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Console Gaming Needs Graphical Settings More Than Ever

Developers, I love you, but this conversation is overdue. Your choice of graphical settings consistently suck in console games, and it’s time to just hand over the reigns to the end user. I know, I know, this isn’t what consoles are all about. Just buy a PC, right? But these new consoles are powerful enough to do native 4K, 60FPS, and definitely not both. But why? On PC, players can make their own compromises, working out the kinks on as…

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Game Guides: How The Art of Cheating Has Disappeared

My office is filled with books and on the bottom shelf is a treasure trove of old game guides. I’ll never need to know how to win at Gangsters again, but it’s there, ready for an emergency. Nostalgia – it’s the only reason to keep them. They’re worth pennies, if that. But they remind me of a better time: the days when you could look up a problem in any video game without hearing the phrase “like and subscribe”. I…

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The Best Deals In Gaming

2021 is looking a little bare at the minute, which isn’t a bad thing. There are so many games to play and so little time – and that’s why you can save lots of money by picking the right deals for you. Being a bit clever with the way your spend your hard-earned cash can maximise your game total, save you cash and mean you’re never overstretched. Of course, how you spend your money will depend on your tastes in…

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The State of State of Play

Let’s be honest – this week’s State of Play was just okay. The recent general Nintendo Direct wasn’t much better. What happening with these update videos, and why do they keep disappointing? My first instinct was that this was an expectation problem. If you’re hoping to see your first glimpse of God of War: Ragnarok, you’re not going to be overjoyed by the biggest news being a piece of DLC for a year old game. But shouldn’t that be obvious?…

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Diablo II: Resurrected Announce Trailer

Diablo 2: Resurrected has been announced for PC and consoles. It will be coming out in 2021! Diablo 2: Resurrected will be coming to PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, and Xbox Series X/S. It currently has no release date other than 2021. The game has remastered graphics. It will be the second Diablo game on the Nintendo Switch! We reviewed Diablo 3: Eternal Collection for the Switch, twice actually here and here, and liked it a lot. Will…

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I’m Sick of Silent Hill

It’s been nine years next month since the last Silent Hill game was released, but people can’t stop talking about this damn franchise. Insiders everywhere know the next game is coming very, very soon. They promise. Honestly. It’s definitely going to be announced at the next big event. Trust me, it definitely is. Unless it isn’t, then it will be announced at some other time. Also, it’s going to be exclusive to PS5. Maybe not, things might have changed. But…

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Harvest Moon & Story of Seasons Giveaway Portal

Thanks for stopping by our giveaway page! With the launch of Harvest Moon: One World and Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, we wanted to give you the oppertunity to win a copy of either of those games in the form of a $60 Amazon Gift Card! Or, you can use the gift card for whatever you want - we won't judge you if you pass on some of the best farming simulation titles available on PlayStation and Nintendo Switch.

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Last Bets In: Will Bethesda Games Stay Exclusive?

By Monday, there’s every chance the Zenimax/Bethesda purchase will be over and Doom, Fallout, Elder Scrolls and a host of other IPs will become Microsoft exclusives. Although it depends what you want to believe. Depending where you get your news from, it may be you believe PS5 owners will continue to get these legendary IPs. Certainly over the next few weeks, the sale is going to go through, and Microsoft will be able to give a more definitive roadmap for…

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Xbox launching a new wireless headset

Xbox is launching a new Xbox Wireless Headset designed to provide superior audio and chat quality at an affordable price, according to a post on Xbox Wire.   The new headset is available for preorder now and will launch on March 16, costing $99.99 in the US and $129.99 in Canada. The headset “delivers best-in-class audio and chat performance, outstanding design and comfort, and unique experiences that are tailored for each gamer.”   It will support Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos,…

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Square Enix: Should Sony Make An Offer?

The rumour mill’s latest target is Square Enix – and Twitter think’s Sony may have already made an offer. The narrative is a bit muddy. Square won’t be fully bought out, but will somehow become a PlayStation Studios developer. That means Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider and a host of other classics will become exclusive. How likely is this? What would it do for the gaming industry? Final Final Fantasy (on Xbox and PC)? Let’s face it, a Twitter random announcing…

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