Pac-Man Championship Edition is an electrifying reinvention of a classic and fine farewell from Pac’s creator

Posted 01/05 12:46 in Gaming | 0comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition is an electrifying reinvention of a classic and fine farewell from Pac’s creator

In the original Pac-Man you control the eponymous quaffer in a fixed maze filled with dots, power pills and four ghosts.Yet there’s an intriguing strain of minimalism that makes Pac-Man CE, above all, an exercise in refinement.

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New Mass Effect: Andromeda screens aren't revolutionary, but they sure are pretty

Posted 01/04 23:33 in Gaming | 0comments

New Mass Effect: Andromeda screens aren't revolutionary, but they sure are pretty

Today is a good day for Mass Effect fans looking forward to Mass Effect: Andromeda.First we got an actual, solid release date of March 21, and now BioWare has released 10 new screenshots into the wild.

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Devil May Cry series director teases work on new game so of course everyone's shouting for DMC 5

Posted 01/04 20:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Devil May Cry series director teases work on new game so of course everyone's shouting for DMC 5

You may not know the name Hideaki Itsuno, but I bet you know his games.He's served as a director of the Power Stone games, Dragon's Dogma, and the Devil May Cry games (save for the original).

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Mass Effect: Andromeda gets March 21 release date, BioWare hearing 'great' feedback on playable build

Posted 01/04 19:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets March 21 release date, BioWare hearing 'great' feedback on playable build

however long it is from the time you read this to March 21 (if you live in North America), or March 23 (if you're in Europe).The highly-anticipated sequel was finally given a firm release date today, meaning you can start planning your midnight launch parties and/or "sick" days from work.

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Overwatch is nerfing Roadhog’s hook in the latest update

Posted 01/04 17:43 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch is nerfing Roadhog’s hook in the latest update

For those getting salty over Roadhog’s hook, there’s some good news: major revisions are being made to his attack.His trademark hook n’ pull (instructions are as follows: hook a player, pull them towards you, hit them on the head) has been criticised as being overpowered for a while now.

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CoD: Advanced Warfare dev shares Happy New Year video, fans pile in with their theories

Posted 01/04 17:34 in Gaming | 0comments

CoD: Advanced Warfare dev shares Happy New Year video, fans pile in with their theories

Of course, some of the games coming this year are virtually unknown and far away.The studio shared a Happy New Year video over the weekend, and fans are already running wild with speculation.

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Here are your first Nintendo Switch accessories: a starter kit and foldable headphones

Posted 01/04 16:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Here are your first Nintendo Switch accessories: a starter kit and foldable headphones

The Nintendo Switch is just over a week away from a full reveal on January 13, so I'm actually surprised we haven't got more accessories already.However, to get the ball rolling we've got a starter pack and some foldable headphones from Snakebyte.

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Travel the globe with the best locations in the Street Fighter series

Posted 01/04 15:33 in Gaming | 0comments

Travel the globe with the best locations in the Street Fighter series

We present 14 perfect, far-flung locations from the Street Fighter series - it’s called World Warrior for a reason.Nin-Nin Hall is a shout-out to Nin-Nin (real name Akira Nishitani), a character designer who worked on Street Fighter 2, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, and Final Fight.

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 rumoured to be a Switch exclusive for a year and a teaser is on the way

Posted 01/04 13:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Beyond Good and Evil 2 rumoured to be a Switch exclusive for a year and a teaser is on the way

With the list of Nintendo Switch’s confirmed games growing each day, here’s another titan that’s rumoured to appear on the console: the long awaited Beyond Good and Evil 2 from Michel Ancel.Plus, if you’re eager to get a glimpse of what it looks like, you won’t have long to wait either.

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The Last Guardian’s Trico is the gaming's perfect pet and a truly smart piece of design

Posted 01/04 11:22 in Gaming | 0comments

The Last Guardian’s Trico is the gaming's perfect pet and a truly smart piece of design

I love The Last Guardian.No, it’s a core thematic choice that’s absolutely crucial to the integrity of The Last Guardian’s central premise.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider lead writer Rhianna Pratchett departs from series

Posted 01/03 22:57 in Gaming | 0comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider lead writer Rhianna Pratchett departs from series

Rhianna Pratchett was an instrumental part of setting the tone for the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and the 2015 sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider, transforming Lara Croft from a perfect, posh aristocrat into a more grounded human being with flaws and scars.Along with Gail Simone, she also helped weave Lara Croft's tale across a series of comic books, published by Dark Horse.

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Rime returns after two-year hiatus with new publisher, coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in May

Posted 01/03 21:57 in Gaming | 0comments

Rime returns after two-year hiatus with new publisher, coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in May

Another trailer released a year later whetted our appetites, and shortly thereafter all went quiet.But the silence has ended, and Rime has now been re-revealed as a multiplatform game coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in May 2017.

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BioWare has no plans for Mass Effect: Andromeda on Switch but 'never wants to close doors'

Posted 01/03 18:42 in Gaming | 0comments

BioWare has no plans for Mass Effect: Andromeda on Switch but 'never wants to close doors'

BioWare plans to take the Mass Effect series to a new galaxy and new generation of consoles with Mass Effect: Andromeda, which will launch for PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime this year.But what about the fancy new consoles lurking just over the horizon, the Nintendo Switch and Scorpio?

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Do you love Kojima Productions' mascot Ludens enough to pay $2,000 for a 5-ft statue?

Posted 01/03 17:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Do you love Kojima Productions' mascot Ludens enough to pay $2,000 for a 5-ft statue?

I know you love Hideo Kojima.We all know you love Hideo Kojima.

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Take a close look at the big video game release dates and events for 2017

Posted 01/03 13:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Take a close look at the big video game release dates and events for 2017

Hello and welcome to 2017!So what's happening?

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Ariana Grande's going to be a Final Fantasy character because... [stares into coffee. Has nothing]

Posted 01/03 11:42 in Gaming | 0comments

Ariana Grande's going to be a Final Fantasy character because... [stares into coffee. Has nothing]

Okay, not like a real, numbered, Final Fantasy, it's Brave Exvius on mobile which was not something I knew was a thing until this message from Ariana.As you can see it's based on her 'Dangerous Woman' album character and if you double check the animations up there she's actually got what looks like a couple of musical special moves.

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Become an actual bird (with a beak and everything): You should be playing Eagle Flight VR

Posted 01/02 22:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Become an actual bird (with a beak and everything): You should be playing Eagle Flight VR

A VR game that lets you become an eagle and fly through the city of Paris.That’s what the marketing material will tell you, and it’s largely true - there’s an incredible sense of freedom in Eagle Flight that’s totally unmatched by other VR experiences.

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Why Prey is already frontrunner for game of the year 2017

Posted 01/02 15:50 in Gaming | 0comments

Why Prey is already frontrunner for game of the year 2017

That makes any simulation-driven Arkane project an exciting one, but Prey is more exciting than most.And even having seen Prey played, a great deal now, it still feels like a similar deal.

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8 games that got real-life places wrong

Posted 12/31 17:01 in Gaming | 0comments

8 games that got real-life places wrong

Doing research for video games is not an easy job, especially when it comes to creating the game's setting out of a real-life place.Getting it right becomes even trickier when the devs have never been to the place where the game is set.

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Play these: the unsung heroes of 2016

Posted 12/30 15:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Play these: the unsung heroes of 2016

It was a raging tire fire in virtually every other way that mattered, but 2016 was an exceptionally good year for gaming.Each turn in this dice-based strategy game represents one week of your trip, where things keep going terribly, terribly wrong.

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