Gaming's most thankless jobs

Posted 04/03 15:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Gaming's most thankless jobs

It's easy to appreciate gaming's greatest heroes, to give recognition to those brave men, women, and anthropomorphic animals that risk it all to save entire planets from certain destruction.But it's also easy to forget about the little guys, the tertiary or unknown characters that work from the sidelines to ensure our journey always goes as smoothly as possible.

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10 games that are way better now than at launch

Posted 04/03 13:12 in Gaming | 0comments

10 games that are way better now than at launch

Like a fine wine or Matthew McConaughey’s filmography, some games have only improved with the passage of time.However, in the wake of this false start, DICE admirably took Battlefield 4 back under its wing and began to make amends.

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City of Tiny Lights review: 'A rich, rewarding crime film, shot with real skill'

Posted 04/03 08:08 in Gaming | 0comments

City of Tiny Lights review: 'A rich, rewarding crime film, shot with real skill'

For those who’ve seen Riz Ahmed in HBO’s New York-set The Night of, Pete Travis’ beguiling noir will feel like a London companion piece.Past and present further intertwine when Shelley (Billie Piper), friends with both during their adolescent years, comes back on the scene.

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The 15 most awkward, angst-ridden middle-stage Pokemon

Posted 04/01 23:53 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 most awkward, angst-ridden middle-stage Pokemon

Here are our top 15 picks for the most awkward middle-stage Pokemon, ranked in order of personal awkwardness.Most Awkward Aspect: Shelgon's shell.

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The 25 greatest Star Wars moments in Xbox history

Posted 04/01 13:50 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 greatest Star Wars moments in Xbox history

DICEs Star Wars: Battlefront on its way, and more information about it sure to pop up at E3, we've been quietly considering the legacy of Lucas and co.'s ultra-franchise on Xbox consoles.

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15 long-dormant Xbox franchises that deserve Xbox One updates

Posted 04/01 13:46 in Gaming | 0comments

15 long-dormant Xbox franchises that deserve Xbox One updates

One of the more baffling reveals of last year's E3 was the announcement of a Phantom Dust remake/sequel.As you might be aware, that hasn't gone so well - the forgotten card-based fighter is stranded in development purgatory right now.

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Diego Maradona apparently taking legal action over his PES 2017 likeness

Posted 04/01 11:25 in Gaming | 0comments

Diego Maradona apparently taking legal action over his PES 2017 likeness

Non-Argentine football fans of a certain vintage are well used to having their hearts broken by Diego Maradona – but for Konami the aftermath might be a financial, rather than metaphysical, blow.The thunder-tempered midfielder-turned-coach features in PES 2017's excellent MyClub mode, but has claimed on his Facebook page that he never gave permission for his likeness to be used.

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Please, video game trailers, give these 9 overused tricks a break

Posted 03/31 17:51 in Gaming | 0comments

Please, video game trailers, give these 9 overused tricks a break

Watching trailers is one of the simple pleasures of being a video game fan.In the hopes of forever banishing these state-of-hype-zen dispelling cliches from the world of video game trailers, I've put together a list of the most frequently abused.

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Play Titanfall 2 multiplayer for free this weekend in honor of its new Colony Reborn DLC

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Play Titanfall 2 multiplayer for free this weekend in honor of its new Colony Reborn DLC

Still undecided about Titanfall 2?A free trial running from now until April 3 will allow players to sink their teeth into all of Titanfall 2 multiplayer, as well as the Training Gauntlet and The Beacon levels from the single-player mode.

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Destiny 2 will keep going with timed-exclusive PS4 content

Posted 03/31 16:38 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2 will keep going with timed-exclusive PS4 content

The cinematic trailers for the newly revealed game on PlayStation's official YouTube account both end with a familiar bump and a soothing voice assuring viewers that you can "Get exclusive Destiny 2 content on PS4*".So if you’re pondering a Destiny 2 pre-order, think carefully.

