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Tech Review: Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esport Gaming Headphones: Practically perfect

July 30, 2018

The Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esport Gaming Headphones, the latest refresh of Plantronics’ longrunning RIG 500 line, are about as close to the perfect gaming headset as any I’ve ever used.

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Games Review: Paladins: Champions of the Realm (PC, 2018): Something borrowed, something new

July 4, 2018

There is a trend in modern AAA game design of pinching the best ideas from other games and building on them to create something new. Hi-Rez Studios is a developer that has built a successful portfolio by doing exactly this. They are very good at looking at successful multiplayer games, distilling their most enjoyable components […]

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Games Review: Unravel 2(Xbox One, 2018): A Common Thread

July 3, 2018

Unravel 2 is the sort of game that strengthens interpersonal bonds.  It’s a wonderful team building exercise, a game cut from the same warm emotional mould as its predecessor but with a rather different point to make.

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Games Review: Lego The Incredibles (PS4, 2018): Saving the world one brick at a time

June 25, 2018

With the world of LEGO dominating the video game market with numerous adaptations of beloved properties, a venture based on The Incredibles films seems like a natural fit.  With The Incredibles 2 out in cinemas, you may think that LEGO’s “cash grab” tactics may be at play here. Well, you would be terribly mistaken. LEGO […]

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You can boot a football around with a tank now if you want

June 19, 2018

Proving that not even non-sentient military hardware is safe from World Cup fever, World of Tanks is now letting you use its many vehicles to play a very explodey version of 3v3 Rocket League.

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Games Review: Jurassic World Evolution (Xbox One, 2018): “We’re going to make a fortune with this place.”

June 18, 2018

Jurassic World Evolution is far, far harder than it needs to be. It’s really surprising how difficult the game is at times. Your guests’ wants are often bizarre, the learning curve is a cliff face and the dinosaurs are predictably unsympathetic to your desire to make a buck. I’ll spend hours getting everything in my […]

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Games Review: Onrush (PS4, 2018): Who said arcade racers were dead?

June 15, 2018

Onrush immediately throws itself onto you as a weird, quirky and sometimes downright crazy experience. However, it’s an experience which I haven’t come across in a while, and to my surprise, it’s some of the most fun I’ve had in a racing title in recent memory. Developers Evolution Studios of Driveclub and Motorstorm fame have […]

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E3 2018: Shadow of the Tomb Raider gets huge new trailers during Square Enix press briefing

June 12, 2018

After a quick look at gameplay during the Xbox presser yesterday, the Square Enix E3 press brief gave us two more glimpses of the game in action.

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E3 2018: Rage 2 kicks off the Bethesda E3 showcase

June 11, 2018

Kicking the Bethesda E3 showcase off with a fast, sugary one-song concert by Andrew WK and a pretty hilarious barb from Bethesda’s Pete Hines over Walmart Canada leaking the game’s existence, Rage 2 dropped a brand new trailer re-explaining the world and its main character, Walker, the last ranger.

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E3 2018: Gears of War 5 is on the way

June 11, 2018

You didn’t think you’d get away without a Gears of War announcement did you? Gears 5 is coming and Xbox dropped the first look at the game today at their E3 press briefing. Check out the cinematic and gameplay trailers after the jump.

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