Latest News From All the latest news about new flash games released on as well as a few other bit of news and videos from the world of console and PC games en-uk 17 Team17 games for 12 dollars Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming This weeks Humble Bundle Charity giveaway bonanza is for 17, yes thats 17, Team17 games for $12!!!


This includes:

- Alien Breed Trilogy

- Worms

- Worms Armagedon

- Worms Clan Wars 4 Pack

- Worms Crazy Golf

- Worms Revolution Gold

- Worm Reloaded

- Flockers

- Schrodingers Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark

- Light

- LA Cops

- Beyond Eyes


Money goes to charity and pary to the developers. You can even choose how to split the money using sliders.

If you dont have $12, you can pay what you want, lets say $1, but will only get 7 of these.


You can even GIFT it to a friend, an ideal Christmas present!


We got our and did our bit for charity, so why not grab a bargin and head over to

Play Rainbow6 Siege Free Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Rainbow Six Open Beta will launch tomorrow on the 25th November!
The open beta is already available to closed beta test users, but the masses will be able to test it too from tomorrow.


It really seems like a limited Demo to be honest, really showcasing the game to people to think about buying while gaining some useful feedback from the community.
Everyone is a winner in our books!


Idris Elba features in a new promotional video too, so don't forget to check that out below.


We have also found that the spec needed on PC are not as high as some people are stating.

In fact we managed to run it on lower specs than the 'minimum required' was set to.

Don't expect it to run well mind!


We had great fun playing this next installment, but only time will tell if you guys do too.


The open beta will feature:



Pre-load Rainbow 6 today, play tomorrow:

Assassins Creed Movie Photos Fri, 6 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming A new image from the set of assassins creed movie has been released. It gives us a glimpse of the level of quality the production of the film has. That's a mighty nice sword, but who's the face on the handle representing?


Joseph Formosa Randon, Assassin's Creed movie's location manager updates us all on the film's production location:

"[Of] the entire Malta far the most complex [location] were the various areas within Valletta," Randon revealed in an interview recently. "I don't know if you know Malta, but Valletta is the capital, very busy with businesses, lots of residents, narrow streets, limited parking, all the usual fun stuff. We more or less took over, closing main streets for a couple of weeks, and transformed it all into 15th Century Seville."


The plot follows character Desmond Miles, an ordinary bartender who is a descendant of prominent assassin's from the Knights Templar period. Though raised as an assassin, he abandons his family to lead a normal life. He is then captured by Abestergo Industries, a modern-day Knights Templar, and forced to go back to his "ancestral memories" and alter history.


The cast includes Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises), Michael K. Williams (Boardwalk Empire), Brendan Gleeson (Edge of Tomorrow) and French actress Ariane Labed (Fidelio: Alice's Journey).

The movie is directed by Justin Kurzel (Macbeth) from a screenplay by Bill Collage and Adam Cooper.


Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed movie is to be released in cinemas on December 21, 2016.

We can't wait to see it!

Tekken 7 announced for PS4 Wed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming The long awaited Tekken 7 has been announced for PS4.


Tekken 7 continues to be developed by the Tekken Team at Bandai Namco Entertainment, built for the first time with the Unreal 4 engine.


It will feature even more highly detailed characters and graphics, along with immersive and dynamic environments. 


Can you believe it's been 20 years since the original Tekken? Well it is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the latest chapter in the historic series. Continue the fight amongst the Mishima clan and its newest member: Kazumi Mishima. What secrets will be revealed within the Mishima clan? The epic conclusion will unfold in Tekken 7!

PES2016 Released Today Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Its the day we have all been waiting for!
Konami release PES2016 today.

Konami promise this to be the best version yet, celebrating 20 years of the game, can you believe it.

Have you got your Day One Edition?

Mariah Carey In Game Of War video Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Mariah Carey features in a new video for the massive Game Of War iOS game.


A rather comical video where the struggling army calls for a "hero" to assist them, featuring Mariah's Hero song, and Mariah her self comes to their aid in full battle gear!


Check out the video here

Rainbow6 Siege Free Beta Access Keys Thu, 10 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming With Rainbox6 Siege delayed until the 1st December, Ubisoft have released a rather neat way to get hold of a free Beta access code so you can get playing sooner!


Yes you heard it, you can get a FREE beta code for the game.


All you have to do is play a small interactive video, choosing a course of action at strategic points to seal your victory (or doom!).


There are 5 levels to complete, each with nice in game footage of an actual siege scenario.

Pick the right tactical choices by clicking an option within 5 seconds, then watch the next part of the drama unfold.

A bad choice will lead to mission failure.


Read on my frends, read on for how to get this key...





It's quite a clever marketing tactic from Ubisoft to be honest, works really well.


One of our personal favourite maps from the R6 games "Rouge Spear's 747 Plane level seems to have had an influence on the new game, along with some hints for a level much like Raven Shield's Villa, we can't wait to try those. Brings back some good memories!



