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  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

  • addyb 24/12/2014

    @IronSoldier

    Hi mate. Yes £22 from the game collection. I had around £7 credit with them so decided to cash it in on this. :)
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  • addyb 23/12/2014

    Looking forward to this. Only paid £22 for it. Really appreciating my Wii U again recently. Bought gta v and farcry 4 recently for my ps4 and borderlands pre quel on pc but I'm just bored with those types of games at the moment. This will make a nice change. Reply +2
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker goes on sale two weeks before official release date

  • addyb 19/12/2014

    Good to see peeps getting it early. I'll hang fire for my gamecollection pre order as it only cost me £22 after using my built up credit.

    Looking forward to playing it.
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  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number out early 2015

  • addyb 18/12/2014

    Looking forward to this. Played the original on pc, ps3 and vita and absolutely loved it. Reply 0
  • Nintendo superfan earns Guiness World Record for 8000-item collection

  • addyb 27/11/2014

    That's a great display. I'd love a collection like that. I could sort out the room but money would be an issue lol. Reply 0
  • Far Cry 4 review

  • addyb 14/11/2014

    Looking forward to this. Really enjoyed FC3 and this looks more of the same really. Roll on next week. Reply 0
  • Just Cause 3 has finally been officially announced

  • addyb 12/11/2014

    Please no auto aim. Ruined the last 2 games for me. Reply +2
  • Lords of the Fallen concerns addressed in video

  • addyb 22/10/2014

    Can't wait for this. Sod reviews if I like the look of it I'll buy it. Reply +5
  • "Majority" of DriveClub owners can now connect online

  • addyb 20/10/2014

    I think the game is amazing. Like @seenoweevil says the handling is brilliant and I love the different feel the cars have and the tracks. Like others I'm obviously not happy with the online side of things but I haven't been hammering the game and have tons of career content left and TT's if that gets done.
    Best racer of this ilk I've played since pgr3. Great job on the actual game evolution. An absolute piss poor job on the whole online side of things though.
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  • Bayonetta 2 review

  • addyb 13/10/2014

    Glad it's turned out well. I'm busy with the latest ps4 releases that will take me up til Xmas so will definitely pick this up in the new year. Reply +1
  • New Unreal Tournament gameplay footage revealed

  • addyb 29/07/2014

    Ohhh my. UT is still my favourite online shooter. Stopped playing it years ago but what I mean is I've not played any since that gave me the joy UT did. Stunning game back in the day.

    Deck16, Morpheus, Stalwart XL, Liandre central core, facing worlds etc etc.

    Best maps ever.
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  • Sega brings Hatsune Miku west on Nintendo 3DS

  • addyb 03/07/2014

    I had this on vita (jap import) and loved it. Will buy again on the 3DS since I don't have the vita anymore. Reply 0
  • Directly to you: Nintendo wins E3 on its own terms

  • addyb 14/06/2014

    I really enjoyed e3 this year. The reason Nintendo's stood out for me was the fact you can't get the games on any other system. Sony and MS generally had the same stuff on offer.

    I am looking forward to halo collection, sunset overdrive and forza horizon 2 on xb1

    Bloodborne, no mans sky, uncharted 4 on ps4

    I pretty much wanted everything Nintendo showcased.
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  • Face-Off: Wolfenstein: The New Order

  • addyb 26/05/2014

    Nearly finished this on pc. Absolutely loved it. Best fps I've played since BioShock. Reply +2
  • Sony: PS4 "likely" to exceed profits earned from PS2

  • addyb 23/05/2014

    handsonhips101 wrote:
    @dfunked

    Erm. I bought it at launch. Not really mad.

    I expected more. I wanted something original and exciting with new ideas. So far I haven't found that.

    Since November I've played bf4 and resogun. Have got the other PS plus games but they do nothing for me.

    I would love a next gen racer. So far there is one on the console. Need for speed. Which is the same as the ps3 version but £20 more expensive.

    My ps3 is in daily use whilst my ps4 gathers dust.

    Granted there are some great looking games on the horizon but I can't be the only person who hasn't found anything of interest.

