Author Archives: Stace Harman
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 02:33 GMT
Ahead of the worldwide release of Xbox One this week, Stace Harman speaks to the developers of an array of the console’s exclusive titles to find out what it means to be there from the very start of the next-gen party.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 | 18:58 GMT
Will you live the life of a straight-laced cop or thrill-seeking racer? Need for Speed: Rivals offers you both and asks only that drive fast, play nice with others and don’t take yourself too seriously.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 05:57 GMT
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds suggests that some things should be left untouched. Stace Harman gives his impressions on Nintendo’s latest in his full write-up.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 14:02 GMT
Ahead of the launch of PS4 in North America on Friday, Stace Harman visits Sony’s UK HQ to poke at a handful of launch titles and zip around PS4’s shiny new UI.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 11:02 GMT
Xbox One will land in a mere matter of weeks, and Microsoft has hosted a showcase event in London featuring an eclectic mix of software titles. Stace Harman went along to see how the next gen is shaping up.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 14:00 BST
Need For Speed: Rivals is hoping to capture the thrill of the chase and the buzz of illicit street racing. Stace Harman goes along for the ride and speaks to creative director Craig Sullivan.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 | 08:09 BST
The last time Stace Harman visited Square Enix to see Thief he had an issue with its doors; after a more recent hands-on session he has a different axe to grind.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 14:52 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts’ twitch reflex world tests Stace Harman as he braves multiplayer to learn about squads, assault packages and Riley the dog’s penchant for mauling baddies.
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 | 09:05 BST
Stace Harman attempts to wrap his head around Assassin’s Creed 4’s modern day meta-game and takes to the open sea in search of a fresh start.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 14:51 BST
Stace Harman drops in on Ubisoft’s Digital Day to separate the bold from the beautiful and the promising from the pointless.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 08:02 BST
Stace Harman talks to Sucker Punch’s Nate Fox about the choices and consequences of its Sony-exclusive inFamous franchise and finds out whether or not great power comes a great deal of fun.
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 | 02:04 BST
Stace Harman runs his hands over Nintendo’s new 2DS and finds it both curiously attractive and slightly illogical. Detailed impressions inside.
Mon, Sep 02, 2013 | 13:58 BST
BioWare is drawing on lessons learned from Dragon Age: Origins and the much-maligned-but-actually-quite-good Dragon Age 2 to create Dragon Age: Inquisition, Stace Harman takes a look at this huge RPG to find out more.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 09:46 BST
Jolly good sport Stace Harman spends several hours being hunted through the British countryside in the alpha build of Big Robot’s tweedpunk stealth and survival title.
Thu, Aug 01, 2013 | 21:34 BST
Stace Harman explores the lengths that the AI of Total War: Rome 2 will go to in order to crush you and speaks to The Creative Assembly’s James Russell and Pawel Wojs.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 00:09 BST
Stace Harman dons his oversized armour and hunkers down to roll his virtual D6 dice as he takes a look at Full Control’s upcoming take on a classic table-top sci-fi adventure.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 15:00 BST
The Last of Us stands as the culmination of the developer Naughty Dog’s journey from the creator of Sony’s erstwhile bandicoot mascot to a master of interactive story-telling. You really should play it.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 16:54 BST
Wolfenstein: The New Order is the latest instalment to id Software’s iconic shooter legacy. Stace Harman plays Machine Games’ next-gen blaster and speaks with the team about its oppressive new regime.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:36 BST
Is that a Halo in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me? Stace Harman takes a first look at Halo: Spartan Assault as the series makes a long overdue return to PC. Sort of.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 15:06 BST
The Evil Within creator Shinji Mikami is back with a new studio and a horror-filled nightmare to remind us all how to feel afraid once more. Stace Harman checks out the game and reports from hell.