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Games Review: NBA 2K18 retains its crown as the king of basketball simulation

The NBA 2k series has dominated the basketball simulator landscape for about a decade now and, with NBA 2K18 finally on our shelves, it’s safe to say that this series still holds the crown. Quite simply, this is the best NBA game you can play right now. Coming up against the NBA Live series for the first time in a while, NBA 2K18 understands its roots and mechanics, and doesn’t stray far in order to change what’s succeeded for the past couple years. Continue reading Games Review: NBA 2K18 retains its crown as the king of basketball simulation

May’s Xbox Games with Gold is hype for Star Wars

Every month, Xbox Live furnishes its subscribers with a suite of up to four free games — typically two for Xbox One and two for those still running the older Xbox 360 hardware. It’s rare that the last-gen titles on offer are as interesting as the newer, but next month’s Star Wars flavoured offering may prove to be the exception. Continue reading May’s Xbox Games with Gold is hype for Star Wars

Go big or go home: Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio’s insane tech specs

Microsoft’s Xbox division have never been ones to shy away from a good boast. When they claimed last year that their forthcoming console, codenamed Project Scorpio, would be the most powerful ever made, it was all too easy for us in the gaming press to arch a skeptical eyebrow. We’re happy to admit when we were wrong however. In an exclusive with EuroGamer’s Digital Foundry, Microsoft have revealed the scope of Scorpio’s capabilities and, holy crap, they aren’t playing around. Continue reading Go big or go home: Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio’s insane tech specs

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier premiere is a two-parter

A first among their increasingly storied library of titles, Telltale Games will kick off the new season of their popular adventure games based on The Walking Dead by dropping two episodes on Day One. Hit the jump to check out the latest trailer. Continue reading Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier premiere is a two-parter

Video Games Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20th Anniversary Celebration (PS4, 2016)

Let’s get it out of the way early: Tomb Raider has a lot to thank Uncharted for. Well, the current rebooted Tomb Raider anyway. This isn’t your childhood Lara Croft. She may have come first but when Crystal Dynamics launched their new, hardened Lara in 2013, it was pretty obvious they were channeling Naughty Dog. But when all the comparisons and chatter dies down, you’ll find that Rise of the Tomb Raider does things that Uncharted never even attempted and had the potential to be one of the best games of the year.

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Telltale announces free premiere episode of Minecraft: Story Mode

Telltale Games has announced that they are releasing the season premiere episode of the popular Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series for free. The episodic point-and-click adventure has eight episodes in total, at a price of $9.35 AUS per episode on Xbox One and $7.99 on iOS, which means that the newest discount will make a substantial difference to the weight of gamers pockets. Continue reading Telltale announces free premiere episode of Minecraft: Story Mode

Video Games Review: Madden NFL 17 (PS4, 2016)

Remember in the late-2000’s when Madden was terrible for a while there? Those dark days are well and truly over. For the third year running, Madden NFL 17 proves itself to be one of the industry’s best examples of a developer not only taking feedback on board, but doing something with it. Continue reading Video Games Review: Madden NFL 17 (PS4, 2016)