Articles by Mark Newman

DLC

Review: Payday 2 Armored Transport

Payday 2 has been out for a couple of months now and though positive dialogue between OVERKILL and the community has led to enough tweaks and gameplay adjustments to put most MMO’s to shame, the launch of the Armored Transport DLC marks the first official expansion to the popular bank-heist…

Playstation 4

Eurogamer 2013: Velocity 2X

I’m not really a Sony guy; I have spent the requisite time with standout exclusives such as the Uncharted series, but they’ve only been passing visits.  I suppose if you had to categorise me, I’d sit snuggly somewhere between PC and Xbox, read into that as you will.  I say…

Android

As We Play: Forced Beta

As we play offers the thought strands of the reviewer as they’re going through the game. This offers unique content for the reader so they can come to understand the conflicting feelings of the reviewer as they’re playing a game for the very first time. All feedback on this concept…

Eurogamer

Eurogamer Expo 2013: Fable Anniversary

Back in 2004, open world action role playing extravaganza Fable was released for the original Xbox.  The gorgeous setting and charming cast of characters gave players the chance to have a real impact on the world surrounding them, although famously not to the extent they had expected.  The game was…

Android

Eurogamer 2013: Rad Boarding

When Temple Run charged onto iOS back in 2011 the endless runner spawned a new legion of fans as we busied our commutes jumping and power sliding through the rubble.  A few years later we were treated to a hotly anticipated sequel, but like the plethora of clones that popped…

Expansive Overview

Payday 2: Overview

2013 has definitely been a good year for Sweden with synthpop duo Icona Pop’s chart toping hit “I love it” pumping up our summer and eSport champions Alliance making gaming history by taking home the record breaking prize of $1.4 million in the DOTA 2 international. Now, Overkill software is set…