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by Kaya37

The 21st Century Boost Of Retro Gaming With Analogue Consoles

It is generally agreed that the Internet is one of the greatest inventions of all history of mankind. You can have everything at your fingertips at the click of a button only. Whatever information you need, whether you want to communicate with someone who lives across the globe, buy the stuff you need online. You can do basically anything you want....

by bapenguin

Will couch co-op ever return properly

One of the greatest gaming memories for plenty of avid gamers is playing co-operatively with friends on the same console, with couch co-op being one of the biggest lures of gaming during the first few years of the millennium.

by bapenguin

Is it Time to Find the Best Gaming VPN?

The rise of E-Sports has taken a lot of folks by surprise, in just a short amount of time the concept of watching someone play a video game - let alone watching someone play a video game for money - has gone from a pipe dream to the norm. Streaming platforms like Twitch and Mixer see millions of hours of engagement a day, and with the top five

by Mattaghetti

Value or Validation

    I should admit, throughout my time writing, and even as far back as when I began watching and playing games, my outlook was always skewed to the wrong side. I constantly have to reel myself back to where I need to be, my focus often creeping towards convincing people that what I love has value, rather than focusing on th

by Mattaghetti

Press X to Play

    ‘Press X to Jason’ the screen reads, as you play through Heavy Rain. ‘Press X to pay respects’ the screen offers, as you begin Call of Duty; Advanced Warfare’s campaign; these scripted moments are something that try and engage the gamer but often feel as though they are awkward moments, much l

by bapenguin

NHL 17 Review

Every year I debate whether or not to pick up the latest NHL game, usually holding off until the day of release and finally giving into the urge. It’s not that I don’t like video game hockey, in fact, I absolutely adore it. But it’s a tough pill to swallow a $60 price tag year over year. EA tends to throw in buzz words for ne

by Charlie Lucy

Virtual Reality: A New Frontier that Needs New Games to be Played

After years of hot-seat games, split-screen races, and other rudimentary forms of multiplayer gameplay, my first LAN game came as a breath of fresh air. Not having to share my computer with another human being, and being able to play along with my friends in a relatively comfortable way (we didn't have "gamer" chairs back then) was a great exp