Author: Laura Speller

I'm a Computer Games Design graduate who loves video games and loves to write. My favourite game is The Sims, but I also love Uncharted and Red Dead Redemption.

The Good Life Review A Quirky RPG Adventure (PS4) Cover

The Good Life Review: A Quirky RPG Adventure (PS4)

This RPG life-sim adventure game might be barking mad, but it's got an intriguing story with unique gameplay. Investigate a mystery as a New York photojournalist in rural Britain, complete with eccentric characters and activities to keep yo...

6 Fair
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Top 10 Mafia 3 Characters

Mafia 3 has a huge cast of characters - good, bad, and both - but these 10 characters were the ones who stood out the most. With Mafia 3 set in the 1960's, these characters are influenced by the ever-changing times and the people surroundin...

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Windows 11 Now Available, Free Upgrade Offer for Windows 10 Users

Windows 11 is now available, and for those who currently own Windows 10, they can upgrade for free, providing their devices are eligible to run the new operating system. Windows 11 is designed with the user in mind, with an easy-to-use inte...

A Juggler's Tale Review A Game That'll Pull On Your Heart Strings (PS4) Cover

A Juggler’s Tale Review: A Game That’ll Pull On Your Heart Strings (PS4)

Join string puppet Abby on an adventure, where you'll help her escape to freedom, but it doesn't come that easily. Solve puzzles, overcome enemies, and help Abby to not let her strings - and whatever else the world throws at her - hold her ...

8 Great
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SuperGroupies Collaborates with Halo for New Halo Infinite Collection

For the first time ever, Japanese fashion brand SuperGroupies collaborates with the popular Halo franchise to release a brand-new collection based on Halo Infinite, the new upcoming game in the series. The limited-time collection comes as H...

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Newest Sims 4 Update Brings New Colors To Base Game Objects

A new free update for The Sims 4 has added new color swatches to many of the original base game objects. There's now more colors for wooden objects, as well as rainbow colors added to window hangings, more colors for garden flowers, and muc...

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EA Announces 2 New Fashion Themed Kit Packs For The Sims 4

Electronic Arts have just announced two new Kit Packs for The Sims 4. Both Kit Packs, Incheon Arrivals and Fashion Street, will be dropped on October 5th. They have a fashion theme, introducing stylish new outfits for your Sims inspired by ...

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New SpongeBob SquarePants Video Game The Cosmic Shake Announced

Fans of SpongeBob SquarePants will be delighted to learn that a new 3D platformer video game for the franchise has just been announced. In "The Cosmic Shake", you'll join SpongeBob and his friends in a wild new adventure, featuring iconic r...

The Sims 4 Spa Day Game Pack Refresh Review Time to Hit the Spa... Again! (PC) Cover

The Sims 4 Spa Day Game Pack Refresh Review: Time to Hit the Spa… Again! (PC)

For the first time ever, a DLC pack for The Sims 4 is updated with new content and gameplay. Spa Day now comes with new aspirations, new ways to pamper your Sims, and the ability for your Sims to profit from their Wellness Skill and tutor o...

7.5 Good
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The Sims 4 Spa Day Game Pack Gets a Refresh

The Sims 4: Spa Day Game Pack is officially getting a refresh, updated with new features and add-ons to the original Game Pack. With the refresh comes a new trait and aspiration, as well as allowing children to participate in Wellness activ...

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PUMA Collaborates with Animal Crossing with New Apparel and Footwear

PUMA are releasing new apparel and footwear in collaboration with Animal Crossing. The new collection from PUMA is inspired by the latest release in the Animal Crossing series, New Horizons, and will be available for adults and children to ...

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Top 10 Mafia II Characters

Which characters from Mafia II will make this top 10 list? Just like the first game in the Mafia series, Mafia II is full of a cast of rich and compelling characters, many of which you'd want to treat with caution. Who do you trust, who wil...

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The Sims 4: Industrial Loft Kit Pack Announced

A new Kit Pack for The Sims 4 is dropping on August 26th, titled Industrial Loft Kit. With this new Kit Pack, you can now build lofts inspired by the converted warehouses found in Brooklyn, New York. Oversized windows, piping, and furnishin...

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Quake Gets Remaster for 25th Anniversary

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the popular first-person shooter, Quake is re-released for current-gen platforms. The remaster of Quake not only includes an enhanced version of the original game, but also the original expansion packs, ...

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Watch Dogs: Legion Getting Assassin’s Creed Crossover With Upcoming Update

Watch Dogs: Legion meets Assassin's Creed with a new update arriving August 24. You'll get to play a new character, Darcy, who is from the Assassin's Brotherhood, and get to play some new story and world missions. Get ready for some classic...

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Battlefield 2042 Playtesters Face Consequences From EA For Leaked Online Footage

As footage is leaked of the upcoming Battlefield 2042, EA warns its playtesters that there may be consequences for breaching their non-disclosure agreement. Such actions could include being banned from future playtests and even being able t...

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Top 10 Mafia: Definitive Edition Characters

Mafia: Definitive Edition has a cast of colorful characters. Let's see which 10 characters from this masterful remake of Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven are the best! These intriguing characters show their loyalties, as well as not being afr...

