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PSA: Today is your last chance to play two of Warzone’s most iconic maps

As Call of Duty fans eagerly wait for Warzone 2.0’s servers to go live this evening, the original Warzone will see some major changes. Alongside Warzone 2.0’s launch, servers for the original Warzone will be temporarily taken offline until 28th November. Once Warzone re-launches, however, players will no longer be able to play on two […]

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Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Xbox Live

Where has the time gone? Can you believe that Xbox Live first went, well, live 20 years ago? But, yes, it really has been that long. On 15th November 2002, Xbox Live (now known, at least officially, as the Xbox network) arrived in our lives, adding online capability to the original Xbox. The service’s popularity […]

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A look at a few accessibility issues with open-world games

Hello! Welcome to the first in a series of pieces to celebrate Disability History Month. Today, Vivek returns to the streets of Los Santos. A few weeks back, the shocking news of the GTA 6 leaks drove me to revisit the incredible city of Los Santos in GTA 5. I thought that my initial opinions […]

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Clive won’t be the only playable character in Final Fantasy 16

Clive, the protagonist of Final Fantasy 16, won’t be the only playable character. In an interview with Japanese site Game Watch (via PlayStation Lifestyle), creative director Kazutoyo Maehiro noted that in the early stages of the game, players will control a character other than Clive. When asked if this was similar to Reks in Final […]

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Phil Spencer admits Microsoft shipped games “too early”

Phil Spencer has admitted Microsoft has shipped games “too early”. Speaking to The Verge, the CEO of Microsoft Gaming was asked about the decision to delay Starfield and Redfall, two of the company’s biggest upcoming exclusives. “It isn’t really a decision to move a game after spending the team’s effort over multiple years just to […]

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Geralt voice actor sad about Henry Cavill leaving The Witcher Netflix show

Doug Cockle, the actor renowned for portraying Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher series of video games, has told me he’s sad to see Henry Cavill leave The Witcher Netflix show. Netflix announced Cavill would leave the show at the end of the series three. He will be replaced, in series four, by Liam Hemsworth, […]

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Halo Infinite’s Winter Update feels like the beginning of the fightback

Plenty has been said about the state of Halo Infinite – a game which launched to deserved praise on the strength of its campaign and multiplayer, but has since struggled to gain any real momentum. Our State of the Game from Vikki this summer goes into this in closer detail, but in short, despite being […]