    As for bf4. It was £28 on the ps3. £10 to upgrade. That or spend £50-55 on the ps4 version.

    Tell you what I did enjoy. I played titanfall on xbone. That was pretty good fun. Shame.


    I feel the same way. Bought an Xbox one at launch but after having 2 faulty kinects in 6 weeks wound me up so I traded it for a ps4 with BF4 and Fifa (for my son)

    Since then ive bought second son but sold it within days as I found it garbage and nothing else appeals at all. I did buy trials fusion the other week and that's good fun but nothing that makes me want to switch the ps4 on. Still I knew this would be the case game wise and I know in another 12 months it will have a better library. I just always like being an early adopter. But as launch consoles go I've barely touched it. I've probably had around 25 hours worth of play on it in nearly 5 months.

    But not to worry. Got plenty to play on my pc, 3DS and Wii U (MK8 next week :) )
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  • Nintendo shows off Mario Kart TV for smartphones

  • addyb 08/05/2014

    Indeed. Mobile gaming is absolutely horrendous for anything other then your shitty angry birds or flappy bird. I wouldn't even attempt to play a game like Mario with touch screen controls. It would be awful. Reply +7
  • Watch how fast the Wii U loads with its new quick start menu

  • addyb 08/05/2014

    Lol at the posters on these comment sections.
    Its a welcome update but should of been addressed sooner.
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  • Digital Foundry vs. inFamous: Second Son

  • addyb 28/03/2014

    yodizzle wrote:
    @addyb What Titanfall or Ryse? or are you talking about Forza, DR3 or KI?



    I'd give TF and Forza 7/10 also.
    DR3 6/10
    KI & Ryse 5/10

    I dont get why people want to defend or berate something that bad. Most on these boards won't have even played the game. Hey I'm no high authority just because I've owned a copy but to me its just an above average game (Infamous SS that is) it doesn't concern me when a game has so called last gen gameplay but I hope to god this gen is not going to be full of hey let's forget about the gameplay just look at the shiny graphics. Prime examples are Ryse and now Infamous.
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  • addyb 28/03/2014

    I bought this last week. Sold it a few days later. All style over substance. Looks great visually but gameplay wise its repetitive as hell and the city is so lifeless and dull to navigate round.

    7/10 game at best.
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  • Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2013

  • addyb 30/12/2013

    Fakenameagain wrote:
    I have nightmares that In ten years nintendo go bankrupt and EA release shadow Mario with microtransactions ( 1.99 for the AK 47 power up) . Because that seems to be what will happen in serous gamer land oh well it's been a wonderful 2013 for nintendo software at least


    In 10 years we will still be getting halos ass creeds, little big planets, ratchet & clanks, rayman and so on. Let's see people whinge then about recycling.
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  • addyb 30/12/2013

    I've played all the other big hitters this year but for me Mario just pips GTA  V and TLOU.

    Love the meltdown on here though.
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  • Peggle 2 review

  • addyb 09/12/2013

    I like me some peggle. So does our peg and the kids so bought it. :) Reply 0
  • Forza Motorsport 5 review

  • addyb 20/11/2013

    Mmm this or Rivals? Can't decide. Reply 0
  • Super Mario 3D World review

  • addyb 19/11/2013

    I don't care what anyone says. I'm looking forward to this far more then my xbox one pre order. A good 3D Mario never disappoints and this looks fantastic.

    People fed up with recycled Mario all the time? Probably the same people that lap up the yearly iterations of Assassins Creed, Fifa and Cod.

    Genuine question how many 3D Mario's have we had on consoles? 4? In how many years?
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  • Need for Speed: Rivals review

  • addyb 18/11/2013

    Was Forza Horizon 30fps? If so I didn't notice. Great game. Reply +2
  • addyb 18/11/2013

    Argghhh I really didn't expect this to get as high marks. It looks like its the best next gen multi plat game anyway. I was all set for Forza 5 but now I'm having second thoughts. As much as I like sim type racers like forza and GT I am more an arcade racer type of guy and absolutely loved Hot Pursuit.

