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A run in with a Nintendo 64 one fateful evening gave me an inexplicable power to untangle any wire and clear any game cartridge of dust. Powers that are little use in this day of wireless technology and digital media downloads....
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Overwatch Toxicity at a Low Thanks to New Update

Online gaming communities always have issues with their player bases being complete asshats, and Blizzard's insanely popular hero shooter Overwatch is no exception. From launch, the title has been plagued with poorly behaved players making the community a little less than inviting for noobs and rookies trying to learn. Not to say it isn't an equally shitty place to be for more skilful players, arguably people are more aggressive in putting you down when you're supposed to be good at the game.

Is Spider-Gwen About to Rebrand as “Ghost Spider”?

Spider-Gwen swung her way into our hearts during the "Spiderverse" saga, immediately becoming a hit with fans and earning her own comic run. Gwen Stacey being all hip and trendy as she is might be about to undergo a re-brand, ditching the name "Spider-Woman" and adopting the new alias "Ghost Spider".

The Division 2 Will Feature a Dynamic World

It comes as no surprise to anyone that The Division 2 is able to be played completely solo. Players are given the option of...

Worlds Adrift Preview

Worlds Adrift is one of few "Early Access" release success stories, due to the ongoing support from the incredible team at Bossa Studios and their...

Octopath Traveler Prologue Demo Preview

Square Enix's latest turn-based RPG, Octopath Traveler is set to hit shelves July 13. Ahead of this release date, the title received two playable demos,...

E3 2018: State of Mind Preview

State of Mind revolves around two main characters, Richard and Adam, who are technically the same person and exist in two separate worlds, the Real and the Digital. With humans ever growing dependence and integration of technology into their lives the stark division between worlds has begun to blur and as they beginning to increasingly overlap.

E3 2018: Hands on with Black Future ’88

Black Future '88 plucks that cyberpunk chord within everyone's soul, becoming evermore present in modern media. Drawing inspiration from Risk of Rain and other...

E3 2018: Hands on with Semblance

Semblance is a puzzle platformer that is fondly referred to as “The first true puzzle platformer,” and it’s easy to understand why. Semblance is...

E3 2018: Warhammer 40K Mechanicus Features an Incredible Amount of Customisation

Warhammer 40K has a deep and extensive lore with a huge number of games across all kinds of genres dedicated to it. Mechanicus is one of the latest entries into the 40K universe which sees the player take control of the Adeptus Mechanicus. Warhammer 40K Mechanicus is a turn-based tactical RPG approaching the beta stage after 2 years of development, and the progress so far is staggering.

E3 2018: Call of Cthulhu Will be True to the Pen...

Call of Cthulhu is probably H.P. Lovecraft's most famous work, playing fast and loose with the human concept of sanity and otherworldly beings capable of rending your mind in twain with but a glimpse of their form. Cyanide Studio's Lovecraftian investigation game looks haunting and intriguing at every turn, exactly how it should be!

E3 2018: The Surge 2 will Feature an Open World, Custom...

The Surge, Deck 13's first steps into the Soulsbourne style of gameplay was met with mixed feelings. The game was unique in a number of ways,...

E3 2018: Hands on with Soulcalibur 6

The queue for Soulcalibur 6 ar E3 2018 was an interesting experience for two reasons. The first being how startlingly short it was, and the...

E3 2018: Hands on with The Division 2

No-one was more excited than me when they announced The Division 2. I played the first one to death and had a great time doing...

E3 2018: Hands on with Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus is the latest entry into the Metro series and sees Artyom return to our screens seeking to help find a new home for his people outside of the Moscow Metro tunnels. Metro Exodus implements some great new features as well as returning all the old classics we've grown accustomed to in the dank subway tunnels. 

Dark Souls Remastered Review

Writing a full review of a game you've already previewed is a difficult task as you don't want to just rehash the ideas you had previously. It's made even more difficult when reviewing a remaster or a new system port. This review of Dark Souls Remastered is going to be one such review. That being said, after reading my early impressions once more, I've got some apologies and changes of opinion.

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