Month: June 2018

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The Art Of The QTE: The Ups And Downs (And Lefts And Rights)

Ah Quick-Time Events…. Perhaps the ‘house spiders’ of universal gaming: annoying, not particularly nice to look at and it feels like they’re just everywhere; but if we try to suppress our instinctive state of repulsion for just a second, one […]

The Banner Saga Trilogy
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Banner Saga Trailer Contest Offers $4500 Grand Prize

The Banner Saga Trilogy is drawing to its inevitable conclusion, with the release of the third game slated for the 26th July. To celebrate the end of its own era, Stoic Studio and Versus Evil, the developer and publisher of […]

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Fallout 4 May Come To The Switch But Not Any Time Soon

Bethesda had a pretty good conference at E3, within which they reaffirmed their commitment to the Nintendo Switch as a platform. In recent times, huge titles from the developer have made their way to the unique console with relative success, […]

Civilization II
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Why Civilization II Is The Best Game In The Series

Now I really do understand that Civilization, as a series, is amongst the most well-produced and consistent offerings in strategy gaming. I also understand that there is a strong argument for the fifth iteration being the best of all but, […]

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Fallout 76 Map Constructed By Fans

With all the buzz around Fallout 76’s impending release, it’s not surprising that fans of the game have used their initiative to do something pretty spectacular. A post on Reddit, which has been updated nine times as of writing this, […]

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Amazon Offer 20% Off Fallout 76 With Prime

Are you a risk taker? The kind of person who makes the short dash from the bathroom to your bedroom, fully naked, despite the fact that there’s other people in the house. Or maybe you get off the bus without […]

Solar Sail
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Solar Sail Games – Interview

We recently reviewed Solar Sail Games’ survival RPG Smoke and Sacrifice, so if you don’t want the next sentence in this article to ruin that for you then make sure you head over there first. To cut a long story […]

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Take A Look At The Latest Deals With Gold

As we get further and further away from the fond (and not so fond) memories of E3, you may be wondering how you’re going to spend your time until the games featured at the showcase hit the shelves. Well, at […]

Ghost of Tsushima
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Ghost Of Tsushima’s Combat May Not Be What You’re Expecting

Ghost of Tsushima was one of the stand-out games in this year’s Sony E3 conference. The gameplay video showed off some pretty unbelievable looking scenery, as well as great character design and, overall, presented a title that really captured its […]

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Move To Streaming Backed By New Report

We recently published an article about Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemots assertion that the next generation of traditional consoles will be the last, as the industry moves away from physical copies of games and towards streaming. Well now, according to a […]

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Last Day For Deals In The Latest PlayStation Flash Sale

For those of you that missed the E3 sale last week, or those that took advantage of the deal but are just sad its gone, then today is the last day to claim your prize from this month’s flash sale. […]

Halo 3
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Halo is in Decline. Can it Make a Resurgence?

Ah, Halo. The Xbox’s original killer app. A franchise with a long and storied history, the Halo series has been a mainstay in gaming culture for almost two decades. In most games, players assume the role of Master Chief, a […]

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Fortnite Is Making An Actual Notable Difference To Console Sales

It would seem that Fornite‘s astronomical success may be having a notable affect on console sales. Despite a relatively barren slate of releases, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch sales each reached an all-time high for the month of May. This […]

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Haimrik Review – Putting the ‘Play’ in Wordplay

Ever the heard the pen is mightier than the sword? Well Colombian indie developer Below the Games has, and it seems they’ve taken it rather literally. Transporting players to a charmingly hand-drawn medieval setting, the studio’s newest 2D puzzle-platformer tells […]

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BlazBlEU – BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Is Out Now In Europe

Th excellent BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is out now in Europe. Available on Steam, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, the game is an excellent fighting title that bridges the gap between those who don’t play many games of this genre, […]

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Deep Rock Galactic

  Title: Deep Rock Galactic Genre: Co-op FPS Platform: Steam Early Access/Xbox One & Windows 10 Game Preview Developer: Ghost Ship Games Publisher: Coffee Stain Publishing Release Date: 28 February, 2018 Full Release: TBA   OVERVIEW Hoxxes IV has the highest concentration of valuable minerals ever discovered, […]