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    Forza Horizon 4 – A Dumbed Down Overview

    Dumbing down — the deliberate oversimplification of intellectual content in education, literature, and cinema, news, video games and culture This is precisely what Playground Games, creators of newly released Forza Horizon 4, in cahoots with their masters at Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios, have embedded into their acclaimed and long awaited arcade racing game. The […]

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    E3 – Games To Look Forward To This Year

    Four Is The Magic Number! Forza Horizon 4 Goes To Scotland E3 this year has so far announced some cracking new games, and seemingly out of nowhere, Microsoft unveiled Forza Horizon 4, which I only discovered this morning in a random Facebook post. To be honest, I thought it was a simulation by some whizz-kid […]

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    Game Review – Far Cry 5

    Released March 2018 Developer – Ubisoft Montreal Publisher – Ubisoft Review platform – PC Far Cry 5 – Not For Alt-Right Christian Snowflakes When the story line for Far Cry 5 was revealed more than 18 months ago, it sparked a huge debate in the gaming community, largely triggered by groups of moaners referred to as snowflakes, prompting […]

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    Alien Isolation: Progress Update

    I took a year off and just hid in a locker I’ve been playing first person shooters for over twenty years and without doubt this is the scariest game I’ve ever played, now more so since I acquired a set of gaming headphones that bring the game to almost total immersion. Some may recall that […]

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    AMD Phenom Owners Plagued By Crazy DRM Issues

    Digital Rights Management (DRM) – A Necessary Evil? In one form or another DRM has been around for decades and even predates Napster, which ironically was the company that really justified its existence and implementation in the first place. Today, DRM is all-pervasive, no more so than the multi-layer anti-piracy and anti-tamper software known as […]

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    How To Check XBox Live Expiration

    XBox Expiration Lately, I have been on a kick of writing how-to articles on console systems. If you know me, you know I love playing games on my PC or one of my other systems. Saying that, I wrote an article a week or two ago on How To Check PlayStation Plus Expiration, which got […]

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    Game Overview: Metal Gear Solid V-The Phantom Pain

      Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Developer: Kojima Productions Launch: September 2015 Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Android Review Platform: PC There are some games that grab your attention the moment you hit play and this is most definitely one of them. The Metal Gear series began in […]

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    My Top 8 Car Racing Games

    My first foray into the world of racing simulators was way back in 1998 when I bought Motorhead, a futuristic car racing game made by Digital Illusions (now known as DICE) which has now become a classic and although I never finished the game and won very few races, the rush from coming from way […]

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    ADR1FT – Game Review

      ADR1FT Released March 2016 Developer – three one zero Publisher – 505 Games Review platform – PC Sometimes a game comes along that’s so immersive and beautiful that it almost takes your breath away and ADR1FT is all those things and more. A couple of days ago a notification arrived from Steam advising me that […]