Aaron Birch

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Robot Wars: revisiting the original show

Aaron Birch Feature
Jul 22, 2016

Ahead of the return of Robot Wars to BBC Two, we revisit the classic original run of the show...

Celebrating the UK adventure game TV show

Aaron Birch Feature
Jul 13, 2016

The Crystal Maze, Cyber Zone, Fort Boyard... We look back at the UK game shows that dared to ask more than just quiz questions...

15 great videogame endings: but are they worth the effort?

Aaron Birch Feature
Jul 6, 2016

Very few videogames have great endings. We look at some of the best, and wonder if developers are wasting their time with them...

Dead Island 2: back in development at new studio

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Mar 10, 2016

Following a stint in development hell, Dead Island 2 is back in development at Sumo Digital...

Rainbow 6: Siege PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Dec 7, 2015

From the ashes of Patriots rises the latest instalment of original Tom Clancy gaming series, Rainbow 6...

Just Cause 3 PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Dec 3, 2015

Explosions, carnage, and gratuitous use of physics are all in a day's work in the third outing of Just Cause...

Half-Life 2 Episode 3: what happened?

Aaron Birch Feature
Nov 24, 2015

It's one of gaming's most elusive titles, and to this day, Half-Life 2: Episode 3, or a proper sequel remains unreleased. What happened?

Fallout 4 PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Nov 12, 2015

War may never change, but has Fallout 4 evolved for current gen? We find out with another jaunt into the irradiated wasteland...

Videogames' strangest real-life and character cameos

Aaron Birch Feature
Nov 9, 2015

Al Gore, Spider-Man, Justin Bieber, Mikhail Gorbachev and more have all appeared in videogames...

Terminally ill Star Wars fan will get to see The Force Awakens early

Aaron Birch News
Nov 6, 2015

Terminally ill Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood is getting his wish to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens early.

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Nov 2, 2015

The Assassin's Creed series moves to London for the next outing, so we don top hats and grab our cane-swords...

Top 25 brutally difficult videogames

Aaron Birch Feature
Oct 1, 2015

Here's a collection of games that'll make you cry, before laughing and pointing at you...

Destiny: The Taken King PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Sep 21, 2015

The long awaited third expansion for Destiny is here, and it just might silence the haters...

Mad Max PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Sep 4, 2015

Fury Road has revitalised Mad Max, and now the Aussie icon returns for more in his self-titled videogame...

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PS4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Sep 3, 2015

It's probably the last Metal Gear we'll see from Hideo Kojima, so can The Phantom Pain send his legendary series out in style?

Genuinely frighting moments in videogames

Aaron Birch Feature
Aug 27, 2015

From P.T. and System Shock 2 through to BioShock and Batman - some games are far better at scaring than others!

The Back To The Future game you've probably never played

Aaron Birch Feature
Jul 30, 2015

Movie classic Back To The Future hasn't been treated well in gaming, but there's one gem worth seeking out...

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited PlayStation 4 review

Aaron Birch Review
Jul 9, 2015

Subscription free, TES Online has arrived on console, but does the series' first journey into the MMORPG arena succeed?

Top 25 upcoming Xbox One games

Aaron Birch Feature
Jun 30, 2015

We whittle down the Xbox One's upcoming catalogue to the top 25 releases landing on the console in the near future...

Top 25 upcoming PlayStation 4 games

Aaron Birch Feature
Jun 27, 2015

From Fallout 4 and Shenmue III, to The Last Guardian and Uncharted 4. The PS4 has some big treats ahead...

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