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Is Hideo Kojima On His Way Out of Konami?

Hideo Kojima

Earlier this month, Hideo Kojima claimed that his upcoming release, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, would be his final Metal Gear game. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most, as Kojima has made similar comments in the past only to find himself back in the director’s chair a short while later. However, the internet lit […]

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Destiny Receives ‘Best Game’ Award at 2015 BAFTAs

Destiny

Bungie took home the ‘Best Game’ award at the 2015 BAFTAs for their highly controversial 2015 space epic, Destiny. Destiny was an extremely polarising title upon its release, and while I enjoyed it immensely it was met with a lot of derision from sections of the gaming community that felt short changed by the game’s lack […]

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Sonic Doom: Sega Plans Massive Cuts

Sonic Boom

Sega, a company that helped define the video game industry in the early 90s, has announced plans to restructure with a series of cuts that will see the company withdraw from the console gaming market. Around 300 jobs are likely to be lost as the firm shifts its focus towards the flourishing mobile market and merchandising […]

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The Evil Within: Review Round-Up

The Evil Within

Two top games reviewed in 24 hours. Here’s a review round-up for Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami’s latest game, The Evil Within. While the reviews aren’t as overwhelmingly positive as they were for Bayonetta 2, The Evil Within certainly seems like a game worth picking up for fans of the survival horror genre and Shinji Mikami’s […]

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Bayonetta 2: Review Round-Up

Bayonetta 2

The Bayonetta 2 reviews are now surfacing ahead of the game’s October 24th release, and the verdicts seems to be overwhelmingly positive, receiving numerous 9s and 10s from some of the industry’s biggest outlets. Nintendo Life: 9/10 “Bayonetta is is a must buy for any action gaming fans. It’s fast, intense and ridiculous, all with an entertaining […]

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Full Super Smash Bros. Roster Revealed

Super Smash Bros

Between Nintendo’s overzealous Nintendo directs and general promotion, the release of the 3DS demo, and a number of leaks, we now have a full list of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming Smash Bros. games for 3DS and Wii U. Needless to say, look away now if you’d prefer to experience the game All […]

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Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Creator Mojang for $2.5m

Minecraft

Microsoft today announced the purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang for the hefty sum of $2.5m. Rumours began circulating a week ago that the two companies were in discussions over a possible acquisition by the computer software giant, but considering that the Minecraft developer has been one of the poster boys of independent gaming ever since Minecraft’s phenomenal success […]

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The Incredible Story of No Man’s Sky

No Man's Sky

No Man’s Sky – with its infinite procedurally generated, massively multiplayer universe – was undoubtedly one of the biggest hits of this year’s E3 conference. Developed by a small group of UK based developers, No Man’s Sky managed to steal the show without any of the pomp and bluster that typically accompanies E3 announcements; there were no […]

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E3 2014: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Star Fox for Wii U

Star Fox

Nintendo just casually dropped a bomb shell in the form of Star Fox on the Wii U. In the midst of E3 2014 it seems that Time magazine have mistakenly published an interview with acclaimed video game producer, Shigeru Miyamoto, confirming details of an upcoming Star Fox game on the Wii U. The game is […]

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Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter Coming to Wii U for Smash Bros.

GameCube Controller Adapter

Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U will be compatible with Nintendo GameCube controllers, courtesy of an adapter revealed by Nintendo today in a promotional video for E3’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational Tournament. The adapter will seemingly occupy two USB ports on the front of the Wii U system, allowing players to connect up to four […]

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