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Magic: The Gathering Gameplay (Standard) – Esper vs. Dega

August 29, 2014 in Videos

The Standard season may be coming to a close, with Khans of Tarkir and rotation looming, but a true Magic player plays to the bitter end. With Gameday been and gone, we now have the World Magic Qualifiers to look forward to (of which I can only attend one, much to my dismay). That means we have to keep playing with our decks of choice, making sure we understand when to mulligan, what to scry away and how to sideboard.

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Amazon Purchases Twitch for $970 Million

August 25, 2014 in News

In contradiction to earlier rumors and speculations in the past few weeks, Amazon has just purchased online gaming community Twitch TV for nine hundred and seventy million dollars.

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80 Days (iOS) – Review

August 25, 2014 in Reviews

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80 Days is an adventure gamebook made by Inkle for mobile devices. The game mainly consists of choosing options in the text to create your own story, and travelling to various cities around the world as you wish.

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NewsBite 21/08/14 – “Quinspiracy” and Accusations of Corruption

August 22, 2014 in News, Videos

Vince takes a look at this weeks biggest news story and its ramifications on the wider video gaming press and communities. Be warned, he has strong opinions as always on the topic, as well as the industry and associated community’s reactions to the “Quinnspiracy” debacle.

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The History of Star Wars Video Games – Part 4: 1997-98

August 21, 2014 in Videos

This time, we look at the final chapter before the prequel trilogy changed everything.

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Super Toy Cars (Wii U) – Review  

August 20, 2014 in Reviews

Eclipse Games describe their latest offering, Super Toy Cars as a “tabletop arcade combat racing game”. What they really mean is “mediocre kart racer”.

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NewsBite 16/08/14 – Gamescom, Tomb Raider and The Industry

August 16, 2014 in News, Videos

Vince takes a look at some of the latest news coming out of Gamescom. He discusses the exclusivity deal surrounding Rise of the Tomb Raider and what it shows us about the industry as a whole.

Warning: This video involves a serious dose of opinion.

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An Introduction to Video Games – Voletic Vaults (1986)

August 15, 2014 in Humour, Interviews

 

 

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Meet Margaret our fifty-year-old mother of two from Blackpool. You will usually find her boiling up a fresh batch of brownies in the kitchenette of her static home for her festively plump, video game obsessed man-babies. Today however, she will be taking part in our groundbreaking role-reversal scheme. On this unique occasion we are turning the tables from the usual dynamic to explore the deep, enigmatic underbelly of Video Games. Taking on the role of interviewer, Margaret will pose me questions that all mothers around the country are asking, for I am the light through the fog. Wish me luck!

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Depression Quest (PC) – Review

August 15, 2014 in Reviews

Depression Quest is a text-based, free-to-play indie game developed by The Quinnspiracy, Patrick Lindsey, and Isaac Schankler. This is an interactive RPG of what it’s like to live with depression – and presents an eye-opening experience for those who have never encountered it before.

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GTA V Modding Issues

August 15, 2014 in Articles, News

It appears that modders have gotten their claws code into Grand Theft Auto V, modding the game for less than wholesome fun. Warning: NSFW. Trigger Warning: Rape.

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