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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 »

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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 »

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The Joy of SSX

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After months of nothingness and just before the madness that will be the Mass Effect 3 release, EA have brought a little gem to market in the form of SSX, with limited advertising and cautious optimism. I believe even EA didn’t expect the success they are seeing; a number of retailers told me their allocation… 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 »