So go on, grab your beta key now before it's too late:


Sector 53 in development Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Today we announce a new game hollettgaming is developing called sector 53. It's in the very early stages so we don't have much to show yet, but checkout the screenshot for a glimpse of what's to come. We are currently working on the core gameplay at the moment rather than graphics and other interface elements.


The game will be based around mining asteroids in a hostile sector of space known as sector 53. Packed with ore rich asteroids, it's a cut throat sector of space where competition for resources is fearce. Mine asteroids, build defences and send out missiles and ships to destroy your ememies. 


Loosely based on an old Amiga game called K240, we want to bring back the fun of the original, but in our own hollettgaming style.


Check back here for future updates and follow us on Twitter or Facebook to keep in the loop!

Mafia 3 trailer video Wed, 5 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming So 2k games have released a teaser trailer that gives some announcements about the game.


So it looks like it will based in the 60s to 70s, not the 80s as we originally thought.

Prepare also for a brutal ending to the trailer!


We won't spoil the rest, check out the video here:

Mafia III Game Worldwide Reveal Announced Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming It's now more of a matter of "when" than "if" for Mafia 3.


2K games released a teaser picture in twitter announcing the game reveal, featuring what appears to be some gangsters in a swamp area, with crocs and some maybe 80-90s cars in the back ground.

This might be a teaser into the next installment of the francise, set some time after the 2nd game by the looks of things. The logo seems to have had a slightly modern twist added too.


Take-Two, the parent company of 2K games, registered a number of domains related to Mafia 3 aswell, including,,, and


Not only that but voice actor Rick Pasqualone, who played Mafia II protagonist Vito Scaletta in the 2010 game, also teased on Twitter that a new Mafia game may be announced soon, stating:

"Might have some Mafia news very soon"


So now we can all put aside our doubts and put the 5th August in your diary!

That's the day that 2K have announced as the World Wide Game Announcement Trailer will be released for the upcoming Mafia III game.


So keep your eye open for 2K's update on 5/8/15 at 1PM BST!!

MegaWars goes on pre-sale Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Megawars have reached a new milestone in its development cycle, pre-sales are now open!


This marks the next step in the development of the remake, pushing it forward to a more releasable state.

Money raised from the pre-sales will go into paying the development team to work full time now instead of in their spare time!

They will also be able to advance development faster and have more focus on improving the games design and graphical elements. 


Pre-sales sign ups will also get additional bonuses with different level packages offering things like life time subscription and even naming areas of space that will feature in the game. You can even get your name in the credits!


But hurry, these are one time offers at discounted rates and won't be available after pre-sales closes!

Grab your pre-sales bonus now:


NASA spacecraft uses Playstation CPU Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming It may sound a little crazy, but NASA's New Horizons space probe uses the good old Sony Playstation ones CPU for the core brain of the probes processing power!


Why you might ask? Well NASA chooses to use well tried and tested components with high reliability due to the nature of space exploration. So rather than use something that hasn't got a track record, they will use such a CPU to endure those tricky years in space.


Why not use something more powerful? It's simple, it doesn't need to be, after all it doesn't need to run intensive 3d games!

The power of the Playstation CPU is more than enough for its needs and helps keep energy usage low, what's more have you ever had a PS1 crash on you? Probably not many times in the grand scheme of things if at all. There's also plenty of them still working today if it's not in the loft gathering dust!


Reliability is key, glad they didn't use an Xbox 360 with a potential red ring of death!

Play Total War Games for Free This Weekend Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming This month marks the 15-year anniversary of The Creative Assembly's Total War strategy series, and to celebrate, the company is doing several things. This includes re-releasing the oldest games in the series on Steam, discounting most of the franchise, and allowing six games to be played for free this weekend.


The list includes:

Total War: Attila

Total War: Rome II

Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

Empire: Total War

Napoleon: Total War

Medieval II: Total War

MegaWars Is Listening To The Community Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming MegaWars is listening to the community of fans already!


During our interview with developers Crimson Leaf, a suggestion from HollettGaming has already gone into the alpha development phase of the game, before it's even got to the beta release.

This is great news for the fans of the game, showing how input and suggestions can help shape the future of the product if it benefits others playing it too.


When we caught up with Matt and David again this week, here's what they had to say about it:

"The entire MegaWars team is developing this game with the players as our core focus. We are an independent studio full of gamers who know that the success of this game depends solely on our community. If the players want it, we will do everything in our power to make it happen."


"During our discussion with Ford and the HollettGaming team, we got a great suggestion to incorporate a 'Spectator Mode' into MegaWars. We are happy to make that addition and know that it will add a great benefit to all players."


It's evident this game is going to be community focused, with a real chance your suggestions can get into the final version.

Matt goes on to explain:

"This game is 15% combat, 35% resource management and 50% social. With that in mind, the MegaWars player base is an integral part of the game. We are developing for the players."


In fact, there is no doubt this game will continue to develop way after launch with the help of the players, much like the original effort into the web based version they recreated.

"It's simple - you wanted it, it makes the game better, Let's do it!... Even after release, we will continue to make adjustments to the game that the players want."


Check out the video showing some of the suggestions from players that have been updated in the alpha stages.

