Black Friday UK 2017 | Carl’s helpful guide on navigating this year’s video game deals

It’s that time of year again, where consumers brace themselves for a torrent of deals both online and on the high street. I am of course talking about Black Friday, and so I’ve brought back my helpful buying guide to this year’s retail event, as navigating all the flash deals and (hopefully) ridiculous bargains can […]

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Why Fortnite Battle Royale has won me over

It all happened so fast, or at least my racing heart made it feel like it. The safe area had just shrunk down to cover a small hill I was standing upon, with a small ridge below where the last remaining opponent was hiding behind a tree. Low on ammo and knowing the safe area […]

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Taking the Initiative | My first foray into Dungeons & Dragons

In an effort to expand his fledgeling business empire, entrepreneur Galen Holst had organised a journey across the land to the Grand City of Reach. While the possibilities for profits were high, he knew the trip could be filled with peril. Not being much of a fighter, Holst decided to hire a group of adventurers […]

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Dauntless Tip & Tricks | A beginner’s guide to behemoth slaying

The Closed Beta for Dauntless kicks off later today, unleashing a new wave of slayers into the Shattered Isles. So, to help make their first steps be as painless as possible, I’ve put together a few helpful tips to ensure they are ready to take down the behemoths, and not end up as a puddle […]

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Dauntless Alpha Impressions | A behemoth undertaking

The following statement may be sacrilege to some, but over the last few years I’ve had great fun doing co-op Dark Souls. While there’s a sense of achievement going it alone, I really believe there’s nothing quite like sharing the experience with a friend. Be it the exhilaration of defeating a boss and/or murderous invader, […]

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Destiny 2 PC Beta Impressions | Light at the end of the tunnel?

Despite its flaws and missed potential, I did enjoy Destiny. For two years, it was my go-to game on the PS4 thanks to its drop-in nature, excellent gun play, and loot-based progression. Yes, the story was awful (aside from The Taken King where they remembered they had Nathan Fillion’s voice at their disposal), the open […]

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Back of the net | The genius of FIFA 17’s free weekend

Free weekends aren’t a new concept. Online games (or multiplayer modes in AAA games) have been doing them for years, especially in the MMORPG scene, but last weekend EA took the approach one step further. They opened up most of FIFA 17, their current EA Sports flagship game, to PS4 and Xbox One owners. With […]

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