Deep Dive: Wolfenstein: The New Order

Deep Dive: Wolfenstein: The New Order

The grandfather’s grandfather of first person shooters embraces its roots and proves that wonders can still be achieved with a genre that is lost amongst the gunfire

Ever wondered how many miles Mario runs in Super Mario Bros.? Now you know

Ever wondered how many miles Mario runs in Super Mario Bros.? Now you know

Mario is a persistent chap isn’t he? He ventures endlessly in order to save the forever imprisoned Princess Peach, who strangely manages to end up confined in Bowser’s evil lair on a regular basis, it makes you wonder where he gets the motivation from. All of this aside, though, have you ever wondered just how far ..

Opinion – Why So Many Zombie Games?

Opinion – Why So Many Zombie Games?

I have noticed a large number of zombie games being released over the past few years, some of them good, but most of them being awful pieces of trash that I regret buying due to my love of horror and zombies. Some examples of “Zombie Games” released these past four years include: Dead Rising 2, Dead ..

The Psychology Of DayZ

The Psychology Of DayZ

Very few game modifications have been released to such praise as DayZ. The mod became so popular that the developers of the mod were hired by Bohemia to create a standalone version which was released as an Alpha, in December of last year. In general, the game and mod is purely about survival. You are ..

The Weird and Wacky World of Japanese Games- Part 2

The Weird and Wacky World of Japanese Games- Part 2

Some time ago, there was a weird WiiWare-only game that came out in Japan where you play as a train of oiled down, muscled men (and a polar bear) and run through buildings while posing to rescue your protein shake. Nobody thought it would come outside of Japan but Namco Bandai proved us wrong and gave us this ..

The Weird and Wacky world of Japanese games- Part 1

The Weird and Wacky world of Japanese games- Part 1

Welcome to my new series of articles detailing weird Japanese video games I have played over the years while I try and justify them as legitimate pieces of art despite their subject matters. Our first article will be about an infamous game console developed by SEGA (of Sonic the Hedgehog fame) back in 2011 called ..

New Minecraft Series on Youtube!

New Minecraft Series on Youtube!

Hugo our Video Producer Begins to explore the world of minecraft with the Hexxit pack. How does he get on? Have a look below! If you enjoyed that here’s the Youtube page, go ahead subscribe!

Battlefield 4 livestream 7pm (GMT)

Battlefield 4 livestream 7pm (GMT)

Some of the D-pad team are going to be livestreaming  tonight playing Battlefield 4. Want to to tune in? Link’s is here - http://www.twitch.tv/dpadmedia want to join in? Find my PSN account and join session  - Sam_Reeve_96 There will also be some giveaway codes for the Destiny Beta so tune in!

D-Pad Game(s) Of The Year

D-Pad Game(s) Of The Year

It’s near the end of 2013 and you know that means one thing. Game of the year! So here are the staff that have written a short piece on their game of the year, if we missed one or you agree with our choices comment below!   Carlos My game of the year is Pokemon ..

New Games Connection Site

New Games Connection Site

As some of you may know D-Pad.co.uk is part of the games connection brand. Games Connection is a video games retail store based in West Drayton, UK and specialises in all the latest gaming consoles, games and accessories as well as retro, DVD’s and a specialist repair service, which carries out console and gadget repairs ..

Pokemon Winter Championships Finals

Pokemon Winter Championships Finals

Even if you love or hate Nintendo, you can’t deny how much effort Nintendo is putting into looking after their fans for Pokemon X & Y. For the last two months, Nintendo UK have been collaborating with Streetpass groups up and down the country to hold regional qualifiers for Pokemon X and Y to find ..