Cliff Blezinski is one of the most highly regarded names in modern day gaming and it’s not difficult to understand why. Having been the driving force behind the Gears of War series on the Microsoft Xbox platform, his outlandish approach to gaming helped to up the ante in terms of graphics and paved the way for countless action-based shooters in the wake of his breakthrough debut.
As a resolute SEGA-Boy, Sonic the Hedgehog was a defining character in my teenage years because of his insane speed, cocky attitude and unending desire to ruin the plans of a fat, moustachioed, evil genius.
Space. In space no-one can hear you scream…unlike my bedroom, where my constant twitching and muttering of expletives tends to have a negative impact on my wife’s ability to sleep soundly.
Music and gaming have long had a close relationship, and nothing makes a game more satisfying than a solid soundtrack. Many games have made their name on the quality of the music which is utilised to amplify the gaming experience, and when it’s done right the audio track can have a massive impact on the success of the game overall.
If you like videogames filled with stars, spacecraft, scintillating sexual encounters and stacks of stuff to shoot then Mass Effect: Andromeda is here to fill the black hole in your life.