Give VR a chance; it may be the only revolution in gaming you’ll see in the near future

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Give VR a chance; it may be the only revolution in gaming you’ll see in the near future

So what could PS VR evolve into?What if PS VR had controllers of that calibre?

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“I want my mummy!” - Strange Brigade is a pulpy delight of a shooter

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“I want my mummy!” - Strange Brigade is a pulpy delight of a shooter

Let’s face it, there hasn’t been anything good starring mummies since Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz’s 1999 adventure.Nearly two decades on and we don’t just have one dusty mummy flavoured treat, we’ve got three.

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Destiny 2 brought its release date forwards so the servers don't melt at launch

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Destiny 2 brought its release date forwards so the servers don't melt at launch

In case you missed it, Destiny 2 has brought its release date forward.So I asked director Luke Smith why.

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Naughty Dog has ideas for more Uncharted stories like The Lost Legacy, who should they star?

Posted 06/21 21:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Naughty Dog has ideas for more Uncharted stories like The Lost Legacy, who should they star?

You didn't really think Uncharted: The Lost Legacy would be the end for Naughty Dog's long-running treasure hunting series, did you?Despite plans to move on from the adventures of Nathan Drake and friends, Naughty Dog's Shawn Escayg - creative director and writer on Lost Legacy - told Eurogamer at E3 2017 that the team has other stories in its pocket.

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Call of Duty WW2’s back to basics multiplayer approach could be just what the series needs

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Call of Duty WW2’s back to basics multiplayer approach could be just what the series needs

There’s something oddly ‘oh, it’s you’ about COD’s multiplayer going back to World War 2 in Call of Duty WW2.This is a stripped back multiplayer experience compared to more recent installments but, honestly, refreshingly better for it.

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Best Sega Saturn games of all time

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Best Sega Saturn games of all time

Guy who vaguely resembles Bruce Willis on the cover?Burning skyscraper behind him?

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Best Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games of all time

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Best Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games of all time

The Sega Genesis/Mega Drive was a game changer.Released in 1989 with the (awful) slogan 'Genesis does what Nintendont', it was consistently neck and neck with its biggest competitor, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Visceral's Star Wars game could star an Imperial draft dodger who works for Jabba

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Visceral's Star Wars game could star an Imperial draft dodger who works for Jabba

How would you feel about a Star Wars game set within the span of the original trilogy that isn't Shadows of the Empire?The report claims that the still-untitled project will star an Imperial draft dodger from Alderaan with the appropriate nickname of "Dodger" - played by Gotham actor Todd Stashwick, who also has a writing credit on the game.

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm ditches the time powers for pure story, but remains as quietly affecting as ever

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm ditches the time powers for pure story, but remains as quietly affecting as ever

There’s something fittingly familiar and jarring about going back to the world of Life is Strange for its upcoming prequel, Before the Storm.The underhand, ‘me first’ course of action springs naturally from her current personality.

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20 classic games we need now on Sega Forever

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20 classic games we need now on Sega Forever

With a new old game promised every two weeks, and the prospect of any game from SG-1000 to Dreamcast making an appearance (in the right circumstances), our minds are racing as we imagine our favourite retro games suddenly being playable on our phones.So what do we want to see?

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Prepare your wallets - the Steam summer sale starts tomorrow at 6pm BST/10am PT

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Prepare your wallets - the Steam summer sale starts tomorrow at 6pm BST/10am PT

The Steam summer sale 2017 will kick tomorrow at 6pm BST/10am PT according to Paypal, which is also offering £5 off in the UK if you spend over £20.No word yet on a similar deal for the US but we'll keep checking.

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Sega is making 20 years of retro games free on mobile! Here's what to expect

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Sega is making 20 years of retro games free on mobile! Here's what to expect

In a surprise move, Sega is about to make its vast catalogue of retro classics completely free to play on iPhone and Android.The big question that will immediately arise for anyone interested in retro Sega emulation is the inclusion of Sega Saturn in that list.

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Pursuing photographic perfection in Dead Rising 4

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Pursuing photographic perfection in Dead Rising 4

Can a video game ever truly be art?If you can’t look at something while swirling a glass of brandy and discussing chiaroscuro, it isn’t art.

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Diablo 3: The Eternal Collection bundles the new Necromancer class, base game, and Reaper of Souls on console

Posted 06/20 22:17 in Gaming | 0comments

Diablo 3: The Eternal Collection bundles the new Necromancer class, base game, and Reaper of Souls on console

It made the jump to Xbox 360 and PS3 one year later, and then to Xbox One and PS4 a year after that.On June 27, current Diablo 3 owners can pick up Rise of the Necromancer, a sort of small-scale expansion that adds the new Necromancer class, as well as a new in-game pet and cosmetic items.

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Here are 4 things Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's devs want you to notice in the gameplay reveal

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Here are 4 things Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's devs want you to notice in the gameplay reveal

Sony and Naughty Dog have published almost ten minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay, giving the world a chance to see what the studio debuted on the showfloor at E3 last week.Yes, it does look a lot like Uncharted 4 - which makes sense since The Lost Legacy started off as a DLC expansion.

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Hitman's two intro levels are now free, I like this new indie IO

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Hitman's two intro levels are now free, I like this new indie IO

The introductory chapter of Hitman is now free to play on all platforms.Newly independent developer IO Interactive is welcoming all comers to the secret ICA Facility where Agent 47 first proved his chops as a murderous sonuvabitch, and yes, they are technically the "tutorial" stages.

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Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood review diary: 'Not the type of game you drop in for every odd expansion. It's a commitment.'

Posted 06/20 18:12 in Gaming | 0comments

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood review diary: 'Not the type of game you drop in for every odd expansion. It's a commitment.'

Today marks the launch of the Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn expansion Stormblood.MMOs like FF14 are beastly affairs, and expansions like Stormblood are no different.

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How did E3’s first big public opening go? Here’s what the gamers and industry thought

Posted 06/20 17:29 in Gaming | 0comments

How did E3’s first big public opening go? Here’s what the gamers and industry thought

This year E3 changed.For (almost) the first time it threw open the doors to the paying public (having previously let 5000 people in by invite only in 2015).

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343 says it'll be 'quite some time' before the next Halo is unveiled

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343 says it'll be 'quite some time' before the next Halo is unveiled

the Xbox media briefing was bandied about as much for what it didn’t show, as what it did," 343's Jeff Easterling wrote on the Halo Waypoint blog.I know I know, we should have told you ahead of time to not expect anything like that.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider leak shows Lara may be coming to America

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider leak shows Lara may be coming to America

You might recognize the image on the bottom-most logo from Rise of the Tomb Raider, but it's common to reuse old assets for the early stages of promotional design.Definitely seems like the name will be Shadow of the Tomb Raider in any case.

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