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Retro recollections: Final Fantasy VII challenge hour five: The ups and the downs

In which the tedium of the train lines is left far behind, with significant upticks in both gameplay and narrative.

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Retro recollections: Can I replay Final Fantasy VII?

Final Fantasy VII is a classic. But should I revisit it after so many years, or should I leave it in a warm nostalgic retrogaming…

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Ten: Devil Dice (PSOne)

Devil Dice is one of the best games I’ve ever played, even though I’m not even the best player of it that I know. You must play it. Plus the results of the Master System voting, and the chance to vote for Atari Lynx games!

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20 Off-beat Playstation Classics you should play

The Playstation — the original Playstation, or PSOne if you really must — is twenty years old, although it’s not quite twenty years since it…

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Wearables v Smartwatches and the arrival of PlayStation TV: Vertical Hold – Episode 23, 2014

Playstation TV is finally here — but what is it, and why should you care? Should you opt for an activity tracker or a smartwatch?…

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E3 2014: The E doesn't stand for E-riginality

Mostly because Eriginality is a word I just made up. But another year’s E3 shows a somewhat depressing lack of originality in the games world.

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Retro Review: Alien Trilogy (Playstation)

Time once again to delve into the vaults for a Friday retro review. This week: Is a game based on the Aliens Trilogy a glorious…

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PS3 Update: Brick Central?

It’s a running joke that when I switch on my PS3, I have to update something. Except, if reports are accurate, today, when I should…

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As Microsoft hypes up its next Xbox, Sony shows off the Dualshock 4

Microsoft will reveal… something… on May 21st. It may be the whole console, or it may be, like Sony, a massive teaser for details to…

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Tablets, Privacy, Flips And My Fifteen Seconds Of Fame

As Road Warrior Animal used to say… Wooah…. what a rush. A spectacularly busy week, in fact. First off, a couple of TV appearances. On…

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