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Video Games Review: ReCore (Xbox One, 2016)

September 19, 2016

There was a period between 2002 and 2007, lets call it the post-Ocarina of Time era, where action adventure games found a formula that worked and then stuck to it like glue. A plucky protagonist visits many, varied locations, delves into dungeons, collect treasure and items, upgrades their skills and eventually finds themselves in a showdown with […]

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Blizzard introduces first new Overwatch hero, Ana

July 12, 2016

Following a tease on Twitter last week, Blizzard have officially revealed the first character to join their team shooter Overwatch post-launch. Ana is a support class who wields a sniper rifle to heal allies at great range.

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Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

July 11, 2016

I feel like I owe The Force Awakens a pretty significant debt. It’s not only brought the Star Wars franchise back to life in the post-prequels era but now it’s returning the license to the Lego series to lift them out of their slump following Lego Marvel’s Avengers. This new entry in the Lego series is amongst the its very […]

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Collector’s Editions detailed

July 8, 2016

Time to get all ‘Super Saiyan’ again. The best news, it’s not too far off as Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 arrives this October!

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Evolve goes free-to-play on PC

July 7, 2016

Late yesterday afternoon, the PC version of Turtle Rock Studios’ 4v1 team shooter Evolve disappeared from sale on Steam, prompting a flurry of speculation and concern. The game re-emerged overnight under a new title, Evolve: Stage 2, and with a new free-to-play model.

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Here’s what you’ll be able to see and play at this year’s EB Expo

July 6, 2016

The EB Expo 2016 announcements are still coming, with EB Games today announcing the first wave of titles that will be playable on the show floor, along with other new show features.

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Blizzard drops major hint that new Overwatch character may be imminent

July 6, 2016

The official Overwatch Twitter account has posted a significant hint that a new character may already be on their way to the team-shooter. The news adds fuel to persistent theories that the new character would be a blend of sniper and support classes.

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2K formally announces BioShock: The Collection

June 30, 2016

Following a series of leaked screenshots yesterday, publisher 2K have faced the music and dropped an official announcement trailer for BioShock: The Collection, a remastered omnibus of all three games in the series for current generation systems.

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Video Games Review: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (PS4, 2016)

June 29, 2016

The fact that Mirror’s Edge Catalyst exists at all is a minor miracle. When the original Mirror’s Edge released in 2008, it sank like a stone in the sales charts. Despite clunky combat and some glaring clipping issues, it still managed to amass a small fan base who enjoyed its willingness to try something new. Can Catalyst give […]

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Tech Review: Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router

June 28, 2016

Despite being a crucial component in keeping your network speedy, the humble router is an item that frequently ends up on the list of afterthoughts when putting a home computer setup together. For those looking to keep ping low, especially for gaming, the Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router represents a sound, but very […]

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Overwatch‘s competitive mode arrives on PC today

June 28, 2016

Blizzard will update the PC version of their world-beating team shooter Overwatch today, adding the hotly-anticipated Competitive Play option. The mode will give skilled players looking to take the game a little more seriously the ability to do so, however console players will need to keep waiting for now.

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Balrog and Ibuki to arrive in Street Fighter V this week

June 27, 2016

Street Fighter V‘s next update is set to drop later this week, bringing series mainstays Balrog and Ibuki to the growing character roster.

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Overwatch overtakes League of Legends as Korea’s most popular internet cafe game

June 27, 2016

Overwatch‘s record-breaking run continues with the game currently attracting a huge share of players at Korean internet cafes, removing League of Legends from the top spot for the first time in four years.

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Razer’s new Razer Blade gaming laptop available now

June 21, 2016

Razer have released the newest addition to their powerful Razer Blade family of gaming laptops onto their Australian storefront, and have confirmed Australian pricing. 

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E3 2016: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer is all about things exploding in space

June 15, 2016

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuted a new trailer during Sony’s E3 press conference yesterday, playing like someone had pounded a case of Red Bull before attempting to write an episode of Battlestar Galactica.

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E3 2016: Halo Wars 2 coming to Xbox One, PC in February

June 14, 2016

Halo Wars 2 is set to launch on February 21, 2017 on both Xbox One and Windows 10. The game was announced during Microsoft’s E3 media event this morning, and was accompanied by a cinematic trailer.

