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Hooking Up With The Beatles
Out of the billions of people that make up our little race of busy humans, the world is just not big enough to escape the four members of The Beatles. Take a moment and really think back. I guarantee that across all your memories, there is a story about you and #TheBeatles.
It's Easy to See Why People Continue to Love 'Horizon Zero Dawn' Photo Mode
Reminiscent of an arcade skill test game, these days the chance of receiving a standout AAA title equates to slim pickings. After catching the hype train one too many times, people are unfortunately prepared for the worst. Thankfully, Horizon Zero Dawn is one of those rare moments where our patience has paid off and we finally have something of worth within our grasps.
Not Psyducking Around: Joshua Dunlop Is Back With Even More Hyper-Realistic Pokémon Designs
Joshua Dunlop's notoriety as an exceptional concept artist, creature designer and illustrator of all things Pokémon continues to grow, with his real-life rendering of #Nintendo's much loved creatures of fantasy seeing a change of fortune for the London-based artist.
There's No Martha in This Batman v Superman Pokemon Battle
The #DCEU ultimate titan fight between the Dark Knight and Superman was like a bad '70s swingers party, with Martha squeezed between steel and leather for all the wrong reasons. Cartoon Hooligans have thrown their talented balls into this heated stand off by creating an imaginative cartoon that has this competitive bromance go toe-to-toe in the world of Pokemon. Finally, we get to see once and for all who the definitive Pokemon DC master truly is.
How Do You Know When You Have Found Your Gaming Friends Forever?
I am sure you would agree that gaming is fun, exciting, and provides a reliable outlet for escapism. What really makes gaming so successful is the power it has to bring people together and create connections. In this time-poor era where friends and family alike are required to schedule hangout time almost months in advance, gaming has evolved to be an important social platform.
'Until Dawn: Rush of Blood' Is the Best Value for Money Game on PlayStation VR
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood was not a #VR game I originally considered buying—at all! I am completely hopeless with anything #horror, seriously, watching a horror movie is easily on my top ten list of things to avoid.
Explaining the Difference Between PS4 and PS4 Pro With Kevin Bacon's 'Footloose'
There has been much debate recently regarding the relevance of the PlayStation 4 Pro on 1080p televisions. Digital Foundry has answered this question for us by completing a 'stress test' to compare the Pro’s merits against the PlayStation 4 (PS4) on Battlefield 1 multiplayer.
Kurt Busiek And George Perez’s 'JLA/Avengers' Is The Cinematic Crossover We've Been Waiting For
The passionate competition between DCEU and MCU fans is stuff of legend. There can never be one clear winner of this debate and neither side will ever back down. The two opposing views are relentlessly contested on social media, in comic book stores and at Sunday barbecues. Imagine then, the crescendo this excited feud would reach if both universes went toe to toe on a big-screen mashup.
The Real Reason You Loved '90s Arcade Games: No Online Play
Back when I was an early teenager, the best place to play video games was in a video arcade. Now this might sound strange in an era of unprecedented connectivity, but people really did drive to the shops to play video games. Well, plead with mum to drive you to the shops. "PLEASE MUM!"
Retro NSFW: Inside 'Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em,' The Most X-Rated Game of the '80s
In the early '80s there was stiff competition within the video game market to grab consumer attention, with developer Mystique contributing in a very unique way. Rather than catering to a mainstream audience, it saw a different market for the #Atari 2600. A very pornographic one.
It's Been 30 Years Since Billy and Jimmy Lee Double Fisted The Dragon
Ever overhear your Grandpa mumble about how time flies? Back in 1987, it all sounded like another run of worldly advice from the squeaky rocking chair in the corner, but not anymore. In the blink of an eye, 30 years have now passed since you and I were down at the arcade playing the newly released co-op fisticuffs game, Double Dragon.
What Ever Happened To Old-School Save Points?
I recently bought a Sega Mega Drive Classic to relive the glory of the gaming past. The synaptic clustering of so many enduring childhood memories has had my neurons on overdrive as I have made my way through the 80 games. Besides the obvious excitement of old-school challenges, one vintage characteristic became abundantly clear: save points.