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For the gamers out there, all your excitement probably surrounds the virtual reality headsets, such as Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and more recently Nokia. However, companies are also researching and expanding into augmented reality. You...

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Short answer yes. Long answer? Oh right. Long answer, yes as well. Longer answer still? Well, I guess we should talk about what exactly is ‘Sports’, how does eSport cover the basis of what is traditionally considered ‘sports’...

Phantom Pain

On September 1, 2015 the newest member, and possibly final, in the Metal Gear Solid series will be released: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. It will be the first time Xbox users will be able to play a ...

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It’s an age-old question, but really…are tutorials all that important to a successful game or franchise? I can understand why tutorials can be agonized over repeatedly – whether you are a new studio or just pushing out an inventive...

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Star Wars is one of the biggest names the entertainment industry has ever seen. Some would even say it’s the biggest. When the first Star Wars film came out in 1977, it launched an endless barrage of sequels, prequels, TV ...

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Once upon a time, the games of 2014 became the games of 2015, and we’ve played some awesome games so far this year because of that. Similarly, many games of 2015 are quickly becoming the games of 2016. Nobody likes ...

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Bungie’s sci-fi FPS game, Destiny, has been out for nearly a year now. Millions of players have graced the worlds within Destiny, shooting aliens and lusting after exotic-level gear for their Guardians. After two previous expansions,...

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Disclaimer: I refer to ‘they’ in the article a lot as a potential developer for a future superhero game. Superhero games always tend to draw fans in the video game medium, because they get to live out the fantasy they ...

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How often have you been so horrified that you find looking around corners to be a crippling task? Not very often unless you’re a paranoid schizophrenic, but what if there were a game that could turn you into a paranoid ...

Backward

Arguably the biggest talking point from Microsoft’s recent E3 press conference was that it will be providing backwards compatibility on Xbox One, meaning that select Xbox 360 games will be playable on the system, despite it previously...

Rise of the Tomb Raider

I recently wrote this article on whether or not the new Rise of the Tomb Raider was doomed for being an Xbox-exclusive game. Sure enough, the exclusivity was only timed as it was confirmed today that the game will be ...

Life is Strange

Life is Strange is one of those few games that makes you think about your own life, whilst at the same time being a beautiful, melancholic, emotional tale full of unexpected twists and turns. It’s not often that a game ...

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Those of us with the DualShock 4 close to our hearts rejoiced this morning when Square Enix finally announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider is really making its way to the PS4. But don’t get your joysticks in a ...

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Say what you will about the early 2000’s Spiderman trilogy, it had more feeling and depth than the most recent iteration, which has been killed quicker than Gwen Stacy was, to the delight of a grateful nation. It had Spidey ...

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Rocket League is basically just an upgrade from same developer Psyonix’s game, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars, which released in 2008. But what you didn’t know more than likely is that the idea came from a mod used...

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Those of us who took a chance on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale rather enjoyed it, but the game suffered from poor sales and ultimately failed to have a roster that rivaled that of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Looking ahead, ...

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The Zero Escape Series is composed of two games as right now: 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors which is for Nintendo DS, and Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita. The final game ...

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Ah, the summer. It’s mid-July, it’s hot, and the sun is burning every inch of skin that is exposed to its rays. Alas, there’s never been a better time to wake up, pull down the blinds, and stay inside to ...

TSR rewind

It’s been nearly three years since any news of the TimeSplitters revival and with today’s gaming market awash with unfinished games and wallet-pillaging day one DLC, the industry desperately needs Cortez and the ‘Splitters to set things...

The Call of Duty series is infamous for churning out games. Still fun though. Just don't buy every single one.

The Call of Duty franchise has been one of Activision’s best-selling series for quite some time now. With multiple development studios creating a new game each year, the series has provided millions of FPS fans entertainment since it’s...