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NBA 2K17 Review


Basketball Season is back again with the NBA 2K series latest entry, NBA 2K17. Truth be told, expectations are high for this instalment as developers Visual Concepts have always delivered a gem of a game. Ok maybe not a perfect gem but still a game that will get NBA basketball fans all excited. After the last instalment’s little issue with …

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BioShock: The Collection PlayStation 4 Review

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The original BioShock back in 2007 was one adventure that this gamer will never forget. From dark corridors to memorable enemies all wrapped into an underwater world setting, it did set a benchmark for all other first person shooters to follow. The sequel was just as enjoyable, building on the first game’s theme and setting while the departure from sea …

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World of Warcraft: Legion Beta Hands On

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One of the longest surviving multi player online role playing games that is based on the award winning real time strategy game Warcraft, it was quite a surprise that Blizzard decided not to create a sequel to the series and embark onto a MMORPG. Many years and expansions later, Blizzard has announced the next instalment in the series, World of …

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Overwatch Review

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I'll have to call it on this game....ready? Overwatch is going to be one of the greatest shooters of this generation; the game would join the pantheon of great FPSes such as Halo, Call Of Duty and even Counter Strike Global Offensive.

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4) Review

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From hunting for secret treasures lost to modern civilization to shooting baddies and getting married, Nathan Drake has done it all through 3 games from developers Naughty Dog. Aptly titled Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, it looks like Nathan will be going out on one last adventure as this will be the fourth and final instalment in the Uncharted series. …

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Battleborn Review (PC)

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Walking into a room full of Gun–toting personalities May of 2016 will always be remembered (at least til our yearly round ups) as the month of the gun. A grand total of five highly anticipated shooters would be out within the span of 30 days, now that’s a lot of bullets to weave though. Gearbox Software is throwing the first …

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Welcome back old foes with Hearthstone: Whispers of the Old Gods

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As a long World of Warcraft player since the days of the 40 men raids, I have always loved the lore of Warcraft and have a soft spot for the Old Gods and how much problems they have caused Azeorth. You can imagine my delight and curiosity to find that they will be appearing in Hearthstone. Sure going up against …

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Dark Souls III Review (PS4)

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Mention any of the Dark Soul titles or the original one to start it all, Demon’s Souls and the first thing to a gamer’s mind is the difficulty level the game brings. As I always tell people, you will not catch me paying money to torture myself over a game. Well except for two occasions, XCOM and it’s crazy 99% …

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Battleborn Hands On Preview

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First person shooting, a dash of MOBA and a generous scoop of Borderlands I’m pretty sure by the time you’re reading this, you’ve probably forgotten about this upcoming shooter by Gearbox, fret not because we are here to jolt your memory and bring you some juicy new info about this upcoming shooter. Revealed back in 2014, Battleborn would be Gearbox …

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The Division vs Quantum Break


These are the two most talked about games this month – Tom Clancy’s The Division and Quantum Break! Which to buy? What if I don’t have time for both? We decided to pit 2 of POPCulture Online’s hardcore gamers against each other! They had no idea which game they were reviewing and why…..just pure honest comments! Kenneth Wong VS Chen …

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Overwatch Closed Beta Preview (PC)

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Blizzard’s latest foray into the competitive team-based shooter As one of the bastion of the old guard in the world of video games, Blizzard Entertainment had always found immense success by sticking to the tried and tested – although it’s worth noting that Blizzard did break the mold by incorporating their existing IPs into games radically different from their original, …

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Review (PS4)

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The first thing to mind as I played my first battle in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 on my PlayStation 4 is how well developers CyberConnect2 have captured the anime feel of the Naruto series into the game. Not that they have not been doing so for the last few games but even after so many in the series, …

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XCOM 2 Review

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For those who played the first XCOM by Firaxis Games would be familiar with its steep difficulty and probably failed many times, forcing a reload of a previous save game. Well that has come back to haunt us as in XCOM 2, well the aliens won and the world is now under the dictatorship of the ADVENT government which is …

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Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC Review

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Fast becoming a popular choice among photographers is the South Korean brand Samyang that has produced a whole range of not only Stills but also Cine lens. While Samyang’s lens are of the manual focus kind which used to be a turn off for most photographers, thanks to the latest range of cameras with focus peaking, the interest in manual …

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Gravity Rush Remastered PS4 Review

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Gravity Rush was a game on the PS Vita that I told myself to buy long ago but somehow never got to. Reviews were good and the graphics and gameplay were positively unique to its time. Years later the game appears again to charm the next generation console gamers with a remastered version for the Playstation 4 (PS4). Having made …

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