No Man’s Sky – launch trailer(s) campaign

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With the 10th August approaching faster than the Falcon on the Kessel Run everybody that has been drooling at the possibility of exploring an impossibly infinite universe will get their dreams fulfilled.

No Man’s Sky is officially Gold, and in around 3 weeks we will know how much life to give up to exploring, naming planets, learning alien languages and joining epic space battles.

Bring it on people.

Here is trailer number two: Fight. Giving an insight into the combat of No Man’s Sky.

For now, enjoy the first of four glimpses in to the NMS Universe: Explore.

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Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps Review (PC)

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I do like me a bit of Resident Evil. And this multiplayer only spin off might have even been worth it if it was included with, say, Resident Evil 7.

But even a multiplayer stinker like this has the potential to pull even the mightiest single player campaign down. Harsh words I know, but when a game with so little going for it actually plays poorly as well there isn’t much more you can say….Umbrella Corps - 1

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Technomancer, PS4 Review

technomancer_packNow and then a game sneakily grabs my attention and it feels like I am the only one in the world waiting for it. The Technomancer is such a game. It hails from humble origins, a big brother to the poorly received Mars: War Logs, a digital-only action game created by a small development team in France. Spider Games have this time set out to build a meaty Sci-Fi RPG for full retail release. Taking on such a large game was ambitious and unfortunately some poor technical execution has made me question my anticipation.

The Technomancer_20160627102305Set on a ‘Total Recall-esque’ version of Mars hundreds of years after it was colonised. Human civilisation is now controlled by corporations instead of governments. And humans being humans, are at odds with themselves and pretty much everything else on the red planet. The Technomancers are a group of gifted soldiers used by the Military as human weapons, capable of wielding electricity to terrible effect on the battlefield. Main character Zach, is a freshly minted Lieutenant from the Mancer Brotherhood, put into an elite unit to maintain order and keep the public safe. Continue reading

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Total War: Warhammer Review (PC)

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So it has been a while since I got stuck into a game on the PC, mainly because of time constraints and the ease, and comfort, of console gaming. And according to steamleft.com I really do need to spend some time on the PC with a whopping 6136 hours to complete all the games in my Steam library. Luckily for me one of the last games I did spend time with on the PC was a previous title from the Total War series so diving back in should be easy, right?

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XCOM® 2 Coming to Consoles on September 8, 2016

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The week before E3 and the big announcements are dropping in faster than you can count. This one, however is special Commander…

Join XCOM to free humanity from the aliens’ rule and experience the critically-acclaimed sequel on consoles for the first time

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Sydney, Australia – June 8, 2016 – 2K announced today that XCOM® 2 is coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on September 8, 2016 in Australia and New Zealand for AUD$99.99/NZD$109.99. Additionally, 2K and Firaxis Games have partnered with industry veterans The Workshop, now a dedicated subsidiary of Skydance Media, to bring the title to consoles and ensure that the XCOM 2 experience meets the same high standards of the beloved series.

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