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PlayStation hacked again

Over the past few days, and possibly even before that, it has begun to appear that Sony’s PlayStation Network has been hacked ...

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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 ...

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

Ever since I first saw my brother playing ‘Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars’, I have been fascinated by point-and-click adventure ...

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PlayStation hacked again

Posted on Nov 10, 2016 1
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Crash, Bang, Wallop

Posted on Oct 26, 2016 2
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Point-and-Click: A Golden Age for Gaming?

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 3
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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

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Does anyone need the PS4 Pro?

At an event held in New York on the 7th September, Sony unveiled two new versions of the PlayStation 4

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Why E3 2016 may be the best year yet

E3 2016 is less than two months away so it is time to start getting hyped up. Can Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and the rest deliver some blow-out news that will make this years E3 the best in a long while?

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Is hype everything?

Can hype make or break a game? Is it better to go in blind or set your expectations high for a game you know you will play? Is hype everything? Stephen Lewis ponders and answers this question below

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Xenoblade Chronicles X – Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X is a massive game and one that truly shows off what the Wii U is capable of. But is it worth your time? Hear Joshua Goldie’s thoughts

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The Witness in motion

The Witness was released recently to a lot of positive acclaim but that does not make it avoid of controversy. One issue that has not been addressed as much is how the game can cause motion sickness. Learn more about this issue below.

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Final Fantasy VII HD: Everything we know?

Are you curious about the new Final Fantasy VII remake for PS4? Then read on as Jasmin Tiyur outline’s everything you need to know about Square Enix’s upcoming, episodic, remake.