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How to Benchmark a Retro 90s Gaming PC

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Retro PC builders, retro gaming enthusiasts. Welcome to my guide to benchmarking your retro gaming PC! You can watch my video of benchmarking a windows 98 PC here, or scroll to the bottom where the video is embedded. When it comes to benchmarking a retro gaming PC like mine, I was surprised to find such a wealth… Read more »

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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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Most Anticipated Video Games in 2015

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Video games in 2015 is looking to be a good year. We’ve got the usual top-shelf franchises, trotting out their shiny new additions to the biggest franchises in gaming, but we also have some excellent-looking new IP, indie titles and a whole host of excellent video games in 2015. Looking at my release calendar, I… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Unity

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The release of Assassin’s Creed Unity generated a certain amount of polarised reactionism in and around the popular games media. A sizeable portion of the negative attention Ubisoft garnered was focused around the release of this game. I’ve played and reviewed the Assassin’s Creed franchise from the beginning, so it would be fair to say that AC is as… 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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Halo 5 Multiplayer First Look

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A matter of hours ago 353 Industries gave us all an enticing look at their newest offering, Halo 5: Guardians. In what looks to be a tantalising move, 343 Industries have adopted vertical gameplay dynamics from the riotously popular Titanfall and the more recent Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. It’s very fashionable right now to have fluid,… Read more »