Archive for Mike Lowe

Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat

Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat

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Battlecry isn't your typical multiplayer deathmatch title. There is no gunpowder and therefore no guns in this parallel universe, so instead the game is all bows, blades and massive brawls. This free-to-play world, which fades into graphic novel style... >>

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

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If Nintendo hadn't shown off Zelda for Wii U at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles then not only would we have cried buckets, but it would have been the final nail in the coffin for Nintendo's console. But the Japanese company stepped up to the plate... >>

Amiibo for Wii U, Nintendo's answer to Disney Infinity, announced at E3 2014

Amiibo for Wii U, Nintendo's answer to Disney Infinity, announced at E3 2014

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Nintendo isn't just about new software at this year's E3. Using its Nintendo E3 live stream Reggie Fils-Aime, the USA CEO, also unveiled Amiibo - the company's answer to Disney Infinity. Amiibo are physical characters that can connect via the Wii U Gamepad... >>

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End coming 2015 exclusively for PS4, watch the trailer right here

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End coming 2015 exclusively for PS4, watch the trailer right here

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It was introduced by Andrew House, Sony's president and CEO, as "one last title from one of the finest studios in the world" at the company's E3 media briefing in Los Angeles. It is, of course, the much talked about Uncharted 4. This outing going under... >>

GTA 5: Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC this autumn

GTA 5: Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC this autumn

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A long-standing rumour can finally be laid to rest: Grand Theft Auto 5 will be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this autumn. Next-gen is go, as announced at the Sony media briefing at this year's E3 expo. For players of the game on PlayStation... >>

Little Big Planet 3 for PS3 and PS4: Three new characters drive multiplayer focus

Little Big Planet 3 for PS3 and PS4: Three new characters drive multiplayer focus

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One of Sony's most loved franchises is due to make a return this Christmas. Little Big Planet is back for round three and this time it's the cooperative multiplayer action that sees the greatest boost. Our hero Sackboy returns, complete with new powers... >>

Sony PS4 available in white as part of exclusive Destiny bundle from 9 September

Sony PS4 available in white as part of exclusive Destiny bundle from 9 September

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You’ve seen it in black, now the PlayStation 4 will be shipping in white as part of an exclusive Destiny bundle. Revealed on stage by Sony’s Andrew House at the company’s E3 media conference in Los Angeles, the white PS4 will be available from 9... >>

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Seige unveiled at E3 2014, watch the gameplay trailer here

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Seige unveiled at E3 2014, watch the gameplay trailer here

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It's been six years since the last and Ubisoft has confirmed it: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Seige is an official next-gen title. Shown off in a live multi-player mission, the game's "protect the hostage" scenario that we saw took "capture the flag" to... >>

Ubisoft's The Crew available 11 November for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Ubisoft's The Crew available 11 November for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

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The Crew has got an official release date: its coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 11 November 2014. And if you can't wait that long then try your luck at getting access to the closed beta: registration begins 23 July (it's a dead link for the time being,... >>

Far Cry 4 first 5 minutes of play revealed in E3 trailer - and it looks awesome

Far Cry 4 first 5 minutes of play revealed in E3 trailer - and it looks awesome

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Ubisoft kicked off its E3 2014 media briefing with the first five minutes of Far Cry 4. And it looks like it could well be an absolute stormer. The trailer follows you attempting to cross the Himalayan border, but things quickly take a turn for the worse.... >>

Phantom Dust trailer shows Xbox One is all about revisiting the classics

Phantom Dust trailer shows Xbox One is all about revisiting the classics

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When the Xbox One was announced we saw Killer Instinct's revival in 2013. For 2014 now it's the turn of Phantom Dust, which was unveiled in a teaser trailer at the Xbox E3 media briefing in downtown Los Angeles. The same man behind the latest Killer Instinct,... >>

Crackdown 3 unveiled: Xbox One exclusive due in 2015

Crackdown 3 unveiled: Xbox One exclusive due in 2015

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It's official: Crackdown 3 will be coming to Xbox One in 2015. And it's an exclusive title for Microsoft's next-gen console. Unveiled at the Xbox E3 media briefing in Los Angeles, the trailer showed off the game's multi-coloured neon cityscape. Looks... >>

Watch the Ubisoft E3 2014 press conference right here: Assassin's Creed 5, The Division, The Crew and more

