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E3 How it Went Down: PlayStation

First we had EA, then Xbox stepped up big, now it’s time for  PlayStation, the winner of E3 2016. Will the be able to keep hold of their title and win E3 2017? Destiny 2 Hold my beer. Because I am shaking with excitement at this! I’ve said it multiple …

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E3 How it Went Down: Xbox

It’s that time of year, E3 has returned for 2017, now it’s time to bring you the round up for each conference. We’ve been over EA, next up was Xbox. How did they fare? Xbox One X aka “Project Scorpio” Microsoft started off with perhaps the one thing that was …

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Review – Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+

As reviewed: Samsung S8+ Maple Gold, 4G LTE, Octo-Core CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 6.1″QHD+ Screen – RRP: $1499 If you’re wondering what I’m going to say about the S8 / S8+, I’ll give you the summary up front: This is undeniably an amazing phone. It’s the best device that …

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E3 How it Went Down: EA

It’s that time of year, E3 has returned for 2017, it has has begun and now it’s time to bring you the daily round up. Many people I know are all over in Los Angeles experiencing this event, so I write this with tears hitting my keyboard and jealousy acting …

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Review – Wipeout Omega Collection + Giveaway!

Giveaway: Thanks to PlayStation NZ for giving us a copy of this game to one of our lucky readers! To be in with a shout, just answer the following: Q: What year was the original WipE’out” game released? Answers: A) 1995 B) 1996 C) 1997 Send your entries to comps@theempire.nz …

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Preview – Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

Are you wanting to play a new first-person shooter but don’t want to have to deal with jet-packs, space or perhaps you’re already over Battlefield 1? Well then here’s a game for you to check out, from the developers Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games comes the sequel of 2013’s Rising Storm. The …

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Preview – Agents of Mayhem

There are many different kinds of Sandbox-y, open world style games. Some, like Grand Theft Auto V, try to make the world and characters modern and believable, at least in the story. Others, like the Assassin’s Creed franchise, dig into specific areas of history as a mechanism to tell a …

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Review – Microsoft Surface book

As reviewed: Core i-5 CPU, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 128GB SSD, 3000×2000 resolution screen, Microsoft Surface Pen Microsoft are in the midst of their Windows 10 creator update. It’s a pretty big deal for them – they’re making some big changes under the covers of the Operating System in order to …

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News – Forza Racing Chamionship: Season 3

If you’re a bit of an armchair racer, this might be something you’re really up for. Turn 10, Microsoft, and Gfinity (an e-sports organisation) are putting together a Forza Racing Championship, using Porsche cars from their DLC, with a global reach. If that sounds like your thing, you can register …

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News – World’s Fastest Gamer

Now, I’m a bit of a Formula 1 fan, which is a bit difficult over in this part of the world. I don’t get to enjoy easy access to the races like a lot of European countries do (which is to say, without a SKY TV subscription), so I usually …

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