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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... >>

HTC Vive at E3 2016: From the ocean floor to the tops of mountains and beyond

HTC Vive at E3 2016: From the ocean floor to the tops of mountains and beyond

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Anyone with a Steam account and the HTC Vive can explore the world - no, the universe. We know this because while at E3 2016 in Los Angeles, we tried new virtual reality experience available on Steam using the consumer version of HTC's headset that launched... >>

Sniper Elite 4 gameplay preview: Super sharp-shooter

Sniper Elite 4 gameplay preview: Super sharp-shooter

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There are dozens of high-quality shooters available at the moment, but few offer the pace, strategy and consideration of Sniper Elite 4. The follow-up to Elite III is set in 1943 Italy during World War 2. As the title suggests, you're an elite sniper,... >>

PS VR Aim Controller preview: Playing Farpoint with Sony's new gun-shaped controller

PS VR Aim Controller preview: Playing Farpoint with Sony's new gun-shaped controller

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At the start of the E3 gaming expo 2016, Sony announced a first-person shooter called Farpoint, compatible with PlayStation VR and a new controller called PS VR Aim. This is no SNES Super Scope, though, as we found when playing the game ahead of launch.... >>

Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay preview: Prepare to lose your breath

Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay preview: Prepare to lose your breath

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In among the halls at the E3 gaming expo Nintendo has dedicated a giant space to Zelda. It's an escape from the bustle outside, with its own real grass and trees, a day-to-night lighting system, sound effects and all Nintendo's usual quirk running to... >>

Xbox One Gears of War 4 Elite Controller: The best gamepad just got even better

Xbox One Gears of War 4 Elite Controller: The best gamepad just got even better

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We've always loved the Xbox One Elite Controller and its mad, pricey ways, but during its E3 2016 media briefing Microsoft announced a new version that we want so much more. Battle-scarred and sexy, the Xbox Elite Controller - Gears of War 4 Limited Edition... >>

FIFA 17 preview: The biggest journey of its gaming life

FIFA 17 preview: The biggest journey of its gaming life

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Every year we wonder what tweaks and changes EA Sports will make to its FIFA game and for the last few, they have been minor. The action on the pitch has steadily improved but, bar women’s football, there have been few additions in terms of gameplay... >>

Volkswagen Amarok (2016) first drive: A tough toiler in smart trousers

Volkswagen Amarok (2016) first drive: A tough toiler in smart trousers

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Amarok is the Inuit word for wolf. We don't speak Inuit, but you can see what Volkswagen is trying to achieve with its surprisingly luxurious pickup. The canis lupus is a hardy creature, living its life in the wilderness, traversing all sorts of challenging... >>

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... >>