    Thing is forza looks so good. Is it stupid to have 2 racers at the same time. Yes I know they are different types. Mmmm got some pondering to do lol
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  • 17 minutes of Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay

  • addyb 22/10/2013

    It looks good to me. Roll on this week :) Reply 0
  • Microsoft still hopes for Xbox One digital game trading

  • addyb 05/09/2013

    Some of the comments on here just make me cringe. Its a bloody games console. Make your choice, wait for launch and just play some sodding games on it.

    I couldnt give a shit what policies Sony and MS have. Just give me games to play. That is all.

    Xbox one for me at launch. Going digital so will grab 4-5 games. PS4 next year sometime so same again.

    Or I could just be an over dramatic tit and cry about what they are both trying to do to me and not bother.
    Some people need to get a grip.

    At the end of the day I dont listen to the PR bullshit as they all talk bollocks. Just give me a release date and launch games I want to play and I will be there cash waiting.
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  • Xbox One release date announced

  • addyb 05/09/2013

    Roll on the 22nd :)
    Emailed game to see if I can swap my fifa bundle for the forza one but not fussed either way. Got £300 credit on my live account so will pick up a few others at launch.

    Looking forward to the ps4 next year though when it has games I want.
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  • Xbox One Day One Edition stock now scarce in UK

  • addyb 03/09/2013

    rpggamer35 wrote:
    @addyb Gimme your money!


    Lol my post wasnt meant to be a brag. My mum passed away last month and before this had no intention of buying either next gen at launch but then decided sod it. Why not treat myself.
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  • addyb 03/09/2013

    Well to honest im buying around 5 games at launch and an extra pad so im in the £700+ region already. Reply 0
  • GAME closes Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

  • addyb 27/08/2013

    Pre ordered mine from game last week. I also have just under 20000 msp thats converted into £180 live credit (points cost me £115) so im all set to go digital.

    Can I get a whoo hooo
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  • Shigeru Miyamoto can't save all his own Pikmin

  • addyb 30/07/2013

    Always makes me laugh when people bang on about Nintendo and there rehashes and endless sequels when Sony and MS are just as guilty over a shorter period of time.

    How many Ratchet & Clanks, Halo's, God of Wars, Forza and Gran Turismos have there been so far? Not forgetting HD versions of older games as well. And how many of them will there be in the future? Plenty more that's for sure.

    And for the record I love most of the games listed above and also wish Nintendo would create some new ip's but as it stands I still enjoy each iteration of their franchises most of the time.

    Nintendo are guilty of overusing there mascots in a lot of games but the majority of these are still great fun imo but again its all down to personal preference. Millions of people enjoy playing a cod, assassins creed, FIFA & Tiger Woods every year. Each to their own.
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  • Earthbound retrospective

  • addyb 28/07/2013

    Never played this either but always heard great things about it during my SNES years. Not been on my Wii U for a while so with this and pikmin 3 I have reasons to return. Reply 0
  • Kokuga review

  • addyb 27/07/2013

    NeoTechni wrote:
    while many will be put off by its ostensibly expensive £13.49/$14.99 price tag
    Yup. That's what did it for me. I've only paid that much for 1 downloadable game before, on PS3. I'm not paying that for a 3DS mini game.


    I must admit I've not pulled the trigger yet due to the price. It does look a good game but I've yet to pay over £10 for a game on the eshop so may wait and see if it appears in a sale. I want more user reviews first. I don't mind it being short as most shooters are.
    I think if I didn't have such a backlog on the 3DS i may have bitten.
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  • addyb 26/07/2013

    I nearly bought the original Gradius on the eshop the other night. Now this arrives. I could do with a shooter. Mmmm decisions, decisions. Reply +3
  • Tech Analysis: Puppeteer

  • addyb 27/07/2013

    First? Reply -59
  • Donkey Kong's back, but has he learned any new tricks?

  • addyb 23/07/2013

    Can't wait for this. Big fan of all the DKC games. :) Reply +3
  • Mario Kart 8: Nintendo turns the series upside down

  • addyb 09/07/2013

    Sonic all stars transformed was pretty good but the main thing that it will never match Mario kart at is the actual handling of the karts themselves. All other kart racers pale in comparison in this regard imo.

