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

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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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With the Switch, Nintendo is getting right what the Vita got wrong

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With the Switch, Nintendo is getting right what the Vita got wrong

Even before its reveal, the Nintendo Switch felt like it had to be a console with a singular purpose.Hardware-wise, Nintendo has already delivered the best possible version of that ideal.

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The best Xbox Live Gold deals in March 2017

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The best Xbox Live Gold deals in March 2017

If you want to pay less for your Xbox Live Gold subscription, help is at hand.While you can of course set up an annual payment with Microsoft, there are cheap Xbox Live Gold deals available on both 3 month and 12 month subscriptions from various retailers.

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Perfect For Nintendo Switch: The greatest RPGs you never got to play

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Perfect For Nintendo Switch: The greatest RPGs you never got to play

Our worries that Nintendo Switch wasn’t going to have a steady stream of exciting games are starting to look mighty unfounded.The new Switch version, complete with multiplayer support, may finally fill in a massive gap in the Western 16-bit canon.

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Take a break with four games that are all about maximum relaxation

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Take a break with four games that are all about maximum relaxation

Each "stage" in GNOG is a giant toy head, inspired by the likes of Mighty Max and Polly Pocket playsets.These are meant to be digital toys after all, and you don't "beat" toys.

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The best PS Plus deals in March 2017

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The best PS Plus deals in March 2017

If you want to get your Destiny on or any kind of multiplayer game, you need to have a PlayStation Plus subscription ready to go.It's not all bad news though, for your hard earned cash you get a stack of free games every month for PS4, PS3 and even your precious PS Vita.

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Secrets and references to the original Mass Effect games in Andromeda

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Secrets and references to the original Mass Effect games in Andromeda

While Mass Effect: Andromeda is a fresh chapter for the franchise, there are plenty of nods and references to the original trilogy, for those willing to look hard enough.If you’re looking for more general advice, swing over to our Mass Effect: Andromeda tips and tricks.

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Quick, get Assassin's Creed Unity on Xbox One right now for $.99/79p

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Quick, get Assassin's Creed Unity on Xbox One right now for $.99/79p

CDKeys is selling download codes for Assassin's Creed: Unity on Xbox One for just $.That would be an ultra-worthwhile deal even if Ubisoft hadn't fixed the "disappearing face" issue!

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Watch our history of the world according to Mass Effect and you're ready for Andromeda

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Watch our history of the world according to Mass Effect and you're ready for Andromeda

The choice is yours, commander.Er, pathfinder.

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BioWare's looking at these Mass Effect: Andromeda fixes and improvements right now

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BioWare's looking at these Mass Effect: Andromeda fixes and improvements right now

However you feel about the state of the game when it was released, the team seems to be committed to improving it.Just take a scroll down the Twitter replies of Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian S.

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Sex in video games is rubbish in pretty much every way, and it should be better

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Sex in video games is rubbish in pretty much every way, and it should be better

Specifically, why sex in video games is so awful.Maybe I’m still traumatised by David ‘I don’t like game mechanics’ Cage’s QTE sex scene in Heavy Rain.

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Bargain! PES 2017 for £7.99, plus Rockstar games - like GTA - going real cheap on PSN right now

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Bargain! PES 2017 for £7.99, plus Rockstar games - like GTA - going real cheap on PSN right now

Well, PES 2017 is currently going for the bargain price of £7.Well, there are some classic Rockstar games going cheap in the PlayStation Plus Double Discounts sale too.

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New Overwatch tank Orisa (who is also, literally, a tank) now live

Posted 03/21 21:34 in Gaming | 0comments

New Overwatch tank Orisa (who is also, literally, a tank) now live

After weeks upon weeks of teasing, Blizzard is finally letting its newest Overwatch hero out into the wild.As a Tank-class character, Orisa is meant to soak up damage and protect her allies.

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A lot of Mass Effect: Andromeda players are disappointed by its male/male romance options

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A lot of Mass Effect: Andromeda players are disappointed by its male/male romance options

But many players who were looking for male/male romance - an option that was first introduced to the series back in Mass Effect 3 - have been pretty disappointed by what they've found.I'm not going to lay out a laundry list of who male and female Ryder can respectively date (mild spoiler warning in any case) or just how naked they can get with their preferred partners.

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Five little things we love about the PS4 (and five things that still annoy us)

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Five little things we love about the PS4 (and five things that still annoy us)

I remember marveling when I could play PS4 games on my Vita in another room of my house, but Share Play is on a whole other level.When Sony released the slim PS4 and PS4 Pro, it also quietly revised the DualShock 4 and fixed most of its flaws.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance guide

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance guide

As with previous entries in the series, a large part of the Mass Effect: Andromeda experience revolves around romancing other characters.The updated conversation system makes it easier to tell which dialogue options will help woo your prospective paramore, but as not everyone is open to your romantic advances you could end up wasting your time if you pick the wrong partner.

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There’s secret N7 ‘Commander Shepard’ armor in Mass Effect: Andromeda - here’s how to get it

Posted 03/21 18:27 in Gaming | 0comments

There’s secret N7 ‘Commander Shepard’ armor in Mass Effect: Andromeda - here’s how to get it

There’s loads to see and do in Mass Effect Andromeda, and plenty of little nods to the original trilogy.In fact, it can be overwhelming at first, so we made this Mass Effect tips guide for you.

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Check out this new Xbox One controller with frickin' laser-cut gold mesh and rubber grips

Posted 03/21 18:27 in Gaming | 0comments

Check out this new Xbox One controller with frickin' laser-cut gold mesh and rubber grips

The newest Xbox One controller looks like it fell off of a cyberpunk mercenary and, honestly, I love it.The Recon Tech Special Edition wireless controller for Xbox One is a laser-cut above the usual surface-level cosmetic variants: that gold grid on the front is actually laser-etched into the plastic, and the rear has a texturized rubber grip.

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