PlayStation’s Paris Games Week Announcements

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This week has seen the 2017 Paris Games Week take place and there have been some big announcements from Sony. Lots of them stretch beyond 2018, outlining the games giant’s plans for the future and creating a buzz around both standard and VR games. Here are some of the biggest announcements from the event: Spelunky 2 is coming to the PS4. Details are still vague but we do know that a sequel to the original Spelunky game is coming. The nature of the game are still a surprise, though. The Gardens Between will launch next year on the PS4. The narrative will follow 2 characters in a surreal world, solving... Read More »

Are you Trying to Get your Hands on a SNES Mini?

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The SNES Classic Mini is the latest addition to the Super Nintendo Entertainment Systems family. It is a modern take on a retro classic that gives players the opportunity to play from a selection of 21 games. The choice will transport gamers back to the ’90s and, arguably, a simpler and more carefree era of gaming. The SNES console will be available from today, though pre-orders have been taking place via a number of retailers. If you haven’t already got your console ordered, you might have to take your chances on the day. The SNES is very much a modern-day take on the original and will feel similar in your... Read More »

Buying Second-Hand Video Games

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Video games are expensive, no matter what console you are using. Even if it is an older model, the games can still set you back a great deal of money. That’s why it can be a good decision to buy second-hand video games instead of purchasing brand new ones for your device. Second-hand games can be much more cost effective. They will probably be significantly cheaper than buying games brand new. You will be able to buy them in a variety of places, from online to high street shops. Just make sure you do your research first or you could end up with a version of the latest PS4 game... Read More »

Are Video Games The Cause of a Change in Football?

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For millions of fans across the world, video games — primarily the record-high-selling FIFA series from Electronic Arts, but also its rival series Pro Evolution Soccer and the more cerebral Football Manager — act as both a gateway drug to football and, later, another way of satisfying an established addiction. Players rank among the most ardent devotees of all three. Andrea Pirlo has proclaimed that “after the wheel, the PlayStation is the best invention of all time.” Zlatan Ibrahimovic wrote in his autobiography that he “could go 10 hours at a stretch” playing football video games early in his career. John Terry used to host Pro Evolution Soccer get-togethers for... Read More »

Video Games ARE Good For Children’s Development

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New research in Spain has found that playing video games can be good for children’s brains, if they play no more than two hours a week. Playing more than two-hours of games increases the likelihood that children would get into trouble at school and was likely to reduce the social skills. However, by controlling their weekly hourly gaming, children aged 7-11 improved their scores at school. More than 2,400 children aged 7-11 were studied and the results were published on the journal Annals of Neurology. Findings pointed to the fact that playing video games for one hour per week was associated with better motor skills and higher school achievement scores.... Read More »
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