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Celebrate Louis Vuitton’s 200th Birthday with New Video Game

To commemorate Louis Vuitton's 200th birthday, a new artistic video game has been released in his honor. In the game, play as Maison mascot Vivienne and travel to different locations to find 200 candles, each of which contains a story about...

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Ranking The Sims 2 Stuff Packs

From IKEA homeware to fun kids' stuff, let's rank all the Stuff Packs for The Sims 2! Expansion Packs gave us lots of great new ways to play, but Stuff Packs allowed you to deck your Sims out in cool new outfits and jazz up their homes with...

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Kena: Bridge of Spirits Delayed to September 21

Ember Lab, the creators behind highly-anticipated game Kena: Bridge of Spirits, have announced that the game will be delayed until September 21 in order to polish the game before it is released on all platforms. The upcoming action-adventur...

The Sims 4 Cottage Living Review: Embrace Pure Country Living (PC)

One of The Sims' most asked-for DLC has arrived for The Sims 4, and it does not disappoint. Cottage Living allows you to raise and care for chickens, cows, and llamas, as well as befriend wild animals. The new neighbourhood helps immerse yo...

8.5 Great
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Get Ready For Cottage Living Expansion with Latest Sims 4 Update

The latest update for The Sims 4 has just dropped in preparation for the Cottage Living expansion pack. You can now create your own ponds, children can garden, and groups of Sims can cook together. The new update also includes some new obje...

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How The Sims Could Host More Music Festivals In The Future

Not long ago, The Sims 4 hosted Sims Sessions, its first ever live in-game music festival. Could The Sims host another music festival in the future? What artists would people like to see? What did they get right with Sims Sessions? Could th...

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Hard-To-Get Cigarette Cards Guide

There are 144 cigarette cards to collect in Red Dead Redemption 2, and some are much harder to get than others. This guide will help you with getting those trickier cards, so you won't get shot at for trespassing while trying to get a card ...

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Top 10 Zoo Management Games

Thanks to the power of simulation games, you can design and run your own zoos in these zoo management games. In games such as Zoo Tycoon and Planet Zoo, you can take care of all kinds of exotic animals, as well as your guests. Some games ev...

Where the Heart Leads Review A Story In Your Hands PS4 Cover

Where the Heart Leads Review: A Story In Your Hands

The power of decision-making is in your hands as you play through a man's life in Where the Heart Leads, a new surreal narrative game exclusive to PS4 (and also playable on PS5). What choices will you make, and where will they take you and ...

7.5 Good
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Music Festival “Sims Sessions” Arrives in The Sims 4

Sims Sessions is officially under way! Until the 7th of July, you and your Sims can enjoy an in-game music festival in The Sims 4, where you can watch live performances from Bebe Rexha, Glass Animals, and Joy Oladokun. As of June 29 10am PT...

Live Music Festival Sims Sessions Coming Exclusively to The Sims 4

Live Music Festival “Sims Sessions” Coming Exclusively to The Sims 4

For the first time ever in The Sims, a live music festival, Sims Sessions, is coming in-game exclusively to The Sims 4. In this week-long event, players and Sims alike will be able to watch as Bebe Rexha, Glass Animals, and Joy Oladokun tak...

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Alba: A Wildlife Adventure: Beginner’s Guide

This guide will help you get started with Alba: A Wildlife Adventure, whether you're a beginner playing for the first time or you need some extra tips on how to play and get the most out of the game. Not only beginner tips on finding and id...

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Alba: A Wildlife Adventure: How to Find All Animals Guide

If you want to get 100% completion and check off all 62 animals in Alba: A Wildlife Adventure, this guide lists all the animals and where you can find them, including the rarest animals. If you get all 61 animals, excluding the legendary ra...

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Farming Is Coming To The Sims 4 in New Expansion Pack

Farming is coming to The Sims 4! The reveal trailer for the latest expansion pack, Cottage Living, has revealed that your Sims will be able to look after animals, as well as grow and sell a variety of new crops. This confirms an earlier tea...

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Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Available Now on Consoles

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is available now on consoles. The game was received with great reception when it was first released last December on PC, Mac, and iOS. Now console players can enjoy this relaxing open-world adventure game on PlayS...

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Is the Newest Sims 4 Expansion Pack About Farming?

For years, Sims players have been begging for a farming-themed expansion pack. Could this be it? A postcard has just been released with a picture depicting the countryside, plus a message mentioning a garden stall, as well as announcing a t...

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Top 10 Theme Park Management Games

Would you like to manage your own theme parks? Thanks to these games, you can! From RollerCoaster Tycoon to Thrillville, these games allow you to run your very own theme parks, whether it's building new rides or satisfying your customers' n...

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Hokko Life Early Access Now Available on Steam

If you like Animal Crossing, then this game might just be for you! Hokko Life, developed by Wonderscope and published by Team17, has just been released for Early Access on Steam so that you can get your hands on the game for the first time....

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Latest Sims 4 Game Update Introduces Likes and Dislikes

Making a return from The Sims 3, the latest Sims 4 patch has introduced a Likes and Dislikes system, so that your Sims can have their say on their favourite colour, music, and interests. This particular update has been released in readiness...