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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...

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 st...

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 you...

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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...

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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 in...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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? Th...

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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...

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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 fait...

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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 Batt...

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 atmosphe...

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 unf...

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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 feature...

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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, a...

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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...

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Sector Not Clear! Is Battlefront II Worth The While?

At launch in 2015, the first EA Battlefront was as exciting as it was frustrating, as playing as a Rebel in the Walker Assault often was a certain path to defeat. In Cargo mode, jetpacks made carrying the package almost too easy before the ...

Why Microsoft strives to win PUBG over

Because it’s one of the most successful titles of the year? And Microsoft — as any other big corporation out there — is interested in pumping up their revenue? Here it is in words, we all know that. But even though apparent, these aspects a...

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Three Reasons to Try a Game Server

Most of the time, game servers are priced on a fixed slot basis, to ensure that users get the best flexibility, but also the best performance available. If you’re interested in trying out a game server, check out these top three reasons bel...

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Top 5 Treyarch Zombie Maps

It's the perfect time of year to review the Top 5 zombie maps that Treyarch ever released to the public, with the new Call of Duty around the corner and yet another new zombies story-line about to begin. I wanted to go back to the very firs...

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Monster Hunter: World – Why you should be excited

It's one big reveal after another with Capcom's latest, and flashiest iteration of Monster Hunter. The series is massive in Japan but, for one reason or another, has never made a big splash in the West. Until now of course. Here's why you s...

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4 Reasons Destiny 2 Desperately Needs a Photo Mode

Many beautiful moments are to be had in Destiny 2. Sure, we can capture screenshots and take videos. But as we've seen in other titles of late - an integrated photo mode definitely has its merits. Here, we'll look at why those merits would ...

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Uncharted Games Ranked

Since 2007, developers Naughty Dog, have brought us six amazing Uncharted games and an amazing series. But, when it comes to ranking them which comes out on top? Does the new adventures of Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross trump Nathan Drake? He...

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Ranking the Overwatch Summer Event Year 2 Skins

The newest 7 skins are examined in this list, ranking them from worst to best, helping you to decide which one you will buy in that 11th hour before the event ends and you don't want to spend any more money on boxes. Introduction This event...

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Dream Daddy Is The Future Of Video Games

A charming story, personable characters, and unobtrusive inclusion elements make Dream Daddy a standard for other indie game developers to follow. It's hard to go on social media lately without hearing about Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Si...

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5 Cool Games for Android Smartwatches

It's fair to say that the Apple Watch gets most of the attention when people discuss smartwatches, but it isn't the only one. Many companies have since designed gorgeous smartwatches that are operated by Android Wear, and as a result, a lot...

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Where Have All the Marvel Games Gone?

As Marvel continues to break box office records, their video game presence is dwindling, especially on consoles and PC. So where are all these games going? There is no doubt that we can expect some entertaining Marvel video games this ...

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Destiny 2 Is Already A Disappointment, So Why Even Care?

With only slight improvements being made since The Taken King - found by this publication and many others across the web - what are people expecting to get with Destiny 2? From the looks of it, Destiny 2 will be a disappointment among both ...

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Kingdom Hearts III’s Greatest Enemy Is Nostalgia

Excited as they may be for the next main installment in the franchise, the feverish nostalgia of fans everywhere may ultimately make Kingdom Hearts III not worth the wait. If there's one thing that's apparent in the gaming industry ...

Top Open World Games

Freedom is yours! Embark on an adventure of your own choosing and at your own pace in these great open world games that are sure to eat up your time and make going back to linear games a difficult task. Creating an open, living, breathing w...

Nintendo is Erasing the Wii U

The Wii U was a failure. Specifically, it was a failure of a console, but it had great games. Those great games keep getting new homes on the Switch and 3DS, however. With each new port and multi-platform release, the Wii U has less and les...

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Why We’re Not Entirely Sold On God Of War

There is no doubting that God of War is one of the bigger titles showcased at E3. While we already knew it existed, it was nice to see more footage of the game in action. Still, we are not entirely convinced that this new entry in the God o...

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My Hour With ARMS

The demo for the upcoming fighting game ARMS recently passed. How did I enjoy my time in the ring? I didn't. The ARMS Global TestPunch has finally ended it's second run and players won't get a chance to pick it back up unti...

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Determining a Game’s Primary Genre

Is Call of Duty an RPG because it has leveling and stats? Would Mario Kart be the same game without items? We dissect games to figure out its genres, and see which ones are secondary, and which one is the primary for each game. Cover art by...

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Ranking Overwatch’s New Anniversary Dance Emotes

For part of Overwatch's Anniversary special event, Blizzard has added a specific dance emote for each hero. What dances are the best, and what fell flat? We take a look at all 24 new emotes and rank them from worst to best. Overwatch i...

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Is Pokémon Go still worth playing right now?

Pokémon Go is nearing its 1 year mark and while it is still quite active, it's not nearly as popular as it was last summer. However, is it worth playing or getting back into? Well I believe it's a good time to discuss! As weird as this may ...

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Top 10 (plus 1) Overwatch Anniversary Skins

Overwatch has turned 1 year old! Its birthday comes with gifts for us! So how do the new skins compare to each other and past skins? We rank them from worst to best in our top 11 list! What a year it's been. Overwatch released just...

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Injustice 2 Characters With The Most and Least Potential

The latest entry in the incredible fighting game franchise, Injustice 2 has a lot of fantastic additions to the roster as well as returning veterans. While it's way too early to discuss a tier list, which characters are catching players' ey...

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Was IGN wrong to give Prey a 4.0?

When Dan Stapleton of IGN gave the PC version of Arkane's Prey a 4.0, a debate exploded online regarding scores, bugs and when a game is reviewable. I take a look at some of these arguments and give my views. Prologue: In order to fully und...

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Hitman 2016: A Eulogy

Today Square Enix announced it's withdrawal from IO Interactive, effectively closing the book on one of 2016's greatest games; Hitman. It's time to say goodbye. We are gathered here to today to mourn a gaming legacy. A franchise that has sp...

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