If you want to be part of this evolution of MegaWars, get on the beta program by signing up for free here:

Rainbow Six Siege is coming in 2015 Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Rainbow Six Siege is an exciting, new approach to the first-person shooter experience that puts tactical combat and masterful destruction at the center of the action.

Lead your team of unique, counter-terrorist Rainbow operators through tense and thrilling combat scenarios, and achieve victory through smart preparation and strategic improvisation.


Rainbow Six Siege will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 and PC on October 13 2015.


Pre-order now to guarantee access to the beta >>


In the mean time, checkout the latest video below!

MegaWars Remake Coming Soon Sat, 9 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming We caught up with David Baity (Chief Technical Officer) and Matt Parisi (Chief Executive Officer) of Crimson Leaf LLP, heading up the remake of an old classic "Mega Wars".
For those of you unfamiliar with the original Mega Wars, it was a space war game in the 80s and 90s, text based and could be played over the internet.


David played some of the very first wars back in 1984. Back in those days, it was also rather expensive to play.
After the closure of the game servers in 1999, David had grown a great passion for the game and didn't want it to end.
David wanted to bring back the game and make it "more accessible and cheaper for fans" like himself to play.
This inspired him to learn how to code such a game.


In 2009, David started to rebuild the game in HTML, with the help of other fans of the original.
While following the same gameplay mechanics, the entire game was recoded from scratch and was even based on the original manual, allowing the fans to play once again and help tune the game to the communities liking.
Still predominantly browser based with text and images only, it was time to stepup the game to a new level, to entice an entirely new fan base.


The new Mega Wars game is now in development in full 3D glory, based on the Unity Engine.
Gameplay keeps as close to the original as possible, but with notable enhancements of course with modern day technology on hand.

The main unique thing about Mega Wars is the way the "wars" work.
A war or multiple wars in the Mega Wars universe last 30 real days. During this time you can play as much or a little as you like and help your team of other players take over planets and conquer the enemy team.
Scoring is done both individually and as a team, to determine the winners and the end of the war, before a new war begins.
Once a war is over, the game is all reset for the next war. You can't take anything with you from the last game and tehre is no level up system.
This keeps players on equal grounds with each other, even new players, though a skilled veteran of the game would have the upper hand.
It is all about skill and strategy.


There are also other game modes outside of the 30 day wars.
Academy mode allows players to go play on their own with no need for other players around, a single player mode if you like.
5 v 5 team mode is a faster play option, lasting just an hour or so, rather than a full on 30 day war.
Other game modes will be available too.


Currently in Alpha stages and under going internal review, a Kickstarter launch starts in July.
Once the Kickstarter ends, August will see the release to Beta which is where things will get interesting as players can play the game straight away while the game continues to be developed.


Official game release out of Beta is looking to be the end of the year, targeted at PC, Mac and Linux initially.
At release this year for desktop, there will be an app too for mobile phones, to allow alerts for the game and some planet management, but not a full scale game.
When asked about the possibility of a full mobile version, David and Matt were keen to point out that if the community wanted it, it certainly would be considered:
"We are an indie shop, and if the community wants that then we'll make sure we get it for them..." says Matt


There are plans for release on Playstation and Xbox later next year should things all go to plan.


This is effectively a game made by the fans, for the fans with a great amount of passion and community input.
It should be without doubt a real "blast"!

Look out for more news on this and don't forget to check out their website here for more information:

Dead Island 2 Delayed until 2016 Mon, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming The developer Deep Silver has announced the delay of the next Dead Island game (Dead Island 2) until 2016.

Originally set for a 2015 launch, they have decided to hold off in order to "realize its full potential".


The developers have every intention of making this the best release in the franchise so far, adding:


"We have always set ourselves a big goal for Dead Island 2: to create the sequel that takes Dead Island to the next level. A game that takes what our fans tell us they love about Dead Island--multiple different characters to play with, co-op, and turning a paradise setting into a zombie slaughter melee--and a game that adds a ton more content and combat options on top of that,"


"And we wanted to have all of that that done for release in spring 2015. We have been looking at the game long and hard, and we have decided we didn't reach that goal we set out to achieve quite yet. This is why we have decided to delay Dead Island 2 to 2016."


"Right now we are focusing purely on development, and we will have more info to share at a later stage. We know that our fans will be disappointed by this news, but by giving Dead Island 2 more time we are confident that everyone will get a better game to play as a result."


So in honesty, it looks like a good thing for the game, while it might be a bad thing for the zombie lovers out there having to wait that bit longer!

Assassins Creed film starts production September 2015 Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming According to reports, Hollywood star Michael Fassbender, who most recently played the role of Magneto in the X-Men series, has confirmed that the Assassin's Creed film version of Ubisoft's very popular franchise will begin production officially this September.


"You say it's a long time but what I've found–it's all new to me but starting to develop scripts and work on them, they take time," says Fassbender.


"It just takes time to get a good story together and we really want to do it right. It's exciting. It's going to start this year, we'll be filming in September."


