Author Archives: Patrick Garratt
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 11:50 GMT
VG247′s Patrick Garratt and Dave Cook are joined by freelancer Rob Fahey to discuss a week in which the games media was forced to take a deep look at itself and the way it interacts with the publishing industry. Head below for VG247′s third newscast.
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 09:20 GMT
Developers are currently taking receipt of a new PlayStation 4 dev kit, VG247 has been told today, with a final version slated to appear in January. Yes, it’ll have Blu-ray. No, it isn’t being made in Japan.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 09:12 GMT
You can insert you own gag about the world ending again here. Halo 4′s reviews are now live. Get all the scores below the break.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 19:33 GMT
Scottish writer Robert Florence sparked a series of events that brought “games journalism” to its knees last week. Patrick Garratt says the time has come for an indelible line to be drawn between the industry and the media.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 06:45 BST
Pat and Dave catch up on the weekend’s news, talking through Black Ops 2′s season pass, 360 price-cutting in the US, the UK charts and plenty more.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 12:39 BST
Let’s try chatting on the internet again! Check out me, Brenna and Dave talking through this week’s news in the first of an informal series. Unsurprisingly, our current thoughts our primarily focused on Dishonored.
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 | 11:52 BST
It’s Dishonored Day. Head in to watch the full first mission of Arkane’s critical smash being played live by Sam Clay.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 14:23 BST
EG Expo head Rupert Loman yesterday followed PAX bosses in outright banning the use of booth babes at his event. E3 and gamescom must follow his lead on this offensive anachronism, says Patrick Garratt.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 19:39 BST
Eurogamer Expo has grown into Britain’s largest and most prestigious games event, with this year’s show being an indisputable knock-out. Patrick Garratt gives his impressions of the first two days.
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 | 12:22 BST
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 12:19 BST
Wii U was always going to get unwarranted flack among gamers for being a casual console. VG247′s Dave Cook plays the punishing ZombiU to find out why they’re dead wrong.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 21:24 BST
Nintendo has confirmed EU Wii U launch titles, as well as detailing those that will be available in the “launch window,” ending March 2013.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 17:05 BST
Bayonetta 2 is exclusive to Wii U, and will be published by Nintendo. Atsushi Inaba will be producing, with Hashimoto directing.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 17:14 BST
Wii U will launch on November 30 in the EU, Nintendo said today.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 14:54 BST
Medal of Honor: Warfighter’s dev boss talks to Patrick Garratt about tomahawks, the Battlefield 4 beta and taking FPS authenticity on a global mission against the bad guys.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 09:10 BST
If some are to be believed, Valve’s imminent Steam Big Picture beta is the company taking a pop at the console space. Patrick Garratt begs to differ.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 15:20 BST
NCsoft’s Cat Channon and seven other games trade bods cycled from gamescom to Brighton last month, covering over 500km. You can watch a PlayStation Access documentary of it below. The gruelling charity effort raised over £10,000 for GamesAid, leaving a broken, happy team on Brighton beach after three days in the saddle. You can donate here, if you haven’t already.
Sun, Sep 09, 2012 | 23:56 BST
Some WarZ footage popped out of PAX, showing the DayZ competitor looking a bit like a slower take on the whole survive-in-the-zombie-apocalypse-again thing. There’s little more to say. You walk round a wood trying not to die. If you haven’t completely, totally and utterly had enough of zombies at this point, you can look forward to an autumn launch.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 11:46 BST
MMO add-on Monster Hunter Frontier G has been announced for an April 2013 in Japan. According to Andriasang (via Joystiq), the add-on’s to feature 10 new monsters, more than 300 G-class weapons and armor sets, new skills and four new elementals. Further expansions also planned for autumn 2013 and spring 2014. The original Monster Hunter Frontier was released for 360 and PC in 2007.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 11:25 BST