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What you can buy on Playstation 4 this week

It’s that time of the week where the PlayStation blog reveals what you can play on PS4 this week. The highlights include That’s You! The first game using the PlayStation 4’s Link capacity with mobile phones, allowing game to be played using mobile phones to enable a new way to play. Continue reading What you can buy on Playstation 4 this week

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How Warcraft 3 changed the gaming landscape

In light of the rumoured development of a Warcraft 3 remaster, it seems the original game deserves some time in the spotlight. When it comes to games that defined a genre, most would look to Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, or Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind. However, despite being relegated to the shadow of World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and its expansion changed the modern gaming landscape as we know it. Continue reading How Warcraft 3 changed the gaming landscape

Top 5: Reasons why E3 2017 wasn’t at it’s best

E3 2017 was fine. In fact it had some great high points, like Beyond Good and Evil 2, Shadow of the Colossus Remastered, Pokémon and Metroid Prime 4 confirmed for Nintendo Switch, and the Super Mario Odyssey blowout. However, there was a little something missing from the conferences this year.  Something that, in years past, had kept gamers glued to the live streams.

What was missing? Let’s break it down and find out. Here are five reasons why E3 2017 wasn’t at it’s best.

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Nintendo Switch Gets It’s First Major System Update.

The Nintendo Switch has now obtained it’s first major system update, 3.0.0. It aimed to add a few new features to make using your Nintendo Switch more ergonomic and improve the general user experience.

Nintendo listed some of it’s key features that it’s releasing including adding friends from you 3DS and WiiU friends list, notifications when your friends come online and the ability to activate the vibrate function on detached Joy Cons that are within communication range of the Console.

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Other updates include sound and colour option changes and the ability to uninstall software to enable installation of other software.

This update should automatically be installed on your Switch, if not see the support site (here) for advice on how to properly install the update as well as the full list of updates for Nintendo Switch 3.0.0

E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey shown off

Super Mario Odyssey was the star of Nintendo’s E3 Spotlight. The presentation displayed Mario playing his way through multiple levels, using his Ghost-possessed hat to control enemies, items, and strangely enough, a T-Rex. The reasoning for Odyssey’s title is that the Space Ship shown off in the Switch reveal trailer is in fact named Odyssey. Continue reading E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey shown off