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Overwatch‘s latest patch nerfs McCree, rebalances Widowmaker

June 14, 2016

The PC version of Overwatch has received a patch this week that significantly altered two of the game’s more popular characters. McCree’s Fan-the-Hammer alternate fire was finally nerfed, while sniper Widowmaker was rebalanced to keep them from being “must-picks” and “unstoppable.”

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E3 2016: LawBreakers begins closed alpha this weekend

June 13, 2016

Boss Key Productions is launching a closed alpha for their new shooter LawBreakers this weekend. The alpha, and a new trailer, were introduced by studio head Cliff Bleszinski during the PC Gaming Show E3 presser.

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E3 2016: First look at Jason Voorhees gameplay from Friday the 13th: The Game

June 13, 2016

Being able to pilot Jason Voorhees around a virtual Camp Crystal Lake has been a long-held, deeply disturbed desire of mine. It seems Gun Media had the same thought because the trailer they just released for the game is beautiful as though pulled from my own imagination.

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E3 2016: Bethesda unveils Quake Champions

June 13, 2016

The year of the arena shooter resurgence isn’t over it seems. Bethesda have used their E3 press event to reveal Quake Champions, a brand new arena shooter that marks the series’ first appearance since Enemy Territory: Quake Wars back in 2007.

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E3 2016: Microsoft confirms that Project Scorpio is real

June 13, 2016

Microsoft closed out their press conference at E3 this morning by ending months of speculation regarding an upgraded Xbox One console with Head of Xbox Phil Spencer calling the machine “the next step change for gamers and developers.”

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E3 2016: Bethesda has resurrected Prey and it is very, very different

June 13, 2016

On-again, off-again for about a decade now, Prey has been revived at Bethesda with Dishonored developer Arkane Studios at the helm. Rather than messing around with numbers or explanations, the game just goes by Prey.

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E3 2016: Bethesda not done with DOOM, new SnapMap and multiplayer modes on the way

June 13, 2016

DOOM is set to recieve a torrent of fresh content over the next few months. That’s according to Marty Stratton from id Software who announced the rash of “new ways to play” at Bethesda’s pre-E3 press event earlier today.

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E3 2016: Fallout 4 getting even more expansions this year

June 13, 2016

Bethesda used most of their press conference at E3 last year to show off Fallout 4. This year, the game returned with a host of new features and DLC that set to be released throughout the rest of the year.

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E3 2016: Arkane finally shows us some Dishonored 2 gameplay

June 13, 2016

Like last year, this year’s Bethesda press conference at E3 had one specific game it wanted to talk about. Dishonored 2 has been in development at Arkane for a while now and fans itching for a taste of the gameplay have been treated to a buffet.

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E3 2016: Skyrim remaster headed to PS4 and Xbox One

June 13, 2016

Fus-roh-dammit, I’m about to lose another 1000 hours to Skyrim. A high-definition, remastered version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is set to launch on PS4 and Xbox One October 28.

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E3 2016: Stardew Valley heads to consoles this year

June 13, 2016

Stardew Valley is on its way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U later this year according to an announcement by developer ConcernedApe. The news comes following a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance at today’s Xbox E3 2016 press event.

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E3 2016: Minecraft introducing Xbox, PC and mobile cross-platform play

June 13, 2016

Minecraft is set to receive a substantial update that allows Xbox players to interact with users on mobile and Windows.  Further, MineCraft Realms will launch later on this year on Xbox One, Windows 10 and mobile platforms.

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E3 2016: The Division‘s Underground expansion detailed

June 13, 2016

This morning’s Xbox E3 press briefing saw a brief trailer from Ubisoft regarding the upcoming expansion for The Division. Called Underground, agents will delve beneath New York’s streets and tackle randomly generated missions

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E3 2016: Gears of War‘s General RAAM is coming to Killer Instinct

June 13, 2016

Confirming leaks from the last few days, Microsoft have revealed that General RAAM from Gears of War is indeed joining Killer Instinct on PC and Xbox One.

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