A Mass Effect Prequel Would Be a Big Mistake

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I love Mass Effect. When the original was first unveiled way back in 2005, it was one the game that had me most excited about the (then) next-generation of gaming. Having been a fan of BioWare previously, and in particular their genre-defining Knights of the Old Republic, I couldn’t wait to see what they could do with their own Star Wars. Three games later, I wasn’t disappointed. While there are some that disliked (and still dislike) the trilogy’s ending, for me, the Mass Effect series is the pinnacle of gaming in its short span thus far. I prefer to think of them as slices of one whole, perfect package, and now I want more. But I don’t want more of the same – I want something radical, fresh and new from this universe. And what I definitely don’t want, is a prequel.

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Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 30 to 25

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Eight years. The generation that was is almost at an end, and what a generation it has been. It’s easy to forget just how good we’ve had it since the Xbox 360 appeared on our shelves back in 2005 but fear not; over the next week, we’ll guide you through the very best the last generation has had to offer on PC, Wii, Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360. Continue reading

Friday Feeling: Best DLC

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Ready for a new dose of FRIDAY FEELING? This week we look at the very best ways some of our favourite games have been extended; it’s Low Fat Gaming’s best DLC. Which ones made the cut? Read on and find out… Continue reading

Feature: What Do We Want From Games?

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Have you ever sat on the sofa, office chair or throne staring into the screen of your television or monitor as no games spin in your PC or Console tray, quietly waiting for a perfect reality and your dream game to appear? Let us step into this zany, creative world where a Utopian games developer has stepped forward to conform to your every need. What do we want from games? Rory Mullan investigates… Continue reading

Friday Feeling: Most Talked About Games At E3 2013

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So that was E3! After a couple of luke-warm years, E3 was back with a bang this year with a bevy of enticing titles across all formats, current and next-gen. We’ve scoured the internet and found the 5 games that have been getting the most buzz. Read on to find out which… Continue reading

E3: What To Expect For PC

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We continue our look at next week’s E3 conference by taking a look at the PC market. It’s an exciting and vibrant time for PC gamers, and while some might be worried that the PS4 and Xbox One might steal some of their thunder, there are plenty of games and developments ahead… Continue reading

State of Play: What Microsoft Need To Do Next

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Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal has split gamers right down the middle. While some are excited by the new technologies underpinning the machine and can happily wait until E3 for the consoles game line-up, just as many are worried by the companies multi-media focus and lack of clarity on pre-owned and online functions. After being the market leader for so long, we look at what Microsoft needs to do next to keep gamers happy and onside… Continue reading

Durango Unchained: Xbox Reveal Predicitions

The next Xbox. You have heard that before. After years of waiting, we finally get a glimpse at MicroSoft’s new Eden. Let us all be false Shepards and lead the mystery away (Booker DeWitt style!), shall we? Continue reading