• Saturday’s Xbox Live Outage Shows Dangers of Always On DRM

    If you were somehow gleefully unaware, this Saturday Microsoft’s Xbox Live saw a rather significant outage, as the service was down for most of the...

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    If you were somehow gleefully unaware, this Saturday Microsoft’s Xbox Live saw a rather significant outage, as the service was down for most of the day. By the end of the day they were able to restore most of the network, but certain parts like group chat just simply did not function and were still...
  • Watch Dogs: 3 Reasons It’ll Be Better Than GTA 5

    Ubisoft have been on a decent roll this past year. Far Cry 3 ended 2012 with a big bang whilst Assassin’s Creed 3 was still...

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    Ubisoft have been on a decent roll this past year. Far Cry 3 ended 2012 with a big bang whilst Assassin’s Creed 3 was still a decent game. Now they’ve announced Assassin’s Creed 4, which looks REALLY interesting. Another game on the horizon that Ubisoft have up their sleeve is Watch Dogs. It is easy...
  • 5 Improvements Dark Souls 2 Should Have

    With the announcement of Dark Souls 2 during the VGAs last year, a bit more info has trickled out about the game. For starters, while...

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    With the announcement of Dark Souls 2 during the VGAs last year, a bit more info has trickled out about the game. For starters, while From Software is still making the game, a new director has been announced to lead the game’s direction. Many fans have met this news with some trepidation, as such a...
  • Metro Last Light: 5 Reasons The Game Simply Sucks

    A few weeks have passed since the release of Metro Last Light. Having read many a glowing review for the game, I set out to...

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    A few weeks have passed since the release of Metro Last Light. Having read many a glowing review for the game, I set out to try it myself and hoped to be bedazzled by this hidden gem. Unfortunately, all those positive reviews were bogus. Finally getting my hands on the game, I realised just how...
  • Top 10 Most Useful Minecraft Glitches

    At first, I was a doubter. I didn’t see the point of playing a video game based around building when I could do the exact...

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    At first, I was a doubter. I didn’t see the point of playing a video game based around building when I could do the exact same thing with a Lego set—but after trying Minecraft with some friends I quickly learned the premise was addicting. Still, for all its good points, Minecraft is riddled with hundreds...
  • Why Next Generation Can’t Wait

    With a Wii U that’s only slightly better than current generation consoles (and bogged down by its gimmicks, on top of that), the potential of...

    With a Wii U that’s only slightly better than current generation consoles (and bogged down by its gimmicks, on top of that), the potential of next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft is still filling the media with buzz. What will the graphics look like? Which engines will run best? What kind of processing power will...
  • Hitman Absolution

    Where do you start with a series like Hitman? It’s a gratuitous, non-stop thinking man’s franchise that has now moved swiftly with the times courtesy...

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    Where do you start with a series like Hitman? It’s a gratuitous, non-stop thinking man’s franchise that has now moved swiftly with the times courtesy of IO Interactive and Square Enix. While it may have taken over half a decade since Hitman: Blood Money to get anti-hero Agent 47 some fresher contracts to pursue, Absolution...
  • Weekly News Roundup – DEC 22 2012

    Finally, the holiday season is really kicking into gear! If you’re lucky enough to snag a vacation, there’s plenty of games to play or to...

    Finally, the holiday season is really kicking into gear! If you’re lucky enough to snag a vacation, there’s plenty of games to play or to buy as gifts for a lucky someone. The Steam Winter Sale and Humble Indie Bundle should help those of you with a low wallet find something affordable AND fun for...
  • GTA V: 5 Reasons It’s The Most Anticipated Game of 2013

    Few games come around that demand your attention like a Grand Theft Auto game. Other game developers pray the release date doesn’t coincide with their...

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    Few games come around that demand your attention like a Grand Theft Auto game. Other game developers pray the release date doesn’t coincide with their own game. Media outlets draw up publicity by citing another coming of gaming’s devil child. All the while gamers themselves store away $60 in preparation of a great game. Few...
  • How Gaming Can Learn From Netflix’s House of Cards

    Netflix took the big leap into premium television this weekend by releasing their first ever original series, “House of Cards,” by putting the entire first...

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    Netflix took the big leap into premium television this weekend by releasing their first ever original series, “House of Cards,” by putting the entire first season on all at once. Netflix believes that viewers tend to digest shows in large lumps and that their new series should be digested all 13 episodes in a row,...