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A Look Back at the Assassin’s Creed Series

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Love it or loathe it, Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest franchises in gaming and its popularity doesn’t seem to be waning. At the time of writing, Unity has sold 5.8 million units over three platforms. That puts the game at the top end of mid-table for multiplatform releases. Unlike Call of Duty or… Read more »

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Ubisoft Games are Penalising PC Customers

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At one time I would have described myself as a Ubisoft fan. After last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, I went so far as to say that Ubisoft Montreal may well be the best games developer in the world. In my opinion however, 2014 will be remembered as the year Ubisoft started taking their business… Read more »

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Gaming PC Build or Buy?

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Whether to build or buy your gaming PC is a question hovering on a lot of PC gamers’ lips lately. For many the question is a no-brainer. Some of you have been building ultimate gaming PCs for years now, so the thought of buying a gaming rig seems frightfully… casual. For others though, the idea… Read more »

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The Best Couch Coop Games, Five of

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The best couch coop games represent the most fun to be had in multiplayer video games. The best couch coop games generate fantastic multiplayer experiences because they are shared with real people, all in the same room. Online coop games are fun but nothing compares to sitting on the sofa with your good friend and playing some local couch coop… Read more »

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Can Halo 5 reclaim the FPS throne?

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The footage for Halo 5’s multiplayer was released earlier this month and the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta will be bundled with copies of The Master Chief Collection. It looks like we’re all gearing up to welcome Halo back into the fold as one of the most honoured titles in the FPS genre. But despite the pedigree,… Read more »

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Build a Cheap 1998 Retro Gaming PC

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For a long time now I’ve wanted to build a retro gaming PC. A retro PC build I can specifically use to play retro Windows and DOS games that are not longer compatible with modern versions of Windows. Retro PC Games like Grim Fandango, Sam & Max, POD, X-Com Apocalypse and many more. Sure I could… Read more »

Golden Joysticks 2014 Winners Announced

Golden Joysticks 2014 Awards Winners Announced

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Established in 1982, the Golden Joystick Awards is the world’s longest-running and best-known gaming awards ceremony. The only annual awards voted for by gamers, the Golden Joysticks is a highlight of the games industry calendar and one of our favourite UK events here at The Game Show. With over nine million votes cast this year,… Read more »

Carmageddon Funsize

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Stainless’ mobile port of the original Carmageddon may not look as pretty as other games currently topping the charts on iOS but what it does bring is a genuinely entertaining, challenging and unique game to the platform. Older gamers will be drawn to a franchise they remember and younger gamers may get their first taste… Read more »

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Was the N64 any good?

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The following is the transcribe of a conversation between Matty B and Raff. Matty doesn’t think that the N64 was very good (which is already a pretty unpopular decision). Have a read and let us know what you think. Matty B: The N64 wasn’t that good a console – discuss Raff: Wrong, it was excellent…. Read more »