Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith (punkyliar)

Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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World War Z Six Skulls Update Arrives Next Week

We've already had the new Tokyo mission and zombie type, but those eagerly awaiting the extreme difficulty level won't have long to wait now The difficulty will be arriving in an update next week.

Posted 1 year ago

PUBG Xbox Update Introduces Weapon Mastery

There's a new Weapon mastery progression system and a new Auto Equip feature, as well as a new controller preset. Loot has also been rebalanced on Erangel and Vikendi.

Posted 1 year ago

Huge Levels and Combat Dominate The Surge 2 Gameplay

The latest gameplay demo from Deck13 Interactive shows off some of the game's world, including its huge new levels, its dangers, and some of the changes players can expect to see when the game is released later this year.

Posted 1 year ago

Gears 5 Spotlight Moves to Keegan

The Coalition introduces us to another of the new characters to appear in Escape Mode: Keegan. Jeremiah Keegan is a COG veteran and the team's support character.

Posted 1 year ago

F1 2019 Now Available on Xbox One

F1 2019 has arrived a whole two months earlier than usual so that it coincides with the Austrian Grand Prix weekend, and it's available to download right now.

Posted 1 year ago

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Latest reviews by Rebecca Smith
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter Review

Frogwares has taken the best bits from Crimes and Punishments and has added to them for The Devil's Daughter. The problem is that these additions aren't always good.

Posted 5 years ago

Life Is Strange 2 - Episode 2 Review

Episode 2: Rules continues the storyline, but whereas things were in a constant flux in Episode 1, the second episode has a far more stable, if still tense, demeanour.

Posted 2 years ago

Noir Chronicles: City of Crime Review

While the game certainly functions as intended, with repetitive puzzles, lower quality production and a few other issues, you start to wonder whether Artifex Mundi is starting to tire of their own formula.

Posted 2 years ago

Life is Strange 2 - Episode 1: Roads Review

Life is Strange 2 - Episode 1: Roads is a bit of a slow burner, but it teases just enough to lead us to believe things will get far more energetic in the episodes to come.

Posted 2 years ago

Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders Review

Artifex Mundi decided to hit us with a surprise standalone release. Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders might have an independent story, but it has very familiar gameplay despite a couple of minor attempts at improvements.

Posted 2 years ago

We Happy Few Review

The full release of the game now gives players access to the entire storyline. The thing is, a myriad of technical issues and design decisions means it feels like the game is still trying to find its potential.

Posted 2 years ago

Candle: The Power of the Flame Review

With challenging puzzles and a unique art style, the game promises to be different to the platformers and adventure titles we've seen recently, and while it isn't perfect, it is a breath of fresh air.

Posted 2 years ago

Eventide 3: Legacy of Legends Review

Following on from the events of Eventide 2, Eventide 3: Legacy of Legends ends the trilogy with a tale that blends reality with a fantasy world in a fitting conclusion to the series.

Posted 2 years ago

Prey: Mooncrash Review

For fans of Prey, the idea of a roguelite DLC might have filled them with trepidation, but "Mooncrash" is an experience that shouldn't be missed.

Posted 2 years ago

Shift Quantum Review

Shift Quantum keeps the same gameplay premise of the titles that preceded it, yet it feels much more than a flash game on a big screen.

Posted 2 years ago

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HITMAN 2 Travels to New York for More Achievements

The Milton-Fitzpatrick Investment Bank gives players access to a new Golden Handshake campaign mission, the New York contracts mode, new challenges, a separate Mastery Progression system, and new achievements.

Posted 1 year ago

Trials Rising "Sixty Six" DLC Achievements Revealed

The first of the Trials Rising expansions, "Sixty Six", takes players along Route 66 as they try out new tracks and Contracts in the Land of Opportunity. The achievement list has now been revealed.

Posted 2 years ago

Fortnite Season 8 - All of the Biggest Changes

Fortnite Season 8 has created quite a few changes to which players must adjust, such as a giant volcano, or a three-way battle between pirates, ninjas, and abominable snowman for treasure where X marks the spot

Posted 2 years ago

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