Month: May 2016

10 Interesting Facts About The Witcher Series of Games

The Witcher 3 was one of the standout titles of 2015, it won multiple Game of the Year awards and captivated gamers worldwide. With its incredible writing, gorgeous world, mythical beast hunting and overall incredible game design, the Witcher 3 became an instant classic. From the Slavic influences in the games mythos and design, to development team size, The Witcher’s overarching universe is riddled with interesting facts. So here are our Top 10 Interesting Facts about The Witcher Series of Games.   10. The Witcher series of games are based of novels written by Polish author, Andrzej Sapkowski   9....

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Could the Nintendo NX Move Back to Cartridge Based Games?

The question sounds insane. Really. But after Screencritics found out that Macronix, a Chinese memory manufacturer,  released a financial earnings statement showing they were expecting a ‘large growth increase’ in the amount of ROM chips being needed for Nintendo based products, the question becomes a little less insane and worth investigating. Macronix currently manufacture the ROM chips for both Nintendo consoles, as well as the chips found in Nintendo’s 3DS cartridges. So whilst this is pure speculation and should be taken with a rather large grain of salt, the question should be asked. “What would a modern cartridge based console...

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What you can do in No Man’s Sky

My biggest contention with No Man’s Sky thus far is that there hasn’t been any demonstration of what it is that you actually do that would convince me to play it. Sure, there’s a googleplex planets or something like that that no one will ever be able to visit in their entirety. Sure, there’s totally different creatures and environments to explore on those myriad planets. But now we have proof that you can do more than just explore and maybe shoot harmless or not so harmless wildlife. Courtesy of IGN we have a good chunk of footage which shows some...

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Total War: Warhammer Chaos Warriors Extension

More good news on the Warhammer front in the form of giant, hellish dragon ogres! Originally, the Chaos Warriors were only going to be included in the game for free if you were to pre-order but if you buy the game within the first week of its release you will also get access to the faction without having to pay for them separately later on as DLC. Now that may not sound like a bad deal unless you’ve been keeping track of Creative Assembly’s track record lately. They make absolutely fantastic strategy games, just not all the time. Hopefully...

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trailer

I’m trying not to get too excited right now. The Deus Ex series is another in a long list that has a massively important and potent legacy in PC gaming. The original consistently makes its way to top ten games lists, deservedly. The most recent sequel Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a great game as well but not without flaws. Thankfully even the devs saw fit to apologise and fix them with the directors cut version. Before the end of this trailer I feel like they’ve learnt a lot from their mistakes and are really pushing themselves to make...

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