Charts and That

7th February 2018

Welcome back to Charts and That, where we have a gander at what the general public has been watching, listening to and playing. This week we have The Greatest Showman, Monster Hunter and Drake leading the lists. This week, we’ll start with movies. The Greatest Showman is on top this week, after Coco’s brief time […]

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Charts and That

30th January 2018

Another week, another bunch of lists including the most popular movies, music and games. Let’s have a look, shall we? Films: We’ll start with films this week. Darkest Hour, featuring Gary Oldman’s award-winning performance as Churchill is top of the film charts, followed by Disney’s Mexican musical Coco. Have a look for yourselves: Darkest Hour […]

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Monster Hunter World Review Roundup!

25th January 2018

After months of waiting, the newly anticipated Monster Hunter World reviews are up! What are people saying about Capcom’s latest game around the world? See what I did there? If you were lucky enough to participate in the beta, perhaps you already know if you love it or not. But for the undecided, here’s what gaming’s […]

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Game Giant Donates $2 Million

25th January 2018

It’s no secret, PUBG is the biggest thing in games since Mario ate mushrooms. Now, however, the developer plans to donate $2m to charities this year. With 30 million players daily, the financial range of this game is massive, along with initial sales and microtransactions, it’s paid for itself at least three times over. In […]

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Charts and That

23rd January 2018

Welcome back to another edition of Charts and That where we look at what’s popular with the kids and such in games, music and movies. This week we’re going to kick things off with music. Eminem and Ed Sheeran still hold the top spot with River, followed by Ramz and Ed Sheeran. Have a look […]

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Grand Theft Auto V

Charts and That

16th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to Charts and That! We have another few lists of movies, games and music! Grand Theft Auto V, Darkest Hour and Ed Sheeran dominate this week! We’ll start with games this week, where not much has shifted. Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot from FIFA 18 with very […]

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Dark Souls Remastered

Dark Souls Remastered Confirmed

12th January 2018

Bandai Namco has confirmed that a Dark Souls Remastered is being released for PS4, Xbox One and PC on 25th May this year. This is in addition to the Nintendo Switch version that was revealed during a surprise Nintendo Direct event. According to the press release, Dark Souls Remastered is being developed by From Software. […]

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eSports

PUBG Not eSport Ready

12th January 2018

2017’s runaway hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is not ready for the eSport scene, according to the creator. Brendan Greene says that: ‘Battle Royale could be an amazing eSport, but we have to get it right.’ This is even though tournaments have already been held around the world, and eSports award in a cabinet and an active […]

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Twitch Spent A lot of Money on Overwatch

10th January 2018

Twitch recently announced it had secured exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatch League. A new report asserts just how much the deal cost. The streaming service apparently dropped $90 million on getting the broadcast exclusivity. This means that they will be streaming the next two seasons of Overwatch League games. The number comes from Sports […]

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Charts and That

9th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to the latest Charts and That, your home for lists of stuff that’s popular and such. We’re also rather vague. First up, films! Looks like the UK followed suit when it comes to Jumanji. The blockbuster recently took over The Last Jedi in the US and it seems to have […]

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Monster Hunter Beta

Final Monster Hunter Beta Coming to PS4

5th January 2018

The final Monster Hunter beta will be headed to PS4 very soon! Along with new content, PS4 users can also grab some exclusive stuff if they preorder now. Unlike the second Monster Hunter beta that ran in December, this will introduce new content, never seen before. It will be exclusive to the PS4 and run from 18-22nd January. The […]

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Lawbreakers Lamentations

4th January 2018

LawBreakers, the first-person shooter from Cliff Bleszinski, was not the blockbuster that they hoped it would be. But why, we must ask? Well, publisher Nexon and developer Boss Key, despite efforts to pump up the hype and the player base, still ended up with a bust game. As of now the Steam concurrent players are […]

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Microsoft Pulls Plagiarised Ad

