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Spyro for the Switch? Official website hints at Nintendo release

Spyro for the Switch? It’s not beyond the realms of possibility. After all, the Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy made its way onto the console about a year after its PS4 debut. This latest speculation comes after an erroneous posting appeared on the official Spyro website (now gone, alas) in which the upcoming Spyro Re-ignited Trilogy was listed as being available for pre-order on […]

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Is this the worst Tomb Raider game ever made?

As a staunch Tomb Raider fan, I feel a bit treacherous writing a post like this. Not unlike Lara herself, recklessly prising the Amulet of Horus from the Tomb of Seth, it’s not my place, and I could unleashed a world of trouble. How can I write a post about the ‘worst’ Tomb Raider game of all time? That implies […]

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The original Sonic the Hedgehog is coming to the Switch!

I wonder if there are any gamers out there who have yet to play the original Sonic the Hedgehog? If so, this could be their chance to indulge, as Nintendo has announced that the original Megadrive game is coming to the Switch this August. It’s being bundled with Thunderforce IV as part of the Sega Ages lineup, which sees a number of classic […]

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No Man’s Sky update: Real multiplayer incoming!

The next No Man’s Sky update is about to send gravitational waves through our procedurally-generated universe. Yesterday, Sean Murray and Hello Games released an exciting new trailer for No Man’s Sky: NEXT, showcasing some of the major changes that are about to touch down on PlayStation, PC and – in due course – Xbox One. Here it is… No Man’s Sky originally launched in […]

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Tomb Raider on Blu-Ray: Is it any good?

Firstly, let me point out the lengths I went to in order to get hold of Tomb Raider on Blu-Ray – such is my commitment to the cause. The battle of Al Survive vs. The Unhelpful Passive-Aggressive Staff Members of Guiseley Morrisons is one that Lara Croft herself would have been reluctant to enter. I pretty much had to talk […]

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Hoping to buy Octopath Traveler? Good luck!

Being able to buy Octopath Traveler could actually be the biggest challenge of the Switch’s latest JRPG – given that it’s sold out everywhere. Okay, I mustn’t downgrade myself to sensationalist, apocalyptic journalism. It’s not sold out everywhere. That would be ridiculous. It’s no Crash Bandicoot 😉 However, customers hoping to buy Octopath Traveler at amazon.com might have to wait a while, as […]

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider music is unleashed!

Square Enix has unleashed the Shadow of the Tomb Raider music on the world! Well, some of it. Last week, three new tracks were uploaded onto the official Tomb Raider YouTube account, offering a tantalising glimpse into the atmos that’s going to envelope us in Lara’s latest adventure. It’s all been realised by a “unique music team” led by a […]

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SDCC 2018: What next for Sonic?

San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC 2018) is coming up this week, and there’s some good news for Sonic the Hedgehog fans. Well, hopefully. The event, which kicks off on the 19th July, will boast its very own Sonic panel, self-effacingly titled Sonic the Hedgehog’s Way Past Cool Panel. Which sets the bar pretty darn high in terms of expectations. According to […]

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They’ve finally made a Sonic toaster!

“No way! I can’t believe this!” Sega has done the unthinkable and FINALLY released a Sonic toaster. Great! Now we can… erm… uhhh… In marketing, they say the trick is to fulfil needs that people don’t realise they have, and Sega clearly had this at the forefront of their minds when they decided to make an appliance that could burn […]

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Crash Bandicoot sales: N-Sane Trilogy at top spot!

Move over, Jurassic World – this week’s Crash Bandicoot sales have seen the orange mascot hold his own at the top of the charts. The new release on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One has beaten the likes of Jurassic World: Evolution, Fifa 18 and Mario Tennis Aces to secure the number one spot for the second week in a row. Apparently, the Xbox One […]

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Is there a problem with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider graphics?

Historically, Tomb Raider graphics have been at the forefront of innovation. When the original game was released in 1996, its lushly-realised caverns and valleys sent shockwaves through the world of gaming. Then, in 2003, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness – whilst glitchy – looked absolutely incredible. Similarly, 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot raised the bar with some noticeably strandy hair atop […]

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Sonic Mania Plus: Just who is Mighty the Armadillo?

Great news – Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel have been announced for Sonic Mania Plus! Break out those chilli dogs and rejoice in the streets. Less sarcastically, this might be confusing news to some people. I’ve been a Sonic fan since the mid 90s and I had a great time playing Sonic Mania when it came out […]

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Switch line-up 2018: Is Nintendo bluffing?

Okay I’m a little late to the party on this one, but as I reported last week, Nintendo’s share prices haven’t been in the happiest of places – presumably in the aftermath of the E3 presentation that left some people underwhelmed. Is Nintendo’s 2018 Switch line-up strong enough to reassure shareholders? Overall, I think there’s a lot to be excited […]

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Mysterious tweet: Could a PS5 announcement be imminent?

A cryptic tweet from PlayStation Russia has sparked some lively debate in the darker corners of the Twittersphere. (If a sphere can have corners.) Could a major PS5 announcement be incoming? Here’s the offending tweet, for those of you who speak Russian: Приготовьтесь #длятехктоиграет pic.twitter.com/KbYWfIa5ps — PlayStation Россия (@PlayStationRU) July 3, 2018 Now, unless “Приготовьтесь #длятехктоиграет” means “PS5 announcement #VerySoon” […]