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Assassin's Creed Unity PreOrder

Pre-Orders and Missing the Point

Buying a new game, especially a AAA title these days is a pretty harrowing experience. Once upon a time, if there was a game coming out you wanted beyond all else in life, the game came out, then you bought...
Day Z

The Early DayZ

I open my eyes and see nothing but the vast open sea. I look around - no trace of survivors, only me. I look at myself: Afro-American, male, 30-something, no ID, no phone, just a flashlight and a battery to be...
red-dead-redemption-ps3

A New Frontier for Red Dead

At E3 Rockstar Games announced a next-generation edition of Grand Theft Auto 5. Hardly unexpected, but as you can see in Digital Foundry's trailer comparison, it's an endeavour that looks worth the...
Night Trap

The Big Videogame Problem

Recently, the editor of Eurogamer, Tom Bramwell, posted a couple of opinion pieces primarily focused upon sexism in games. The suppositions laid down by Bramwell suggest that both videogames and videogame...