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The Steam Deck: The handheld gaming PC

This week Steam revealed what might have been a fan concept, a handheld PC that can run all of our favourite Steam games. They introduced the Steam Deck, scheduled for arrival this December. The device will run on a SteamOS that has been designed specifically for the Deck, although the option is there to get rid of SteamOS and download […]

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Light of the Jedi: A strong first step

Spoilers ahead for this book, if you haven’t read it and plan to I suggest you stop now I never dived into the world of Star Wars novels in the past, the films give me my fill of story, and Jedi: Fallen order had temporarily quenched my thirst for a quality Star Wars video game. Then came along the introduction […]

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The Xbox ecosystem is closing in on PlayStation

In the wake of Xbox and Bethesda’s joint E3 conference, it feels like a perfect time to assess the state of Xbox as a brand and how it’s beginning to stack up with Sony. After an entire generation of next to no exclusives and studio acquisitions left, right and centre, it looks like Xbox is finally starting to come up […]

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How PlayStation and Xbox have taken different approaches to marketing the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

I would just like to start this by saying that in no way do I mean to compare PlayStation and Xbox as brands and bring back the console wars of old. I am just observing the differing approaches that they have taken to promoting their next-gen machines. In the run-up to the next generation of consoles and in the months since the release of the rare PS5 and Xbox Series consoles, the media strategies of Sony and Microsoft have been worlds apart. A perfect way to show this polarisation is in an experience that I had a few weeks ago. I was skimming over a sale on the PlayStation Store and spotted Shadow of the Tomb Raider for £12, I […]