    Sonic has some tracks and great fan service but they have gone for quantity over quality. Yes I wish MK had more modes and a far better fleshed out SP but at the end of the day its all about the online play and for me MK will still be top dog for my karting fix.
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  • Super Mario 3D World: More than a feline

  • addyb 06/07/2013

    I'm looking forward to it. It will be fun. We don't get many console  3D Mario games. (This will be the 5th in what 20 years? ) Should be better than Assassins Creed 6, Halo 8 or tiger woods 42 in which we have had over the past 8-10 years Reply 0
  • Grid 2 review

  • addyb 29/05/2013

    Grabbing this on steam for £26.99. Comes with dlc and the original grid. I know a few people who have played it already via vpn (region unlock) and they all say its great so that's good enough for me. Reply +2
  • Far Cry HD rated in Brazil for Xbox 360 and PS3

  • addyb 23/05/2013

    I loved the original on the PC. It got a bit stupid with the trigens but overall I loved making my own route through the jungle etc. Reply +2
  • Wii U to miss out on 15 EA games using Frostbite Engine 3

  • addyb 17/05/2013

    Whilst I do agree its not a good sign that another dev is dropping interest, I also couldn't careless. I barely play any EA games on any of my consoles. I used to play NHL and forgive me if I'm wrong but aren't the Dead Space games published by them as well?

    So from a personal level of enjoyment It wouldn't bother me if I didn't see another EA game on anything I own.

    As for the Wii U well I have no complaints when it comes down to games. I genuinely have had enough to play on since launch. I'm not one of these gimps that spends 5 hours a day gaming anyway so there will always be enough for me. Same applies for anything I own. So called droughts don't effect me and never have.

    Hopefully they will have some positive response after e3
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  • addyb 09/05/2013

    @williamreid

    I thought zombi u was OK. Nothing special but worth a play. I've got Dead Island for the pc and think its utter shite. Can't quite put my finger on it. Just don't find it fun to play.
    For me Dead Rising on the 360 is best single player zombie game this gen and left4dead (PC) best online/co op one.
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  • SNES classic Super Metroid just 30p on Wii U eShop

  • addyb 13/05/2013

    Timmy_Toldrum wrote:
    £5.49 for Super Ghouls n Ghosts? FUCK RIGHT OFF


    I know amazing price eh?

    Instabuy for me. I love Super Ghouls n Ghosts.
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  • Asda drops Wii U price to just £149/£199

  • addyb 03/05/2013

    Might buy a few more of these to place in my giant mansion.
    It will give the wife something to do whilst I'm out drinking with other members of my moustaches and brandy club. That's if she's not busy sleeping with our Gardener after he's tended to our vast grounds.
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  • Nintendo's Game & Wario finally gets Wii U release date

  • addyb 02/05/2013

    Seems like it will be a 70's score on metacritic. I've always enjoyed the warioware games but will definitely wait for more details about the game first and to see what the price tag is. If its got plenty of replayability then I don't mind dropping £40 on it.

    The wife loves warioware games. She will end up paying for it if its any good ;)
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  • Grand Theft Auto 5 shown off in three new trailers

  • addyb 01/05/2013

    Hopefully it will be good. For me GTA IV got old real fast. Oh look another mission where I have to pick someone up and drop them off. I may as well play crazy taxi!

    :) In all seriousness I've always enjoyed GTA. I just hope its a return to form.
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  • Wii U Virtual Console goes live in Europe tomorrow

  • addyb 26/04/2013

    I don't mind paying £5.49 for the top SNES games. Marioworld, link to the past, pilot wings etc etc. Depends on whether you will play them. I've made the mistake of spending the same amounts on android/iOS games and forgetting mobile and tablet games are utter utter garbage. Reply +1
  • Link to the Past sequel coming to 3DS

  • addyb 17/04/2013

    Wow Nintendo firing on all cylinders 3DS wise. As much as I love my vita its seriously going to gather dust for a while whilst I snuggle back up with Ninty.

    I'm heavily petting Luigi's Mansion 2, Lego City Undercover and Fire emblem from today. :)
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