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Nintendo Stock Going Crazy with Pokemon Go Introduction

Nintendo, one of the largest games companies in the world, has significantly dropped from its previously preeminent position in the game developer world. The introduction of their new game, Pokemon Go, has seen widespread attraction from gamers and the general public, and some of the most poignant evidence of this is the massive boost in Nintendo’s stock price since it started its global rollout. In the UK, USA, and other places Pokemon Go has also inspired some rabid behaviour from some of their users, with reports of Hospitals having to ban the game from the premises due to people trying to catch Pokemon in A&E, and people jumping out of their car in a busy street in New York in order to catch Pokemon in Central Park. Similar stories have...
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Doom’s Great Reception

Doom is one of those games that has, over the years, managed to develop an extraoprdinary cult following. It is one of the most appreciated games of the older generation of gamers, so it is perfectly understandable why many of them looked upon the new version of the game with trepidation. It turns out that that fear was largely unfounded, with the new version receiving a response that was about as positive as could be expected. The game succeeded, to a degree, in capturing the magic that was the original game, with a very intense gaming experience that is incredibly challenging. The game offers a long campaign mode that has 5 different difficulty levels, stretching from the incredibly easy “I’m to young to die”, where there is a fairly good...
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Although a PS5 Might not Happen, PS4.5 is Set to be Released

While our most recent article provided quotes from Playstation representatives saying that a PS5 wasn’t a guarantee, we’ve also seen the announcement of a PS4.5 being set to be released. The reason why this new model is called the 4.5 rather than the 5 is similar to why most tech companies will produce newer versions of products as .1 or whatever instead of the next in the series; there simply isn’t enough of a distinction between the two. That being said, there are some pretty important differences between the 4 and the 4.5. The most substantial difference between the two consoles is going to be the support the 4.5 provides for 4k resolution. This is a pretty big step forward for console games graphics, and could see the quality reach...
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According to Sony, a PS5 is not Necessarily going to Happen

According to Sony, developing a PS5 is not something that is necessarily going to happen. According to Shuhei Yoshida, it’s not a “when”, but an “if”, when it comes to¬† an eventual release of a next generation console. Fans of console gaming may be asking where this indecision is coming from, but once you understand some of the general trends in the world of gaming then it begins to make sense. While all gaming has been growing ever since the 80’s when consoles first started being produced, consoles have been steadily losing market share, in terms of a percentage of the total gaming industry, to PC gaming and other smaller devices (smartphones and tablets). Shuhei’s indecision¬† was accompanied by an explanation which hints at this being part of the reason,...
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The Fallout of Fallout 4

So it’s now been a few weeks since the release of Fallout 4, perhaps the most widely anticipated game of 2015, and it is due a review. Fallout 4, the continuation of one of the most popular game franchises, was looked forward to by the massive following the franchise has for a few years, and the opinions of most of the people who’ve tried it are in agreement; it’s good… it’s really good. Fallout 4 follows the same vein as previous titles; taking place following a massive nuclear war, 210 years to be exact. For those who’ve played the previous games, you should know that it takes place 10 years after the end of Fallout 3, but for those who haven’t you should know that Fallout 4 can still be...
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