Flashback interview: Sony Santa Monica on God of War: Ascension

Greek gods, you know how it goes. In March 2013, I chatted to Sony Santa Monica over the phone about God of War: Ascension for the online portal of Official PlayStation Magazine UK just before the game was officially released. Unfortunately, as a result of Future’s entertainment brands being reorganised now under a supergroup under …

My Favourite Game – Season 2

Episode One [Season Premiere] Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, by Leigh Alexander (Offworld) Episode Two The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, by Andrew Smith (Spilt Milk Studios) Episode Three Bayonetta, by Ria Jenkins (Freelancer) Episode Four Shining Force, by Kaitlin Tremblay (Indie game dev & writer) Episode Five Shenmue, by Matthew Reynolds …

My Favourite Game, Season 2 – The lineup announcement: Tomorrow, 6pm GMT

Here we go again. So you know how I said in December that My Favourite Game Season 2 was being lined up for Summer? Scrap that. It’s coming sooner than even I thought. A lot, lot sooner, in fact. I’ve already recorded sevcn episodes of the show, which was around the time I decided to …

Cullen Plays LIVE for SpecialEffect: Grand Theft Auto XXIV – Today from Midday

Things will be different. So in the post outlining Cullen Plays LIVE for 2015, I mentioned I had three charity streams lined up for this year. Here’s your first. From midday today, I’ll be streaming Grand Theft Auto IV for a total of 24 hours (hence the title above – geddit? *wink nod nod nudge …

Cullen Plays LIVE schedule – February 9-15, 2015

Per. So. Na. Livestream replays: Dragon Age: Inquisition (PlayStation 4): [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxWNSYsevvs] Other bits: Life is Strange (Xbox One): [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3MaYzgdCt4] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKxtnHn4FOM] Persona 5: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05iWTIDbjx0] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7GESGwvjbY] Streaming calendar for week of February 9 (All times in GMT and provisional): Persona 4: Golden (PlayStation Vita): Monday, February 9 – 9pm Tuesday, February 10 – No stream (Due to …

Life is Strange: Episode One, Crystallis – Go fuck your selfie (thoughts)

Life in technicolour and pop culture references. Life is Strange is a curious little game. The game’s main aspect of rewinding time, and therefore causing a butterfly effect, adds a unique twist to choice gameplay you’d typically see in games from, say, Telltale or Quantic Dream and even offers additional dialogue options as a result. …

Cullen Plays LIVE schedule – February 2-9, 2015

We’re hunting dragons. Livestream replays: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maeByXeyDa0] Dying Light [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF1Cs5c4EWg] Life is Strange – Episode One Other bits: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tahodYuQiU] Dying Light – The Opening [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Stuq1NAJg0U] Life is Strange – Episode One (Alternate Walkthrough) Streaming calendar for week of Monday, February 2 (All times in GMT and provisional): Dragon Age: Inquisition Monday, February 2 – 9pm Tuesday, …