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Sony CEO steps down

After 27 years working alongside Sony, one of the most senior members in the company, Andrew House, made the decision to step ...

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The Low-down on Console Crossplay

Hostility between gamers is nothing new – in fact, the only thing gamers enjoy more than their chosen console is saying mean-spirited ...

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Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

'Metabombing', more widely known as review bombing, is a relatively young phenomenon, but one that is becoming increasing common and, more importantly, ...

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Sony CEO steps down

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 1
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The Low-down on Console Crossplay

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 2
Photo: Jeremy Bijl

Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 3
Photo: Cammykoopa @ Wikimedia Commons

Sony CEO steps down

Sony Interactive Entertainment’s CEO, Andrew House, steps down from his role at the company

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The Low-down on Console Crossplay

Is Sony standing in the way of progress?

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Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

The Corporation Strikes Back

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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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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – The One Game to Rule Them All?

James Thursfield explores why Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is The Lord Of The Rings game fans have been waiting for.

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Minecraft – The $2.5 Billion Cultural Phenomenon

On 15th September Microsoft acquired Swedish developer Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion. With the departure of its creator Markus “Notch” Persson, what does this mean for the future of Minecraft?

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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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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Former Nintendo Boss Dies

Jack Crutcher looks back on the revolutionary and influential career of Nintendo’s Hiroshi Yamauchi

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GTA: Grand Torrent Auto

Games Editor Alasdair Preston examines the leaked release of Rockstar’s latest offering

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New Humble Bundle Available

Just in time to save freshers from spending huge quantities of their student loan on games, Humbe Bundle Inc. have released the ninth Humble Indie…

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Manchester students to run 24 hour gaming event

Event aims to raise money for charity