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TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games

Life can be pretty tricky to navigate, and school really doesn't prepare us that well for its subtleties. Luckily, our virtual playgrounds can sometimes help fill in the gaps in our education. What have you learned from games?

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 48 comments

Five Games Coming To Backwards Compatibility

Away from the glitz and glamour of E3, Microsoft have continued to add to their backwards compatibility program, with five more titles added today, including a couple of Valve's finest.

Posted 6 months ago by Andy Mills, 98 comments

TA Top Five: Respawns

Dying. It'll happen to all of us. Thankfully when it happens in video games, it's not irreversible. It's just a part of the experience. Sometimes a game is really hard and you'll die many times at the same section (especially if you play things like the Dark Souls Series or the Halo Series on Legend

Posted 8 months ago by Gabriel Kreulen, 66 comments

XBL Black Friday Sale Kicks Off

Black Friday may still be a week away but Microsoft is celebrating early by giving Gold members access to a massive list of discounts a week before everyone else. Many of these titles have seen (in s

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 125 comments

TA Top Five: Short Games

Apologies for the absence of the Top Five last week and the delay this week. However, we're now back on track! Life can be incredibly busy at times. Whether it's work, family, school or just things t

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Hollinshead, 96 comments

TA Top Five: Super Bowl Edition

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, everyone! Today is the big day for fans of American football, commercials, ridiculously tasty (i.e. not healthy) food - especially at Chez Barnes - , and spectacle in general

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 119 comments

TA Top Five: Happy Endings

With the holiday break now (sadly) over, we are back with the TA Top Five. Apologies for the delays but we hope that, like us Newshounds, that you have had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Hollinshead, 81 comments

TA Top Five: Comedic Moments

We see plenty of dramatic sequences, emotional moments and a vast array of other scenes in games that keep us glued to the screen for hours on end. Every now and then, though, we witness something th

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 139 comments

TA Top Five: Sound Effects

Many of us have that friend (or maybe you ARE that friend) who has some instantly-recognizable video game sound as their text messaging tone. The amazing thing about hearing that coin noise from Supe

Posted 2 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 131 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: July 8th, 2014

This week's Deals with Gold focuses on Season Passes and DLCs for some recent AAA titles and The Walking Dead: Season Two (Xbox 360), as well as a set of Serious Sam sales. On the Xbox One we see a f

Posted 2 years ago by Chewie, 167 comments