27 February 2014

The History of the FPS (Part One)

The FPS is undoubtedly the most popular video game genre in the world, but also one of the most mysterious. Where did it come from? What were the truly innovative titles? And whose idea was it to add regenerating health, anyway?

In this multi-part series, follow us as we take a look back through video gaming's murky waters to trace the fascinating and bloody history of the FPS.

23 February 2014

War Thunder Strategy Guide

War Thunder, by Gaijin Entertainment, is one of the hottest free-to-play games around at the moment, but you can't just jump in and become an instant fighter ace. It took me at least a couple of hours to get to the kind of level I'm at, but I learnt all the tricks along the way!

Whether you're a complete newbie or a seasoned veteran, our guide will give you an insiders look at how the game works, as well as a handful of tips and tricks to see you soar to the top of the scoreboards. Tally ho!

Welcome to Checkpoint Restart

It's my pleasure to welcome you to the official opening ceremony of Checkpoint Restart - a gaming blog with a focus on what really matters to gamers!