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Affordable gifts for the gamers on your list

Affordable gifts for the gamers on your list It's the home stretch of the holidays, and those gifts aren't going to buy themselves.But here's some good news: if you're in a scramble to find a present that'll delight the gamer(s) in your life, you've come to the right place.

The best Christmas gifts for Pokemon fans in 2016

The best Christmas gifts for Pokemon fans in 2016 Here's our definitive list of the best Pokemon gifts to make you the very best present giver that ever was.You love Pikachu and you love Charizard so who do you pick when it comes to selecting a plush toy?

6 games that do death differently

6 games that do death differently Most of us stop short of claiming we died during our travels, but video game protagonists have a habit of trading in extremes.When they describe their adventures after the fact, they'll detail their own demise before remembering that they're very much alive, and none of that actually happened.

The best gaming chairs

The best gaming chairs Sometimes just the basic couch or recliner just doesn't cut it when it comes to gaming.You want your gaming chair to be comfortable, supportive and maybe have a few extra gaming-centric features on it.

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill Love 'em or hate 'em, it's simple fact that guns facilitate violence.Our so-called "heroes" have probably put more bullets in living bodies than there are drops of rain during a thunderstorm.

The 11 most feeble character motives in video games

The 11 most feeble character motives in video games So often we get riled up when video games get unfairly accused of having lacklustre plots, sub-par characters and more.Yeah, I get it: Conker's Bad Fur Day is mocking other games with so-called 'excuse plots'.

10 bizarre things that gaming characters do all the time

10 bizarre things that gaming characters do all the time Treasure chests are like the ATMs of the gaming world--they're a good way to get quick cash, and sometimes there's one on practically every corner.Heck, at least one person is collecting these things--how is that not unsettling?

8 games that got real-life places wrong

8 games that got real-life places wrong Doing research for video games is not an easy job, especially when it comes to creating the game's setting out of a real-life place.Getting it right becomes even trickier when the devs have never been to the place where the game is set.

Here's all eight versions of the original Resident Evil (plus the 'dead' port fans saved from development hell)

Here's all eight versions of the original Resident Evil (plus the 'dead' port fans saved from development hell) The original Resident Evil came out in 1996.If Resident Evil was born in the US, it would be almost old enough to buy a bottle of whisky to go with those green herbs.

13 video game secrets that were almost never found

13 video game secrets that were almost never found Melee released in 2001 as a launch title for the Nintendo GameCube, and it wasn't until 2008 that someone discovered a mind-blowing secret - there was a way to actually play as Smash Bros.If you've done it right, you'll have pulled off what's known as the Name Entry glitch.

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play It's ok, you can admit it - we've been there too.Now thanks to the rise of the impossibly skilled and precise speedrunning community, we can see that we've pretty much been doing that with every video game ever.

7 games where the bad guys actually win

7 games where the bad guys actually win The good guys don’t always win.Although video games often represent an idealised version of life, where good triumphs over evil and everyone ends up happy, there are several notable examples where the bad guys definitely ‘win’.

The 10 weirdest launch games of all time

The 10 weirdest launch games of all time Often times these are the only titles you get to play while anxiously (or bitterly) awaiting other games to come out during the months-long launch window.Some launches are more fruitful than others.

10 weirdly similar games that released at the same time

10 weirdly similar games that released at the same time Sadly, precious few of these titles actually exist - something to do with the inherent difficulty of coding up 'two' titles at once.Then there's Infamous and Prototype, two games that dared to make good on the promise of that premise.

Games developed entirely by one person

Games developed entirely by one person Video games are one of the most complex forms of entertainment to create.For one person to handle all of those tasks on their own is a minor miracle.

The 10 best open-world games of all time

The 10 best open-world games of all time There is nothing like opening the doors to Hyrule as you leave the Shrine of Resurrection for the first time in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.Regardless of where you intend to go in this expansive open world, you'll always end up somewhere entirely different.

The 20 best horror games of all time

The 20 best horror games of all time We actually strive to find the scariest horror games of all time and wire them straight into our eyes.Well now isn't really the time to go into the paradox of horror but at least we can recognise its existence.