3rd January 2018

Microsoft has pulled an ad they allegedly stole from a user on Reddit, for the newly released port of Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds. Reddit user Macsterr said that a tweet from the official Xbox Twitter used an image like their own fan made ad concept. They posted on the game’s subreddit in November. Xbox has now deleted the […]

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Injustice 2: Review

2nd January 2018

Injustice 2 offers a sleek fighting game, with a fair loot system and a strong line-up of characters. Plus, Deadshot is still over-powered as heck. Injustice was a better fighting game that it deserved to be. It followed the story of a crazed Superman after the Joker tricks him into murdering a pregnant Lois Lane. […]

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Releases this Month: January 2018

2nd January 2018

Welcome to our first line-up of releases for 2018! Slim pickings this month, so we’ll reel of a game or two as well. We have three movies that are worth watching. From horror to the true story of the Washington Post. First, we have Insidious: The Last Key, which will be the fourth instalment of […]

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Charts and That

2nd January 2018

Yes, the first Charts and That of 2018! Let’s see which movies, games and music made it to 2018. We’ll start with movies this time. Star Wars is obviously on top still, because it’s Star Wars. The newest movie in the latest trilogy has divided the fan base, with both sides vehemently disagreeing with each other. […]

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PUBG Leaves Early Access

22nd December 2017

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. What a journey this game has been on in its short life. Already out of Early Access and onto bigger and better things! The PC and Xbox One exclusive received its official launch from Early Access, after being released in March. Since then the title has been met with a snowballing amount of […]

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Steam Sale Starts Now!

22nd December 2017

Deck the halls with holly and hold on to your butts, it’s time for this year’s Steam Sale! Christmas came early this year. Because who needs Yahtzee when you have PUBG am I right? Oddly enough that’s one of the few games that isn’t on sale. But fear not, there are a million and one […]

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Charts and That

20th December 2017

A day late but what do you want from me? Welcome to this week’s Charts and That, possibly the last one of 2017. Let’s start the list with movies. The Last Jedi was incredibly good, and the numbers prove that people were into it. In its first weekend, it has made £28,010,841. Not as much […]

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Monster Hunter Coming to PS4, Xbox, PC in January

18th December 2017

After initial predictions putting the game in the March release window, Monster Hunter: World will be arriving in January on all major platforms. Capcom’s Monster Hunter: World, probably the first big release of 2018, will be coming much sooner than anticipated. E3 interviews claimed the game was still a way out, but the official date […]

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This Weekend’s Free Games

15th December 2017

If you’re looking for some free games to play this weekend, H1Z1, Homefront: Revolution and even a big chunk of Hitman will be available for free. With the flow of big name titles slowing down a bit as we near Christmas, it might be time to look at some smaller titles. Steam is holding a free […]

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Harry Potter RPG Coming Soon

12th December 2017

Warner Bros recently created a new label to specifically publish Harry Potter games. There have been many made in the past, but they were all a bit awful. It was revealed last month that there would be a Pokémon Go esc game called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, in which you go around shooting spells at […]

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Assassin’s Creed Black Flag Free on PC

12th December 2017

Yep, it’s in the title. Possibly the best Assassin’s Creed game to date, Black Flag, is now free for a limited time on Uplay. This is to promote the series’ tenth anniversary as a whole. From now until December 18th you can snag a copy of the swashbuckling, stabby-stabby simulator through Ubisoft’s game service. Assassin’s Creed IV: […]

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Overkill’s Walking Dead Game Gets Trailer

11th December 2017

Another Walking Dead game is on the way, after a few years of basically nothing. The last memorable Walking Dead game was Survival Instinct which was just awful. A broken, buggy, horrible looking thing. This one, however…might be worth having a look at, if cinematic trailers are anything to go by. This trailer looks at […]

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The Game Awards 2017 Roundup

8th December 2017

So, another year gone, another Game Awards out of the way. This year, we had some incredible games, so let’s see who won what. Plus, we’ll be looking at the few trailers that dropped during the show, including the newest trailer for Dead Stranding. So, awards then. Just to keep it short, we’re going to […]

