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Have you conquered gaming’s hardest achievements?

It used be that the biggest achievement in a video game was completing it. Since the introduction of achievements and trophies, however, a game is never truly finished  until you’ve managed to strike off all its achievements. And while this is easy enough with some games, others require a near …

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Watch Dogs

You’ve finished Watch Dogs – what do you play next?

Another big game release has come and gone. Watch Dogs, one of the most anticipated games of recent times, entered with a bang and has left with a whimper (according to some gamers). Whatever your opinion, you’ve probably completed Watch Dogs by now so the big question is ‘what next?’ …

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Hidden App Game Gems: Android

Here’s a fun task for you: go to the Google Play store and try and find a decent game to download. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Well it isn’t. Finding decent games on Google Play is like trying to find a diamond in a Mount Everest-sized pile of horse dung – …

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Sega Dreamcast

Thursday Throwback: Sega Dreamcast

It’s Thursday, which means that it’s time to jump in the Magpie time machine and visit CDs, DVDs, Games & Tech from the past! Today’s Throwback Thursday tells the tragic tale of the best games console ever… Ah, the Sega Dreamcast. It’s a name that, for many, won’t mean anything …

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The Best of E3 (so far)

The great and good of the gaming industry gathered in LA this week at the E3 Expo, the world’s biggest videogame exhibition. Last year’s E3 was full of exciting announcements about the PS4 and Xbox One, so this year was always going to struggle to match it. Nevertheless, Sony, Microsoft, …

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The World’s Greatest Football Games

Football fever has gripped Magpie Towers. England shirts are everywhere. Lairy chants break out at random. We’ve all had hair transplants in honour of Wayne Rooney. Unfortunately, we haven’t been able to play much actual football because the weather has been…well, British. Thank goodness for the humble football game then, …

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Project Morpheus

What can we expect to see at E3?

E3 kicks off in LA today and it promises to be very exciting indeed. Last year, E3 brought us details on the Xbox One and PS4. With the two consoles now sitting in the living rooms of gamers everywhere, what can we expect from this year’s event? A Call of …

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