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A wild licensed puzzle game appears! – Pokemon Picross
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A wild licensed puzzle game appears! – Pokemon Picross

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Nintendo seems to have become fond of using Pokémon as the basis for its free-to-play offerings recently. First there were Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Rumble World, and now we’ve been given Pokémon Picross, which mixes...
Review: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon
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Review: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

February 29th, 2016 | by Georgina Howlett
It's time for another mysterious dungeon adventure in the latest Pokémon...
Top 5 Funny Games
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Top 5 Funny Games

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Fallout New Vegas Ah New Vegas. The best Fallout game. And the most hilarious. And the main character doesn’t even talk! New Vegas’ writing is second to none, and the wacky situations you can get into go from laughably...
Club Tropicana: Dumb NPCs
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Club Tropicana: Dumb NPCs

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
NPCs (non-playable characters) are not known for their intelligence, but they make the worlds of gaming feel much more alive. However, they must be held accountable for a lot of bizarre behaviour like letting the stalwart hero of...
Memory Card: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside
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Memory Card: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
Let me set the scene. Its 1998, date unknown. I’m 3 years old, and I’m ogling my Dad’s huge CRT monitor in the study of my childhood home. I can feel the weight of the rubber ball they used to use as an oscillator for...
Vigilo Confido, Commander
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Vigilo Confido, Commander

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
If you played XCOM: Enemy Unknown, as I did, your reaction to the setting of XCOM 2 might well have been the same as mine: ‘hang on a minute, didn’t we win?’ Well I’ve thought about it and I don’t think we actually did....
We didn't start the fire
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We didn't start the fire

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
We rarely talk directly about it, but a sense of movement and physical embodiment in a video game world can be a deeply impressive thing. It’s clear that the people at Campo Santo, developers of Firewatch, understand this. Much...
Club Tropicana: Non-standard Game Over
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Club Tropicana: Non-standard Game Over

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
As we all know, there’s always more than one way to end a game. Generally, this comes in two forms, specifically those famously summarised by Cersei Lannister: ‘you win, or you die’. But sometimes, there’s...
The rise of the Let's Play
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The rise of the Let's Play

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
The bread and butter of many if not all gaming channels on video streaming websites such as YouTube and Twitch, Let’s Plays are an increasingly popular and well-known phenomenon. The rise of the Let’s Play has led to the...
More like Andromedon't
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More like Andromedon't

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
On the 16th of February, the lead writer of Mass Effect: Andromeda, Chris Schlerf, announced via Twitter that he has left Bioware Montreal. Previously a senior writer for Halo 4, Schlerf was nominated by the Writers Guild of...