Author: Sarah James

UK Gaming Chart – w/e December 9, 2017

There’s no shifting Call of Duty: WW2 as it spends its sixth week at the top of the chart. FIFA 18 is also showing it means business by holding out at number two. Prey, the only new entry this week, comes in at number 19 while elsewhere, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Sonic Forces all re-enter the top 20. This week’s top 20 chart in full: 1. (1) Call of Duty: WW2 2. (2) FIFA 18 3. (4) Star Wars Battlefront 2 4. (6) Super Mario Odyssey 5. (5)...

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0°N 0°W (Zero North, Zero West) Gets Teaser Trailer

Colorfiction have just released a teaser trailer for 0°N 0°W (pronounced Zero North, Zero West) and it’s more than a bit trippy. There’s not really a great deal of information available about this title, other than the blurb on the official site but it certainly looks promising, in a surreal, what-the-hell-is-going-on kind of way. A cross country road trip strands you in a mysterious town lost amidst the towering mesas and swaying dunes of the great wild west. Will you beckon the glowing call of its lone storefront and embark on a fantastical multidimensional walkabout through space and time?...

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PlayStation 4 Sales Exceed 70.6 million Worldwide

As of December 3, 2017, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has sold more than 70.6 million units worldwide and players have purchased more than 617.8 million PS4 games (both physical copies and digital downloads). Additionally, the PlayStation VR has surpassed two million units, with over 12 million VR titles sold. “We are delighted that so many people are enjoying the unique entertainment proposition of PlayStation 4 and that an emerging technology like PlayStation VR continues to gain traction,” said Andrew House, Chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “I cannot thank our fans and partners enough. Their support, since the launch of very...

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What-We’re-Playing-Wednesday (December 6, 2017)

Each week we’ll give you the low-down on the games that have been keeping the GGS Gamer staff busy on their consoles, PCs and handhelds. Here’s what we’ve been playing this week … Vikki Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4) – I have to kill those elephants but omg, I don’t want to kill the elephants. I can’t stop think of Dumbo holding his mummy’s trunk through the barred window and I just can’t make another elephant an orphan. Sob. Jay Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch) – This game is so beautiful even if it’s only running at 720p because it’s too...

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Review: Oh My Godheads

Title: Oh My Godheads Platform: PC, Xbox One, PS4 (reviewed) Developer: Titutitech Publisher: Square Enix Collective Release date: December 5, 2017 Price: PC: £11/$15 | XB1/PS4: £12/$15  TL;DR: A silly, fun, hectic local co-op multiplayer. Family Friendly?: Click here for more information. Oh My Godheads is like all the good multiplayer games, minus the verbal abuse, the pre-made opposing teams, and loot crates. It’s a hectic multiplayer that pretty much anyone can pick up, whether you decide to play the objectives or just ignore them and do your best to whack the crap out of your opponents. Also, there are...

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The Division 1.8 Update Arrives Tomorrow with New Map and Game Modes

Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy’s The Division is getting the ‘Resistance’ update 1.8 tomorrow (December 5) on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The launch has been timed to coincide with the free weekend that starts on December 7 – 10 and which will be available on all platforms. The current free trial that offers free play up until level 8 or six hours of game time, will be lifted during the free weekend, allowing unlimited play. Discounts will also be available for the Standard and Gold Editions on the Ubisoft Store during this time, and should you...

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UK Gaming Chart – w/e December 2, 2017

UK Gaming Chart – w/e December 2, 2017

There has been no change in the top five at all this week as Call of Duty: WW2 enjoys its fifth week at number one. The only new entry we have this week is Xenoblade Chronicles 2, just scraping in to the top 20 at number 19, while the biggest mover is Just Dance 2018, moving up 20 places to number 17. This week’s top 20 chart in full: 1. (1) Call of Duty: WW2 2. (2) FIFA 18 3. (3) Gran Turismo: Sport 4. (4) Star Wars Battlefront 2 5. (5) Assassin’s Creed Origins 6. (8) Super Mario...

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Review: Crescent Bay

Title: Crescent Bay Platform: PC (reviewed) Developer: Advect Productions Publisher: Humble Originals Release date: December 1, 2017 Price: Included with Humble Bundle (Dec 2017) TL;DR: A short murder-mystery with an original crime solving mechanic. Family Friendly?: Click here for more information. Indie studio Advect Productions has partnered up with Humble for their Originals programme to bring you two short games for December’s Humble Bundle: Crescent Bay and THOR.N. The aim of these games is to create a meaningful experience over a short period of gameplay. While the opening scene is sufficiently creepy – you find yourself in a field,...

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Review: THOR.N

Title: THOR.N Platform: PC (reviewed) Developer: Advect Productions Publisher: Humble Release date: December 1, 2017 Price: Included with Humble Bundle (Dec 2017) TL;DR: A job simulator with a disturbing, dystopian feel. Family Friendly?: Click here for more information. Indie studio Advect Productions has partnered up with Humble for their Originals programme to bring you two short games for December’s Humble Bundle: Crescent Bay and THOR.N. The aim of these games is to create a meaningful experience over a short period of gameplay. Waking up on your 18th birthday should be an exciting prospect – a significant milestone as you...

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