Rainbow Six Siege – Thinking Outside The Walls

Rainbow Six Siege is the intense, punishing instalment in the franchise that it so desperately needs to bring it back to the forefront alongside some of the best team first person shooter titles out there. The games, fondly remembered for how damn difficult they were, lay on the precipice of being forgotten about altogether following the empty announcement of Rainbow Six Patriots three years ago.

Don’t worry though – your prayers have been answered.

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Battlefield: Hardline – Such Concept, Much Prototype

Okay, so Electronic Arts haven’t had too much real stuff to showcase at the biggest gaming convention of the year, and that’s fine because all their games look really nice and I’m sure they’ll all be lovely when they’re finished.

Wait, that’s not really how it works, is it?

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FIFA 15 – Now With Bouncier Crossbars

After spending ages trying to finally get IGN’s stream for E3 sorted, my screen flew straight into Electronic Arts showcasing their up-and-coming sports titles.

Theatrical hyperbole aside, the next FIFA looks like it will be good fun.

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E3 – A post-mortem of Microsoft’s fall from grace

Perhaps I’m an outlier, but I’m one of only a few of my friends who actually own a Playstation 3 – the world and their auntie seem to have gone the way of the Xbox 360. When asked why, they often preach damning statements such as: “Well, the Xbox is simply better.”

And now I get to sit back with a smile on my face, because Sony have won the console war.

Perhaps I’m an outlier, but I’m one of only a few of my friends who actually own a Playstation 3 – the world and their auntie seem to have gone the way of the Xbox 360. When asked why, they often preach damning statements such as: “Well, the Xbox is simply better.”

And now I get to sit back with a smile on my face, because Sony have won the console war.

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