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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 ...

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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 f...

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 ...

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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...

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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 inten...

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...

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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 futu...

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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. I...

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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...

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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 mas...

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 elem...

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 a...

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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...

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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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