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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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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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Strider

Strider

Strider is the latest release from Amazon acquired developer Double Helix Games, and an attempt to revitalise one of Capcom’s most unloved heroes. For the duration of this hack and slash adventure you play the role of Hiryu Strider – a futuristic, sword-wielding techno assassin – as he hacks and slashes his way through hordes of Russian […]

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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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Batman: Arkham Knight Looks Incredible on PS4

Batman: Arkham Knight

Rocksteady have just served up a first look at the next installment in their famed Arkham series of Batman games, Batman: Arkham Knight. Long story short: it looks incredible and perfectly demonstrates why this game is a next-gen exclusive and will not be appearing on the PS3 and Xbox 360. Featuring a myriad of Batman’s […]

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Google Look to Boost YouTube with $1 billion Twitch Acquisition

YouTube has reached a deal to purchase the popular video game streaming service, Twitch, for “more than $1 billion” according to Variety’s sources. If successful, the deal would be the most significant in YouTube’s history and would significantly bolster the service and its content offering, with Twitch being far and away the number one service […]

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‘Hundreds of Titles’ Coming to PlayStation Now at Launch

PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now is Sony’s upcoming video game streaming service, set to open the door for classic titles on current-gen PlayStation hardware, as well as other non-gaming platforms like smartphones and tablets. Set to launch in North America later this year, Sony recently announced that the service will feature “hundreds of titles” on day one, with […]

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Ubisoft Announces Assassin’s Creed IV

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Pirate themed adventure coming to Xbox 360… Ubisoft has announced the next instalment in the popular Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The Pirate-themed adventure is coming to Xbox 360 and all other major platforms (PS3, Wii U and PC), with the PS3 release receiving 60 minutes of exclusive gameplay. A confirmed release […]

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5 Things We Learned From The PlayStation Meeting

Playstation 4

The Future of Gaming and a Lukewarm Response to Microsoft’s Competitors… Last night saw Sony finally lift the curtain on their next generation PlayStation console and – while a number of questions were answered – fresh speculation has arisen alongside some exciting new features, services and games. Here are some of the things that we […]

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An Advocate: Demolishing The Used Games Market

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

My game of choice for the last couple of months has been The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim… This is a game of epic scope, boasting a map that stretches for countless miles and incorporates a plethora of incredible environments and sites to behold. Epic, grandiose, operatic adventures that require budgets that seem entirely ridiculous on […]

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