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Nintendo unveil 2 New 3DS Designs

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

Remember, remember the DS of November…make that two 3DS XLs. This month Nintendo are set to release two limited edition 3DS XLs in the run up to Christmas. The first, released on the 1st of November, celebrates one of Nintendo’s most loved characters, Luigi. The second, which is available to the public towards the end of the month, adopts an iconic Zelda theme.

The Luigi themed console has a white background decorated by block coloured prints of Luigi in three shades of green, paying tribute to his well-known green ensemble.» >

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Unreal Tournament: Through The Ages

Author: Aryan Alipour

Do you remember those games that your parents were led to believe would turn you into psychotic brain dead killers? Do you remember an evil narrating voice which would sometimes cut into your game and mention something so cool, it’ll make you want to repeat it. Have you ever played Unreal Tournament?

The Unreal Tournament Universe Only Changes Slightly In Each Game

As some of you may know, Unreal Tournament is a series of First Person Shooter Games developed by Epic Games and the lesser known Digital Extremes (took part in developing the Bioshock series in case you didn’t know).» >

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Watch_Dogs: Could it Become Reality?

Author: Aryan Alipour

A world were every electronic device is linked to a central network or series of central networks. Hackers with the ability to access our electronic devices and use them against us. This is the world we actually live in. But how far could reality be from that of the upcoming game from Ubisoft. Watch Dogs showcases the ideal of being able to hack an entire network which is connected to everything electronic within a city.» >

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Review: Pokémon X & Y

Author: Aaron Hall

Certain game series can get away without making significant changes to their formula — in fact, there are some that would risk infuriating their fans if they did alter too much. Games like The Legend of Zelda or Call of Duty carry a fond familiarity to them; they remain strong enough contenders in their genre that nothing is doing what they do better. Mario Kart, these games aren’t.» >

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Indie Round-up: Paper’s, Please

Author: Calum Rogers

Papers, Please is an independently developed PC title by Lucas Pope in which the player takes on the duties of a thankless border staffer charged with admitting and denying, entrants to the prosperous and freedom-loving Republic of Arstotzka.

The aim of the title, which is still curently in it’s beta stage of develpoment, is to make enough money to feed and shelter members of your family including your uncle, son, wife and mother -in-law, in the harsh Warsaw-Pact era nation.» >

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The Humble Double Fine Bundle

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

Often seemingly brilliant offers come with conditions which are at first hidden; but the Humble Bundle is the exact opposite. People pay what they want for the bundle of games. It’s possible to pay less than $1 for the three games, or once converted £0.65, but Humble Bundle organisers do put a limit of more than $1 to also get Steam keys for the games. Still, that is less than £1!» >

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Review: Luigi’s Mansion 2

Author: Aaron Hall

Over ten years ago, with the release of one of Nintendo’s most beloved consoles; the Gamecube, came Luigi’s Mansion. An entirely basic, simplistic, and so lacking in variety or actual advanced gameplay mechanics it was a game easily completable in a few short, but all together too sweet, hours. All that said and done, it became a classic. The cult like following of the lesser known brother’s first flagship title have been holding out hope for Nintendo to make a sequel to the game that noone thought would ever get one.» >

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PS4 Announcement Event

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

Sony indulged audiences across the world with knowledge of PS4, but left them wanting more.

On Wednesday 20th of February Sony held a launch event in New York that had been anticipated with keen interest; namely for the next generation of PlayStation. Considering the Playstation 3 was originally released in the UK in 2007, its slim counterpart in 2009 and a super-slim version released late September 2012, Sony has done well to maintain the high level of interest in the product.» >

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