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E3 2018: what we learnt

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, took place in California last week. It is a key event for gamers as big releases are often announced or teased by the likes of Nintendo, Microsoft or Sony. This year’s event was packed full of huge news regarding the gaming industry! …

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10 of the best games apps to download now

Trying to pass the time on your morning commute is difficult once you’ve exhausted your Twitter feed and you’ve seen the same meme for a third time on Facebook. Use your time wisely by downloading some brilliant games to keep your mind and thumbs busy! We’ve looked at some of …

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Are older video games really better than new video games?

Strike up a conversation about gaming and there’s a 90% chance someone will eventually pine for the good old days, when games were hard and multiplayer meant crowding around a 14” TV in your bedroom. Video games, they’ll say, were better back then. But were they really? To find out, …

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10 video games you need to play this year

2018 is going to be a great year for gaming. Here’s what we’re looking forward to most! Red Dead Redemption 2 The follow-up to arguably the best game ever made puts you in the boots of Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van Der Linde outlaws, as he fights, robs …

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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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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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