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The Underrated Pokemon Game

Pokemon Black game case and Pokemon White game case

With the new Pokémon: Detective Pikachu trailer being released and the recent announcement of the new games, Pokémon Sword, and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon has lately been the most talked topic among many people.

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Remade, Rebooted, Reimagined: the video game nostalgia craze

Gaming consoles. Picture Credit BagoGames. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

From Resident Evil to Spyro to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to Dark Souls and, most infamously of all, Skyrim, it seems as if every popular game released within the last 25 years is getting rereleased and reimagined in some way. This phenomenon really started last console generation, with games such as Shadow of the Colossus, the Tomb Raider trilogy, and the Prince of Persia trilogy receiving HD remasters for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

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Review: Super Mario 3D World

Author: Aaron Hall

It’s a weird one, describing a new Mario game. Those who are interested will likely know all about it already – such is their devotion to Nintendo’s persistent mascot. Those who don’t, however, likely won’t look up from yet another explosion in Call of Duty 5748 to pay Super Mario 3D World any attention. Maybe they’ll yell ‘LOLZ, yet another kiddy Mario game AGAIN #YOLO’, but that’s as much recognition as any game featuring the portly plumber will prompt from them.» >

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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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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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Introducing the Next Generation

Author: Aaron Hall

Another year brings, as does every year before it, the winds of change to thousands of young people across the land. Moving on from home to university life, somewhere new and completely different, brings a wealth of new experiences, faces and places to enjoy. For others it’s moving on from beyond the security of education, to living life as a graduate in the real and very much adult world.» >

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