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[NEWS] Microsoft Acquires Mojang Studios for $2.5bn

on Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

It appears that the rumors were indeed true; Microsoft is buying Mojang for the ridiculous figure of 2.5 billion dollars, and we await to see what Microsoft’s endgame strategy is in buying out the ‘Minecraft’ studio. Founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is not staying with the company, stating that “it is not about the money, it’s about my sanity”. Fair enough,...

[NEWS] HSR Offers Out Destiny Codes

on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Hey you! Destiny players! Take a moment from your killing Shanks and Dregs and put in these codes at Don’t forget to like High Score Reviews on Facebook and follow us in Twitter! Grimoire Cards 1. YKA-RJG-MH9 (Warlock) 2. 3DA-P4X-F6A (Hunter) 3. MVD-4N3-NKH (Titan) 4. TCN-HCD-TGY (Rixis) 5. HDX-ALM-V4K (Old-Russia) 6. 473-MXR-3X9...

[NEWS] Apple Keynote: New iPhones and More

on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 | By Joshua Lawrence

Hundreds of bloggers, writers and journalists descended upon Cupertino, CA, today for Apple’s latest “special event”, as CEO Tim Cook took centre stage to reveal the company’s newest gadgetry. As usual for any Apple events, speculation was rife for a couple of months before today as many geared up for the release of the new iPhone and perhaps Apple’s newest product,...

[NEWS] Release Date Confirmed for Arkham Knight

on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 | By Tom Lynch

  Today Warner Bros. have officially announced the release date for Batman Arkham Knight, which is penciled in to launch on June 2nd 2015. Rocksteady’s final entry into their Arkham series was pushed from it’s initial October 14th release date to 2015 in June. Rumours indicated that the game may launch during February next year, but this announcement confirms...

[VIDEO] Destiny Launch Day Live Stream

on Mon, Sep 8, 2014 | By Tom Lynch

So the biggest launch of the year is finally upon us, Destiny has landed. Before our written review goes up on the site, I thought I’d share with you my initial thoughts on the game through a glorious live stream. Check it out below and share your thoughts on Destiny to, stayed tuned for our written review in the coming days. ...

[REVIEW] The Forest

The beautiful side of the game.
on Thu, Sep 4, 2014 | By Jordan Evans

The Forest is a survival horror where you find yourself in a plane crash with a young boy (who you are sitting next to in the prologue) being taken away from you by what looks to be a tribesman, but you are hopeless and unable to do anything about it. Later on you find out that these Tribal warriors are cannibals and mutants who have eaten all of the other passengers on the...

[FEATURE] Desert Island Games – Jordan’s Games

on Wed, Sep 3, 2014 | By Jordan Evans

Welcome to Desert Island Games. The premise is a simple one: You are to be abandoned on a desert island with nowhere to live except for a luxury villa that happens to be equipped with solar power, an unlimited usage high-speed internet connection, and every gaming device ever created. However, you are only allowed to take five games with you. Choose wisely as they will be your...

[NEWS] Netflix secures rights to Gotham

on Wed, Sep 3, 2014 | By Tom Lynch

  Well Netflix are certainly not holding back when it comes to acquiring new shows for their subscription service. Deadline broke the story that Netflix have come to an agreement with Warner Bros. to become the exclusive subscription on demand home of Gotham. What is surreal about this particular deal is that Netflix have nabbed the rights to the series before it is set...

[NEWS] Persona 5 To Release on PS3 and PS4

on Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

You know that reason you still have your PS3? Well, now there are even less reasons to keep it (except for that expansive PS Plus game library). It has been announced that ‘Persona 5’ will come out on both PS3 and PS4 in 2015. Persona is the upcoming fifth video game in the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series of role-playing video games developed by Atlus, which is part...

[NEWS] ‘Bloodborne’ Release Date for Japan Announced

on Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Looks like we may get ‘Bloodborne’ earlier than most would have expected. Sony’s first party exclusive, ‘Bloodborne’ for the PS4, from developer From Software (Dark Souls, Demon Souls) and the Sony owned Japan Studio, has announced a Japanese release date of February 15th at their pre Tokyo Game Show event. No word yet of a release date for American and European markets,...

[VIDEO] July & August Loot Crate Unboxing

on Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Share with #highscorereviews on Twitter and enter to win a Defense Grid: The Awakening game on Steam! Contest ends September 15th, 2014 Loot Crate is a monthly subscription that gives nerds and geeks more product than Rocket Racoon can shoot at! Well, maybe not quite that much. It is time that the other markets take advantage of all that has to offer. Lootcrate...

[REVIEW] inFamous: First Light

on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

InFamous: First Light is set two years prior to the events of ‘Second Sun’ and focuses on one of the more interesting characters from that game; Fetch. Does First Light give us a reason to go back to Seattle or does its light fizzle out in the end? Fetch is a flawed character as any protagonist should be in games these days. Consumed by her hate and being prone to unleashing...