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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Dec
31

More than a little past due, you can now buy Mass Effect 2 & 3's DLC direct via Origin

One of EA’s more baffling business decisions of the last decade was been irritating fans of Bioware’s classic space-RPG trilogy for years now. Despite the series having fallen into a coma after the troubled launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda, there […]

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Dec
31

5 great PC games you might have missed in 2017

Take a moment to think about this: there have been around 6000 new games released on Steam alone this year. That figure is ridiculous. How are any of us supposed to keep up with a backlog that big? It’s simply […]

Dec
31

From VR fried chicken to the loot box apocalypse: the craziest news stories of 2017

The sun is getting real low on 2017, which means we have precious few moments to take stock of everything that happened over the past 12 months. After the truly dreadful 2016 – where celebrities queued up for coffins and […]

Dec
31

Popular Japanese CCG Shadowverse launches its 7th expansion with a major card giveaway

While I admit that while I’m not an especially avid player of it, Cygames’ Shadowverse consistently impresses me with just how much content it churns out over the course of a year, along with the generosity it shows its players […]

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Dec
31

Happy New Year

Tops esport community wish everyone a HAPPY NEW YEAR and a great 2018 gaming year. The Best ever!!!

Dec
30

Navigate variable gravity and four-dimensional space in free game The Grandfather Machine

The post-holiday weekend is the perfect opportunity to kick back and unwind with something a little slower, a little easier, a little more experimental. The Grandfather Machine – a project led by NFTS Games student Shuaiying Hou – is a […]

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Dec
30

The battle royale genre will go from strength to strength in 2018

People have long enjoyed killing each other on the internet. A decade or so ago, deathmatches, domination, and capture the flag modes were all the rage, helped along by heavy hitters such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Halo […]

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Dec
30

The AMD Vega chips might be the last big Radeon GPUs they ever make

The fancy new AMD Vega graphics cards were officially unveiled at a tech day surrounding SIGGRAPH in LA. Despite the fanfare, I’ve got a feeling this is going to be the company’s last hurrah for the big, monolithic GPU design… […]

Dec
30

Brutal Doom rips and tears its way to win ModDB's 2017 Mod Of The Year award

Id’s revival of the series last year might have given the classic Doom mod scene a bit of a boost (or at least a little more press coverage), but 2017’s spree of manic activity from one of the oldest and […]

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Dec
30

From Prey to Wolfenstein II, 2017 was a single-player extravaganza

Gaming’s ever-present yet ever-inaccurate argument that single-player games are dead was once again proved false in 2017. We previously explored the reasons why they are still very much alive, but this year was notably special for solo gaming. Not only […]