It’s Happening!! (FF7 Remake on the PS4)

It’s Happening!! (FF7 Remake on the PS4)

It’s actually happening, I can’t even really believe it myself. If you remember a few months ago I posted being a bit upset at Square-Enix releasing a PS4 port of one of my favourite games, Final Fantasy 7. It seems that after my initial disapproval Sony at E3 have announced that Final Fantasy 7 is going ..

Steam Summer Sale almost upon us

Steam Summer Sale almost upon us

It’s that time of year again so get your wallets ready. According to https://steamdb.info/sales/ the Steam Summer Sale is due to start in around 30 Hours. I thought best to pull up the guide from my earlier sale posts so you can make sure that you get the best deal available to you. There are usually a ..

Button Mash XI – Bradford

Button Mash XI – Bradford

Around a week or so ago, an event that is held often in Bradford took place. Surprisingly it was also an event that despite it’s 11th occurrence was the first I had ever attended (it won’t be the last I feel). Button Mash is an event set up by gaming enthusiasts from Bradford, and for this event at ..

Dave and Dan @ Play Blackpool

Dave and Dan @ Play Blackpool

Sunday just gone, myself and Dan LV from @CCLComputers made the trek westwards towards Blackpool for the now annual Play Blackpool retro gaming event hosted by http://www.replayevents.com. The event itself is like a mini version of the more expansive and also annual Play Expo held in Manchester. Which you can read about my experience of last years ..

Dave reflects…

Dave reflects…

I sit here fuelled by various energy drinks, reflecting on my past gaming history. You see I am starting to hoard things. This started with games, specifically the Final Fantasy series, but has spread to year editions of various hardware. This includes the UK releases of Ducky mechanical keyboards, from the Year of the Dragon ..

AGDQ 2015 is almost upon us!

AGDQ 2015 is almost upon us!

It’s that time of the year again, time to sit back relax and watch some amazing people speedrun games in the name of charity. AGDQ is back, bigger and better than ever in 2015, and we are just over 4 days away from the start. Again the event is being run to raise money for the ..

Making the most of the Steam Sales

Making the most of the Steam Sales

Brace yourselves, if the end date of the Steam Auction is anything to go by, the Steam Winter Sale should start on the 18th of December. With that in mind, and I know the format has changed every time a new sale has started I thought best to dig into the archives and pull out the ..

So FF7 is getting a PS4 port…..

So FF7 is getting a PS4 port…..

Yes that is correct, Square-Enix is going to be releasing a PS4 version of the iconic FF7 (one of my favourite games) now before you start jumping for joy over the potential based on the tech-demo released many years ago for the PS3. You will be sad to hear that it is only a port….of ..

FF7 Opening/Bombing Mission in LittleBigPlanet 3

FF7 Opening/Bombing Mission in LittleBigPlanet 3

It seems not a day goes by without someone mixing a bit of history with the present. Today is no different, a gamer has managed to recreate in spirit, the opening credits and bombing mission from the iconic Final Fantasy 7.  The use of Little Big Planet to create such things is not a new ..

Desert Bus marathon cleans house again

Desert Bus marathon cleans house again

You may have noticed the DavePlays.co.uk site being down these past few days. because of the major Azure VM outages experienced. Hopefully you all had the prior knowledge that the Desert Bus gaming marathon was well under way with its challenge to raise funds for Child’s Play, the charity that helps get consoles and games ..

Play Expo 2014 – The Battle of Thunder Cross 2

Play Expo 2014 – The Battle of Thunder Cross 2

So far each year I have been to Play Expo, there has been a battle, a longing, each year myself and a friend have tried to beat Thunder Cross 2. Thunder Cross 2 is a horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up arcade game released by Konami in 1991 and is a direct sequel to the game with the same ..