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Stace Harman

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Stace Harman is a freelance writer and zombie survivalist. He writes mainly about video games but has also reported on topics ranging from airline security to Claudia Winklemanís shoes.

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Civilization 6 Gold - the best ways to make money and how to earn Gold fast in Civ 6

How to get cash in Civilization 6 - and how much gold is too much?

Civilization 6 strategies - How to master the early game, mid-game and late game phases

Now you've got the basics, here's how to dominate each phase of your campaign.

Civilization 6 Districts - How they work, best tile placement and how to get adjacency bonuses

Get to grips with Civilization 6's new feature and its helpful benefits.

Civilization 6 Leader list: Leader Agendas, Traits, Abilities and Unique Units

Dive deep into every new Leader and their unique abilities, traits and more.

Civilization 6 guide, tips and tricks - how to lead your civilization to glory

From leader profiles to in-depth strategies in every game phase.

FeatureThe appeal of Nintendo's new handheld play is plain to see

First impressions of the 2DS XL, a potential full stop to Nintendo's amazing dual-screen era.

The timing was strange, to say the least. Nintendo had asserted that its line of dedicated handhelds wasn't necessarily over now that its new hybrid was on the market and doing rather well, but no-one quite expected its commitment to be underlined so soon. Yet mere weeks after the Switch hit shelves - where it hasn't lingered for long, thanks to a healthy appetite for the system - the New 2DS XL was announced, with the unit launching at the tail-end of July. Nintendo's famed for its eccentricity, but this announcement came across as extra odd.

When it was revealed that Hey! Pikman isn't, in fact, the result of one of Nintendo's internal development teams but instead the work of Yoshi's New Island developer Arzest I was relieved, rather than disappointed.

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