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Metro: Exodus News and Darkest Dungeon Newest Expansion

6th December 2017

The Game Awards are tomorrow evening, with a debut of PUBG’s desert map and now a new look at some never before seen footage of the upcoming Metro: Exodus in 2018. This comes from long-serving presenter Geoff Keighley, who promised a ‘brand-new look’ at the upcoming FPS. Thursday night, don't miss a brand new look at […]

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One to Play

6th December 2017

Operation White Noise, Ubisoft’s newest update for Rainbow Six Siege is finally out. With the game recently celebrating its second birthday, now would be a pretty good time to get into the tactical shooter. I never did a review for Siege, simply because I didn’t know enough about it. I still don’t know a lot […]

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Midweek Blues

6th December 2017

The Yogscast, founded in 2008, posted a couple of World of Warcraft and Minecraft videos and people ate it up. They garnered a following of over seven million people in the space of a few years, then something wonderful happened. They decided to do yearly, month-long scheduled streams in the month of December. Starting in […]

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DayZ Finally Leaving Early Access

4th December 2017

About bleedin’ time. Developer Bohemia released DayZ into Early Access four years ago. It was a buggy, broken and very often boring survival game, based on the popular Arma II mod. After a long time in Alpha and Beta states, the game is finally heading to a full release next year, with the studio claiming […]

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Data Miners Uncover Stuff In PUBG

26th November 2017

I use the term ‘stuff’ to refer to a few weapon models and some new cars. Dataminers have uncovered a few hidden models from Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds test server code. A few findings include three weapon models, some trucks and even a jet-ski. According to one Reddit user, locations on the upcoming desert map are […]

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BGC Investigating Loot Boxes

22nd November 2017

Saw that coming. According to the Belgian news site RTBF, Belgians Gaming Commission has been investigating the growing prevalence of loot boxes in video games. The original report from the Commission stated the ‘mixture of money and addiction is a game of chance’ and should be regulated. Any game with gambling in it, as part […]

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Charts and That

21st November 2017

Yep, another week, another bunch of numbers to throw your way as we slog through the last of November. This will be the last chart update of November considering yours truly is off adventuring next week. So, let’s have a look, shall we? Starting with movies it’s obvious who’s up top this week. Justice League […]

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Battlefront 2 Review Roundup

21st November 2017

Battlefront 2 is the center of a few discussions right now. The main one being the whole loot box fad coming to a point, so much so that EA has suspended the use of its additional monetizing while it figures out how to make a complete game. Many impressionist videos and reviews have noted the […]

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New PUBG Map Images

21st November 2017

This looks dope. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds has had but one map since its release earlier this year. Everyone is now familiar with the locations, the best hiding spots and where to get the best loot. However, that is soon to change, we know that the next map will be desert themed, filled with ruins, a […]

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‘Honest Gaming’ From CDPR

20th November 2017

If there were ever a company I would hold up like Simba at the start of The Lion King, it would most certainly be CD Projekt Red. Their track record of stellar games is something to be commended, being one of the few publishers, fortunately, to keep their games apart from the most recent ‘games-as-a-service’ […]

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Pikachu Movie Lead Confirmed

19th November 2017

The upcoming live-action Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu has its first confirmed cast member. It was reported by Variety that Justice Smith will star in the movie. Smith was in the Netflix drama The Get Down which was cancelled after just one season, unfortunately. He has also been picked up for a role in the next […]

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Big Meets Bigger

16th November 2017

Well, this came out of nowhere. The first of the three upcoming releases starring Dwayne Johnson will be video game adaption Rampage. Based on the 1980s games where you would play as a giant monster destroying buildings, the movie was penned by Carlton Cuse and Ryan Engle, with San Andreas director Brad Payton collaborating once […]

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T-Marvel Heroes Game Shutting Down