Moreover, when asked about the games and time periods the first movie will be based on, he stated:

"That's always the challenge of something that's so dense, to really find something and pare it down and basically, there are so many elements to it, so trying to translate that to an audience, you have to pick key things. So yes, that is part of it, getting through the density of it and paring down and engaging a simple story."


The problem with such films of popular games is they tend to be a bit of a let down and don't really add up to the gamers expectations.

Whatever time period thery choose, let's hope the story line is as in-depth as the games themselves and ensure the film does the game justice.

Watch Dogs 2 Leaked Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming  

Rumour has it that Ubisoft is in development of Watch Dogs 2.

This may or may not be true, though the news comes from an employee of Ubisoft claiming to have worked on various titles such Watchdogs and Watchdogs 2.


This comes from the LinkedIn profile of one Julien Risse, a senior gameplay designer at Ubisoft, whose credits include Watch Dogs, the Bad Blood DLC, and - this is the important bit - Watch Dogs 2.

Risse has since updated his profile to remove the Watch Dogs 2 reference.


It wouldn't be a surprise for this to be true, the first game was well received. Ubisoft has yet to comment.

Fightback - Free iOS Game Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Fightback is a streets of rage style fighting game with many levels to challenge you and build up your characters skills. Swipe to fight action has never been so much fun. There is also an open ended street fight mode where the levels just keep getting harder, so you can see how long you can last. The game also features some fun weapons including shotguns and machine guns. This is a great game made with Unity, in all its 3D glory. Grab it for iOS now!

Humble Bundle - 13 games for 5 dollars Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming An origin story where you're the superhero


Thanks to Electronic Arts and Origin forgoing profits from this bundle, all of the proceeds that would ordinarily go to them are instead going to charity. This means you can help out some amazing charities by simply buying games! Pay what you want for Dragon Age™: Origins, Peggle™, Dead Space™ 2, Command & Conquer™ Generals + Zero Hour, and Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ War Chest.


That's 5 games for whatever amount you choose to pay!


Pay more than the average to get all of that plus Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare, Dragon Age™ II, Bejeweled™ 3, Mass Effect™ 2, Wing Commander 3™: Heart of the Tiger, Wing Commander™ IV: The Price of Freedom, SimCity 2000™ Special Edition, and Ultima VII The Complete Edition.


So you could own 13 games for little over $5 and help charity!


Pay what you want

At retail, these games add up to $155, but at Humble Bundle, you pay what you want!


Support charity, buy the bundle now:

Halo: Spartan Strike released today! Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Finally after much delay, Halo Spartan Strike is released today. The halo mini game is out on iOS and PC.

Set in the halo 2 period, is a top down twin stick shooter.

Check out the video:

Battlefield Hardline remains UK number 1 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Battlefield Hardline holds the top spot on the UK games chart for the fourth week running, but is it any good?


Some people are suggesting it's only up there due to a lack of decent new releases. This is further backed by the other top games such a gtav and Fifa, old games still in the charts.

Time for something new we think!

GTAV for PC released today! Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Grand Theft Auto V is now available for PC at retail stores and via digital download.

Grand Theft Auto V for PC offers players the option to explore the massive world of Los Santos and Blaine County in resolutions of up to 4k and beyond, as well as the chance to experience the game running at 60 frames per second
GTAV for PC offers players a huge range of PC-specific customization options, including over 25 separate configurable settings for texture quality, shaders, tessellation, anti-aliasing and more, as well as extensive support and customization for mouse and keyboard controls. Additional options include a population density slider to control car and pedestrian traffic, as well as dual and triple monitor support, 3D compatibility, and plug-and-play controller support.  
Grand Theft Auto V for PC also includes Grand Theft Auto Online, with support for 30 players and two spectators. Grand Theft Auto Online for PC includes all existing gameplay upgrades and Rockstar-created content released since the launch of Grand Theft Auto Online, including the recently released Heists and Adversary Modes available on day one.
Grand Theft Auto V for PC also brings the debut of the Rockstar Editor, a powerful suite of creative tools to quickly and easily capture, edit and share game footage from within Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. The Rockstar Editor’s Director Mode allows players the ability to stage their own scenes using prominent story characters, pedestrians, and even animals to bring their vision to life. Along with advanced camera manipulation and editing effects including fast and slow motion, and an array of camera filters, players can add their own music using songs from GTAV radio stations, or dynamically control the intensity of the game’s score. Completed videos can be uploaded directly from the Rockstar Editor to YouTube or the Rockstar Games Social Club for easy sharing.  
Soundtrack artists The Alchemist and Oh No return as hosts of the new radio station, The Lab FM. The station features new and exclusive music from the production duo based on and inspired by the game’s original soundtrack. Collaborating guest artists include Earl Sweatshirt, Freddie Gibbs, Little Dragon, Killer Mike, Sam Herring from Future Islands, and more. Players can also discover Los Santos and Blaine County while enjoying their own music through Self Radio, a new radio station that will host player-created custom soundtracks.
Existing players can transfer their Grand Theft Auto Online characters and progression to the PC from any current platform. 
For more information about Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online for the PC, including minimum and recommended system specifications, please visit

Mortal Kombat X - mobile version Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Time to throw away the dpad and use your swipe skills for the mobile version of mortal Kombat X

Watch the video below. 


