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  • Tom Clancy fans, rejoice

    Posted by amaranta on September 14, 2015 in Gaming

    2015-09-14 12_28_01-Humble Tom Clancy Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) (1)

    The latest Humble Bundle collection is full of Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell and Ghost Recon goodness If you are unfamiliar with The Humble Bundle, it’s a bundle of games which can be purchased from a website of the same name—the sales proceeds are divided between the developers directly and charity. The best part? You can […]

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  • Metal Gear is open for business

    Posted by amaranta on September 7, 2015 in Gaming


    There’s something about Metal Gear Solid V’s open world that sets it apart Metal Gear Solid officially went open world in the tech demo/unbelievably good prequel, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. It was a game that could be beaten in 7 minutes or 100 hours. The design of Ground Zeroes was very impressive, and this […]

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  • Shooters with a difference

    Posted by amaranta on August 31, 2015 in Gaming


    The year ahead is likely to see the release of Overwatch, Battleborn and Lawbreakers Move over Call of Duty and Battlefield, because there’s a new breed of shooter in town. With third-person cover based shooters taking some sort of extended hiatus, it’s time for something newer, shinier and more fun to take over. All of […]

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  • First Impressions: Call of Duty Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta

    Posted by amaranta on August 23, 2015 in Gaming

    Black Ops III Beta (1)

    The changes to the Call of Duty formula, even if only minor, seem like a step in the right direction to the franchise Many Call of Duty fans consider last year’s Advanced Warfare and 2013’s Ghosts to be relative missteps in what has otherwise a fan-pleasing series of games over the last ten years. Players […]

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  • Total Football

    Posted by amaranta on August 18, 2015 in Gaming


    The PES 2016 demo is out now and it’s worth checking out Pro Evo has been playing slow, but steady catch-up with FIFA these past few years, with year-on-year incremental upgrades closing the gap. Keep in mind that there’s a pretty large gap, however, even if it’s not on the pitch. Last year’s PES proved […]

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  • Backlog: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

    Posted by amaranta on August 10, 2015 in Gaming


    Lara Croft’s last adventure features 4-player co-op with dungeons to explore and puzzles to solve After having not put in more than a few hours into Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light simply because I didn’t have a co-op buddy, I feared I would run into a similar issue with the second game in […]

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  • Pulling out the big guns

    Posted by amaranta on August 3, 2015 in Gaming

    Gear of War Ultimate Edition

    Marcus Fenix, Dom and the rest of the boys return in Gears of War Ultimate Edition later this month Gears of War probably doesn’t deserve credit for pioneering the third person shooter genre, or cover mechanics, but it’s the game that ushered in true “next gen” at the onset of the previous console generation. You […]

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  • Nest of Vipers

    Posted by amaranta on July 27, 2015 in Gaming


    As the first season of Telltale’s Game of Thrones nears its end, let’s take a look at what it has accomplished They might have taken the easy route to making a Game of Thrones adventure game, but Telltale have more than done justice to the franchise. Yes, their characters are very similar to those we’ve […]

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  • Incoming: Metal Gear Solid V – The Phantom Pain

    Posted by admin on July 20, 2015 in Gaming


    Creator Hideo Kojima is likely to no longer be involved with the Metal Gear Solid series, and publishers Konami are doing their best to undercut the cult game director for September’s release of the game’s fifth major instalment. But behind the controversy, there’s been an expected hype surrounding The Phantom Pain, which could easily turn […]

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  • Now Playing: Rocket League

    Posted by amaranta on July 13, 2015 in Gaming

    Rocket League

    Miniature cars, a giant ball and two goals—Rocket League shouldn’t even be a thing. But it is, and it’s awesome!   If Pele and Jeremy Clarkson had a baby, that baby would be Rocket League. On the one hand, you have a game that’s loosely based on association football, and on the other you have […]

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