Watch the Ubisoft E3 2014 press conference right here: Assassin's Creed 5, The Division, The Crew and more

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It's E3 press conference day and that means one thing: lots of exciting new games. Ubisoft is one of the majors to deliver a press conference on Monday 9 June and you can watch it right here on Pocket-lint at 23:00 UK time (BST). Our American friends... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare E3 2014 trailer shows off futuristic first person shooter

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare E3 2014 trailer shows off futuristic first person shooter

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Xbox used Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare to kick off its E3 2014 media briefing. And boy did it start with a bang; the sound system made every bullet, bomb and bang rumble through the audience to add greater impact. But the thing that really strikes... >>

Xbox One’s road to success hangs on Halo 5. Can Master Chief put Microsoft in pole position?

Xbox One’s road to success hangs on Halo 5. Can Master Chief put Microsoft in pole position?

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All eyes were on Xbox at its E3 2014 press briefing to see what exclusive goodies it could come up with to secure the success of the Xbox One console. The answer? It all hangs on Halo. Throughout the briefing, which took place at The Galen Center in downtown... >>

Want to drive the Nurburgring in Forza 5? It’s available today, for free

Want to drive the Nurburgring in Forza 5? It’s available today, for free

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We're big fans of Forza and racing in general. So when it was announced that the classic Nürburgring will be made available for Forza Motorsport 5 we got rather excited. Dan Greenwalt of Turn 10 Studios took to the stage at the Xbox media briefing in... >>

Tomb Raider returns in 2015: Rise of the Tomb Raider introed at E3 2014

Tomb Raider returns in 2015: Rise of the Tomb Raider introed at E3 2014

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Tomb Raider was one of our favourite titles to arrive in 2013. And now we have another one to look forward to. Unveiled at the Xbox media briefing at this year's E3, Rise of the Tomb Raider will see Lara Croft arrive back at the end of 2015. Details are... >>

Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity gameplay trailer introduces collaborative multiplayer

Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity gameplay trailer introduces collaborative multiplayer

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At the E3 2014 Xbox media briefing, Vincent Pointbriant, senior producer at Ubisoft, announced that Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity will be the first title in the franchise to introduce collaborative multiplayer. Via Xbox Live it will be possible to join... >>

E3 2014: We're here in LA to bring you all the gaming coverage

E3 2014: We're here in LA to bring you all the gaming coverage

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It's E3 2014 time and Pocket-lint is on hand at the gaming expo in Los Angeles to bring you all the latest coverage. Following last year's release of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the 2014 show is all about Microsoft looking to get a step ahead of Sony... >>

Watch the Xbox E3 2014 press conference right here, Pocket-lint hosts official live stream

Watch the Xbox E3 2014 press conference right here, Pocket-lint hosts official live stream

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It's E3 gaming expo o'clock once again, and in the follow-up year to its Xbox One announcement Pocket-lint is on hand at the show in LA to bring you all the latest news and goodies. We're also proud to present the live feed of the Xbox E3 Media Briefing,... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V review
3.5 stars

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V review

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There is no shortage of 30x optical zoom compact cameras on the market in 2014, with the Sony Cyber-shot HX60V slotting neatly into the company's compact lineup. If you're looking for a zoom to cater for wide-angle group shots and those far-and-away subjects... >>

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 June

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 June

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The week started with a bang with Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference unveiling new OS X Yosemite and the anticipated mobile iOS 8 update. We were at the conference to soak it all up and, being the masters of being in many places at once, we also bring... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ review
4.0 stars

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ review

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The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ is no ordinary tablet. Just once glance at the cylindrical bulge to its side edge, which doubles as a built-in flip-stand, confirms that. Now in its second-generation configuration, it seems Lenovo has been listening to criticism... >>

Apple Family Sharing new to iOS 8: Access purchases and share content among the whole family

Apple Family Sharing new to iOS 8: Access purchases and share content among the whole family

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One of the main themes to come out of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014 is that Apple is opening up cross-device sharing. Family Sharing is part of the forthcoming iOS 8 iPhone and iPad operating system update and will give families of up to... >>

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

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With this year's E3 expo just around the corner, last year's big game announcements are beginning to trickle out as full releases. Watch Dogs is this summer's biggest anticipation, but is it really as good as we all hoped it would be? We bring our verdict.... >>