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#ThrowbackThursday – Star Wars Pod Racer Revenge.

You may of heard of a small film franchise called Star Wars. It's been out for a few years and there's a few people who like it. This film franchise has lead to an astonishing amount of games, some I've owned and loved, some I probably didn't know existed. But there was one Star Wars game that stood out even years after playing it, Pod Racer Revenge...
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Risk & Reward: A Brief History of Dark Souls

With Dark Souls III on it's way in the west in a few weeks, what better than a look into the infinite depth of the challenging series. A suspicious glance at just how From Software managed to become one of the most lauded developers in recent years due to the risk they took releasing a game that was far removed from our comfort zones in modern age gaming consisting of two minute checkpoints, infinite saves and on-rails action, that it could have failed severely. What is it that has drawn over eight and a half million gamers to launch themselves into the punishing worlds of Dark Souls and slog their way to the end, just to go back and do it all again in new game plus? The answer is simple: Risk equals reward...
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#ThrowbackThursday Road Rash

For this weeks #ThrowbackThursday I'm going to re-visit one of the most notorious games of my childhood and that my friends, is Road Rash. This...
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#ThrowbackThursday – StarCraft

For this weeks #ThrowbackThursday I wanted to include a game that not only shaped me as a gamer personally but something that really defined...
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#FlashbackFriday | Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

I've started a play through of MGS 4 recently and this is has to be my favourite PS3 game that I've ever played. I know what a lot of people think about this game because it's been said that this game an interactive movie rather than a game, well you're wrong.

Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far (Part 3) – Let’s Get...

We're finally nearing the end of our Kingdom Hearts journey but let's take a little break here to talk about DiZ, at least before...
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#ThrowbackThursday – Spider-Man 2 (Video Game)

I've chosen this particular game for a number of reasons; It brings back childhood memories like it really was just yesterday, It turns out...
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The Nintendo 64 Turns 20 Today

The Nintendo 64 was not the first handheld or console I ever owned. I probably, albeit unconsciously, competed for the longest GameBoy gaming session marathon on the planet. Pokémon Red and Blue dominated my younger years, but then the N64 happened.
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Get Stats, Kill Demons – Taking a Look at Kyle873’s Doom...

As I mentioned during my thoughts on the DOOM reboot's reveal at E3, I've been a huge fan of the series for most of my life, thanks in no small part to the plethora of amazing maps and modifications the community have been creating for over 20 years. New and interesting tweaks to the game that helped popularise the FPS are still coming out almost every day.
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#ThrowbackThursday – Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb

It's that time of the week, its another #ThrowbackThursday. This time it's everyone's Fedora wearing, whip wielding adventurer - Indiana Jones...
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A Look Back on 2016’s Biggest Stories in Gaming

2016 might not have been the best year. In fact, that's probably not an unfair statement at all, with a relatively lacklustre slate of...
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#ThrowbackThursday: Super Mario World.

Ah the Super Nintendo, who does love this game console? well, maybe if you were a SEGA fan boy you won't, but still if you did own a SNES I have no doubt that you owned this title as it was one of the launch title for the system. This has to be one of my favourite games for the this game console as it was one of the first games that I played when I was a child. So let's dive into one of the best Mario games of the 90's.
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Even Microsoft is Taking on Snapchat with New App WindUp

Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging app, got its fame by offering its users the ability to send picture messages to friends that would disappear into oblivion after a certain amount of seconds. At first we didn't think it'd take off and would just be full of people sending.. private images to each other, but it seems to have been adopted as more of a private messaging app for younger teens who feel that apps like Facebook have their parents watching over their shoulders. Since the apps success, Facebook and Instagram have all tried to create their own apps, and now Microsoft is on the case too with their new WindUp app.
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The PS Vita Turns Five Years Old Today!

Today marks the fifth birthday for Sony’s handheld console the PlayStation Vita. Released five years ago back in 2012 it was a move by Sony to bring the level of games seen on the likes of the PlayStation 3 to the handheld market.

Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far (Part 1) – Where It...

The next chapter in the Kingdom Hearts saga will be coming soon, probably. We can expect to see it some time this year so...

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