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From corporate shenanigans, to great and botched games, to moments that define our culture, we cover everything important in games for you.

Michael Bell
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Video: Bungie in the Firing Line of Playstation!

Ad Free Video! “Room For Improvement” is the veiled threat being made at Sony’s Financial Reporting - Bungie are in the Firing Line of Playstation’s incoming leadership. As Playstation publicly turn their gaze on Bungie management and ask - are they doing a good enough job?

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: Riot's Fighting Game Ramps Up, Launch Struggles Continue and The Hottest New Card Game

Riot have unveiled the future of their fighting game, we check in on the launch of several recent games to see how things are going - and we highlight a deckbuilding Roguelike that's soaring up the charts.

Michael Bell
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Video: How are folks okay with Helldivers 2?

Ad Free Video! Helldivers 2 is breaking all the rules. It’s a Live Service, AAA premium game that’s been borderline unplayable, with broken matchmaking and non functional progression and yet other than the servers, everyone loves it.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: Xbox Goes To Switch and Playstation while Playstation Goes To PC

Console and First Party updates for Xbox and Playstation today as everybody changes partners. Xbox have revealed their planned games for Switch and Playstation and we've got confirmation PSVR2 compatability is officially coming to PC.

Michael Bell
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Video: Physical Media Is Dying

The "adorably" all digital future comes whether we like it or not.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: Steam's Big Year, Frost Giant's Unusual Offer and Capcom's Apology

Today Steam have unveiled their year in review that shows things are Good for Valve, Frost Giant aren't done crowdfunding for Stormgate and Capcom apologie for Street Fighter V yet again.

Conor Caulfield
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Helldiver's Live Service Has People on Board. How?

Helldivers 2 is breaking all the rules. It’s a Live Service, AAA premium game that’s been borderline unplayable, with MTX and Battle Passes. And yet other than the servers, everyone loves it. How?

Michael Bell
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Video: The First "AAAA" Game Is Out...

How did we end up with Skull & Bones? A "AAAA" game that... is a massive step back from Black Flag, the game that inspired it. Let's get to the bottom of it.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: The Epic Game Store Grows, Playstation's Achievement Bait and the Conundrum of Game Romances

The Epic Games Store has released their yearly update on how close they are to beating Steam (they're not), there's an interview with the developer of an achievement hunter game going round that's got some shocking numbers and we have to ask the question of what type of Romance is best in games?

Conor Caulfield
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Physical Games Will Be No More

Retailers are throwing away physical games because sales are so bad. The digital future is here - and this last few weeks have reminded everyone of that fact.

Conor Caulfield
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This is what you call a AAAA Video Game?

Skull and Bones is now out! A $70 game that represents the first AAAA title for the industry - one that has launched to middling reviews at best, seemingly apathy from audiences and at last an ending to it’s 11 year development cycle.

Michael Bell
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Video: Xbox's "Exclusives" Update

Xbox's big business update is here - they're taking the first steps towards multi-platform... but not with their big hitters, like Starfield. Yet.