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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: What is Spirits Mode?

I think this blog post is going to be more for my benefit than anybody else’s! During its recent Direct, Nintendo shared some new information about the upcoming Spirits Mode that will feature in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I say “new information” – it was technically an announcement of the worst kept secret in the video game industry, as some canny […]

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New AAA Five Nights at Freddy’s game planned

Uhh, hello. Hello, hello. Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon has revealed that a new triple AAA addition to the franchise could soon be on its way. In a lengthy blog post on Steam, the video game developer updated FNAF players on his current plans for the game series, including the interesting proposition that jump-scare fans could soon have a big […]

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy reviews: Is it any good?

Today is Tuesday 13th November which means that the Spyro Reignited Trilogy has finally arrived – along with a bunch of online opinions to help you decide whether you’d like to buy it or not. Gamers of the 90s (and possibly later) may affectionately remember the cute dragon-led platformer from the glory days of the original PlayStation, and whilst to some degree […]

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Nintendo drops Super Smash Bros. Ultimate demo

Yes, you read correctly. You can go and play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate right now! Sort of. Nintendo has just launched something called the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience, which means that gamers in select areas can go into retail stores and play demos of some of the Switch’s hottest titles – including the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Alas, this is limited to […]

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Diablo Immortal: Three reasons to be positive

As the internet continues to reel from the controversial unveiling of the upcoming Diablo: Immortal title, I felt it was my moral duty – as a man of infuriating optimism – to weigh in with some positivity about the game that has left many people feeling sad, betrayed and angry. First, a quick recap. Diablo: Immortal was announced at the most recent Blizzcon as […]

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Is the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass worth it?

Just when you thought the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster couldn’t get much bigger, Nintendo has announced that it will be offering a batch of paid DLC post-launch, which will bring a range of new characters to the Smashverse. These brand new fighters – which are being developed from scratch – will be offered in special sets which will include one […]

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Is Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to PC?

If you’re a PC gamer and have been feeling a little ‘left out in the cold’ by the recent Red Dead Redemption 2 phenomenon, then you could be in luck. A crumb of comfort has been thrown – a tiny nugget of optimism, and one that I don’t fully understand, but will try my best to explain to you. The information […]

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The Fallout 76 beta controversy

Okay, I’m going to do my best to disentangle this one! I’m not a Fallout player but I’ve been following the coverage for the upcoming game with interest, and this week saw the first public round of Fallout 76 beta testing – an ideal opportunity for the developer Bethesda to iron out any bugs and stress-test the online servers. The original idea was for […]

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Pokémon Go: A puzzling surge in popularity

You may think that Pokémon Go was a flash-in-the-pan craze that won the mainstream imagination for two whole weeks in 2016 before vanishing into obscurity, but you’d be wrong. According to a recent report from VG247, Pokémon Go grossed a non-shabby $84.8 million in September 2018 – its highest takings for the year so far. September was also the highest month for installs, with […]

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Should you buy Super Mario Party?

If you’re a Switch owner and aren’t too bothered by Forza, Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin’s Creed or else are just rolling in money, you may be interested to know that Super Mario Party is launching tomorrow (that is, October 5th.) A sort of precursor to the hotly-anticipated Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, this multiplayer title has – to some extent – been […]

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Forza Horizon 4 reviews! Is it any good?

Reviews are starting to trickle in for the hotly-anticipated Forza Horizon 4, which is due to arrive on the Xbox One and PC on Tuesday 2nd October. The lavishly-realised motoring game takes place entirely within a ‘shared world’ digital UK, and offers different gameplay opportunities depending on the time of year. (Although I can confirm that, as a seasoned UK resident, […]

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It’s official: PlayStation is the most relevant gaming brand in the UK

PlayStation has ranked third in the UK for brand relevance, according to a recent report. The investigation, conducted by Prophet, surveyed 11,500 UK consumers and measured their feelings towards 240 different brands, ultimately concluding that PlayStation had the most meaningful impact on people’s lives. (At least, compared to its gaming competitors.) But who was the overall winner? You probably won’t […]

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Spider-Man reviews: Is it good?

The first Spider-Man reviews are in! The brand new, PS4 exclusive title from Insomniac Games lands today and – if you’re on the fence – the, ahem, “web” is already hosting a range of opinions to aid your decision-making. I say “a range of opinions” – actually they seem fairly consistent. The general flavour du jour is that the latest […]