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Top 15 Games of E3 2017

An E3 filled with redemptions and high expectations… Ah… The yearly razzle dazzle of E3 is finally upon us and this year’s line-up was for the lack of a better word: safe. The majority of titles in this year’s line were either highly anticipated sequels or re-treads of existing formula; although with games costing in the millions to develop, I’m …

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Hands-On with the Sony A9

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Everyone knew Sony had something up their sleeves with multiple rumors going out on the internet that Sony had a camera that will sit one tier higher than the current A7 series and with the recent launches of the GM Lens series, the rumor seemed even more possible. It was then with great fanfare that Sony announced the launched that …

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ArmaGallant Hands-On

If the name ArmaGallant sound vaguely familiar to you, it’s because this RTS-Deck Building hybrid was recently won an ST Digital Award for “Best Local Game, Reader’s choice” and developers Rock Nano Global managed to secure publishing deals to distribute the game globally. I personally covered the game as part of a Made In Singapore showcase all the way back …

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Top 10 Video Games Of 2016

2016 has seen its fair share of highs and lows in the video game industry on both the Consoles and the PC. From over hyped games that fail to delivery to new IPs from big companies that catch on. Even Sequels and ReMakes have their own set of “drama”. Yet overall it has been a good year for gamers everywhere. …

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Gam3.Asia: A Place for Gamers to call Home

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Nested at the back of Marina Square is a place when a bold new idea is about to change the way Gamers hang out, frag and shop in a country where eSports is a growing trend.  Called Gam3.Asia, this is Singapore’s first integrated eSports, gaming and retail hub. The brainchild of Mr. Jeffrey Phua, Director of Pro Concepts Technology Pte …

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NBA 2K17 Review

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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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