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  • Microsoft reveals fancy new Xbox One controller

  • DakeyrasUK 21/03/2017

    And people complain about the cost of the switch pro controller... Reply +2
  • Rime comes out in May, costs £10 more on Nintendo Switch.

  • DakeyrasUK 08/03/2017

    Not a cool move by the devs. As someone who can buy it on xb1, ps4 or switch it leaves me pondering what console to get it on...

    Was all for the switch version, still prefer that to the other two, but might prefer not getting it until a digital sale pops up now.
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  • Snipperclips review

  • DakeyrasUK 08/03/2017

    Not content on having spent 400+ so far. I am eagerly awaiting my extra set of joycons bundled with this great looking game. My wife enjoys games but grew up on nes so gets confused by all the modern day going s on screen. Looking forward to gaming with her on this. Reply +4
  • Switch has redesigned portable gaming forever

  • DakeyrasUK 08/03/2017

    Whilst having Zelda does indeed help, I couldn't be more impressed with how well it works.

    Playing Zelda on my lunch breaks the past couple of days has been absolutely stellar!
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  • Nintendo says Switch dead pixels "normal", not a defect

  • DakeyrasUK 07/03/2017

    @the_ewan the headline says nintendo says switch dead pixels normal.

    Their terms and conditions say that for lcd screens as do many companies.

    No one has said if you arent happy with dead pixels tough luck. Maybe nintendo want to, but they cant thanks to consumer law.

    My point is this dead pixel thing is far from being shown to be more prevalent than normal in lcd products...
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/03/2017

    @Fourfoldroot Fair enough, but i havent seen nintendo make a press release saying as such.

    What is quoted is stuff in their terms and conditions.

    Who goes to the effort of getting a dead pixel fix directly with the manufacturer?

    Much easier (and quicker) to get a replacement/refund from the marketplace it was purchased.

    On another note the only picture i have seen is one of a screen that was blatantly damaged, prob by a drop of some delivery man. And that will deffo go down as faulty equip as it was hundreds of pixels. Not 1 or 2, which i wouldnt accept either, but is the luck of the lcd draw. Which results in only a delay in getting the product desired.
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/03/2017

    This is such a non story....

    Those who have dead pixels will no have problems getting a refund. What is more a story is why with every console launch do all journalists jump on any little story and report it as a condemming feature.

    Nintendo havent released a console with large numbers of screens being defected and burying their heads. This "response" is not a new statement.

    They have an issue with the left joycon, sure. And maybe the dock design if it really does scratch screens.

    But seeing the bbc say thousands of people have defected screens.... where does that figure come from? Mister (not nintendo) fanboy saying they have on the internet?

    If their was a clear issue, fine. But I'm yet to see evidence of such despite many news outlets reporting this who all point to a single reddit thread...
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  • Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console ever in Europe

  • DakeyrasUK 07/03/2017

    @vert1go more than wii in europe, less than wii in uk. Reply 0
  • Nintendo Switch - launch titles, games list confirmed so far and everything we know about the hardware

  • DakeyrasUK 03/03/2017

    Pretty sure Snake pass was confirmed as late March release (28th I think). Reply 0
  • Starbound developer's Advance Wars-like Wargroove headed to Nintendo Switch

  • DakeyrasUK 28/02/2017

    20 comments and not one of you has mentioned Flipping death?

    Looks like the highlight game to me, a fan of the humour to be found in Monkey island, broken sword, day of the tentacle etc. Whilst not a click and point game looks like it will be a good puzzler, hopefully with good witt!
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  • Watch: Breath of the Wild is the bravest Zelda ever

  • DakeyrasUK 24/02/2017

    I need this! Reply +3
  • Watch: Chris plays GoldenEye 007 for the first time

  • DakeyrasUK 10/02/2017

    Still to this day one if my proudest gaming achievements was unlocking the no radar cheat by completing the frigate (?) Level in under 2/3 minutes and completing all tasks and saving every hostage.

    No one else I knew managed to do it. I was about 13 at the time.

    And playing 2 vs 2 with a large piece of card dividing the screen into the two teams with no radar was one of the greatest rewards - no radar meant nothing when you knew the maps off by heart!
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  • Jelly Deals: Amazon offering £10 off a £50 purchase today only

  • DakeyrasUK 20/01/2017

    With Amazon Prime (£2 off each item), I got 1 2 Switch and Zelda for £71!

