The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jeremy Bijl

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Skate 4: A New Hope?

Why EA’s recent indiscretions with Star Wars may re-open the door for the fan favourite

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Traps to watch out for in the AAA space

A publisher-by-publisher guide for what to guard against in the coming years

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Why FIFA is the root of the lootbox infection

‘It’s in the game’ has never sounded more sinister

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Review: Star Wars: Battlefront II

A game that promised to be marmite but delivered mediocrity

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Review: Football Manager 2018

Football Manager shakes off last year’s malaise with a strong addition to the series

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The rise of pre-order culture

A look at one of the most taken-for-granted practices in the industry

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Review: Assassin’s Creed: Origins

The latest Assassin’s Creed game looks great, but is it more than just a pretty face?

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Review: The Evil Within 2

A promising survival-horror experience that fails to live up to its potential

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Activision’s troubling patent revealed

Activision patent “system and method for driving microtransactions in multiplayer video games”

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IGN buy Humble Bundle

The company reveals a controversial new partnership

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Review: FIFA 18

Does FIFA justify yet another purchase?

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Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

The Corporation Strikes Back