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Nether Preview

Nether is a post-apocalyptic open world multiplayer game with an emphasis on survival. The style can be compared to Day Z, but instead of a zombie apocalypse, the world was hit with solar flares that mutated a portion of the population into Nethers. Other players in the world can help or hurt you, however there are safezones throughout the map in which Nethers can’t enter and people can’t hurt you.

 
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It’s a shame Microsoft have lost Confidence in Kinect

Kinect was always going to have a tough time proving itself. The original failed because it was an optional peripheral that didn't do what Microsoft claimed it could and didn't even approach its actual potential, and with the announcement that an Xbox One will be released without Kinect 2.0, the second iteration of the device looks set to go the same way.

 
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PlayStation Beats Xbox on Quantity AND Quality, Although it’s Gamers That Win

When Neogaf user DeadPixel made a list of all the games released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 since release, there was a lot of discussion about quality vs quantity. Is it better to have a lot of smaller releases, including re-releases of indie games from the previous generation, or bigger AAA titles like Titanfall? Your answer probably aligns somewhat with your console of choice. GamesReview's very own Steven Van Eekeran wasn't convinced that it was an issue of quality against quantity though. Instead he found that the average score across both new-gen systems was roughly the same, skewed slightly towards Sony despite them releasing so many more games.

 
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Google Revealed Cross-Platform Game Support for Android and iOS – Could It Be the Next Big Thing?

If you’re a hardcore mobile phone gamer chances are you already know how frustrating it is to not be able to compete against of your friends just because they own an iPhone. While universal coding that will work on multiple platforms is still far from being a real thing, Google has made some serious efforts into trying to close the gap between platforms, their latest step in this matter being the release of a cross-platform game support between Android and iOS.

 
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Super Smash Brothers 2014 – Preview

Yesterday was the official Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct. The goal was to lay the final foundations for both the 3DS and Wii U games before their launches in Summer 2014 and Winter 2014 respectively. Below is the full Nintendo Direct. Today we're going to look at what was announced.

 
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Feeling Angry? You Might be Bad at Games

It's an opinion long held by soccer moms and people that refuse to learn that video games are the source of all evil in the world. Specifically violent videos games, in which, they believe, young children are taught that shooting someone in the face has no consequences. They watch as Little Jimmy becomes indifferent, angry and aggressive, and then ask themselves why the government allows them to keep buying this stuff for their kids.

 
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Frankie Dettori’s Online Slots Game

Frankie Dettori is a champion horse racing jockey and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant known by some, as Lester Piggott put it, as the "best jockey currently riding." He's best known for riding all the winners at British Champions' Day in 1996, and now he's got his name on an online slots title. Can you be a big winner in Frankie Dettori's Magic Seven, just like the man himself?

 
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Pokemon: Where Does it Go from Here?

April Fools Day always provides a number of fun Internet gags. One of the most high profile jokes this year was from Google, and it involved Pokemon. Using Google Maps, players could search for all original 150 Pokemon and become a Pokemon Master. They even went as far as to 'promise' a position in the company for anybody that could Catch 'em all. Although the job was a farce, the game was real and playable. This prank from Google made me think about where Pokemon is at and where it is going.

 
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Sonic Boom Speculation In which direction is the blue blur headed?

With 2014 came the announcement of SEGAs' newest installment into the Sonic franchise: Sonic Boom. Whether you think it looks like a good idea or another terrible move, one thing can be said for sure: Sonic Boom has caught our attention.

 
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Good Game Movie Review

The elusive career path of “Playing video games for a living” has tantalized an entire generation of gamers. The obvious route of beta testing is a grueling chore that pits players against buggy code for endless hours each week, and the path of a game journalist is only for those whose love of games is surpassed by their love of freeze-dried noodles. Yet there is a handful of exceptional players who gain wealth, fame and glory from their gaming skills alone.