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Are The Likes Of Skylanders and Amiibo Doing More Harm Than Good?

Are The Likes Of Skylanders and Amiibo Doing More Harm Than Good?

By Callum Thomson As of May 2015, Nintendo has shipped 10.5 million Amiibos worldwide, and that alone has, by no means, fulfilled the insatiable appetite that gamers have for these collectables. On the other end, Activision and Disney are having their own little war of…

A Good Walk Spoiled By John

A Good Walk Spoiled By John

“Hi, I’m John.” Hello, John. “Welcome to the club, let’s get started!” Um. Ok, John. I don’t know who John is. I couldn’t tell you what he looks like. I think he’s maybe Canadian, judging by the way he pronounces some words. Maybe he has…

A Losing Battle

A Losing Battle

The internet is rife with complaints of predominantly single-player games being marred by a bolt-on multiplayer mode, but with Battlefield the opposite has always been true. DICE’s shooter series is famous for its defining online warfare; grand scale conflicts fought across land, sea and air,…

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 4

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 4

Fuck fuck fuck. Just FUCK IT. I’m fucking lost. Just not even a little bit lost – totally fucking lost. I’m on the Engineering deck and I’ve completely lost my sense of direction after having my ass filled with buckshot by some sneaky hybrid cockwomble…