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ESA: with remastering, nothing is abandonware

Even though there are a few games released each year which will stick with their players for a long time to come, always reminding them of fond memories, many others simple disappear. As a part of gaming history however, some people want abandoned servers and empty game worlds restored and …

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Amiibo and Wii U game stock stolen from lorry

It turns out game ‘thieves’ aren’t always pirates or hackers, as there’s still some real world ones out there. A lorry was hijacked while in transit between a Nintendo warehouse and GAME store and its stock of the Special Edition of third person shooter Splatoon and its accompanying amiibo, which …

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League of Legends Tribunal to return soon

The League of Legends’s player run Tribunal system was an ambitious attempt to curb negative attitudes and comments from players of the highly competitive, and often toxic game. However about a year ago it was pulled, with Riot stating that it wanted to revamp the feature and improve it in …

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Hollywood bought movie rights to Five Nights at Freddy’s

Not every game reaches its full potential. Even some of the big ones released with millions in development costs and even more so in marketing. Five Nights at Freddy’s however is the complete opposite. Not only did it provide simple, but effective gameplay mechanics that many people loved, but it …

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Going to i54 this weekend? So are we

Update: It looks like with less than 24 hours to go before the event starts, all of the tickets are sold out. Sorry to those that didn’t get in there in time, but for those that are attending, we’ll see you there. This weekend kicks off the first Multiplay Insomnia …

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GAME’s CFO to step down following profit drop

With profits down from this same period last year, Game Digital PLC, the parent company of the GAME high-streer retailer, has announced that its CFO, Benedict Smith, will be stepping down from his position. In the wake of the news, share prices at the company have fallen by a small …

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GAME acquires Multiplay for £20 million

UK retailer GAME has made quite the comeback since its 2012 bankruptcy. Now the company is venturing in to new territory by acquiring Multiplay, who many of you will know as being behind the I-series Insomnia LAN events here in the UK. GAME is managing to nab Multiplay for £20 …

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Hearthstone is now available on Android tablets, but…

Hearthstone on Android

Good news Hearthstone players with Android tablets! Blizzard has just released the game you love for the tablet you own, allowing you to play  wherever you desire. But there is a temporary problem for some of us… Unfortunately for the first few days, you will only be able to download the …

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Attack on Titan UE4 concept excites fans

Attack on Titan is a snowballing phenomenon of an anime/manga, in the West as much as the East, but if you aren’t aware of it, it’s often described as Japan’s equivalent of the Walking Dead. Only with naked giants without genitals instead of zombies. Despite its popularity though, its only …

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Game developer branded as a terrorist by letting agent

Be careful showing your landlady any screenshots you have from playing Defcon, as you could find yourself suspected of terrorism. That’s the situation Henry Smith found himself in, after his letting agent saw whiteboard drawings he’d made to help figure out elements of a game he was working on: Global …

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Sennheiser G4ME One Headset Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest gaming headsets from Sennheiser, the G4ME One. This particular model is targeted at those users who have a lot of money to spend and are looking for a premium over-the-ear headset which is specifically designed for gamers. …

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UK GAME restocking Xbox One for your stocking

The PS4 might have won the first round of the worldwide console wars, but the Xbox One sold very well as well. So well in-fact that there’s been somewhat of a shortage as of late, but never fear if you wanted to get one by Christmas, as GAME has now …

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Stanley Parable shows conscientious promotion works

Amid news of studios cracking down on negative reviews, and other companies releasing incomplete games under the guise of a final product, it’s great to see a developer do really well thanks to its conscientious handling of promotion. The Stanley Parable is one such instance, where consideration of its audience …

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GAME confirms PS4 lock-in dates

Video game retailer GAME recently announced that it would be holding Xbox One lock-in events leading up to the release of Microsoft’s new console, where up to 70 gamers at each of its many locations would be locked in the store and given access to the new console and a …

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GAME offering big cash trade-ins for next-gen upgrade

Despite all the hate for Microsoft’s next-gen system, I’m sure there’s a few of you who are interested in its boxy corners, the persistent eye of the Kinect camera and its unswappable hard drive. Likewise Sony fans must be eagerly rubbing their hands together, waiting for that day in November …

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Who wants cheap games?

Hey man, you looking for some cheap games? You are? That’s good man, that’s real good. You come to the right place, or at least, you will have once you head over to Green Man Gaming, which for the next day or so, is offering all of its previous 666 …

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GAME reports XBox ONE outselling PS4

We all mourn the passing of the huge number of high street gaming stores. Steam and the other online download engines provide an excellent service and there’s no turning back the clock, but the high street stores provide a ‘finger on the pulse’ which KitGuru loves. Here’s a great example. …

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Ex-IGN director is now at GAME

Ian Chambers, previously IGN’s international director, has joined GAME, where he will take on the role of chief digital officer beginning at the end of July. This means he’ll be managing the online side of the business, as well as covering business developments and digital marketing. “I am delighted with …

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Where in the world are you, in Google Maps?

This is the basic premise for web-game, GeoGuessr, which sees you trying to figure out where in the world you are, based solely on what you can see on a Google Maps streetview screen. Of course you know where you actually are, but where is your virtual counterpart? That strange …

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GAME had to pay OpCapita monitoring fees and interest

Highstreet video game retailer GAME was in deep trouble last year. It was circling the drain and it looked like the long-standing chain would come to an end. However, OpCapita, the owners of twice defunct Comet, swooped in and saved the day. However, in the latest accounting reports from the …

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