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Rebecca Smith (punkyliar)

Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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Weekend Headlines March 17-19th: Prey, Paladins, The Surge and More

SXSW may not have brought along many announcements but it did bring along a fair amount of news for other titles. Here's the lowdown on everything that you may have missed over the weekend.

Posted 3 days ago, 10 comments

Weekend Announcements March 17-19th: AereA and The Count Lucanor

After the chaos of the last two weekends, this weekend was a lot quieter despite the presence of several titles at SXSW. In fact, the weekend was so quiet that we only have a couple of new titles for you.

Posted 3 days ago, 3 comments

Screenshot Saturday March 18th: Aven Colony, Grave, Thimbleweed Park and More

This weekend we had SXSW. Even though SXSW involves other forms of media as well as games, this didn't stop a massive 23 games from showcasing new gifs and screenshots of their work in progress.

Posted 5 days ago, 6 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 20th, 2017

While there are several downloadable titles this week, only two of them arrive courtesy of ID@Xbox. There's a platformer with many different protagonists and a magical turn based strategy title.

Posted 5 days ago, 2 comments

Weekend Headlines March 10-12th Part 2: Project CARS 2, Sea of Thieves and More

Following on from the many announcements from last weekend, we end the roundup with all of the trailers, screenshots, release dates, updates and other details to be found.

Posted 8 days ago, 12 comments

Weekend Headlines March 10-12th Part 1: Announcements

Another weekend, another game conference. This time it was the turn of PAX East to bring us a lot of news. We'll begin with the many announcements to come out of the weekend.

Posted 8 days ago, 7 comments

ID@Xbox Brings Many Titles to GDC17

At ID's fourth Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft showcased 46 titles between a press preview event and the Microsoft Lobby.

Posted 11 days ago, 12 comments

Screenshot Saturday March 11th: The Long Dark, Days of War, Aaero and More

Last weekend saw many developers and publishers attend PAX East. For those of you who were unable to attend, they provided screenshots and gifs for their upcoming titles. We have images from 16 titles for you to peruse.

Posted 12 days ago, 3 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 13th, 2017

Another week, another five titles joining the ID@Xbox collection for 2017. There's a competitive puzzler, a casual point & click, a twin-stick shooter, a side-scrolling action-adventure and a space flight delivery action title.

Posted 12 days ago, 7 comments

Weekend Headlines March 3-5th Part 3: Screenshots, Collector's Editions and More

We finish this week's roundup with screenshots, a collector's edition for DiRT 4, and details of post release content for Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Posted 15 days ago, 4 comments

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Knee Deep Review

Knee Deep is certainly a strange game with a strange concept, but that's not necessarily a bad thing; in fact, that's exactly what the developer was trying to achieve.

Posted 1 month ago, 3 comments

Her Majesty's SPIFFING Review

Billy Goat Entertainment's Her Majesty's SPIFFING is an alternative and fantastical look at the events in Britain following the landmark decision to leave Europe, and its intention is to draw a laugh from you.

Posted 3 months ago, 12 comments

The Little Acre Review

Over the last couple of months, plenty of Adventure titles have been released. The Little Acre needs something special to make it stand out from the bunch but has it managed to do this?

Posted 3 months ago, 12 comments

Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood Review

Bucking the curse of the middle episode, Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood offers another solid storyline with plenty of supernatural tendencies, setting the scene nicely for the final part of the trilogy.

Posted 3 months ago, 15 comments

Yesterday Origins Review

Yesterday Origins is a game that seeks to bring challenge back to the genre. To be frank, it is the decision that turns out to be this game's saving grace.

Posted 4 months ago, 12 comments

Gears of War 4 Review

With The Coalition at the helm, many fans are apprehensive as to how the latest title will fare. Will it meet the standards set by Epic's trilogy, or will it be seen as a flop like People Can Fly's Gears of War: Judgment?

Posted 5 months ago, 79 comments

ReCore Review

Recore's open world 3D adventure gives the studio a chance to move away from their most famous creations, but will it be their next big hit?

Posted 6 months ago, 43 comments

Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren's Call Review

Nearly a year ago, Artifex Mundi crashed onto the Xbox One console with their debut title. With the anniversary of that title fast approaching, Artifex Mundi's latest title is the sequel to that game.

Posted 6 months ago, 10 comments

Momentum Review

Only the most patient players will succeed here and a completion will not be easy, but those that persist will be awarded with many hours of gameplay.

Posted 7 months ago, 23 comments

FRU Review

If you're a fan of Kinect, there's no reason why this game shouldn't be in your collection because FRU is a game that is testament to what could be achieved with Microsoft's peripheral.

Posted 8 months ago, 9 comments

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Gimme Five (Win 10) Achievements Revealed

Three months ago, we were able to reveal that Gimme Five (Win 10) would be receiving an update to give it Xbox Live features on Windows 10. We can exclusively reveal the achievement list for the game.

Posted 4 months ago, 36 comments

Dishonored 2 Achievements Revealed

On November 11th, Corvo returns to the fray with a new story, a new setting and a new companion. What can we expect from the game's achievement list?

Posted 4 months ago, 25 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Sonic Mania Showcases Green Hill and Studiopolis

SEGA announced that they would be publishing two Sonic the Hedgehog titles next year, beginning with Sonic Mania. This year at EGX, SEGA brought along two levels for players to try out.

Posted 5 months ago, 11 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Taken To Task By Dishonored 2

While gameplay for Dishonored 2 has been shown off in many different places, EGX was the first to let players get their own hands on the title. We just had to try it out.

Posted 5 months ago, 8 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Pixel Blimp Reveals Zone 100 and Puts Jump Stars Through Its Paces

Last year at EGX, we revealed Pixel Blimp's upcoming title Jump Stars. Not only was the game at EGX again this year, it was joined by another of their titles that was being revealed for consoles.

Posted 5 months ago, 0 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Little Nightmares Preview

Little Nightmares places players in the yellow raincoat of a small child called Six. She's currently living in a nightmare, stuck on a haunted ship called The Maw.

Posted 5 months ago, 2 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Wired Productions Announces Victor Vran and The Town of Light

As well as bringing We Sing and Super Dungeon Bros to EGX, publisher Wired Productions took the time to announce two more titles that they will be bringing to consoles. Of course, we tried out both of them.

Posted 5 months ago, 2 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Rising Star Brings 88 Heroes and a Conga Master to the Party

Publisher Rising Star returned to EGX this year with a new selection of four titles for attendees to try out. We got hands-on with 88 Heroes and Conga Master.

Posted 5 months ago, 1 comment

TA@EGX 2016: Gears of War 4 Brings Horde 3.0 to the Party

Microsoft didn't have much of a presence at EGX but the title that they did bring was a big draw for the crowds of attendees. We checked out Horde 3.0 to see just how the fans' favourite co-op mode was faring.

Posted 5 months ago, 10 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Yooka-Laylee Preview

When Project Ukulele was announced over 18 months ago, the excitement was real. Now known as Yooka-Laylee, we gatecrashed the Rezzed Zone at EGX to get a hands-on preview with the upcoming title.

Posted 6 months ago, 8 comments

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