PSA: Looking back and moving forward

So an unexpected turn of events last week – when one of my hard drives decided to cease its existence – threw a rather large spanner in the works. Without any of my templates (because SOMEONE forgot to create a backup… ugh) I’ve been forced to build everything up from scratch, which as you might […]

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PSA: We’re now on OpenCritic!

Ever since Digital Outburst became my main outlet for coverage I’ve been incredibly fortunate to continue working with developers, publishers and PR companies. It’s thanks to them recognising the quality of the content, and the website’s small but loyal audience. While I’m incredibly proud of the progress DO has made since the start of the […]

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Going mobile | The rise of quality smartphone gaming

I’ve done my best to keep my distance from the mobile gaming market for a number of years. After all, with handhelds like the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita in my possession I didn’t need to think about smaller and mechanically simpler games, right? Persona 4 Golden and Fire Emblem were all I needed, […]

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The joys of Rocket League Hoops & evergreen gameplay

My love for Rocket League has been well documented. Ever since I started playing last year it has been my go-to quick-play multiplayer title, all thanks to its evergreen gameplay and spectacular presentation. It doesn’t matter that I’m not the best at aerial play (although I’m getting better) or that I sometimes hilariously overshoot the […]

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How developers could learn from Persona 5’s effortless style

I learned three things from yesterday’s Persona 5 livestream. Firstly, gamers will enthusiastically type “WAIFU” when given any opportunity to do so. Secondly, I’m often at a loss as to what on earth is going on with Japanese mascots. Thirdly, the user interface of the Persona series has always been excellent, but what was shown […]

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New year, new horizons

So here we are – it’s 2016 and winds of change are in the air. As some of you may be aware, I have been working for a gaming website called Dealspwn for the past five years. It’s been an amazing experience that has allowed me to work with some fantastic people, meet many of […]

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