16th November 2017

The official Twitter account for Marvel Heroes has announced its upcoming closer, following the end of its business arrangement with Gazillion Entertainment. The game came about in 2013 and is a Diablo-style dungeon crawler, with a huge amount of heroes to play as. The free-to-play model was generally praised, allowing you to earn in-game currency […]

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Charts and That

14th November 2017

Yep, another week, another loot crate full of charts and numbers and what not. Ha ha loot box joke, how topical. Let’s start with games. Call of Duty WW2 has another week at the top spot, what with its multiplayer and campaign and such. Reviews were meh, with many complaining of the modern industry practices, […]

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Electronic Arts are Still Trash

13th November 2017

EA is gearing up for one of the biggest releases of the year, the shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2. The game drops on the 17th November, for all major platforms, but the buzz for the game has come to a sudden, if not expected halt. Morons. When we played the beta a few weeks ago there […]

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PS4 Getting Stranger Things Game?

10th November 2017

The newest season of the cult classic Stranger Things dropped last month, which I’m sure many of you have probably burned through already. Well, if you happen to be one of the seven people who bought PS4’s VR system, you might be in for another trip to The Upside Down. The PS4 official YouTube page […]

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New Siege Map Revealed

9th November 2017

After a few leaks here and there, Ubisoft has officially announced the upcoming map for the next season of Rainbow Six: Siege. The popular 5v5 game has garnered quite a bit of a following since its launch in 2015. It looks interesting, to say the least, featuring several levels, nook and crannies, perfect for hiding, […]

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Charts and That

9th November 2017

Look, I know it’s a little late but shut up it’s been a long week. Yes, I know it’s only Thursday, but still. Let’s have a look at what’s topping the charts this week! First up, films. We have a new entry at the top spot, with Murder on the Orient Express overtaking Thor: Ragnarok. […]

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Layoffs Hit Telltale Games

8th November 2017

The developers behind Batman: A Telltale Series and The Walking Dead have seen significant layoffs, with up to 25% of its employees being laid off, which equates to about 90 people. This is part of a ‘comprehensive company restructuring’. Individuals have not been named, but the layoffs have impacted ‘all divisions’ and are effective as […]

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Injustice 2 Beta Arrives

8th November 2017

Yep, you heard that right. After a few weeks ago, we had a little bit of confusion as to when it would be getting here, but yes, you can now thrash, bash, fight, and super your way through the online beta of NetherRealm’s Injustice 2. I played it a few months ago on the Xbox […]

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BlizzCon 2017 Roundup

7th November 2017

Simply to save time, we’re going to have a look at the biggest stuff from Blizz-Con 2017 right here. Right, let’s get stuck in at the deep end with World of Warcraft. The massively multiplayer online (MMO) game is getting a new expansion. This is the seventh expansion the game will have received in over […]

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Horizon: Zero Dawn DLC Estimated Playtime

6th November 2017

The first DLC for Horizon: Zero Dawn will be dropping tomorrow, on PS4. It comes with a new wealth of story, quests, errands, weapons, armour, characters and even a new skill tree. The game add-on is said to be around 12 hours in length but could take anywhere from 10-20 hours depending on your starting […]

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Call of Duty: WWII Review Roundup

6th November 2017

Two of these in one month, huh? What can I say? A lot of games came out this month. But none are larger than a Call of Duty title. But while critics may be raving about the thing, Steam reviews are bashing it for being a terrible port and for the game failing to feel […]

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Movies (And Other Stuff) This Month

3rd November 2017

Wow, November already? Look, considering there are only one or two movies coming out this month worth mentioning, we’re going to pad the article a bit with some other stuff. Movies first though, but while the pickings may be slim, hopefully, this should help with the weight of things. While the newest Thor may have […]

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PUBG Desert Map Coming in December

1st November 2017

The developers of 2017’s most popular game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds announced it would be leaving Early Access this December. ‘Late December’ to be more exact. This release will coincide with the release of the Xbox One version of the game on 12th December, which will include the much-anticipated vaulting system, which is coming to the test […]

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