Marc Hollinshead

Marc Hollinshead (Marc Pilkington)

To summarize Marc in two words, it would be "Christian Gamer." You will usually find him getting stuck into story heavy action-adventure games, RPG's and the odd quirky title when he isn't raving about Dark Souls and Mass Effect. Outside the world of gaming, Marc attends and helps out in his church on a regular basis and has a not-so thrilling job in a supermarket.
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OUTCAST - Second Contact Begins Its Gameplay Series With Exploration

We have previously seen environmental videos of OUTCAST - Second Contact that show off its various regions but now we get to the good stuff. Gameplay is now the focus and we begin with exploration.

Posted 1 month ago, 2 comments

Dontnod Shows Ten Minutes of Vampyr Gameplay

Dontnod has captivated fans in their previous titles, and with their latest title going in a different direction, gamers are curious about what's in store. A new gameplay reveal should satisfy that curiosity.

Posted 4 months ago, 11 comments

Far Cry 5 Debuts Gameplay on Ubisoft's E3 Stage

We've already heard the initial announcement of Far Cry 5 and what the game entails, but some juicy gameplay has come straight from E3 for us all to see.

Posted 4 months ago, 9 comments

The Artful Escape Revealed

Indie games have been coming in the hundreds these past couple of years, and in an attempt to shine above the rest, The Artful Escape has made itself known at this year's E3.

Posted 4 months ago, 2 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Officially Revealed for Xbox One

Who doesn't love all-out warfare? PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gave PC players just that, and in this year's E3, Xbox has dropped the ball that we'll be jumping into the action as well.

Posted 4 months ago, 9 comments

LEGO City Undercover Dated

The LEGO just keeps on coming! Previously a Wii U only title, LEGO City Undercover will finally be coming to Xbox One. Scheduled for a Spring release, the game now has a solid release date.

Posted 8 months ago, 7 comments

Mass Effect Andromeda Gets Multiple Videos and Screenshots

Both videos and screenshots for Mass Effect Andromeda have been fairly minimal for the time being, but now that the game is a month from release, EA have got into the swing of things and opened the curtains.

Posted 8 months ago, 12 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Gets an Hour of Discussion

In this latest panel from Gun Media, the developer discuss plenty more on their upcoming title, Friday the 13th: The Game. Gameplay tweaks, a new map and more lie within.

Posted 8 months ago, 3 comments

Mass Effect Andromeda Gets Cinematic Trailer Number 2

Bit by bit, Bioware has been giving us a sneak peek of Mass Effect Andromeda. Just two months from release, they're still taking the "less is more" approach. However, another cinematic trailer has surfaced.

Posted 9 months ago, 20 comments

Rock Band 4 Introduces Rockudrama

Are you a fan of documentaries? Well now's your chance to experience that in Rockudrama. Featuring more songs and venues, Rockudrama aims to shake things up a bit for Rock Band fans.

Posted 1 year ago, 29 comments

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South Park: The Fractured but Whole Review

After The Stick of Truth, people were eager to jump back into South Park when The Fractured but Whole was announced. Now that it's finally here, is it worthy of its predecessor, or does it simply stink?

Posted 8 days ago, 36 comments

The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game Review

Movie tie-in games are a dying breed. However, with another LEGO Movie hitting the big screen, it would almost be criminal for TT Games not to cash in. Is the latest LEGO game worthy of the name?

Posted 18 days ago, 19 comments

DreamBreak Review

In an authoritarian society run by a ruthless organisation, it's down to the not-so-special Eugene to delve into the depths of the cyberpunk city. Is it an adventure that's worth delving into yourself?

Posted 1 month ago, 8 comments

Tekken 7 Review

Tekken is a franchise that is older than some of you who are reading this. Nonetheless it's still making its name known. With Tekken 7 now upon us, is this a series still worth visiting years later?