    I say pah to all those saying that Nintendo prices never drop! £100 to £71 in a matter of days!
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  • Nintendo confirms Switch launch lineup of games

  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    Hang on? XC2 is coming out this year? Ok now I want this console sooner.

    Zelda, xc2, mario, rime, i am setsuna are all games i would want on it for sure.

    Granted 3 of those i could experience on consoles i already own, but i do want xc2 and mario day 1. So why wait fo the huge console expense? Only going to save 30 at most on an xmas deal and 30 quid is worth experiencing those other 3 games on the portable switch.

    I was feeling glum following the lacklustre reveal, now feeling more excited. But damn it is expensive...
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  • Nintendo's precarious reveal runs risk of Switching off fans

  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    My main issue isn't with lack of 3rd party games. Nintendo are the only hardware manufacturers I particularly care for the exclusives. I have Forza Horizon 3 and it is good, but I'm happier playing Project Cars and I have Uncharted 4, but it was given to me at Christmas and I am yet to start it (ok FFXV has hogged my time), and I am more interested in getting Tomb Raider completed or Witcher 2 (never played it on the 360) done due to the xb1s backward compatability (only got the xb1 at xmas also).

    So I will get this console, but probably not at launch. Will wait to see what xmas deals there are for it when Mario Odyssey is released (assuming it doesn't get delayed).

    But yeah, the joy con price is ridiculous and I doubt I'll be buying an extra set. Instead it will be a wishlist addition!

    Tis a shame, I really wanted to play Breath of the Wild out and about. But when I have a WiiU version on order for £40, why would I pay another £280 now for that extra perk?
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  • Nintendo Switch reveal live report

  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    So definitely need a switch for mario odyssey, xenoblade chronicles 2 and all nintendo 10/10s. But yeah, they have not convinced me 3rd party support will be anything different... from the wiiu...
    So my question is how well will Zelda run on the wiiu and can I therefore wait until xmas deals to get a switch with mario odyssey?
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  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    Did i just see farming simulator? Reply 0
  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    ok that has me well sold Reply 0
  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    Dapper Bowser for the win! Reply 0
  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    Oooh, if only I could be drinking... would have a white russian again!

    Unfortunately work beckons as the snow has let me down...
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  • DakeyrasUK 13/01/2017

    Morning Martin and the rest of you all! Nintendo, release this in March with Zelda and a new Mario in the first few months with another highly anticipated game before xmas and I'm day 1! Reply 0
  • Nintendo Switch Treehouse Live to follow reveal event

  • DakeyrasUK 09/01/2017

    People talking about staying up for 4am? I would be getting up at 5:15, so will just have an early night and get up early. A bit like I do with my wife for season openers/finales of game of thrones! Reply +3
  • 2016: A year in review

  • DakeyrasUK 28/12/2016

    Cant say that the year 2016 will be much remembered by me. Though thanks to loved ones I will soon have experienced watchdogs 2 and uncharted 4!

    I completelt agree that the Witness was the highlight. Not sure why it took me until september/october to get it!

    On with 2017, i need me this Breath of the wild game. Oh and some south park!
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  • Editor's blog: Merry Christmas!

  • DakeyrasUK 22/12/2016

    Happy christmas Eurogamers. Though i do dislike this period (not christmas, low eurogamer news days). Makes me feel stupid each of the 10 daily times i load the front page to see if any thing cool has been announced/teased/reviewed etc. Then i realise I do so normally....

    Anyway, I anticipate much more ffxv play. As im due to open an xb1s on sunday i'll probably fire up some fifa for the first time in years and zoom about in some cool cars in forza horizon 3.

    Enjoy your holidays we have earned them!
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  • Super Mario Runs past Pokémon GO's download record

  • DakeyrasUK 17/12/2016

    Excellent! Lots of revenue for Nintendo to keep developing console games! Reply +23
  • Eurogamer reader's top 50 games of 2016 voting

  • DakeyrasUK 09/12/2016

    1. The Witness
    2. W3 Blood and Wine
    3. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
    4. FFXV
    5. Rise of the Tomb Raider (PS4)

    These are my favourite 5 of the year, but there is a hell of lot I am still to play. Dishonoured 2, Watchdogs 2, Uncharted 4 are the ones I somewhat expect to replace entries 3-5 of my top 5.

