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10 of the best video games based on movies

Once upon a time, the vast majority games based on movies were shoddy rushjobs that rarely captured the magic of their source material. There were exceptions, but the words ‘movie tie-in’ rarely signified quality. Times have changed, however. The past few years have seen a marked increase in the quality …

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PS4

Which console should you buy this Christmas?

In case you haven’t noticed the steady increase of toy adverts on TV, Christmas is coming. For a lot of us, Christmas instantly stirs up memories of unwrapping a new games console. 80s kids may remember getting a SNES, while 90s kids will never forget the excitement of plugging in …

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Magpie Recommends: The best upcoming video games

Gamers have been spoilt this year, with the Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Destiny 2 and Resident Evil 7 among the big consoles and games released. The good news is that the next few months are packed with quality titles across all consoles. Here are …

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The 10 most underrated PS3 games

The PlayStation 3 played host to a lot of fantastic games: The Last of Us, Uncharted, Grand Theft Auto V – the list goes on. However, quite a few hidden gems were buried under that avalanche of quality. Whether it was due to poor marketing, unfair reviews or just plain …

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Pokemon Go

One year on: Is Pokémon Go still making money?

This time last year, you couldn’t leave the house without seeing someone playing Pokémon Go. The app, based on Nintendo’s long-running franchise, was more popular than anyone could have imagined; it seemed like everyone – even people who don’t like games – was playing it. This was reflected in the …

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Crash Bandicoot

Who is the most popular video game character (based on sales)?

For years, gamers have debated over which game character is the best. These debates can rage for hours, days or even years. In this post, we’ve calculated which gaming hero is the most popular based on cold, hard sales. How did your favourite character fare? Find out below! Image credit: …

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Xbox One

Microsoft officially unveil the Xbox One X

Microsoft has officially unveiled the Xbox One X, a super powerful version of their flagship console, at E3 2017. The new console will launch on 7th November worldwide priced at £449. Announced at last year’s E3 as ‘Project Scorpio’, The Xbox One X is designed to offer mid-to-high end PC …

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