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Star Wars: X-Wing and TIE Fighter Series Review

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Star Wars: X-Wing and TIE Fighter A PC series in review   The X-Wing games are immensely important, as they were instrumental in setting up what would later be referred to at the Star Wars Expanded Universe. After Return of the Jedi, there were no more Star Wars stories, until the creation of the Star… Read more »

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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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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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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 »

Pre-owned games, what happened?

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As console gaming gets bigger better and more enjoyable, are we being spoiled rotten by the big games publishers? The answer is no. Well – not if you’re buying pre-owned games anyway. I remember when, as a young boy, I didn’t have enough money to buy many of the games I wanted so desperately to… Read more »

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Why You Should Own… A Sega Saturn

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When the Sega Saturn was released back in the rosy old days of yore, it failed for two reasons. One; it wasn’t a PlayStation and two; it wasn’t an N64. Even though the N64 was still a year away, gamers were willing to wait – I can remember having in-depth discussions about the anticipation building… Read more »

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Old vs New – Are Modern Games Better?

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Raff and I (Matty B) have been having some heated discussions about the nature of the evolving games market. I maintain that video games are on a steady, downward slope into monotony and degradation, whilst Raff’s opinion is that we are in the golden age of gaming right now, and that my outdated opinions are… Read more »

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Why You Should Own… Wind Waker

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I’m a self-confessed Zelda fanboy, and I’ve never hidden it. Much to the amusement and piss-taking of my mates, I’ve argued for years that not only is ‘The Legend of Zelda’ the best game series of all time, but that The Wind Waker is the best of the bunch. Nintendo went in an unexpected direction… Read more »