Two Roads Diverged…

For years now Nintendo have, in one way or another, been doing their own thing, separating themselves from the other two members of the “big three”, Sony and Microsoft. While the PS3 and Xbox 360 were low-end PCs that introduced online gaming to the mainstream and introduced HD graphics to consoles, the Wii sold eschewed…

Byline’s Top Games of 2017

As we come into 2018, it’s the perfect time to look back on the gaming landscape from the past year. There were some lofty highs, some shattering lows and a lot of creamy middles, but overall 2017 was a good year for gaming: the Nintendo NX became the Switch, VR took-off in a great way,…

Nintendo – what comes next?

To say Nintendo have had a stellar year is likely an understatement. Coming back from the disaster that was the Wii U, the Switch has catapulted Nintendo back into the limelight. Bolstered by strong sales and critical reception by their first party games, particularly Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey,…

Rainbow Six: Siege – The FPS Anomaly

For a game that’s nearly two years old, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege has not merely endured, but has thrived in a ‘first-person shooter’ (FPS) market traditionally dominated by Call of Duty, Battlefield, and Halo, among others. Of course, such franchises continue to overshadow Rainbow Six: Siege, but I would vehemently assert that this undervalued…