you find a game (or even a movie, or a TV series) which captivates you to a point where you feel a physical change when something happens. For example, when there is a cliffhanger is put into the end of a tv episode and all you want is to know more … Continue reading

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