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EA deserves no praise for lowering microtransaction costs

EA have cut the in-game cost of playable heroes by 75 per cent in Star Wars: Battlefront II. The change comes amidst widespread outrage ...

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5 Great Local Multiplayer Games

Ever since online multiplayer developed to become a staple of big-budget games, local multiplayer has become somewhat of a rarity. Sadly, including a ...

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Remastering and Box-setting

Ever find yourself falling into the familiar pattern of having blitzed through your last batch of games, looking at your calendar and ...

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EA deserves no praise for lowering microtransaction costs

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5 Great Local Multiplayer Games

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Remastering and Box-setting

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EA deserves no praise for lowering microtransaction costs

Star Wars: Battlefront II remains a symbol of EA’s contempt for the consumer

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5 Great Local Multiplayer Games

Perfect for playing with your housemates

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Remastering and Box-setting

Do remasters and box sets of old classics offer a solution to the biting disappointment gamers increasingly feel, given the hasty development cycles of modern Triple-A titles?

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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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Speed running

A quick history of the subculture

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The Ubisoft Rebrand

Ubisoft has changed its logo, but will it change its stripes?

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PlayStation hacked again

Over the past few days, and possibly even before that, it has appeared that Sony’s PlayStation Network has been hacked in some form, but this time limited to the UK

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Crash, Bang, Wallop

Continuing my kick on the 1980s that started last week with the British home computer, and how influential it was in not only British video games, but the computing industry, I’d like to cross the pond and talk about North America’s adventures with video games

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Point-and-Click: A Golden Age for Gaming?

I always knew there was something special about this genre of games

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Loading, ready, run

While the US was being lorded over by the Atari 2600, the UK, and most of Europe was getting involved in the home computer

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Grand Theft Auto V: The game that just keep giving?

Rockstar Games first released the latest instalment of the critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto franchise back in 2013, to almost palpable anticipation, and they certainly…

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The Best Things in Life are Free(ware)

You can get a lot for free, bottle openers, frying pans, and even decent games. Here are some great free games that you can play