Read our Splatoon 2 tips and clean up in the Global Testfire

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Read our Splatoon 2 tips and clean up in the Global Testfire

Check out these Splatoon 2 tips before the next session begins!Go for coverage, not kills Remember, how many kills (sorry, "splats") you get has nothing to do with whether you win.

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This Mass Effect: Andromeda trick is an easy way to get some of the best guns early on

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This Mass Effect: Andromeda trick is an easy way to get some of the best guns early on

Don't head out into the wide world of Mass Effect: Andromeda with that default Avenger rifle equipped.The trick goes like this: as soon as you reach the hub, head across from the security office and find this crate.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s climbing is the secret ingredient that finally adds real adventure to open-world gaming

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s climbing is the secret ingredient that finally adds real adventure to open-world gaming

“Oh, climbing, cool”, I thought, when I first found out about the new vertical versatility of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.It’s not exactly a new thing in action games, and it was hardly going to be the centrepiece of something as specific and complex – yet traditionally rigid - as a Zelda game.

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Destiny: Age of Triumph's launch trailer teases raid loot, playlists, and the biggest record book

Posted 03/24 15:19 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Age of Triumph's launch trailer teases raid loot, playlists, and the biggest record book

The Destiny 2 rumors are coming hot and heavy now, including an allegedly leaked poster showing a September 2017 release date, but the original Destiny isn't done quite yet.The Age of Triumph event begins next week and Bungie has published a new trailer showing how it will take your Guardian on a victory lap of all their most glorious achievements.

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Former Mass Effect animator explains Andromeda's animation problems with beautiful clarity

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Former Mass Effect animator explains Andromeda's animation problems with beautiful clarity

There's no escaping Mass Effect Andromeda's animation issues.While Twitter, GIFs and memes have amplified the problem out of all proportion, there's defintely something that hasn't gone to plan.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 24 - 26. Thunderlord!

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 24 - 26. Thunderlord!

Xur, Destiny’s travelling weekend Exotic trader, freelance house-mural painter, and globally-respected, avant garde power-tool musician, is back.As for the other two, the Hunters’ Graviton Forfeit is pretty damn good, giving the teleport-dash Shadestep perk for free.

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Grab Uncharted 4 for £15.49 and Until Dawn for £12.99. The PS Store's 10th birthday sale has a stack of bargains

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Grab Uncharted 4 for £15.49 and Until Dawn for £12.99. The PS Store's 10th birthday sale has a stack of bargains

Happy 10th birthday PS Store!Oh how we love the fact that you've now evolved to having prices we actually want to pay for digital only games.

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Super Mario Odyssey gameplay, trailer, release date and everything you need to know

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Super Mario Odyssey gameplay, trailer, release date and everything you need to know

After a fleeting glimpse of the game in the Switch’s own reveal trailer, Super Mario Odyssey now has an extensive video showing gameplay, locations, and a new character – Mario’s hat!According to Shigeru Miyamoto, Super Mario Odyssey is a return to the core, open-world Mario gameplay style of Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine.

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Want to attend EA Play in Hollywood this June? Tickets go on sale April 20

Posted 03/23 22:00 in Gaming | 0comments

Want to attend EA Play in Hollywood this June? Tickets go on sale April 20

So it might end up costing you zero dollars and zero cents!If you need a refresher as to what EA Play is, here's the quick-n-dirty: EA is skipping the E3 showfloor this year, much as it did in 2016.

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Five little things we love about Xbox One (and five things that still annoy us)

Posted 03/23 21:27 in Gaming | 0comments

Five little things we love about Xbox One (and five things that still annoy us)

Within months, though, the Xbox One transformed into a totally different beast before it even launched, dropping most of that nonsense and focusing on games, games, games.Here are a few little things we love about the Xbox One, and in the name of constructive criticism, a few things that still need work.

