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Nintendo fights back

It’s been a bipolar year for Nintendo, but things seem to be getting back on track – yet how long will it last, and can the company keep the momentum going? ony and Microsoft are absolutely killing it – their rivalry is comparable to the Apple/Google war, or the Amazon/eBay...

10 games characters that prove silence really is golden

The silent protagonist used to be a trope in gaming because it made sense when thinking about technological or budgetary constraints – putting in a central character that required no voicing or scripting made sense when deadlines were tight. Since then, though, the heroic mime has become something of a...

Top 10 Positive Role Models In Videogames

While the ‘sick filth’ that comprises our pastime was never actually banned, not for want of trying on behalf of the tabloid press or various American principalities, it’s still fair to agree that paragons of virtue and moral integrity are few and far between in the fiction of videogames. Still, a few diamonds in the rough there are, and through a deft combination of research and well-argued self-delusion of its favourite characters, games™ brings you the definitive rundown of gaming role models.