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Nintendo Switch Online Service Out Next Week

Nintendo Switch Online paid membership service begins September 19th. The company confirmed the date in a press release. Nintendo are following in the footsteps of their competitors, Microsoft and Sony. Their paid membership service boasts: Enjoy competitive and co-operative online gaming in supported Nintendo Switch titles. Play a growing library of classic NES games anytime, anywhere […]

Blizzard Brings Ban Hammer Down On Overwatch Cheats

“We don’t take this decision lightly. Our team issued this closure after a careful review of relevant evidence. Our support staff will not overturn these closures and may not respond to appeals.” That’s the line in the sand drawn by Blizzard as they contend with cheaters and hackers in their latest title Overwatch. Spotted by PCGamer, the […]

Gif Essay: The Struggle

Anyone who has ever played an online game with a ranking system will know what I mean with that title. Often, players find themselves at odds with not only their opponents, but their team mates, their internet connection and even themselves. For over 3 years now I’ve been an avid League of Legends player. I’ve […]

PlayStation Network Returns

PSN users will be finally able to resume normal use of the service after hackers targeted online gaming services by Sony and Microsoft over the holidays. Sony Playstation have released an update to their blog post stating: “PlayStation Network is back online. As you probably know, PlayStation Network and some other gaming services were attacked […]

Opinion: The Rise and Fall of the MMORPG

After some years where MMORPGs were created like sausages in a production line, things calmed down and it was time to address the elephant in the room. What once seemed like a phenomenal way to make it rain had become a daunting development and business task that was mostly an exercise in failure. The genre […]

#thisisforthegaymers Webhallen Pride PS4 Sells

Affectionately dubbed the GayStation 4, the limited edition Sony console was sold by Webhallen a Swedish retailer. The one of a kind ‘Pride’ console has sold for 28,300 Swedish Kroner, that’s €3060.24 to you and me! The online retailer explained their custom console and the auction in statement; “For many young people, the world of […]