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Load The Game’s experienced editors guide you through the newest gaming trends. Comparisons, charts, analysis and insights about the on-going evolution of the gaming industry are some of the topics the LTG team covers here. Whether you are a Nintendo Wii users, an Xbox One gamer or a PC enthusiast, we have interesting things to share!

Will you make the switch to Windows 10?

Windows 10 Pros and Cons – Will You Make The Switch?

By now you may have noticed the new little Windows icon at the bottom right of your computer screen. That new logo has been patched in to anyone’s PC with an officially registered Windows 7 or 8.1 OS; if you can see it that’s because you qualify for the free upgrade to Windows 10. Clicking that link opens a small ...

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E3 2015

6 Things You’re Unlikely to See at E3

With E3 just under a month away, I take a look at games and devices that you probably won’t see much of. 1 – The Last Guardian The Sony exclusive has been delayed repeatedly during its development. The title was originally scheduled as a PS3 release, but has since been moved to a PS4 game. The title seemed dead in ...

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Apple-Watch-worth

The Apple Watch: Is it practical these days?

It is doubtless that most people have already heard of the existence of the Apple Watch by now, a device that is intended to revolutionize watches and for some, it is the first time that they have even heard of the smart watch market. Perhaps for some of you, your first question was simply “Why? What can it do?” With a ...

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Ryse

Bargain Bucket: Ryse: Son of Rome – Re-Review

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Probably a pretty good way to describe Ryse: Son of Rome in a sentence. The game is a basic God of War clone with repetitive and simple combat. There is no real enemy variation, only one set of weapons and a couple of boss fights. There are a few turret defence ...

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What's next for virtual reality?

What’s Next for Virtual Reality?

I can understand if this seems a little preemptive; there aren’t even any virtual reality headsets available commercially at the moment. So, wondering what will come next for VR seems a little hasty, especially if they haven’t even happened yet. For that, we will probably be waiting until sometime next year for VR headsets to actually take off among consumers. I wouldn’t ...

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Witcher-3-Sexism

Sexism and The Witcher 3: What the Polygon Article Got Wrong

In what appears to be a customary routine with every new game release, I find myself having to attempt to address and dispel seemingly absurd claims regarding the nature of The Witcher 3’s content. CD Project Red, developers of this gorgeous, new role-playing epic, received some unexpected flak from Polygon, where journalist and editor Arthur Gies criticized the game for allegedly ...

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Esports

eSports Don’t Need To Be Considered A ‘Sport’

The incomparable Jessica Conditt, senior reporter at Engadget, recently put up an article about eSports, and their merit as sports. This has been a debate that’s raged on since the dawn of eSports, and everyone seems to have an opinion. In her article, Jessica likens hockey to a real-life game of League of Legends, with players all having designated positions and ...

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