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The Getaway Review

When a game as long awaited as The Getaway finally makes it out of development hell, it’s often impossible to believe. There it is on the shelf. You can buy it. So that’s what the box art looks like. Finally, The Getaway was released on the 11th of December 2002. It was meant for the PS1, then it was meant…

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Editorials

The Predicted Future of 2015 (as told by Back to the Future)

Ahhh yes, Back to the Future. It’s hard to believe that we are already two years past the year Marty went to the future. Remember, the year was 1985 and be blasted on to 2015 in the DeLorean Time Machine. At the time, we thought that the events and inventions that were present in this 2015 were outrageous and impossible.…

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Massive Battlefield 1 Update, How it Helps You!

Battlefield 1 has been out on the market for twenty-seven days now and already we are seeing a massive update to both the online multiplayer and single player campaign modes. This article will be a watered down version of the update considering how massive this update is, and I highly recommend reading the update notes on the Battlefield forums. Now…

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Editorials

We the Community (Part 2) – Viewers Make Streams Happen

There are many things that go into a Twitch stream and that is not just the broadcasters job, weight lies on the viewer’s shoulders to make a good stream happen. Last time we looked at streaming on Twitch from the viewpoint of the broadcaster, now let’s look at the viewpoint of the most common person, the viewers themselves. Each viewer…

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Overlooked Gem: Mafia II

Although I’ve been a fan of the Grand Theft Auto series since playing the original game on PlayStation, open-world crime title Mafia II wasn’t on my radar until the PlayStation 3 version appeared as a free title on Sony’s PlayStation Plus service. With no expectations, I downloaded the game and tried it, and ended up being hugely impressed with what…

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How to Conventions! The Steps You Should Take on Attending Conventions

There are many of you out there who have been to a convention and there are many of you that have not. After reading this you’ll be ready to return to the convention seen or go to your very first one like a veteran. There are many things to do at the convention and honestly you won’t be able to…

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In Bloom: In Praise of Pikmin 3

I’m sure many people would agree that being a Nintendo fan can be quite the rollercoaster ride, the long-lived Japanese company hitting lofty, admirable highs while also plummeting to head-scratching lows. Like living with a bear covered in fireworks, it’s never boring. Although Nintendo continue to make questionable decisions, it’s important to remember that they can still knock it out…

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Reasons Why the PS4 Pro Will Attract The Majority of Gamers

The 8th gen gaming console war kicked off back in 2013, since we’ve come to the realisation that Sony has surged ahead with sales, ultimately attracting far more gamers to the PlayStation 4. Attracting more than 40-million gamers to-date, the PS4 is sure to go down as one of the most successful consoles of all-time. However, the two juggernaut companies…

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New to the series? Mafia 3’s Cool Backstory & History

If you’re interested in Mafia 3, but haven’t played the first two, fear not! There isn’t much you need to know anyway, but let’s take a look. The original Mafia released back in 2002, and its sequel came out 8 years later in 2010. I loved both of the games, as did most critics at the time. Both had original…

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XBOX Scorpio vs. PS4 Pro – Which Will Deliver the Best Overall Experience?

Over the last few months it looks as if Sony and Microsoft’s R&D departments are about as leak-proof as a sieve. Detail after detail has emerged about both the Playstation 4 NEO and Project Scorpio though none of the important details, such as what, why and how have emerged yet. So it’s with that in mind that we’ll take a…

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5 Reasons Why PS VR Will be Awesome

PlayStation VR is getting closer by the day, so we’ll soon be able to slip on that headset and find ourselves in another world… right from the comfort of our living rooms. The PSVR peripheral is really anything but; it actually feels more like an entirely new console. It will change the way that we play- and even think- about…

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The Best Simulator Cockpits for Gamers

Modern gaming is all about realism. It’s about replicating an actual experience as closely as possible for someone sitting at home in their comfortable chair. Whether that experience is soaring among the stars in a spaceship, roaming a post-apocalyptic landscape while avoiding zombies, or rocketing through a cityscape in a racecar, the serious gamer wants to feel as if he…

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