The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Should we be worried about game servers shutting down?

The multiplayer portion of your favourite games won’t be around forever

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Are Star Wars games doomed?

Are Star Wars games redeemable, or have they fallen to the dark side?

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EA vs. The People: Round 2

UFC set to feature loot boxes despite consumer uprising


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


Why FIFA is the root of the lootbox infection

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


Review: Star Wars: Battlefront II

A game that promised to be marmite but delivered mediocrity

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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Players can currently only progress with gameplay


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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Review: FIFA 18

Does FIFA justify yet another purchase?

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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?

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 – Preview

Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 was mad available at Gamescom 2015 and what was Connor McBride’s opinion of the game?