Month: March 2016

Soul Searching

YouTube personality VaatiVidya is widely regarded as a leading authority on FromSoftware’s Souls canon. This month he reviews the final chapter in the Dark Souls trilogy, Dark Souls III, for STACK.  A common misconception about Souls games is that they’re primarily designed to be “difficult”. Many writers will proudly tell you that these games are not for cowards or newcomers and that invariably, you’ll throw your controller, gnash your teeth, and be crushed by this punishing game. Close, but not quite. In reality, Souls games are designed well, and difficulty is a result of this. Dark Souls III is...

Read More

Major Dundee (1965) Directed by Sam Peckinpah (Part 2 of 5)

Check out the previous part here. After producer Jerry Bresler had privately run the film Ride the High Country for actor Charlton Heston, they both agreed that its director, Sam Peckinpah, should be hired to helm their new joint project. Bresler had previously managed to interest Heston in a somewhat sketchy, 40-page treatment written by Harry Julian Fink titled And Then Came the Tiger (Fink would later write the Dirty Harry screenplay). Fink’s story takes place in the remote New Mexico Territory during the last year of the American civil war. The main protagonist, Amos Dundee, a Federal officer relegated to command a...

Read More

INTERVIEW: Martin Hultberg, Tom Clancy’s The Division

Start spreading the news. New York has been hit with a virus and the Big Apple needs you. We speak with IP director on Tom Clancy’s The Division, Martin Hultberg. It is of course tradition for Ubisoft to save a thunderbolt for the conclusion of its E3 media briefing in Los Angeles, and the five-minute gameplay demo for The Division back in 2013 became the game that everyone at the show was talking about. A tentative launch date of 2014 was pinned to retail schedules, but as details of The Division’s depth and ambition surfaced, it soon transpired that...

Read More

Review: Logitech Wireless Headset H800

Wires are so 2006. Listen to your music, hold Skype calls, ring your mother to get her to record something on the TV – the possibilities are endless with the Logitech H800. Designed to be lightweight and versatile, the wireless headset is ideal for use with your phone, tablet or computer, all with the freedom of movement and without the hassle of being tied to your desk. The sound is flawless as far as voice calls go, and is largely acceptable for music, though by no means the best on the market. However, the noise cancellation is great for...

Read More

Review: Logitech Wireless Performance Combo MX800

Struggling to discern between the letters on your keyboard in the dark of night? Never fear – Logitech have your back. The Logitech Wireless Performance Combo MX800 features a wonderfully backlit, illuminated keyboard, and a mouse employing Darkfield tracking technology to let you scroll in more places than ever. The keyboard enables typing in low light, thanks to its intelligent auto-illuminated keys; they light up when your hands are hovering, and dim when they aren’t to save battery life. Use your mouse almost anywhere, even on glass, and take advantage of the convenient customisable buttons and Hyper-Fast scrolling. The...

Read More
  • 1
  • 2

Recent Tweets