    Honestly don't see any other game getting near the top 2 though.
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  • Super Mario Run sees Nintendo's mascot leap confidently onto iPhone

  • DakeyrasUK 08/12/2016

    Sounds promising to deliver casual fun on the move. Bring on the android version, I'm certain to play the first 4 levels at least! Reply +1
  • Ellie is the lead character in The Last of Us Part 2

  • DakeyrasUK 04/12/2016

    It is an unpopular opinion, I know. But for me the ending did show Joel to be a dick. Either that or ND decide to ignore all his character development throughout the game and return him to being the broken man he started the game as.

    I played through the game shortly (3 months) after the loss of my baby boy and loved the journey of joel's recovery. But the end sort of suggested to me that he didnt ever get over his daughters death and to the hell of humanity for it. Left me feeling pretty raw...

    Will give this a go for sure as the story telling of the first had me about as hooked as any game ever has!
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  • PlayStation Experience 2016 live report

  • DakeyrasUK 03/12/2016

    Ooh, didnt know this was today! Am hoping for something on Shemue 3 and FFVII remake! Reply +2
  • Marvel at the first footage of Full Throttle Remastered

  • DakeyrasUK 03/12/2016

    Holy shit yes! Cannot wait for this. Click and point puzzle game were my favourite games as a kid. Day of the tentacle, sam and max, dig, monkey island, broken sword and my favourite - full throttle!

    Must have played through this game 4 or 5 times but now not for at least 15 years. Will be changing that next year!
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  • The Walking Dead: Season 3 will launch with two episodes on the same day

  • DakeyrasUK 02/12/2016

    As much as last weeks episode dampened my love of the walking dead, this just reinvigorated it! Love the first 2 series! Reply 0
  • The Wii U a failure? Far from it

  • DakeyrasUK 04/11/2016

    Lets ignore the console for a second and just consider the games it plays.

    Zombiu, mario 3d land, mk8, smash bros wiiu, splatoon, bayonetta 2, lego city, xenoblade chronicles x, captain toad and super mario maker are all games that every person who is a fan of gaming a variety of genres should own and play.

    All of which are (or were) exclusive to this console. Sure it doesnt have a lot the big 3rd party games. Games such as witcher 3, rise if the tomb raider, shadow of mordor, deus ex md, uncharted 4, until dawn, mgs v, broken sword, life is strange are the games (admittedly this is so far) id miss if i only had a wiiu.

    So only having a ps4 would leave me missing 10 games vs a current 9 on ps4.

    In short, i dont regret purchasing a wiiu by a long shot.

    The number 1 game of the last few years (witcher 3) was not on wiiu so if i could only choose 1 console in hindsight of my experiences im left not knowing how i would choose at this moment in time.
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  • Nintendo to unveil NX this afternoon

  • DakeyrasUK 20/10/2016

    3pm nx trailer and 4 pm red dead redemption 2 trailer! Oh for a fast forward life button! Reply +30
  • Watch: Chris and Aoife shake it in Duke Nukem 3D

  • DakeyrasUK 14/10/2016

    Wow i found myself getting really wound up by the missed secrets. How have you two not learned that cracks in walls etc mean blow me up for a secret passage.

    Anyway great vid of a game i remember very fondly as a 12 yr old boy shooting aliens and going to strip clubs!
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  • Behind the Scenes on Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit

  • DakeyrasUK 01/10/2016

    @moroboshi I read that you dont watch tv on telephones.

    I said andoird devices or apple device. Tablets exist too. Also i have no idea how apple tv works - i would have thought it has access to the app store, now i guess not...

    Also, who calls smartphones telephones? They are just a little more than that. Probably one the least used functions on my mobile is the telephone (internet in my pocket, gps device, instant messaging, watching short programmes (like southpark or go 8 bit where ever and whenever i choose) all are done more than i make phone calls.

