Author: Adam O'Connell


Well guys i’m sure you all know by now (if not………..seriously?) Final Fantasy 7 is getting a full, super awesome, bombastic, fan-bleeding-tastic, limousine riding, jet flying (WOO), record setting, leaves nerds sweating, Playstation 4 remake! Revealed to the world at E3 2015 people have been savagely waiting for a release date, but more importantly what can they expect? Short gameplay and cinematic clips have gave us all an insight and thats great but how about the grand scheme of things? Well here’s 5 things that we at the Game Hype office (there is no Game Hype office) can’t wait...

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Review – Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix

Y’ALL GOT 50GB TO SPARE? You gotta hand it to the guys at Square Enix; they know how to keep a guy waiting for over a decade and still keep him yearning. Kingdom Hearts 2 was released in Europe in 2006 and since then Kingdom Hearts 3 has become somewhat of the ‘Chinese Democracy’ of the video game world, when will it drop!!? How far along are they? Will it meet expectations? (It will). But in the mean time between knocking it out of the park with Deus Ex, Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix have kept...

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Review – Yooka-Laylee

FORMER RARE EMPLOYEES KICK IT INTO GEAR WITH KICKSTARTER FUNDED RELEASE!   Who remembers the glory days of the Nintendo 64? From 1996 this classic console shipped over 32 million units worldwide until it’s continuation in 2003 and in those seven years it boasted a library of games that are held in the highest of regards even to this day! And when you talk about the N64 it’s hard to not mention Rareware. This Leicestershire based development company are responsible for some of the best games of all time and I’m not talking about just on the Nintendo. These include...

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Retro Reminiscence – Final Fantasy VIII

ALL WE ARE SAYING, IS GIVE SEED A CHANCE! I have loved the Final Fantasy series since Final Fantasy 7 hit the scene when I was a lad of 8. By then my gaming knowledge consisted of playing Sonic the Hedgehog and Tomb Raider obsessively but when I saw the first TV ad for the game (that’s how we got our reveals back then guys) I had never seen such a spectacle before. It was grand. It was beautiful. It looked massive – So when it came time for me to finally play it at my cousin’s house, I...

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Five Times Gaming Scared Me Out My Breeches!

Something I’ve always found weird about the human psyche is that when it comes to TV, movies, video games, books etc we love the thrill of being scared even though its mental punishment we take some kind of pleasure in it. As I’ve said in recent articles the horror genre in the world of video games has been on the up insanely lately. With more innovative gameplay ideas and VR headsets creating a more immersive experience for gamers, developers are doing a great job of turning out hair grey (that’s my excuse anyway). All this recently has got me...

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