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Surprise! Nintendo just announced a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild prequel for Switch

And breathe. Nintendo has announced Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s due out 20th November 2020 on Nintendo Switch, and is set 100 years before Breath of the Wild. “Witness the events of the Great Calamity first-hand and try to save Hyrule from destruction!” […]

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Hotshot Racing review – knockabout arcade racing fun

Virtua reality. An enjoyable and detailed racer successfully invokes the spirit of the 90s arcade, even if it doesn’t quite have a spark of its own. If you’ve ever enjoyed an arcade racer, I can pretty much guarantee you’ll find something to enjoy in Hotshot Racing. Apologies for opening on such a banality, but honestly […]

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If you pre-order Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time you can play the demo next week

In-universe. If you pre-order Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time you can play the demo next week, Activision has announced. That’s if you pre-order digitally. Do so and you get the demo 16th September 2020. The game launches proper 2nd October. Meanwhile, Activision has released a video showing off Tawna gameplay. Tawna, one of the […]

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Infinity Ward disables all vehicles in Call of Duty: Warzone after players discover game-breaking glitch

UPDATE: Vehicles now restored. UPDATE 8/9/20: Following a day of vehicle-free battle royale action, instigated after the discovery of a serious, game-breaking glitch, Infinity Ward has restored transportation to Call of Duty: Warzone. As announced in a developer tweet, vehicles have been reactivated as part of today’s playlist update. No additional insight on the incident […]

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Someone should make a game about: Hawkeye (2012)

The archers. Matt Fraction’s run on the Hawkeye comics famously started with a brief text preamble: “Clint Barton, a.k.a Hawkeye, became the greatest sharpshooter known to man. He then joined the Avengers. “This is what he does when he’s not being an Avenger.” It was a good pitch reinforced by an even better execution. And […]

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Xbox Series S finally revealed, priced £249

UPDATE: 10th November launch confirmed. UPDATE 10/9/20 10.20AM UK: Microsoft has now officially revealed yesterday’s full launch trailer, confirming the previously-leaked 10th November launch date for Xbox Series S. As was reported yesterday, this is also believed to be the launch date for Xbox Series X, though Microsoft has yet to confirm this. UPDATE 9/9/20 […]

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We’re not kidding: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is one of the best games of the generation

Classic titles shine brighter than ever on modern hardware. A franchise icon that fell on hard times, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater had a huge impact on gaming across the generations until somehow, it lost its edge – and its relevance, with the abysmal THPS5 in particular hammering the final nails into the coffin. However, while […]