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The Oculus Rift aims to provide the ultimate escapist experience by immersing players into 3D worlds. Photo: Global Panorama @Flickr

The Year in Games: 2014

After a mind-numbingly barren first six months on sale the latest games consoles have finally picked up some momentum with regards to big ...

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FIFA 15 - Is Realism Enough?

Summer is over, the first semester has just begun and, just as the sun rises every morning, FIFA’s latest annual offering hits ...

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Conquer YouTube with Your Console

There came a weird crystalizing moment when I realised that, for the past several hours, all I’d been doing was watching YouTube ...

The Oculus Rift aims to provide the ultimate escapist experience by immersing players into 3D worlds. Photo: Global Panorama @Flickr

The Year in Games: 2014

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FIFA 15 - Is Realism Enough?

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Conquer YouTube with Your Console

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The Oculus Rift aims to provide the ultimate escapist experience by immersing players into 3D worlds. Photo: Global Panorama @Flickr

The Year in Games: 2014

A round-up of the biggest gaming news and releases so far.

Photo: EA SPORTS FIFA @Tumblr

FIFA 15 – Is Realism Enough?

EA is set to launch FIFA 15 on 25th September. With their latest offering, is EA prioritising realism over genuine innovation?

Dark Souls II Preview

Tuan Dao braces himself for another round of punishment at the hands of Dark Souls.

King of the North Tournament

In March, Manchester will play host to the UK’s biggest student-run gaming event. The King of the North tournament has been meticulously put together by…

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Conquer YouTube with Your Console

Alasdair Preston looks at how Achievement Hunter has established itself as a dominant name in YouTube Channels

Image source: Twitch

Twitch turns Pokémon into team game

Thousands of internet users attempt to co-operate to play the beloved game, with predictable results.

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Retro Corner: Hogs of War

Kris Coombes relives the early-noughties cult classic

Image source: Oculus VR

Oculus Rift Preview

Is the Rift the future of gaming displays, or just a passing fad?

Image source: Google Play Store

How you can help cure cancer with your phone

New smartphone game lets you lend a hand in the fight to find a cure

Image source: ToTheGame

inFamous: Second Son Preview

Playstation powerhouse franchise inFAMOUS makes it’s next-gen debut

Titanfall

The CoD-Fathers’ Newest Game

Alasdair Preston explores why Titanfall will make a splash when it drops later this year.

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Retro Corner: Army Men

Tuan Dao plays the Toy Story spin-off about it’s smallest heroes