    I could be wrong but it comss across (when you call the telephones) as you be derisory of those that watch stuff on them.
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  • DakeyrasUK 01/10/2016

    @moroboshi I watched an episode on the uktv play app on my android device.

    Id imagine an app is also on an iphone too should that be you preferred phone manufacturer.
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  • PlayStation announces job losses at Sony London, San Diego studios

  • DakeyrasUK 15/09/2016

    Doesn't exactly fill me with confidence that ps vr will vontinue to be well supported... Reply +1
  • Finally, Mario comes to iPhone

  • DakeyrasUK 08/09/2016

    @Gigifusc My issue is the conotation that the game continues until it kills you, as if it just gets trickier and more determined to kill you as you go.

    I have a lot of faith in Nintendo's level design that whilst it is always running it wont be full of cheap tricks to kill you after 30 seconds.

    To call it an endless runner is to liken it to temple run and that has little in the way of level design in comparison to mario levels - something mario maker has made all too clear!
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    To those saying it is an endless runner. It isn't. In the video you see mario complete levels by finishing the usual way - jumping onto a flag pole. Reply +5
  • Sony announces PlayStation 4 Pro for November 2016, priced £349

  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    With more than 40 million people already buying into the ps4 I don't see many of them upgrading anytime soon. What percentage actually have 4k hdr tvs anyway? People will be getting those before they get a ps4 pro.

    And for those yet to get a ps4 of any sort? Are they likely to be flush with cash and own a 4k hdr tv? My guess is not, they will want a cheap ps4 to play the games from this gen as cheap as possible.

    Sure there will be the people who must have the latest and greatest buying into it, just don't see that £350 for slight 1080p enhancements will attract the 90+% of 40 million ps4 owners without a 4k hdr tv.
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  • PlayStation Meeting 2016 live report

  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    @andi'deejayviper'gas

    exactly... doesn't fill me with confidence!
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    How about they released this console in the first place instead of saying buy our top console that will be the pinnacle for 5-7 years and then release a MUCH better console only 3 yrs later.

    I support the fact it is fully backwards compatible for sure.
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    So basically, ps4 is no longer the pinnacle console for the players... after only 3 years...

    Feel like I was sold a lie. Fuck paying hundreds of pounds for a few extra 1080p graphical features. Would sooner spend that money on a XB1, 4K TV or nintendo nx...
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  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    Its kinda hard seeing the benefit on my 1080p tv... Reply 0
  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    nevermind got a stream on youtube working from push square... Reply 0
  • DakeyrasUK 07/09/2016

    Anyone else just coming in and just getting a loading twitch spinny circle thing? Reply 0
  • New Zelda 30th anniversary amiibo will work with Breath of the Wild

  • DakeyrasUK 01/09/2016

    But but but, I have all the Zelda amiibos so far...

    Bugger!
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  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided tops UK chart but Human Revolution sales were "much stronger"

  • DakeyrasUK 30/08/2016

    Tis a superb game! And to those not buying in protest of microtransactions I say this: Whilst I agree that microtransactions have no place, by not buying the game and reducing sales you run the risk of this kind of game not being made at all in the future.

    I rather go for the, let them see people buy the game and not the MTs approach. If people still buy them, then more fool them. It is not as if the gameplay balance has been upset by there inclusion - they are essentially nickel and diming us should we wish to cheat. Fuck that, but I'd rather enjoy the game!
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  • Worms WMD review

  • DakeyrasUK 30/08/2016

    @iconld Yep, i downloaded a south park voice pack and had my own Southpark team of worms!

    As a 14/15 yr old having my worms say "oh my god, they killed Kenny" " you bastards" when ever stan, kyle, kenny etc. died was hilarious!

    Superb times when local multiplayer was a daily activity of mine...
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  • The Witcher 3 is one of the best war games there's ever been

  • DakeyrasUK 28/08/2016

    A thoroughly enjoyable read! Also have to confess to never having considered the fairly obvious Yojimbo links! Thanks for the enlightenment.

    I really do love this game. Have now played main game+dlc 1 (on normal difficulty) and new game plus + dlc 2 (on deathmarch difficulty). It really has made playing other rpg fantasy games difficult.

    Though not fantasy, I couldn't get into Fallout 4 at all due to the dialogue...

    With this game I was truly spoiled!
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