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Xbox One S preview: Thinner, better PS4 beater

Xbox One S preview: Thinner, better PS4 beater

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Although Microsoft launched a console even more powerful for next year, the Xbox One S announcement during its E3 2016 media briefing must still be lauded as one of the more significant moves of the show. The slimmer, trimmer machine puts Microsoft in... >>

Pokemon Go review, or The Trials and Tribulations of a Pokemon Go addict
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Pokemon Go review, or The Trials and Tribulations of a Pokemon Go addict

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It's raining. The British summer has been everything we expect it to be, and at 4pm on a Wednesday afternoon, you're not supposed to be sitting in your car playing Pokemon Go. But addiction makes you do things you wouldn't normally do and things you certainly... >>

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review: The best Lego game to date
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review: The best Lego game to date

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In recent years, it has become fashionable to adopt an air of cynicism about the Lego games. They have continued to come thick and fast and, consequently, have attracted accusations of saminess. Such cynicism generally evaporates once stuck into their... >>

Lego Dimensions (2016) preview: Harry Potter, Gremlins and more

Lego Dimensions (2016) preview: Harry Potter, Gremlins and more

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Warner had already announced the upcoming wave of franchises for year two of Lego Dimensions ahead of E3, but going hands-on with the minifigures was where the real excitement started. Having pulled out all the franchise-stops in its first year, with... >>

Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun

Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun

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We've previously previewed Skylanders Imaginators after having its basic theme and gameplay demoed to us at an event in London prior to E3 2016, but during the US expo itself we found out so much more. It injects some role-play character creativity to... >>

Batman: Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

Batman: Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

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We’ll come out with a bold claim right from the off, not only was Batman: Arkham VR the last game we saw at this year’s E3 before its doors were shut, it was also the best. Of the whole show. That’s a personal opinion, of course, and it doesn’t... >>

Ghost Recon: Wildlands preview: Four-player Far Cry

Ghost Recon: Wildlands preview: Four-player Far Cry

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When we first fixed eyes on Ghost Recon: Wildlands at the end of Ubisoft's E3 gaming expo pre-show conference in 2015, we were gagging for more. Come the 2016 show, where we got to actually play the open-world game, turns out it was absolutely worth the... >>

South Park: The Fractured But Whole preview: Super serial superheroes, silly

South Park: The Fractured But Whole preview: Super serial superheroes, silly

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole is no ordinary turn-based role-playing game. It's one for the fans. Within 30-seconds of our E3 gaming expo presentation, our presenter - playing The New Kid (AKA Douchebag from previous game The Stick of Truth) - is... >>

Battlefield 1 preview: Multiplayer madness doesn’t get better than this

Battlefield 1 preview: Multiplayer madness doesn’t get better than this

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War shouldn't be fun. But Battlefield 1 is the most fun we've had in a first-person massive multiplayer online shooter. Its 64-player team versus co-op is an epic thing to behold. It almost makes us want to be in the trenches. Which, given the prevalence... >>

Forza Horizon 3 preview: Putting you in the driving seat

Forza Horizon 3 preview: Putting you in the driving seat

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These are exciting times for Microsoft and Xbox. Not only does it have new consoles coming this and next year, but it has announced a couple of key new elements to its gaming strategy; Play Anywhere and 4K HDR gaming. The latter part comes in the form... >>