Nintendo Switch

The Beginner’s Guide to Games Consoles

For decades, games consoles have sat atop countless children’s birthday and Christmas wishlists. And for just as long, parents have faced a dilemma: which of the many, many consoles on offer should I buy? Sadly, it isn’t as easy as asking your child what they want. Consoles vary wildly in …

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Red Dead Redemption 2

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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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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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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The 10 best Nintendo games ever

Well, it’s official: the Nintendo Switch is awesome. We should never have doubted Nintendo, to be honest, because they have a rich history of turning out innovative, amazing consoles and releasing even more innovative and amazing games too. In honour of the Switch, here are our 10 favourite Nintendo games …

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10 of the best video games you may have missed in 2016

There just aren’t enough hours in the day. Really, there aren’t; once you’ve been to work, gone home, been to the gym, had a shower, made your tea and watched The Chase on catch up (shout out to our main man The Beast), it’s pretty much bedtime. Don’t even get …

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Xbox One

What are the scariest video games ever?

Resident Evil 7 has once again proven that video games are the most effective medium for scaring yourself silly. Unlike movies, games plonk you right in the centre of it all; playing a horror game is the closest you’ll get to fighting zombies and running around a haunted house without …

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