Camelot: A Model of Modernity


I have been writing a lot recently about the many creative and technical successes that Sega had throughout the tenure of their last two home consoles, and this-coupled with the recent discussion of the Mass Effect series-brought me towards the interesting, yet only recently celebrated option, of importing a save file into a game in order to impart some level of influence upon the overall story arc. I cannot state for certain when this was first implemented, or by whom, but as far as I am concerned, the first instance of its successful implementation occurred way back in 1998 in a criminally underrated, yet seminal RPG for the Sega Saturn. This feature, that was the impetus for my train of thought, is one of the key components that initially made Mass Effect such a wonderful concept, and the recipient of substantial critical acclaim. Spurred on by this, I naturally wanted to revisit this landmark RPG title, so that I might see how well it stands up today.

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Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 6 to 1


Here they are – the final 6 games of the Low Fat Gaming top 30 games of the generation. There have been some amazing games in the previous 24 and many more worthy titles have missed out. The last 6 could easily been named our favourite game of the last eight years. Only one gets that honour. Read on to find out. If you’ve missed any of the countdowns, you can see 30 to 25 here, 24 to 18 here, 17 to 13 here and 12 to 7 here. Enjoy the rest… Continue reading

State of Play: What Microsoft Need To Do Next

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Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal has split gamers right down the middle. While some are excited by the new technologies underpinning the machine and can happily wait until E3 for the consoles game line-up, just as many are worried by the companies multi-media focus and lack of clarity on pre-owned and online functions. After being the market leader for so long, we look at what Microsoft needs to do next to keep gamers happy and onside… Continue reading

FATcast 03: Bionicle of War

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The Low Fat Gaming team returns on another FatCast! This week the guys tell us their darkest secrets about Dark Souls, hate on Max Payne 3, reveal which Lord of the Rings character they’d be and find some troubling merchandise in Australia…

All this and more inside – download it here!

Friday Feeling: STRONG Sequels


As we continue to celebrate the forthcoming release of BioShock Infinite, this weeks Friday Feeling takes a look at the strongest of the strong sequels. We’re only looking at 2nd entries in this feature but we’re confident you’ll agree…

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Friday Feeling: Cheap Steam Games to Get You Feeling Good!

With the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 now at the end of their lives, many console gamers have made the switch to PC till the next generation begins later this year. So, we’ve gone through every single Steam game and picked out 15 games that are high in quality and cheap in price to help you get the most out of Steam. Continue reading

Friday Feeling: Upcoming RPGs to get you feeling good.

Games, eh?  We love them, you love them.  If there’s one genre that really gets us salivating here at Low Fat Gaming though, it’s RPGs.  Can’t get enough of them.  Here are a few that we reckon will have that Low Fat Gaming goodness… Continue reading