Norwich's Fortnite Live festival was a complete disaster

A festival designed to recreate Fortnite on the outskirts of Norwich has, somewhat predictably, not lived up to expectations. Event organisers flogged 2500 tickets to kids and parents. Entry cost upwards of £12 and unlimited access wristbands a further £20. In return, families got what amounted to a few fairground…

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Respawn Bans Over 16,000 Cheaters from Apex Legends, Plans to Add In-Game Report Feature

“Cheaters suck”.In an update to fans last week, the developer of the popular new battle royale title Apex Legends told fans its stance on cheaters. Unsurprisingly, Respawn doesn’t like them very much, and says it has already banned over 16,000 users found to be fighting dirty.It’s unclear how many PlayStation…

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Far Cry New Dawn physical sales just a quarter of Far Cry Primal's

Far Cry New Dawn topped the UK chart this week, but its launch week sales were a far cry (sorry) from those of its predecessors.New Dawn’s sales were just 13 per cent of Far Cry 5’s opening week total. That’s down massively, but to be expected – New Dawn is…

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UK Sales Charts: Far Cry: New Dawn Takes the Lead Despite a Disappointing Debut

Beats out Metro: Exodus.Last week saw the arrival of a few new games, but it’s Far Cry: New Dawn that takes the top spot at UK retail. The series has always sold well, and Far Cry 5 was one of last year’s best selling games overall. However, despite debuting at…

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Review: DiRT Rally 2.0 – The Lean Mean Rally Sim Makes a Triumphant Return

The long and winding road.Codemasters’ DiRT franchise, which has roots in its historic Colin McRae series, has gone through a few changes. It’s swerved between flashy, casual-friendly racing and straight-laced, hardcore simulation a couple of times now, and with the release of DiRT Rally 2.0, we’re back on the latter.…

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Relative Unknown Destroys Some of the Best Tekken 7 Players in the World to Win Mind-Blowing Tournament

Evo Japan has a new champion.Arslan_Ash, a relatively unknown Kazumi player from Pakistan, just won the Tekken 7 tournament at Evo Japan 2019. The event welcomed many of the game’s very best players from all over the world, but none of them could stand in Arslan’s way as he dismantled…

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Tech Interview: Metro Exodus, ray tracing and the 4A Engine's open world upgrades

Remember the days when key technological innovations in gaming debuted on PC? The rise of multi-platform development and the arrival of PC technology in the current generation of consoles has witnessed a profound shift. Now, more than ever, PlayStation and Xbox technology defines the baseline of a visual experience, with…

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Mortal Kombat 11's Jade Is Spinning Plates in Reveal Trailer

And by plates we mean bodies.Mortal Kombat 11 looks so damn good, doesn’t it? With the release little over two months away, developer NetherRealm Studios is rapidly revealing the release’s roster, and the latest returning character in the limelight is Mortal Kombat 2’s iconic green gal, Jade. Here we see…

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Despite a promising demo, PSVR adventure game Eden Tomorrow ends up disappointing

Last month a free demo for Eden Tomorrow appeared on the Playstation Store. The first 30 minutes of this sci-fi adventure game were included and after playing it through on stream, I came away with high hopes. It seemed more polished than your average PSVR title and the demo ended…

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Final Fantasy XV's Episode Ardyn Release Date Reminds Us Square Enix Is Still Working on This Game

Let it rest.When did Final Fantasy XV come out again? It feels like an eternity ago! Square Enix is still busy beavering away on expansion packs for the role-playing game, however – although Episode Ardyn will be its last. You may recall that the publisher had several other packs in…

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