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Top 10 (+2) New Overwatch Skins

The new Overwatch skins are here and they're amazing! From homages to Blizzard games to new ideas, these skins truly stand out - and they're available year-round! We take these 12 new skins and rank them from least to most awesome, to help you decide...

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Monster Hunter World Beta Impressions

With the Monster Hunter World Beta in its third and final phase, now seems the most appropriate time to talk about pre-release impressions. Monster Hunter has always been a quintessentially Japanese game for Japanese audiences. Everything from its co...

Is the Nintendo Switch Fixing Nintendo’s Biggest Mistakes?

The Nintendo Switch has come burning out of the gates, but Nintendo still has some bogeyman to cast off. From lack of 3rd party support to poor marketing, we explore some of Nintendo's deepest rooted mistakes and see if the Nintendo Switch looks like...

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Top 8 PSVR Games For New Headset Owners

So you’ve just taken the plunge and bought yourself a PlayStation VR. Well done! It’s a fantastic piece of kit. Although, stepping into the world of VR for the first time can be a little daunting. After all, it’s first generation tech so it’s hard to...

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Nintendo Has Erased the Wii U

Have you seen this console? With more news of Wii U ports coming to the Switch, it's become very clear Nintendo wants you to forget the Wii U happened. The Wii U stands nervously, knees buckled and back hunched forward. It stares intently at the...

Top Games Where You Can Fly

The most wanted and most basic superpower ever. Flight. Is there anyone that hasn't thought of flying at least once in their life? I think not. Since humans are not inclined toward the skies without the use of accessories at least flying in games is ...

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Video Games May Be At Their Very Best Today

Video games have come a long way in the last few decades, and while some people like to tear modern gaming apart, the present age of gaming feels like a precipice where gamers can look, enjoy, and play through the history, present, and future of gami...

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“Gaming Disorder” Presents A New Battle For Gamers

The World Health Organisation is now recognising addiction to videogames as a "disorder". In it’s beta draft of the forthcoming 11th International Classification of Diseases, "gaming disorder" has been listed as a mental health condition. It prescrib...

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Best Upcoming Games In 2018

As 2017 draws closer to an end, it is clear that it has been an interesting year for the gaming industry. Therefore, that means we now can look ahead to what the upcoming year has to offer for us gaming enthusiasts. But, is it a year filled with medi...

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2017 in Review: the Best and Worst of Gaming

It's been a fantastic, if not tumultuous, year for gaming. As 2017 draws to a close it allows us to take a step back and evaluate everything that's happened this year within the gaming industry. From the latest anticipated releases to a massive backl...

Best Games To Get From The KeenShop For Christmas

Looking for Christmas present ideas? Or, are you just looking to treat yourself? Whatever your requirements, KeenGamer's very own KeenShop has everything to satisfy your zeal for gaming. So, on behalf of myself and the KeenGamer team here are the top...

Winter is Coming, and Telltale is Bringing the Heat

Does Telltale’s "Game of Thrones" do the hit HBO series justice? The answer is undeniably YES and then some. Telltale Games is an independent game developer that specializes in episodic, point-and-click adventure games with strong RPG elements, best...

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Overwatch Winter 2017 Skins Ranked

Overwatch celebrates the season with 7 new legendary skins for its heroes! We see whose been naughty and whose been nice by looking at their quality and ranking them from worst to best. Introduction It's only fair to warn you, there may be extrem...

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Death Stranding Analysis – What Does It All Mean?

At this year’s Game Awards, visionary game creator Hideo Kojima treated us with some new footage from Death Stranding. That makes the third trailer in just two years and we still have no answers as to what to really expect in the final game. Yet, the...

Top Games With Snow Perfect for the Holiday Season

Winter holidays are upon us and what's the best way to enjoy them without all the drawbacks like the freezing cold? Games of course. So let it snow with these games that will set you up for a perfect winter mood, right in the comfort of your room. Th...

5 Tips on Becoming a Rocket League Pro

Rocket League is one of those games that falls under the moniker of easy to play, difficult to master. It looks immensely fun to play, but actually playing it can be difficult to get to grips with, so here are a few handy tips to get you started on y...

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Overturning Net Neutrality Would Be A Devastating Mistake

The FCC is about to vote to get rid of net neutrality. The scary thing is, at this moment, it is going to pass. While they say it is going to spur competition and is great for the consumer, the repeal of net neutrality is quite the opposite. When the...

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Biomutant And Why You Should Be Psyched

Biomutant was originally unveiled at this year’s E3. Initial reception for it has been lukewarm so far, resulting in little coverage around the web. But we’re excited for it and we think you should be too. Aside from its artistic designs invoking mem...

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6 PS4 Games That Should Be On PS4 Owners’ Black Friday List

Well, it's that time of the year again as Black Friday approaches. In regards to the event, it's only over the past few years that Black Friday has become something of a sensation whereby people come together to fight to the death with the aim of pur...

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Is Shadow of War “Making” Me Buy Things?

I played through all of Shadow of War’s main story and it was… alright. Characters were just about passable and for a freeroaming game, it was really kind of short. Alas, I love Lord of The Rings. And I’m stubborn. That means I want to see the "true ...

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Boycotting Lootbox Games: Put Up or Shut Up

EA is no stranger to facing boycotts from consumers, with the latest PR disaster being a prime example. But does the gaming giant have anything to fear? Or will the gaming community fall back after a couple weeks of enjoying the outrage? There's ...

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A.I Creates “Real” Images Of People Who Don’t Exist

As progress is constantly being made in the area of machine learning and how that plays into the creation of images, we have to wonder how this could play into video games. Graphics chip company, NVIDIA have built themselves a clever little neural ne...

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Top Ten Golden Oldies We’d Love To See Return

The last two years of gaming have been an indulgent throwback for twenty somethings across the world. So far, we’ve witnessed the return of Wipeout, Ratchet & Clank and Crash Bandicoot. They’ve each been nothing less than fantastically faithful to th...

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PUBG’s Dilemma – The Rule Set Toward Success in Esports

PUBG is the undisputed king of the battle royale genre, and this isn’t going to change anytime soon. In fact, it’s now the fastest growing esport at present, passing games like Overwatch without a moment’s notice. Inspired by the movie Battle Royale,...

Top 10 Most Atmospheric First-Person Games

Games from a first-person perspective give you an amazing opportunity to fill the shoes of your characters and immerse yourself in the game world like no other genre could. Check out these 10 first-person games that feature a thick atmosphere that ma...

Wolfenstein II Mein Leben mode impossible?

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus without a doubt sports one of the hardest trophies/achievements I've personally ever come across. I decided to give this brutal difficulty mode a few attempts just to get a quick taste of this brutal and unforgiving c...

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A Glance at the awesome 8bitdo Retro Controllers

It can be hard to find a controller that you like, and especially for retro-games, not every controller feels right. 8bitdo has been making awesome controllers that look and feel a lot like the NES and SNES pads with a ton of modern features such as ...

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Three Changes Destiny 2 Needs To Keep My Playing

Destiny 2 had a great start. It launched with an interesting story that wasn't a complete bore to play through and kept me engaged. Now, however, two months down the line, things have changed. Destiny 2 has turned into a once a week game, and here's ...

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Overwatch Halloween 2017 Skins Ranked

Get out the candy but leave the lights on, Overwatch's 2017 Halloween event is here! We rank the new legendary skins from worst to best in our list, so you know which ones are worth paying 3K coins for if the loot pumpkins are unkind to you. Introduc...

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