Halo Nightfall Film Release Date Announced Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming The next Halo film, Nightfall is set for BluRay/DVD and other digital platform release on the 17th March.

The film is made up of a mini series originally released to Xbox Live for avid Halo fans, produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan.

Halo: Nightfall connects the stories between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians and will have narrative connections to Halo: The Television Series


Is it any good? We will let you be the judge of that!


Check out the official trailer below:

Free iOS Game for Christmas Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming It's our 9th birthday and to celebrate we are giving away a free iPhone game, Astrovoid 3D!


It's our very first iPhone game.

An addictive space shooter/avoiding game.


Compete on the highscore table to get your name in the history books.


Proudly built with Unity the 3D game engine, we used this game as a building block for future games, testing what was possible with Unity.

So while it's only a simple game, it will lead onto other much more complex iPhones games.

We have plans for many more games of this nature too, with a certain 'aircraft' game being one of them.


Watch this space for more details on upcoming games!


Grab your free game now here:


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GTAIV Watchdogs Mod Thu, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming It's crazy what you do with GTA4, and yes people are still making mods today.


The latest mod created by GTA IV modders ac.amir and JulioNIB, the Watch Dogs IV script mod doesn't only make GTA IV look like Watch Dogs with an Aiden Pearce character model, it also adds many of his hacking abilities to the game. As you can see in the video, the mod allows you to hack traffic lights to cause car accidents, raise roadblocks, and tap into the Liberty City's surveillance cameras to spy on people. It even implements a similar-looking user interface.

GTAV rumoured for November release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming GTAV rumoured for November release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Dead Island 2 Gameplay Trailer Released Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Set after the events of Dead Island and Escape Dead Island, Dead Island 2 takes you to sunny California in the aftermath of the zombie outbreak.


Check out the most recent video below:

Assassins Creed Movie Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming New Regency and Ubisoft are producing the video game adaptation to the big screen.


Actor Michael Fassbender will head up the movie with the director Justin Kurzel.


20th Century Fox is said to want the film to go before cameras soon, though there have also been reports of that Fassbender left the project, but he said that they are not true and that the writers are still working on the script.


The release has been delayed until August 2015, so it's a way off yet!


"There's so much cool stuff in the game that we're actually spoiled for choice in terms of what we can use and what we can't, but we also want to bring new elements to it and perhaps our own version of things that already exist in the game," Fassbender told IGN in an interview. "But we're definitely making a feature film, and we're approaching it as a feature film, as opposed to approaching it as a video game."


Keep an eye out for more on this later in the year.

GTA V announced for PC, Xbox One and PS4 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Rockstar announced at E3 yesterday that the PC, Xbox One and PS4 versions of the hit title Grand Theft Auto V will be released this fall.


They have also hinted at some extra additions and some great graphical improvements on the next gen consoles. 


Look out for a release around October!

Watch dogs - Amazing PR stunt Thu, 22 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming With only days left to go before release, have you pre-ordered yet?  Watch the amazing pr stunt below:

Flappy bird 3D on oculus rift Wed, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Is this even possible? Does it even exist?

With all the hype around the original and many fakes and remakes, it's no wonder a 3d version has hit the web. 


And one step futher (some may say too far!), you can even enjoy it on the oculus rift!


We came across a very funny video of a guy playing this version, worth a laugh if you need to kill a few minutes, check the video below:

Halo 5 - Guardians release date announced Mon, 19 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Halo 5 - guardians has had a release date announced. There's not much more than that though! The date has been given as 'fall' of 2015, but will we really see it then? With only about a year before the pending date and nothing more than a cover picture, it begs the question of why announce so little? Is this just a way of Microsoft trying to keep interest in the console? With sales of the playstation beating Xbox one outright, maybe this tactic will delay a few more people going to buy the Sony console. Who knows, but our guess is it will get delayed to at least nearer Christmas, call us pessimistic :-)

Halo film: Halo 4 - Forward Unto Dawn Thu, 1 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Finally got around to watching the Halo film: Halo 4 - Forward Unto Dawn


While the story line follows a young cadet through his troubles of becoming a man, the movie itself shows some great effects and stays true to the Halo series.

This is a great film for Halo fans, not such a great film as a standalone though.


You get a bit of a blast of action at the start, but then you get into the middle section where not much happens appart from character building.

The character building part you get the feeling they are trying a little too hard on making it a believable story, non the less it does get you to know the characters and sets the scene for the end of film climax.


The effects on this film are really great, they make you feel you are in the game world, yet still watching a blockbluster title. There's an interesting twist right at the end that leaves an open end for follow episodes.

While the film may not be that interesting to the general public, what a great film it is for those Halo fans!


I wont spoil the plot for those interested in watching it, it's certainly worth a couple of bucks from your local video supplier in the bargain section, or available in Netflix or similar.

Advised for Halos fans, avoid if not!

