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My E3 2017 Impressions

e3 logo xboxE3 2017 is firmly behind us and I’ve had time to fully digest what was shown to us. I thought it’d be fun to look back at some of my favourite announcements and some of the more cringe worthy parts that need to stop. Overall I thought this years E3 was a bit underwhelming but there were some glimmers of hope that were shown off so lets jump right in and see what impressed me.

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Project Scorpio – To buy or not to buy? That is the question

project scorpio boardSo the specs for Microsoft’s Project Scorpio were revealed to us yesterday and I wanted to talk about some of what we learnt and whether this machine is something I’m likely to buy or whether it’s something that I’ll let pass me by. Continue reading Project Scorpio – To buy or not to buy? That is the question

2017 needs to be a better year for gaming

2017 needs to be a better year for gaming2016 was in many people’s eyes, a poor year for gaming. We had some really poor releases that in some cases failed to live up to the expectations of gamers and some that just outright lied about the content of the game ( I mention no names). Whilst PC gaming received yet more shockingly bad ports it did at least have a strong year in terms of hardware. 2017 then really does need to be a better year for gaming and in particular games but we all need to play our part. I’ve been saying for a while now that I’m frustrated with the games industry and the sheer amount of poor games being churned out. This year I’m determined to do more to be more selective about what I spend my money on. Continue reading 2017 needs to be a better year for gaming

Ubisoft live to fight another day after Stockholder meeting

UbisoftUbisoft and Vivendi came face to face at a shareholder meeting and Ubisoft lived to fight another day, for now at least. Industry Insiders believe that this is just the beginning of the fight for control  of the creators of games like Assassin’s Creed, The Division and Ghost Recon.  It was widely expected that Vivendi who have been aggressively trying to wrestle control of the company from those who built it up and would attempt some sort of corporate coup at the companies annual general meeting .

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Revival Solstice 2016 comes to town

Revival solstice 2016If you find yourself wondering what to do this weekend, you’re in the UK and you’re looking for a good day out then why not head over to “Banks Stadium” in Walsall where you’ll find Revival Solstice 2016 taking place.  These events are great for discovering games of the past and reliving gaming moments from your childhood or younger years. there always plenty to do and watch and all sorts of goodies to spend your coins on. Continue reading Revival Solstice 2016 comes to town