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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Feels the Force in April

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has a release date! The game is coming in April. Check out the new overview trailer below and then come back here for some thoughts on the game. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X on April 5th, 2022. This newest Lego Star Wars game covers all nine films in the Skywalker saga: from Phantom Menace all the way till Rise of…

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Activision Anti-Trust Talk is Wishful Thinking

“Won’t someone think of Sony?!” That has been the theme of seemingly endless articles released since the announcement that Microsoft is buying Activision.  It can only be that because, let’s face it, with even a second’s thought, this deal is not unfair or illegal. I’m talking from a corporate perspective, of course. And yet armchair lawyers across the world are calling for the deal to be stopped on the basis of, basically, hurt feelings. Anti-trust is not going to look…

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Activision Reaction: Microsoft Do it Again

There’s about no bigger screw you in the industry than making Crash Bandicoot your new mascot. But that’s just what Microsoft did when they bought Activision. And that’s the least of it. Spending nearly $70b has put them in about as incredible a position as they ever could be. They’ve taken on a whole host of huge hitters, from Call of Duty and Warcraft to Spyro the Dragon and Tony Hawks. Like with Bethesda, we must now wait several months…

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Microsoft Buy Activision Blizzard

Microsoft have announced nearly $70b plans to buy Activision Blizzard.  Like the Bethesda deal, some months of work will now take place to complete the sale. The company highlighted titles including Call of Duty, Warcraft, Candy Crush, Tony Hawk, Diablo, Overwatch, Spyro, Heathstone, Guitar Hero, rash Bandicoot and StarCraft within its announcement. “Gaming is the most dynamic and exciting category in entertainment across all platforms today and will play a key role in the development of metaverse platforms,” said Satya…

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Shadow Man: Remastering a Classic

Shadow Man Remastered brings back a cult classic – successfully reviving a game that fans have been demanding gets new life for years. I hope they’re happy with what they wished for. In some preliminary research for this game, I took a quick look at some of the original reviews, and was blown away by what I saw. I remember the case, of course. It looked cool and edgy, not unlike the Blade film I’d been too young to watch.…

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How To Jump Backwards in Shadow Man Remastered

Shadow Man is back, and with him the age old question of how to beat the game’s true boss: any ledge from which you have to jump backwards. I’m kidding of course. But it is something you eventually have to do, and it’s something that’s not especially well explained. And yes, if you go searching, it won’t take long to find people who complained about this issue in the original release of this game. The good news is that it’s…

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Farming Simulator 22 Gets Better Because of Mods

If you haven't been playing Farming Simulator 22 because you've been waiting for more mods to be available across all platforms, I've got good news for you - while the mod support was pretty lackluster for the first week or two, things have drastically improved, and I'm going to show you how in one specific way. Let's dive into...woodchipping?

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Ubisoft is bringing its subscription service to Xbox

Ubisoft is bringing its Ubisoft Plus subscription service to Xbox in the future and announcing that Rainbow Six: Extraction will be coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch. Ubisoft Plus was originally launched for PC and includes access to more than 100 Ubisoft games, including titles like Far Cry 6, for $14.99 per month. Ubisoft isn’t announcing exactly when its subscription service will arrive on Xbox, only that it “will be coming to Xbox in the future,” according to Ubisoft…

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2021 Was the Year of Covid – and 2022 Will Be Too

New Years is usually the time when we reflect on the past 12 months. And in the case of 2021 one word sticks out: covid. It influenced our day-to-day lives, our politics, our jobs. It impacted our video games, and it will continue to do so. Sony and Nintendo released so few mainstream games last year, while Microsoft’s biggest title came along after a year’s delay. The already barren first years of the new console generation were about as bad…

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Late to the Party, But Minecraft Walt Disney World is Fantastic

Have you wanted to travel to Disney World but the pandemic is limiting your options? Or is the ever increasing ticket prices making the dream vacation a continual dream instead of a reality? Then perhaps you need to grab a 29.99 CAD copy of Minecraft, drop around 13.00 on the Disney World pack, and enjoy the sites of Walt Disney World without the guests! 

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