Watch Dogs - Release Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Ubisoft have announced the new release date of the anticipated Watch Dogs game.


They released a series of humoured images of the main character 'hacking' the release date onto machines around the Ubi offices.

The problem is, they have already delayed the release before and in a crafty fashion have added a little * next to the release date just to be on the safe side I guess (check the image we posted).


So the date looks to be: 27 May 2014


While we wait to see if this date transpires, here's a gameplay video:

Fightback Free iOS game Sat, 28 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Fightback has been released for iOS, taking us back to the 90s side scrolling beat em up days, with a modern twist.


The basics of this game are quite simple, beat you way through the streets or as it is in this game, floors of tower blocks.
And the story line is the same format as those old arcade games, fight to get to a big boss who is holding someone kidnap.
Ok so nothing new here, but this works especially well on the modern touch screens we have in our pockets these days.

The controls are simple, a little repetitive in a way but great fun all the same. Its great to see how well the swipe and tap controls have bee utilised for this genre, with gestures providing the ability to perform certain moves.


Its also great to see the engine used is the Unity development platform. This is a great showing of what Unity can do.
Ragdoll effects on your enemeys once killed is great to watch, especially when you catch them with a powerful flying kick.

Slowmotion effects also make an appearance when performing evades, or when using a gun to select and shoot targets.



The developers have also been kind with the free to play, pay to progress format of the latest big games.
Its easy enough to earn credits and gold bars and the time to wait for your stamina to replenish so you can continue playing is quite short, only if you are really impatient do you need to spend any real money...
That being said, some of the high end equipment and upgrades would take an age to earn without spending any money, but these are not essential to complete the game.
Power ups and upgrades are god fun and there is a never ending street mode you can play to try get though as many streets as possible should you get bored of story mode.


The verdict:
Well put together game, easy but rewarding gameplay and controls, fun and long lasting.


Download for free now:
Fightback on the App Store


Easy to learn, fun to use controls, very satisfying beat em up.

Great use of Unitys graphics for mobile devices, not the best ever but pretty

Will keep you going for a long while, though controls and format can be a little boring after a while.

Hollettgaming Overall Rating:

Great free iOs game, get it if you love beat em ups.
Humble WB Games Bundle $4.75! Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Humble Bundle Nearing $5 Million for Charity


Similar to the $10 million raised for charity a few months ago by offering Origin games such as Battlefield 3 and Sims 3 for a low cost, Humble Bundle has partnered with Warner Brothers to sell top games for a good cause.


With 2 days to go The Humble Bundle is nearing the $5 million mark for the We Can Be Heroes charity and it doesn't come as surprise when budding gamers can purchase awesome WB classics like Batman Arkham Asylum, Batman Arkham City, all 3 games the FEAR series and several more for less than $5.


An awesome idea for such a worthy cause so if your looking for a trip down memory lane and want to support the We Can Be Heroes charity hit the link below.

Old Classic Flashback Gets Uprated Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming A blast from the past!

One of our all time favourite games gets a revamp, here's the lowdown:


20 years after the original game’s launch, Conrad is enlisted back to active service for the triumphant return of one of the most acclaimed franchises in gaming history.


It's not a reboot. It's Flashback re-imagined. The original Core-Team revamped their own creation, leveraging the best of today’s technology while remaining true to the classic side-scroller that set the standards of the genre in the 90's.


  • One of the best adventure-action games ever created re-imagined by its creators. It’s the same team. It’s the same passion. Only this time, they have had much more firepower at their disposal to recreate the legendary classic!
  • Gorgeous graphics, amazing animations. It’s the Flashback you’ve always dreamed of. True to the original spirit but made a million times better by using modern engines such as Unreal and Havok. The makeover is completely stunning.
  • It’s all about Gameplay. The team modernized gameplay mechanics, making the game more reactive, offering new features, like gadgets and an experience progression system. But the developers kept the original formula in mind: a fine balance between rolling and shooting,exploring remote space stations and obliterating hostile alien planets.
  • Bringing back new memories. The story was revamped to speak to 21st century gamers. Most of the cast of the original game is still here – Conrad, the Morphs – but you can expect new characters and a few twists you’re definitely not going to forget… this time.
Space Hulk - Game review Sun, 20 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Space Hulk is finally here for the PC and Mac. This is long awaited title by fans of the original strategy boardgame, where players move Space Marines through a maze of dark corridors on various missions, with the presence of some bad ass aliens hunting you down.

The developers certainly have kept this true to the original boardgame thats for sure. All the rules are there which will keep the hard core fans happy. On minor detail lacking is of any actual dice shown rolling on screen but it does show the results in a mini panel in numeric form. Its all a bit quick on the dice results front though, would have been good to show the roll more visually.

However having said that, it doesnt deflect how well the developers have re-created the tense thrill of the game. With dark, narrow corridors, multiple ways you should be looking and planning for that ambush from the Genestealers, as well as the mission at hand to complete.

Another nice little touch is the mini cam, mounted on the marines helmet allowing you to see what the selected marine sees.
Graphics are ok, but not the best out there, however its not really a game about graphics, its about strategy.

