GadgetGuy has teamed with ProGamerReview – one of Europe’s premier Games and game tech review sites. Here is a curated view of some of the big stories for 2018.
2019 looks set to be a big year for VR.
VR headsets have continued to hover just outside of the mainstream this year, alternating between great potential and great confusion as the market tries to work out where its future lies.
2019 looks set to be an important year for VR headsets with adoption rates expected to climb further, an abundance of exciting new accessories to boost immersion hitting the market, and a wealth of exciting new titles including Borderlands 2 VR (available on Playstation VR), Space Junkies and A Fisherman’s Tale releasing.
If you’re yet to jump on board the VR train, this is a great time to start. Now that these headsets have been in the market long enough to mature, you should be able to find a great deal and enjoy the benefits of a large media library to choose from.
ProGamerReview compiled a head-to-head review and comparison between the HTC Vive and the Playstation VR earlier this year. It is a must read if you’re looking to buy your first VR headset.
ProGamerReview commended the Playstation VR for its comfort, affordability, and impressive graphics performance given console limitations. However, the HTC Vive was the winner due to its premium design, extensive game library, and superior immersion.
For the full breakdown and review, you can find more on ProGamerReview here.
Get sneaky with the best stealth games you can play right now.
This year’s biggest releases have been largely bombastic affairs: boldly swinging through the streets of New York in Spiderman, committing all kinds of heists in Red Dead Redemption 2, or shooting everything that moves in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
It’s easy to fall into the pattern of solving video game challenges with bullet spray, so these holidays we’re shaking things up with games that reward you for doing the exact opposite.
ProGamerReview have compiled a rundown of the best stealth games you can play right now on both PC and console. Highlights include Dishonored 1 & 2 taking best first-person stealth, Metal Gear Solid V keeping the crown for best open-world stealth, and an honourable mention for category veteran Hitman. It’s also great to see a few indie titles make the cut, such as 2012’s excellent Mark of the Ninja taking best stealth platformer.
To see the full list of games which made the list, view the full article here.
Run and gun alone or with friends in the best shooters of 2018
2018 has produced some bold shooting experiences. Taking back Hope County from a religious cult in Far Cry 5, the first Call of Duty to cut the campaign, and the surge of Fortnite capturing a whole new generation of kids.
Playing against AI opponents is one thing, but the game climbs to a whole other level when you’re playing against real competitors. Get your friends together or form a clan online and charge forth to victory with the best shooters you can play in 2018.
Special mentions include awards for 2016’s Overwatch, the colourful, fast-paced shooter awarded best Hero-based FPS, 2018’s Far Cry 5, awarded best open world shooter, and Team Fortress 2, taking best free-to-play shooter a whopping 11 years after release.
To see the full list of games recognised, read the review here.