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Legendary PC games you completely forgot were on console

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Legendary PC games you completely forgot were on console

The legacy: Deus Ex became the blueprint for what an immersive sim could be, dropping players into a first-person thriller where they could do just about anything they wanted to the world around them.As the cybernetically enhanced secret agent JC Denton, you have the freedom to approach problems via a wide variety of stealthy or aggressive permutations, choosing to specialize in undetected sneakery, guns-blazing violence, or anything in between.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Loyalty Missions guide

Posted 03/23 18:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda Loyalty Missions guide

Following their mysterious absence from Mass Effect 3, loyalty missions have made a welcome return in Mass Effect: Andromeda, meaning that you can pull favours for your squad mates in order to form healthier relationships, including those that might lead to budding romances.We also have a Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance guide, Mass Effect: Andromeda tips, and how to find the missing Arks in Mass Effect: Andromeda.

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New Prey trailer teases player choices and their nightmarish consequences

Posted 03/23 17:25 in Gaming | 0comments

New Prey trailer teases player choices and their nightmarish consequences

It's all beautifully, horrifically expounded on in a new trailer: I'm definitely getting a "high chaos vs low chaos" Dishonored vibe here - which makes sense, given that it's by the same studio.But what I like about it is that (so far) your choices don't seem to be associated with "good" or "bad.

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Alleged Destiny 2 poster claims a September 8 release date and a beta

Posted 03/23 16:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Alleged Destiny 2 poster claims a September 8 release date and a beta

An image of what some are claiming is a Destiny 2 poster advertising a September 8 release date and what looks to be beta access for those who pre-order is making its way 'round the internet, generating a bit of pre-official hype.The poster features the usual Titan, Hunter, Warlock trio of Guardians, along with some PlayStation branding.

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Resident Evil 7 nearly had a dog called Diane - watch this making of for more, including the original 'pitch movie'

Posted 03/23 15:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Resident Evil 7 nearly had a dog called Diane - watch this making of for more, including the original 'pitch movie'

For example, looking back now one of the things I wish we could have kept was that the family used to have a pet dog.I forget its name, I think it was Diane, and it was part of the dinner scene, I think.

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How to find the missing Arks in Mass Effect: Andromeda

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How to find the missing Arks in Mass Effect: Andromeda

One of the greatest mysteries which pervades Mass Effect: Andromeda’s story is what happened to the three missing Arks which were supposed to arrive at the Nexus alongside the human colony ship.These are the Asari Ark, the Turian Ark, and the Salarian Ark, and it's up to Ryder to figure out what happened to these ships, carrying thousands of slumbering travellers.

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How Valve cracked open the FPS formula and then put it back together in Half-Life 2

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How Valve cracked open the FPS formula and then put it back together in Half-Life 2

Before Half-Life 2 came out in 2004, the last well-known game to pin its hopes on a more physical game world was 1998’s Trespasser.That pioneering spirit is commonly overshadowed by the other things Half-Life 2 does so well.

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Pokemon Go Water Festival update makes a Splash with extra Water-type Pokemon (and a Magikarp hat)

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Pokemon Go Water Festival update makes a Splash with extra Water-type Pokemon (and a Magikarp hat)

Still haven't evolved that Magikarp into a Gyarados?Dubbed simply the "Water Festival," this limited time celebration will result in a higher spawn rate for Water-type Pokemon from now until March 29, 1pm Pacific.

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Tips for racking up wins with Overwatch’s Orisa

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Tips for racking up wins with Overwatch’s Orisa

Security-minded robot Orisa has made her official debut on the Overwatch hero roster.As with every new character launch to date, every Overwatch fan will want to get their shot at playing Orisa.

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Destiny: Age of Triumph has new armor sets that give you robot legs and/or back tentacles

Posted 03/22 19:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Age of Triumph has new armor sets that give you robot legs and/or back tentacles

Bungie's third and final preview stream for the upcoming event was a fashion show for the five fancy new armor sets coming to the game in Age of Triumph, all ornamented up for your viewing pleasure.The Titan basically looks like baby Oryx Little panels light up so it looks all nice and glitchy.

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