Posted 4 months ago, 21 comments

Victor Vran Review

Victor Vran takes a lot of well known gaming elements, even voice actors, and puts them all in one title. Is it worth a look or should we continue to search for our RPG fix elsewhere?

Posted 4 months ago, 16 comments

Injustice 2 Review

Injustice: Gods Among Us gave us a brand new way to experience the DC universe, and it was executed extremely well. Does the sequel manage to bring back the magic and have NetherRealm fans foaming at the mouth for more?

Posted 5 months ago, 15 comments

Dark Souls III: The Ringed City DLC Review

After a shorter and slightly disappointing first DLC for the game, Dark Souls III's second DLC is upon us. Has it managed to close the series on a high note?

Posted 7 months ago, 12 comments

LEGO Worlds Review

The LEGO games have been around longer than both this and last generation combined. The formula has been well and truly established, but LEGO Worlds has arrived and it is mixing things up quite a bit.

Posted 7 months ago, 14 comments

Eekeemoo Splinters of the Dark Shard Review

Third person adventure games are some of my favourite in the industry. With Eekeemoo Splinters of the Dark Shard recently being released and fitting into this genre, is it a title worth checking out?

Posted 7 months ago, 4 comments

AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition Review

Everyone loves cats, right? Aqua Kitty seems to love them. This shoot-em-up title focuses on the fluffy animals as they attempt to take back the milk that they constantly crave. Is it worth joining these cats on their adventure?

Posted 8 months ago, 7 comments

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Tekken 7 Achievement List Revealed

The Tekken series has been soldiering on for many years, but the main storyline has been on hold for a while. With Tekken 7's imminent release, that story can continue, along with some brand new achievements to earn.

Posted 5 months ago, 17 comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda Achievement List Revealed

Shepard's story is over. Now it's Ryder's turn to adventure through the stars and encounter new threats. With those threats, also comes new achievements. What awaits us in Andromeda?

Posted 7 months ago, 84 comments

How Hard is Hard?

Plenty of gamers aren't in pursuit of a challenge when it comes to their gaming, but for those who are, where do they find that challenge? Is there a universal understanding of difficulty that spans across all games?

Posted 8 months ago, 189 comments

Pit People Preview

The minds behind Castle Crashers have made a return in the form of their new ID@XBOX title, Pit People. What can we expect from this new game by The Behemoth?

Posted 9 months ago, 8 comments

The Walking Dead - A New Frontier Achievements Revealed

Those who have played Telltale's The Walking Dead will be well acquainted with Clementine. The battle scarred heroine is set to return once again in The Walking Dead: A New Frontier.

Posted 10 months ago, 24 comments

Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements Revealed

Darksiders came out nearly seven years ago, so what better way to celebrate this with a remastered edition! Have the achievements seen a revamp since the original release?

Posted 11 months ago, 25 comments

TA Top Five: Main Menu Themes

Have you ever loaded up a game just to be mesmerized by what played on the menu? I have. In this Top Five we take a look at those themes that had us not wanting to press any button to continue.

Posted 1 year ago, 151 comments

TA Top Five: Mass Effect Moments

With the Shepard trilogy well and truly behind us, and Mass Effect: Andromeda at the forefront of the franchise, we decided to take a look at the best and most memorable moments of the original Mass Effect trilogy.

Posted 1 year ago, 65 comments

TA Top Five: Dark Souls Bosses

Anyone who has been a gamer in the last two console generations is probably aware of the Souls series. These titles pose a unique challenge in that they ask you to overcome death, death and more death in order to reach the end. The series has certainly amassed a huge following over the years and the

Posted 1 year ago, 94 comments

In Case You Missed It: Lords of the Fallen

Many of you may remember our 'Easter Eggs' feature here on TA. Every couple of weeks we selected an underrated game that was considered to be a hidden gem and shined our spotlight on it. Now that the current generation is in full swing and a brand new library of under-appreciated titles has been sto

Posted 1 year ago, 69 comments

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