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Opinion: Nintendo Direct

So after months, if not years, of speculation regarding a collection of more modern Mario titles than we’re used to seeing, it was finally revealed in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, which was also a celebration of the 35th Anniversary of seminal video game Super Mario Bros. Containing Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy, it’s coming very soon […]

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Opinion: Backwards Compatibility

There’s endless rumour and speculation about the lengths to which Sony’s upcoming console, the PS5, will be backwards compatible with previous PlayStation consoles. Though this will be put to rest this week – hopefully – with the PS5 event scheduled for June 4th, we already have a very clear idea as to where their closest competitor – at least in […]

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Opinion: Google Stadia – Staying Alive?

This time last year (or close enough – the announcement came at GDC 2019 on the 19th of March), Google were busy hyping up their incredible looking games streaming service – Stadia. It was a massive and presumably very expensive event, for a service that was – again, presumably – very costly to develop and launch. Pre-orders for the Founders […]

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Opinion: Xbox Series X Features

I must be psychic. Just a day before the Xbox Series X specs and features announcement, I was bemoaning the laziness of remasters – now here we are with the knowledge that first party (and third party, if the publisher chooses) games will essentially be forward compatible on Xbox One, meaning that you will be able to purchase a game […]

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Opinion: Remakes and Remasters

I find it incredibly odd that the moment a movie remake or reboot is announced, people will immediately cry foul and decry the lack of imagination and originality in cinema, without even giving the movie a chance (I’ve been guilty of this myself, yet I’ve been proven wrong in harshly judging a film before it’s released). Yet those very same […]