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Games: Another Day, Another Batch Of GTA V Screenshots

Posted in Game News, Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 24, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Yes, Rockstar seem intent on rolling out screenshot after screenshot after months of merry silence. And we lap it up like the dogs we are. This time it looks like we’re getting down to business.

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Games: New GTA V Pics Show Some Relaxing Leisure Activities

Posted in Game News, Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Rockstar, with these two updates in the space of a week, you are really spoiling us! Yup, just the other day we saw some of the vehicles we’ll be able to use in Grand Theft Auto Vtoday we’re getting a brief peek at the fun leisure activities we can get up to in Los Santos/San Andreas.

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Games: Three More Exciting GTA V Pics!

Posted in Game News, Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 21, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Okay, maybe not THAT exciting, but any look at Rockstar North’s is enough to drive the Internet into a frenzy. So what have the Housers got in store for us in the latest iteration of their multi-million selling franchise? Let’s take a look, shall we?

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Games: Two New GTA V Pics

Posted in Game News, Games with tags , , , , , , , on July 27, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

 

It’s been a long time since I’ve talked about games on The Shootening. A mixture of apathy and a lack of interesting titles has put paid to that. Still, if you flash up anything titled “Grand Theft Auto“, expect me to sit up boltright and take notice. It was WAY back in November when the trailer to Grand Theft Auto V was shown and I did my little breakdown and not a lot has been revealed since. Until now… Continue reading

Games: The GTA V Trailer Is Here!

Posted in Games, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Rockstar Games released their first trailer for Grand Theft Auto V today and, my oh my, is it looking special.

It seems Rockstar North have been working hard since GTA IV.  Continue reading

Games: Nightwing Launch Video For Arkham City DLC

Posted in Comics, Games, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , on October 27, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

We revealed his appearance in the game a few weeks ago, but here’s the official launch video from Rocksteady.

Grayson looks pretty kick-ass if you ask me. Continue reading

Games: Rockstar Announce Grand Theft Auto V

Posted in Games, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

We knew it was coming. We just had to be patient. Introduced with a simple update to the website, with little fuss and no fanfare from Rockstar themselves, Grand Theft Auto V is GO. Continue reading

LiveBlog: Batman: Arkham City

Posted in Game Review, Games, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 23, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

SPOILER WARNING. From here in out I’m going to be giving away story and plot points. If you intend on playing the game and want to remain spoiler-free, stop flipping reading, you idiots. For everyone else, welcome.

A little re-cap before we begin – Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to Rocksteady’s 2009 hit Batman: Arkham Asylum, in which you are tasked with stopping the nefarious Joker as he breaks free and takes over the institute for the criminally insane. Locked inside the asylum with The Joker and many other members of Batman’s colourful cast, you are the only thing that stands in their way of the total destruction of Gotham City.

Arkham Asylum is a brilliant game. Crafted with such care and attention to detail, it finally gave Batman, and superheroes, a videogame they could be proud of. It would of been my Game Of The Year, if not for a stellar Uncharted 2: Amongst Thieves. To say I was excited about Asylum’s follow-up, Arkham City, would be an understatement. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Games: Modern Warfare 3 New Strike Packages Video

Posted in Games, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

I’ve spent more time that is healthy playing Call Of Duty’s online deathmatches. Days. Weeks, even. I am not lying. And I don’t even like or enjoy it that much! Sigh. Anyway, what’s left of Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games have released a vid showing the new Assault, Support, and Specialist packages…

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Games: Uncharted 3 Launch Trailer Is SPECTACULAR

Posted in Games, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , on October 19, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Do you remember when you were a kid and you’d get all tingly with excitement at reading the latest preview of the must-have game that you really want for Christmas? That’s how I feel having just watched the launch trailer for Uncharted 3.

Thing is, I don’t have to wait. Come the 2nd November, it’ll be mine. Continue reading