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Payday 2 Crimewave Edition (3)

Review: Payday 2 – Crimewave Edition

July 3, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Payday 2 – Crimewave Edition

The original Payday 2 was launched on the Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3 in August 2013; however, developer Overkill Software and publisher 505 Games have finally brought Payday 2 to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the form of the Crimewave Edition. While Payday 2: Crimewave Edition is every bit as addictive as the [&hellip...

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BlackBerry Leap Review

Review: BlackBerry Leap

July 2, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry has launched its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Leap, in Nigeria and South Africa. However, does the latest device from BlackBerry stand out in a crowd, or is it just another generic smartphone? Taking a closer look at the specs of the...

Farming Simulator 2015 review

Review: Farming Simulator 2015

June 23, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Farming Simulator 2015

Most console titles tend to focus on modern warfare, tactical espionage, or a mix of the two; however, there are few titles on the market that focus on farming and agriculture. To change this, developer Giants Software and publisher Focus Home Interactive...

The Witcher 3 Review

Review: The Witcher 3 – Wild Hunt

June 4, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: The Witcher 3 – Wild Hunt

To say that the Witcher 3 is a typical Role-Playing-Game (RPG) is an understatement. The Witcher 3 is a genre re-defining game that has changed the expectations of gamers for years to come. For those who have never experienced a Witcher title, now is the time...

Mobicel Air Review

Review: Mobicel Air Smartphone

May 7, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Mobicel Air Smartphone

Africa has seen quite a few low to mid-range smartphones hit the market recently. The latest device to land in Africa is the Mobicel Air. Retailing for a recommended retail price (RRP) of R3500 (USD $289, according to current exchange rate), the Mobicel Air...

Mortal Kombat X review

Review: Mortal Kombat X

April 22, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat has changed quite a bit over the past few years. The original title graced the traditional arcade; however, the franchise slowly moved away from the arcade and took a much larger step into the living rooms of console and PC gamers. From the...

HTC One M9 Review

Review: HTC One M9

April 20, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: HTC One M9

Back in July 2014, IT News Africa reviewed the HTC One M8. The device scored rather high during the review process. Fast forward to 2015, and we have now set our sights the latest smartphone offering from HTC – the HTC One M9. Much like the HTC One M8,...

borderlands the handsome collection

Review: Borderlands – The Handsome Collection

April 12, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Borderlands – The Handsome Collection

The Borderlands series is possibly one of the most colourful, crazy and hilarious game series to grace the First-Person Shooter genre. Since it inception in 2009, it’s spawned three titles which have provided gamers with hours of fun, humour and fast-paced...

bloodborne review

Review: Bloodborne

April 2, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Bloodborne

Back in good old days there were quite a few titles that offered up a massive challenge. Looking back at some of the most difficult retro games out there… Abe’s Oddysee, Ghouls and Ghosts, Contra, and Green Beret were by far some of the most...

Battlefield Hardline Review

Review: Battlefield Hardline

March 25, 2015 • ReviewsComments (1)

The Battlefield franchise has never entirely swayed away from its traditional roots. Most of the titles have been developed by Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment (DICE), and essentially have had a military focused theme – which goes along the...

New 3DS XL Review

Review: New Nintendo 3DS XL

March 10, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: New Nintendo 3DS XL

Since launch in 2011, the Nintendo 3DS has evolved quite a bit. The device has seen several redesigns, as well as the introduction of the Nintendo 2DS. However, Nintendo has not stopped there. Just recently, Nintendo launched its latest handheld gaming...

Acer Iconia Tab 8

Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

March 9, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

During the course of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa decided to put the Acer Iconia Tab 8 to the test. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 comes standard with a 4 Core 1.8GHz Intel processor, 1GB RAM, and up to 16GB of internal storage space. The storage...

Saints Row IV Gat out of Hell

Review: Saints Row IV Re-Elected

February 26, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Saints Row IV Re-Elected

The Saints Row series has mostly attempted a more humorous, light-hearted offering when compared to other open-world games, such as Grand Theft Auto. Saints Row IV is no different and looks to take the humour one step further. Initially released in 2013, the...

The Order 1886 Review

Review: The Order 1886 – QTE Fest

February 25, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: The Order 1886 – QTE Fest

Developer Ready at Dawn has finally released The Order: 1886. The title comes in as an exclusive on the PlayStation 4 console, and was officially launched on 20 February, 2015. While this was a title that I have been looking forward to for quite some time...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro review

Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro – Tablet Meets Projector

February 16, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments (4)

Tablets devices have come a long way over the past few years. We have seen the release of waterproof tablets, as well as the release of tablet devices that are aimed at the mobile workforce. However, Lenovo has taken the core concept of the tablet device and...

Evolve Review

Review: Evolve

February 13, 2015 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Evolve

Before the launch of Evolve, I have had quite a bit of hands-on time with this title. This includes testing out the Alpha, Beta, and Technical tests as well as playing and experiencing code at various trade shows. With the Alpha and Beta out the way, Evolve...