A Ford GT goes Head-to-Head with a cop in Rivals (image: EA)

Review: Need for Speed Rivals

January 13, 2014 • ReviewsComments (0)

Electronic Arts released their new title in the Need For Speed (NFS) franchise to much excitement late last year. Being a spiritual successor to the publisher’s Hot Pursuit title, Rivals takes on a similar racer vs cop mechanic to enthral gamers. But is it what players were hoping for, or does it serve as just ...

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Review: Microsoft’s Project Spark

January 6, 2014 • ReviewsComments (0)

While it was announced at last year’s E3 conference, Microsoft last week issued 10 000 beta keys to their world and game creator title Project Spark, and IT News Africa was lucky enough to receive one. The game allows users to creator their own...

The PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7-million units globally (image: Sony)

Review: Sony’s PlayStation 4

December 17, 2013 • ReviewsComments (0)

With the news that Sony’s latest console, the PlayStation 4, sold out in 24 hours in South Africa last week, it is easy to understand why the release has gamers chasing down new units. Sony took a bold step and completely redesigned almost every aspect...

Fujifilm's X-A1 (image: Fujifilm)

Review: Fujifilm X-A1

December 11, 2013 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments (0)

There are many digital cameras on the market, but Fujifilm is hoping to woo new users with its simple and easy-to-use entry-level interchangeable-lens camera. Sporting a 16M large APS-C CMOS sensor and EXR PROCESSOR II for rich tonal expression, all the...

A screenshot of XCOM: Enemy Within (image: 2K)

Review: XCOM – Enemy Within

November 29, 2013 • ReviewsComments (0)

The XCOM franchise has enthralled gamers since 1994 and while this year’s first-person shooter adaptation The Bureau: XCOM Declassified failed somewhat to gather traction among lovers of the franchise, 2012’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown has received rave...

Canon's EOS 700D camera (image: Canon)

Review: Canon EOS 700D

November 21, 2013 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments (0)

We have reviewed a number of Digital SLR cameras and while they come in all shapes and sizes, Japanese maker Canon just seems to do things right. Selecting a digital camera is almost as personal as the pictures that are taken with the device, and it really...

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Review: Call of Duty Ghosts

November 20, 2013 • ReviewsComments (0)

The entire Call of Duty franchise is one of the most successful in the gaming industry. So much so that it is almost a given that any new title will be well-received. Call of Duty Ghosts managed to make more than $1-billion in the first 24 hours of being on...

A screenshot from Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (image: Ubisoft)

Review: Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

November 11, 2013 • ReviewsComments (0)

The Assassin’s Creed franchise actually needs no introduction - it has been one of the most successful gaming enterprises in the last couple of years. The Series has taken gamers on a whirl-wind journey through different time periods in history in search...

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Review: FIFA 14

October 30, 2013 • ReviewsComments (0)

The FIFA franchise of football titles is probably the most well-known among sports gamers, and together with PES, arguably the longest-running. With that comes a wealth of knowledge and experience that developer EA Canada put to good use in the latest...

Most of the title seems to be a bit rushed in terms of development (image: Microsoft)

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows

October 10, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

Anybody who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will have a very good idea of who the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are. The crime-fighting, pizza-loving, sewer-dwelling turtles have been the inspiration for many teen birthday parties, and have, on the odd...