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In Metal Gear Solid, Snake is basically John McClane shoved into a skintight sneaking suit

Posted 03/31 14:09 in Gaming | 0comments

In Metal Gear Solid, Snake is basically John McClane shoved into a skintight sneaking suit

How the hell has it taken us this long to choose Snake’s PlayStation debut for our Classic Game treatment?All we can say is that the iconic stature of Metal Gear Solid almost made it too obvious a choice for these articles before now.

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Here's where you can pre-order Destiny 2 to get that amazing Cayde-6 figurine and what's inside the Collector's Edition

Posted 03/31 13:49 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's where you can pre-order Destiny 2 to get that amazing Cayde-6 figurine and what's inside the Collector's Edition

Ok, so he's not drinking the mysterious green substance from the Destiny 2 teaser but this Cayde-6 figurine is ridiculously cool.Here's where to buy and what you'll find in each Destiny edition.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 31 - April 2: No Land Beyond, Monte Carlo, *and* Zhalo Supercell!

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 31 - April 2: No Land Beyond, Monte Carlo, *and* Zhalo Supercell!

He’s trying to enjoy the fresh, crisp spring morning like everyone else, but he can’t quite relax.He has a strange feeling that something bad is coming, but he can’t quite put his finger on it.

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Destiny Dead Ghosts location guide [inc. DB, HoW, Taken King, Rise of Iron, and Age of Triumph]

Posted 03/31 13:49 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny Dead Ghosts location guide [inc. DB, HoW, Taken King, Rise of Iron, and Age of Triumph]

This guide has been updated to include all Dead Ghosts from The Dark Below, House of Wolves, Taken King, Rise of Iron, and Age of Triumph expansions.Finding and reviving Dead Ghosts (presumably representing the spirits of professional voice actors that were originally turned down in favour of the Dinklage) on your travels will unlock Grimoire cards that add to your Grimoire points.

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Destiny: Age of Triumph quest guide

Posted 03/31 12:08 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Age of Triumph quest guide

The Necrochasm is one of them, so be sure to check out our guide for how to pick that up if you want to cause showers of exploding Thrall.There's also some new stuff to attend to, like finding the 10 new Dead Ghosts, and completing the Age of Triumph quest that will reward you with the Red Memorial Suros Ornament as you progress through it, with the ultimate reward being *drum roll* an Age of Triumph class item with 400 Light level.

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5 PC classics that deserve new life on console

Posted 03/30 21:59 in Gaming | 0comments

5 PC classics that deserve new life on console

Thing is, PC gamers have had the ability to play console exclusive games (albeit illegally) for years now through emulators.Even though there have always been plenty of Star Wars games out there in the world, they’ve never been in truly ample supply.

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Watch the Destiny 2 reveal trailer and see the City fall

Posted 03/30 19:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch the Destiny 2 reveal trailer and see the City fall

Bungie has released the official Destiny 2 reveal trailer, and it's every bit as explosive as any Guardian could want.It's time to rally the troops.

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MLB 17 The Show tips: ranking the top five players at every position

Posted 03/30 18:47 in Gaming | 0comments

MLB 17 The Show tips: ranking the top five players at every position

It's worth noting that Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez narrowly misses out on a top five spot, but shares the 84 overall rating of Perez, Molina and Ramos.After ranking second last year the Dodgers speedster falls out of the top five completely with an overall decrease from 90 to 84.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda devs asks fans to continue feedback - uh, you sure about that BioWare?

Posted 03/30 18:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda devs asks fans to continue feedback - uh, you sure about that BioWare?

The Mass Effect: Andromeda team has put out a notice on Twitter, thanking players for their critiques and asking them to continue providing feedback.The studio also says it will share its "immediate plans" on April 4 - but whether that means fixes or DLC announcements or something else is anyone's guess.

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Thimbleweed Park review: 'An absurd, oftentimes hilarious, sometimes frustrating love letter to a bygone era'

Posted 03/30 18:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Thimbleweed Park review: 'An absurd, oftentimes hilarious, sometimes frustrating love letter to a bygone era'

Playing Thimbleweed Park is like uncovering a time capsule.It gets even more interesting when those people suddenly offer up a flashback describing the backstory of one of three additional protagonists you'll eventually gain full control over.

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