The story line and missions give you a great sense of the tense thriller that the original board game used to provide too, though this is where it starts to go a bit down hill.

The missions often seem a bit repetitive, even if the actual mission differs vastly from the last, since its the same sort of format:
Move your marines down some corridor, plan which areas to block off to avoid death by Genestealer, move other units to mission location. Repeat... repeat again, start getting bored.

To help with this, the developers do seem to have tried to throw in new unit types as you move along the missions, thought its just not enough to give this much more life span than a hand full of missions provides.
There is then the multiplayer option which is where the real fun is to be had since this is how it used to be played with you and your friend taking turns to play the Genestealers.

The other problem is the controls are a little awkward, you can often click incorrectly resulting in placing you marine where you didn't mean too, wasting valuable moves.
The game play is also a bit a slow, marines move too slow, though it is representing the big bulky Terminator Marines but still for the player this is a little sluggish waiting for marines to move and turn.

The verdict:
True to original but with clunky controls and repetitive gameplay.

Poor controls, slow movement but good strategy game overall.

Not revolutionary by any means, but great models of the marines and the space hulk.

Not great, very repetitive.

Hollettgaming Overall Rating:

True to original but with clunky controls and repetitive gameplay.
Ferrari is coming to Real Racing 3 Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Ferrari is coming soon to Real Racing 3! Featuring new powerful Ferrari vehicles, a new track and Time Trial Challenges.


Expect it in the next week of so if the last update announcement is anything to go by.

GTAV Bug fix Patches Released Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming GTA V released the online version of the game at the start of the month, but there have been some unfortunate bugs reported with it, such as not being able to get past the first tutorial!


Rockstar advised they are 'working around the clock' to solve these issues.


This morning Rockstar released a patch for the Playstation version that hopes to solve these problems and are hoping for an Xbox release 'sometime overnight'.


There are also rumours of future updates to GTA Online to add more downloadable content, watch this space for more news as it comes!

GTA V for PC petition Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming So GTV V is not yet announced for a PC release but Rockstar have said 'GTA V for the PC is being considered'.


There is also a petition for this, signed now by over 400,000 people. 


Lets show our support too and add your name to the mix:

Xbox One Release Date Announced Mon, 9 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Yes its official, the new xbox one is going to be ready for Christmas. No surprise there then.


Should we all go out and pre-order one or should we wait?


Well, there are likely to be some great release packages but it will come at a premium, it's a new console after all.

It might be worth waiting for a January sale purchase but heck, I'm pretty sure you all want one as soon as it's out!


What's it gonna cost ya I hear you ask?

Well entry price console with one game looks to be around the £430 mark.


There are 20 games available on release date, with all the big ones in there too.

Heres a sneak peek:

Forza 5

Battlefield 4

Call Of Duty Ghosts

Dead Rising 3

Ryse (looks a cracker, our personal fav!)

Watch Dogs

Assasins Creed

Fifa 14

Need For Speed Rivals

Maden NFL 25

NBA 2K14

Just Dance 2014



So here's official word on the release date:

22nd November 2013


Get pre-ordering now before you miss out, if the last time such consoles released is anything to go by, there was a bit of a shortage, I can't see this time being an exception so pre-ordering should help!

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 release date announced Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Komami have announced the release date of Pro Evo Soccer 2014 as the 30th September 2013, a busy month for gamers as this is the same month Rockstars Grand Theft Auto 5 is released.

Game play at E3 - the best 10 Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming So E3 has just been if you haven't noticed already!


The Expo had some rather impressive showings, with the games heavily supporting the new Xbox One and Playstation 4 consoles, showcasing thier shiney new hardware off.


Of course you'll be wondering what all the games on show had been, so here is the full list:


Assassin’s Creed 4 – Black Flag, Coming 29/10/2013

Batman Arkham Origins, Coming 25/10/2013

Battlefield 4, Coming Autumn 2013

Bayonetta 2

Call Of Duty : Ghosts, Coming Autumn 2013

The Crew, Early 2014


Dead Rising 3, Coming November 2013

Dragon Age III: Inquisition, Coming Autumn 2013


The Elder Scrolls Online, Coming 2014

FIFA 14, Coming Autumn 2013

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XV

Forza 5, Coming Winter 2013

Gran Turismo, Coming winter 2013

Halo, Coming 2014

Infamous Second Son, Winter 2013

Just Dance 2014, October 2013

Killer Instinct

Killzone Shadow Fall, Sony, Coming Winter 2013


Madden 25 by EA Sports, Coming Autumn 2013

Mad Max

MarioKart 8

Max – The Curse Of Brotherhood

Metal Gear Soild V: The Phantom Pain

Mighty Quest for Epic Loot by Ubisoft, Coming TBC

Minecraft Xbox One by Mojang, Coming TBC

Mirrors Edge

NBA Live 14

Need For Speed Rivals, Coming 19/11/2013

The Order: 1886

Project Spark

Quantum Break

Rabbids Invasion

Rayman Legends

Ryse: Son of Rome, Coming November

Sonic Lost World

South Park: The Stick of Truth, Coming 2013

Star Wars Battlefront

Sunset Overdrive

Super Luigi U

Super Mario 3D World

Super Smash Bros

Titanfall, Coming Spring 2014

Tom Clancy’s The Division

Transistor, Coming 2014


Watchdogs, Coming November 2013

Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

Wolfenstein, Coming December 2013


Zelda – The Legend Of Zelda Wind Waker HD


And don't forget to checkout the gameplay video of the top ten!

