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PSA: Looking back and moving forward

10th December 2016 | | One Comment

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 … Read More

PSA: We’re now on OpenCritic!

17th August 2016 |

While websites such as this one tend to have a small but loyal audience, the truth is that our coverage (usually) never makes as big an impact as that produced by established, network-backed websites. Despite this, Digital Outburst has been … Read More

Cultural Victory | Why I’m finally excited for Civilization VI

14th July 2016 |

I have been trying to keep my excitement for Civilization VI in check ever since its announcement back in May. The struggle has been monumental, though. There is after all the running joke that the even-numbered entries are always … Read More

Going mobile | The rise of quality smartphone gaming

8th July 2016 |

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 … Read More

The joys of Rocket League Hoops & evergreen gameplay

10th May 2016 | | 4 Comments

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 … Read More

How developers could learn from Persona 5’s effortless style

6th May 2016 |

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, … Read More

Why the Dark Souls III launch trailer has me prepared to die (again)

23rd March 2016 |

Despite the relentless horrors its inflicts, the merciless enemies, and the unapologetic ability to leave me crying on the floor, the Dark Souls series is one I cherish. It wasn’t always this way, though. It took me three attempts to … Read More

Dawn of War 2: Retribution Necro Overlord DLC – News that’s great, or 5 years too late?

2nd March 2016 |

Sunday saw our usual 4-man gaming team a man down due to social commitments (grrrr IRL [SORRY I WAS WATCHING DEADPOOL, GEORGE – Ed] ). After fifteen minutes of arguing about games to download, update or play, I persuaded the … Read More

Omikron: The Nomad Soul is currently free, and you should definitely get it

16th January 2016 |

The death of David Bowie left the world in mourning at the start of the week. Regardless of what you thought of his musical stylings, it’s hard to ignore the impact he had across the entire spectrum of entertainment mediums. … Read More

New year, new horizons

1st January 2016 |

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 … Read More