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The Pretty Much Geeks’ Guide to Gifts (Christmas and Beyond)

Here at Pretty Much Geeks we LOVE the Christmas holidays! But we also hate the stress that comes with trying to figure out what to buy some people. So we’ve compiled a hopefully helpful list of some super cool presents to gift the geek in your life! The PlayStation Classic Jaz A tiny console with a massive 20 games preloaded onto it, this is a great gift for the gamer who longs for the 90s. ...

Unboxing Starlink: The Battle for Atlas

Starlink: The Battle for Atlas is out now and Louise got to unbox this amazing package. It’s got toys, guys! TOYS! Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a new action-adventure game where you assemble a custom starship mounted to your game controller to launch into an interplanetary adventure. Lead a group of heroic interstellar pilots who use modular starships to mix and match their unique gear and ...

No Man’s Sky – NEXT

Everyone has an opinion about No Man’s Sky. A lot of people hate it, some people are indifferent, and some people as passionate about the game. In fact haters will join live streams of No Man’s Sky just to slag the game off. Some people join and say “is this game any good?”, and some join and say “oh man I am glad you’re streaming this, I love it”. The response to the second question, oft answered...

What is Hello Games up to!?

It has probably been awhile since many of you have heard anything about No Man’s Sky (NMS), but things have not been quiet in the [multi]verse. Since the game was released, a lot of people complained and felt like they had no received what they were promised. There were issues with Hello Games (the developers) not communicating, and many people got very upset. HOWEVER, and I mean HOWEVER, Hello ga...

Mass Effect: Andromeda Fixes!

Let me first say that I have been enjoying Mass Effect: Andromeda immensely. I thought people were overreacting at all the glitches and bugs, but apparently I just play really slowly. It wasn’t until I was about 25 hours in that I came across a bug that actually annoyed me. Fortunately, a new patch will be hitting Mass Effect: Andromeda in the next couple of days! Bioware recently released t...

Our Thoughts on the Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta

The first weekend of February gave us the closed beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, an open world game where you get to choose how you want to defeat the drug cartels of Bolivia. Laura, Di and Jaz got the chance to try it out. Here are their thoughts: Laura I’ve never played a Tom Clancy Ghost Recon game before so I wasn’t sure what to expect with Wildlands. It’s the first open world ga...

February 2017: Geek News

2016 was a great year for gaming. So what’s next? What exciting things does 2017 have in store for us? Jaz, Di and Laura update you on many tasty things including the Nintendo Switch, Resident Evil 7, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Overwatch, Gravity Rush 2, Rocketbirds 2, Orwell, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Phew. And our camera operator Nick has a field day with drones and lens flar...

Our Top Picks of 2016

2016 was an excellent year for gaming. The long-anticipated The Last Guardian finally arrived after many years of “will-they-won’t-they” sentiment. People around the globe, including non-gamers, found themselves getting off the couch, talking to total strangers and lurking in weird places thanks to Pokémon Go. And after a less-than-ideal following for Starcraft 2, Blizzard once a...

Di Reviews Steep!

Hideo Kojima releases a new trailer for Death Stranding!

It was a long awaited moment as Hideo Kojima took the stage at the 2016 Game Awards and received his trophy. He brought along an “early gift for the holidays”, a new trailer for his, until now only teased Playstation 4 game, Death Stranding. The trailer shows a man in a sharp looking suit (played by Guillermo del Toro) nervously making his way through a seemingly desolate and hostile e...

The 2016 Game Awards Stream Live Tomorrow!

The prestigious 2016 Game Awards ceremony will stream live tomorrow (December 1st) at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT. That’s 3pm on Friday 2nd December in New Zealand. It’ll stream on a number of platforms including YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Xbox Live and on the Playstation network. Often described as the Oscars of the games industry, winners will receive their own trophy designed by WETA Wor...

The Last Guardian: The Journey Begins (Unboxing)

What makes a game great? Is it the graphics? Is it the storytelling? I can’t put my finger on it but as I’m holding the newly-released media kit for The Last Guardian, I haven’t even played the game yet and I’m thinking that this must be it. The package comes suspiciously oversized. Why does a CD need an A4 carrier bag? The answer becomes clearly evident as soon as we pull ...

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