Real Racing 3 - Free game review Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Being keen racing game fans at HollettGaming, we got our free download of Real Racing 3 to see what all the fuss is about. We were not disapointed, Real Racing 3 is truley outstanding for an iPhone game.

Firstly you are taken by the sheer quality of the graphics, far exceeding our expectations.
Secondly, the game features an array of real life cars and tracks such as Laguna Seca and Silverstone.
Pushing on thorugh the slick menus to the actual racing and it just gets better. There are various race types, including full 22 car grids to battle your way through.
The controls are also totally easy to use, with the ability to swicth between on screen controls or tilt to turn. We found more acuracy in the on screen controls just because your not following your device around the room as you blast through the corners

The crash dynamics are great too, but the actual damage shown on the car is a little linier, but you can't expect real time crash dynamics on such a game.
Following your dumps and scratches you will need to make a few repairs, which is where the car managment and modifications also come in.
This takes the best bits from games of the past like Grand Turismo, with a massive selection of events and special featured races making it a very long lasting game, again reminisant of Grand Turismo.

Is it really free I hear you ask? Well yes it really is, you can buy more credits if you want to buys cars and modifications straight away but you really dont need to.
Another great feature is the Time Shifted Multiplayer. This is actually quite a clever concept, you play today and your time is saved, other players can then race your AI counterpart in thier game on another day.
Though the AI version of you wont exactly match the path and braking and so on, it will keep as closer time to yours as possible.

So what are the downsides?
There are only really a few of these, such as a couple of updates to the game have cuased a few glitches to the menus
The AI on the odd occasion can push you off the track or cause you a massive spin out.
Due to the amazing graphics, the iphone can suffer some frame rate issues especially on the 22 grid races in places like Melbourne where there are a lot of barriers and buildings around.

The verdict: You have to get this game if you love racing games or Gran Turismo, outstanding 5 star game no question.

Slick controls, great handling, excellent racing.

A little too good at times, pushes the iphone a little past its limits.

Over a thousand races, special events and new ones added in updates.

Hollettgaming Overall Rating:

You have to get this game if you love racing games or Gran Turismo, outstanding 5 star game no question.
Grand Theft Auto V Is Coming but when Tue, 5 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming Well, Rockstar have had to delay the release of GTAV for a few more months. But why?


Here's the word from Rockstar:


"Dear all,

Today, we have an official release date to share with you: Grand Theft Auto V will arrive in stores on September 17, 2013.
We know this is about four months later than originally planned and we know that this short delay will come as a disappointment to many of you, but, trust us, it will be worth the extra time. GTAV is a massively ambitious and complex game and it simply needs a little more polish to be of the standard we and, more importantly, you require.
To all Grand Theft Auto fans, please accept our apologies for the delay, and our promise that the entire team here is working very hard to make the game all it can be. We are doing all we can to help ensure it will meet if not exceed your expectations come September – we thank you for your support and patience.
The GTA Team"
This seems to have also caused many rumours about why which isn't helping the situation for the fans.
Rockstar have made a statement in regards to all the comments:
"Hey all, we understand many of you guys are disappointed with this news – unfortunately sometimes such delays are necessary in all forms of entertainment, and especially in the case of a game experience as massive and complex as GTAV. However this does not give you free reign to be abusive in comments. The general rules of common courtesy, decency and behavior as listed above the Comment Box still apply here, therefore anyone continuing to post abusive comments will have their privileges suspended.


To those of you saying or seeing various conspiracy theories about there being some other ulterior motive for this delay, rest assured that they’re all nonsense – literally the only reason we’ve delayed the release is because we want the game to be as good as it needs to be.

For those of you asking about the official box art, that will be coming out a bit later as well.

Thank you all for understanding."


So lets wait until September and hope this is as good as the hype. The trouble is, the extra wait might mean more hype than they can deliver?

Resident Evil Revelations for PC is coming Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Latest News HollettGaming In 2012 Capcom released Resident Evil: Revelations on the Nintendo only.

Well now it's time to re-release this on the PC with all new graphics and additional extras.


Resident Evil Revelations takes you back to its origins, the main characters are Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield.. Remember them? Those were the good old days, with a really interesting story line and super scary moments (at least when we played it in the dark as kids!).


What's in store for us then? Well PC-gamers as well as console-users will see a massive graphics enhancement. But to add a little more than just a graphics boost and Revelations plot, there will also be additional enemies, weapons, difficulty settings and maps for cooperative Raid Mode.


Resident Evil: Revelations for the PC is scheduled for release 21st of May, 2013.