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New Magicka 2 Trailer Karaoke Competition, More Exploding Cats

New Magicka 2 Trailer Karaoke Competition, More Exploding Cats

The lovely people at Paradox Interactive have just sent us over their new karaoke trailer for Magicka 2 and… Well I am in no way, shape or form going to describe it to you. You should just watch it below. Suffice to say that my personal highlights, other than a tune that is completely stuck in my head and is making wan... Read More »

Destiny – By The Numbers

Destiny – By The Numbers

So it’s almost upon us, that time we’ve been waiting for since E3 2013. The time when Destiny comes to us and the Traveller will occupy our time solidly for the next 3-4 months. So how many of us are actually waiting for that? And what is the deal with the numbers behind it? Let’s have a little run do... Read More »

EA Access: The Pros and Cons

EA Access: The Pros and Cons

Since EA announced their new EA Access plan, the web has been ablaze with everyone’s ideas and thoughts on the new project. It’s been the usual mixture of positives, with a few negatives. Opinions swirling in a cup, ready to boil over. I’ve been watching it with keen interest; where is this going? Wha... Read More »

Retro Corner – July 2014

Retro Corner – July 2014

Hello and welcome, to what I hope will turn into a new monthly column. As you can probably guess, a lot of my time recently has been spent looking back into the gaming past. I’ve been reliving older games, classics that I missed the first time round. What I’ve found is an amazing community and seen just how... Read More »

Alien: Isolation in #PreLCgate

Alien: Isolation in #PreLCgate

TWEET TWEET – All aboard the Twitterversy! Today’s slagging match is all to do with The Second Coming of Horror Gaming Christ, Alien: Isolation. Not content from people shouting about how it’s a horror game with no guns (yeah, like when did that ever work?), then getting confused when it actually does... Read More »

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Accused of Stabbing Teacher in Leeds “Enjoyed Orange Juice”

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Accused of Stabbing Teacher in Leeds “Enjoyed Orange Juice”

Witnesses of the stabbing of a teacher in Leeds this week have confirmed that the 15-year-old suspect was known to be a fan of Orange Juice. “He would often drink things when he was thirsty”, says a school-mate. “Often those drinks would include orange juice.” It has emerged that the troubled, “suicidal” youth would of... Read More »

Sony Says Vita’s New Screen is NOT a ‘Downgrade’. Everyone Else Disagrees.

Sony Says Vita’s New Screen is NOT a ‘Downgrade’. Everyone Else Disagrees.

Last year Sony announced that the PS Vita would be getting a revised design to reduce its size and increase battery life. The change includes Vita’s new screen – an LCD screen as opposed to the original OLED screen found in the current model. This announcement caused some concern among gamers because LCD is perce... Read More »

Mario Kart 8 Arriving on Wii U this May

Mario Kart 8 Arriving on Wii U this May

Nintendo has revealed that Mario Kart 8 will be released on Wii U this May. This will add to the Wii U’s list of great diverse titles, including Super Mario Bros U, Super Luigi bros U, Mario 3D World, and now Mario Kart 8. Such an eclectic mix of games to choose from – no wonder Nintendo is doing so well! This will be ... Read More »

Iwata Accepts 50% Pay Cut – Probably Not Enough

Iwata Accepts 50% Pay Cut – Probably Not Enough

The walking Mii known as Saturo Iwata will be have his salary reduced by 50% due to Nintendo’s hilariously bad financial performance. The announcement of the reduction comes shortly after it was revealed that Wii U sales forecasts have been slashed by nearly 70%. “The Wii U business as a whole was not able to recover f... Read More »

Microsoft Buys Gears of War IP, Cliffy Says It “Couldn’t be in better hands”

Microsoft Buys Gears of War IP, Cliffy Says It “Couldn’t be in better hands”

It was confirmed yesterday that Microsoft has purchased the Gears of War intellectual property (IP) from Epic Games. This means that Microsoft now owns the Gears brand, likely cementing its place as an Xbox exclusive until the end of time. According to MCVUK, the Gears series will be developed by Black Tusk studios as ... Read More »

GTA San Andreas coming to Mobile in December

GTA San Andreas coming to Mobile in December

It was only a matter of time before we all jumped back in to Los Santos after finishing GTA V. What you didn’t know is that you’ll also jump back in time around twenty years… Well, you could have guessed. Following in the footsteps of both GTA 3 and Vice City, GTA San Andreas is getting remastered and coming to mobile ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Galactic Starfighter Expansion Trailer

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Galactic Starfighter Expansion Trailer

The humble MMO – a genre that has eluded me ever since it’s conception. I have tried to find one that would suit me to the ground. Alas as of yet I still find myself looking but not really getting excited about them. World Of Warcraft managed to infuriate me – being killed every five seconds whilst at... Read More »

GTA V Beach Bum DLC Details Revealed

GTA V Beach Bum DLC Details Revealed

GTA V Beach Bum – the first full DLC pack will be released next Tuesday (Nov 19th), and will feature four new vehicles, two new weapons, and a pick n’ mix selection of missions, deathmatches, races, and customization options. This content is free (both in real-life money and in-game currency – woohoo!) and we’ve ... Read More »

Lucky Few Get The Xbox One Early, But You Can’t Play It!

Lucky Few Get The Xbox One Early, But You Can’t Play It!

Over the last few days reports have been hitting the web concerning an issue with retailer Target and their sales system. It’s seen a few lucky people receiving their Xbox One early, which has left their customers acting like the proverbial cat that got the cream. I can’t blame them – I’d be rat... Read More »

Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction Mode Features Aliens

Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction Mode Features Aliens

I can’t believe I’m actually writing these words, but… Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction mode will feature aliens. Yes you heard us right – extra-terrestrials. Captain Price and Soap must be spinning in their graves so fast they’ve buried all the way to China. The news was ‘leaked’ this morning on Imgur in the... Read More »

GTA V DLC Announced – Beach Bum Pack Due November

GTA V DLC Announced – Beach Bum Pack Due November

The first big content drop for GTA V DLC has been officially announced as the “Beach Bum” pack, and will be available for free next month. The pack will include new beach-themed vehicles, as well as some new weapons – all usable in both story mode and GTA Online. The Online mode will also receive brand new Gang Attacks... Read More »

Microsoft Invite Gamers To The New Generation With Xbox One

Microsoft Invite Gamers To The New Generation With Xbox One

Microsoft have today launched their trailer for the imminent launch of their new console, Xbox One. Due out November 22nd, it’s something many gamers have been looking forward to, besides the PS4 launch. Regardless of the slightly bumpy road Microsoft have created for themselves over the last few months regarding... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Console Release Details

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Console Release Details

Assassin’s Creed Liberation, the PS Vita spin-off, is coming to PC and consoles in HD – set for release in January 2014. As well as being ‘prettied up’ for the big(ger) screen, the game will have 15 new missions to beef it up a bit. This is great news for the Assassin’s Creed fans who have no intention of buying a Vita... Read More »

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