Nathan Lawrence

10 tips for mastering the chicken meta in PUBG on Xbox One

10 tips for mastering the chicken meta in PUBG on Xbox One

The tidiest tips for how to chase down the tastiest chicken in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on Xbox One.
By Nathan Lawrence Jan 4 2018, 5:19PM
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds screenshots

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds screenshots

A handful of screenshots for the PC and Xbox One (Preview) battle royale phenomenon, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
By Nathan Lawrence Jan 4 2018, 5:17PM
How to ensure you’re Xbox One X ready

How to ensure you’re Xbox One X ready

Attention, Xbox One X early adopters! Here’s what you need to know to be ready to go on launch day.
By Nathan Lawrence Nov 3 2017, 6:04PM
Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan expansion pits pirates vs dinosaurs

Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan expansion pits pirates vs dinosaurs

Magic: The Gathering's latest expansion pack pits the attractions of Jurassic Park against a Disney theme park ride turned movie franchise.
By Nathan Lawrence Oct 2 2017, 12:42PM
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is more than just ‘my first XCOM’

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is more than just ‘my first XCOM’

Ubisoft’s invasion of the Mushroom Kingdom may look kid-friendly, but this ain’t no training-wheels experience.
By Nathan Lawrence Aug 2 2017, 3:11PM
A colony of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle shots

A colony of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle shots

A whole mess of screenshots, artwork and Ubicollectibles for Ubisoft Paris' soon-to-be-released challenging turn-based action game Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.
By Nathan Lawrence Aug 2 2017, 3:08PM
E3 2017: 22 Nintendo Spotlight videos

E3 2017: 22 Nintendo Spotlight videos

All of the Nintendo trailers from the E3 2017 Spotlight event, as well as some bonus ones that came before and after the show.
By Nathan Lawrence Jun 14 2017, 3:47PM
E3 2017: 10 highlights from the Nintendo Spotlight

E3 2017: 10 highlights from the Nintendo Spotlight

Nintendo kept its E3 2017 briefing brief, but still managed to show off some promising titles.
By Nathan Lawrence Jun 14 2017, 3:30PM
Sci-fi screens for Farpoint

Sci-fi screens for Farpoint

A handful of sci-fi screens for Impulse Games' PSVR shooter Farpoint.
By Nathan Lawrence Jun 5 2017, 8:46PM
Farpoint VR introduces a promising FPS peripheral

Farpoint VR introduces a promising FPS peripheral

This is my VR peripheral. There are many like it, but this one is… actually great.
By Nathan Lawrence Jun 5 2017, 8:41PM
Hands-on Preview: Yooka-Laylee hits all the right notes

Hands-on Preview: Yooka-Laylee hits all the right notes

Playtonic Games have created a faithful Banjo-Kazooie spiritual sequek that’s poised to impress fans and newcomers alike.
By Nathan Lawrence Mar 3 2017, 6:55PM
Ultra-colourful Yooka-Laylee screenshots

Ultra-colourful Yooka-Laylee screenshots

A collection of screenshots and some character art for Playtronic Games' spiritual sequel to Banjo-Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee.
By Nathan Lawrence Mar 2 2017, 11:41AM
The highlights of Counter-Strike’s long gaming history

The highlights of Counter-Strike’s long gaming history

From humble beginnings to insane popularity, then from shoddy ports to masterful execution. This is the history of the little shooter that could.
By Nathan Lawrence Oct 31 2016, 10:52AM
Hands-on Preview: Triad Wars

Hands-on Preview: Triad Wars

A free-to-play open-world action title set in the Sleeping Dogs universe.
By Nathan Lawrence Nov 13 2015, 12:20PM
Review: Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault

Review: Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault

Some clever formula twists make for the best single-player outing of the franchise.
By Nathan Lawrence Feb 12 2015, 11:05AM
The PC peripheral edge

The PC peripheral edge

Nathan Lawrence wades through a mountain of peripheral gaming hardware to discover which ones offer the best competitive edge and explores whether their use constitutes cheating.
By Nathan Lawrence Apr 30 2014, 3:33PM
Warplanes, trains, and automobiles

Warplanes, trains, and automobiles

Nathan Lawrence travels to Minsk, the home of Wargaming.net, to help celebrate a 15-year anniversary, have hands-on with World of Warplanes and get to the bottom of the Belarusian company’s meteoric rise from indie to triple-A.
By Nathan Lawrence Nov 12 2013, 11:56AM
The rise and fall of Lucasarts

The rise and fall of Lucasarts

LucasArts, the company responsible for defining certain game genres in the ’90s, is dead. Nathan Lawrence takes a closer look at the history, the legacy, the future and what could have been with Star Wars 1313.
By Nathan Lawrence Jul 16 2013, 10:28AM
Engine Room: Plotting the future narrative of gaming

Engine Room: Plotting the future narrative of gaming

Whether threadbare or prominent, narrative is one of the most crucial components of any game.
By Nathan Lawrence Jun 25 2013, 10:28AM
Company of Heroes 2 single-player preview – East meets west with grizzly results

Company of Heroes 2 single-player preview – East meets west with grizzly results

Preview: The first few missions of the Company of Heroes 2 campaign offer plenty of promise of what’s to come.
By Nathan Lawrence May 21 2013, 9:08AM