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Return to Championship Manager 01/02 (16/17 Data) – Pre-Season

THE OBJECTIVE: Bring title glory back to Liverpool. THE CAVEAT: Any transfer bids must be accepted. Maybe Moreno will finally f**king leave. It should be 2001. A time of a Labour government. A time before we became 'bullies of the western world'. A time you could still smoke in pubs. And of course, a time… Continue reading Return to Championship Manager 01/02 (16/17 Data) – Pre-Season

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Spider-Man: 4 Games You Must Play

Spider-Man has always been my favourite Marvel Comics character. It was Marvel UK’s US Spider-Man reprint comics that led to my love of the character 25 years ago. Spider-Man is of course one of Marvel’s most beloved creations. Over the years, Spider-Man has become more of a marketable figure outside of comic lore; this summer’s… Continue reading Spider-Man: 4 Games You Must Play

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The New Marvel vs Capcom and its ‘Infinite’ Possibilities

Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite could well be the heavyweight fighter Capcom needs, and should arguably be the flagship Japanese fighting series given its appeal of both Marvel and Street Fighter characters and the series’ competitive popularity. Back in December it was confirmed that the director of the upcoming instalment of the Marvel vs Capcom series… Continue reading The New Marvel vs Capcom and its ‘Infinite’ Possibilities

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Journey into Mistwalker: Lose Yourself with a Fantasy Genius

Hironobu Sakaguchi could well be considered the Shigeru Miyamoto of JRPG videogames. He created the Final Fantasy video game series; the 'Final' meaning his final stab at making a mark on the industry 30 years ago. 4 sequels as director came after that, and also had a hand in the most revered FF titles VI… Continue reading Journey into Mistwalker: Lose Yourself with a Fantasy Genius

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Video Game Inception: Top 5 Games within Video Games

We all love video games, whether your tastes are for platformers, shooters, RPG’s or even sports. They are a wonderful form of escapism, but what about escapism within escapism? I'm talking about the fishing in Zelda games, the end of level bonus sections of Yoshi’s Island, getting drunk at the bar in GTA IV; games… Continue reading Video Game Inception: Top 5 Games within Video Games

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5 Reasons Everyone Must Buy God of War III Re-mastered

From my original listing at The Average Gamer (check out the site!) God of War III, released for PS3 in 2010, is a thing of beauty. Bloodthirsty, brutal and brilliant beauty. Easily one of the finest games to grace the PS3, and now, thanks to the power of the PS4, it will be re-mastered and… Continue reading 5 Reasons Everyone Must Buy God of War III Re-mastered

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The Untouchable Music of Nintendo Games

Warning: minor spoilers When it comes to Nintendo, one word springs to mind: Quality. Quality games, quality production, quality entertainment. And of late, of which Nintendo’s recent games have undoubtedly proven, they are now unparalleled in another aspect that has as much fierce competition than ever before: the soundtracks. Below are my 5 picks of the… Continue reading The Untouchable Music of Nintendo Games