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Games and sports – what more could you ask for in life? I'm from the "land of castles", Wales and for my sins I support Arsenal and the Green Bay Packers.

New Lego Jurassic World trailer shows off release date

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As you probably guessed when the game was officially announced LEGO Jurassic World will be launching the same day as it’s movie counterpart hits the big screen (and my 30th birthday), 12 June! So, there’s my Birthday present to myself sorted!

The trailer below shows off a bunch of stuff that you can do in the game including building things with those clever girls, the Velociraptors. Being a fan of the LEGO franchise and a MASSIVE Jurassic Park fan I cannot wait for all things Lego Jurassic World….especially the game.

Odell Beckham Jnr grabs the Madden 2016 cover spot

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So the Daft is done & dusted and it’s about four months before the NFL kicks off and I for one cannot get anymore excited. Well, I thought I couldn’t then the Madden 2016 game gets a cover star and a little preview video and now I’ve got even more pumped.

As mentioned; the cover star has been voted in, as it is every year with the NFL games, this year sees non-other than NY Giants 22-year-old Wide Receiver and NFL’s Rookie of the year (and Offensive Rookie of the Year), Odell Beckham Jr take the cover spot – and after THAT catch against the Cowboys, he deserves it.

Beckham Jnr fought off the likes of Steelers Receiver Antonio Brown, Cardials Cornerback Patrick Peterson, and Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski to become the youngest ever player to be put on the cover of a Madden game.

With that EA Sports have also released a small preview video for the game titled ‘be the playmaker’ which is a fitting title with the chosen cover star who made A LOT of big plays for the Giants last season.

Madden 16 will be available from 25 August, 2015.

Arkham Knight trailer shows off returning characters and more

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Earlier today the trailer below leaked ahead of its release, it seems to be the in thing at the moment, Warner Brothers have now officially lifted the lid on the “All who follow you” trailer and it looks awesome!

If you’re trying to keep a closed lid on everything Dark Knight, then you may want to avoid this trailer, as it shows of a load of characters and some really neat new stuff.

Right, so there’s the spoiler alert klaxon sounded… now on to the awesome stuff. The trailer shows off some great new features, like co-op take downs, something that Rocksteady said wouldn’t happen. It does however look like they’ve taken on board feedback from community forums and made it to be an AI controlled co-operative skull mashing rather than the standard local/online co-op that we all know and love.

There are also returning characters such as Catwoman, Robin and Nightwing who played parts in the previous Arkham games. You may also spot Azrael lighting up Gotham’s skyline with rooftop fires.

The trailer still leaves a lot of questions, which is good, I can’t wait to get my hands on it when it releases in June.

Star Wars: Battlefront release date announced

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Seems that the eagle-eye’d NEO GAFer that brought the rumored release date for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront game was spot-on (strong in this one, the force is) and the games release isn’t that far far away.

Today sees the announcement that EA is to indeed launch the upcoming Star Wars title in North America on the 17th, around parts of Europe on the 19th and then jolly UK on the 20th of November, 2015.

Battlefront see’s a collaboration between Lucas Arts and the award-winning Frost Bite engine which is said to “deliver an incredibly authentic and immersive interactive entertainment”. But, we’ll be the judges of that when the title blasts its way into stores later this year. But, If this trailer is anything to go by, we’re in for a treat!

Goat Simulator flocks to Xbox

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Finally; Double Eleven’s Goat Simulator has stumbled on to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 today for the reasonable price of £7.99.

If you ever wanted to know what the life of a goat is like, then you may want to look into picking this up. The game is a 878.25MB download and will let you live out your wildest goat dreams.

Well… what are you waiting for? Go and be a goat and create more mayhem than a Micheal Bay production!

Look out for our review of this game over the next few days.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided confirmed

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Square Enix have confirmed rumours of a new Deus Ex title today by announcing that, the direct sequel for the 2011’s title.

Mankind Divided will be set in 2029, a whole two years later than the previous title, where you will once again revive the role of the returning, Adam Jensen, who has new abilities such as remote hacking, a projectile ‘Nano blade’ , and a Nano shield (which is said to be pretty much impenetrable, according the blurb)

If you have played and finished, Human Revolution and had one of the four endings possible in that game, you will be disappointed to hear that your actions seemingly won’t carry over to Mankind Divided.

We’re yet to get a launch date for the game, so expect to see more about this game in the coming months.

Resident Evil Revelations 2 now available on disc

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You’ve probably seen us ranting and raving about the return of Resident Evil Revelations in the form of a four-part episodic sequel. Well, if you didn’t want to download the four episodes you’ll be happy to learn that the physical copy of the game releases today across North America and Europe.

Not only that but the fourth – and final episode – is also available to download on the marketplace as of today. So, if you’ve been waiting for all the episodes to be released before purchasing, you now have options on how you want to go about playing it.

If you want to see what our in house Resident Evil expert thought of the first three episodes why not read what Greg Giddens thought of Episode 1. Penal Colony, Episode 2. Contemplation, and Episode 3. Judgement

LEGO Jurassic World Trailer!

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TT Games have finally swung open those King Kong like gates to show us their newest LEGO Title, Jurassic World which will be hitting the Xbox One in June!

The game spans the original trilogy of films as well as this summers offering, Jurassic World, and as you can see from the trailer [below] the game is done in the same tongue in cheek manner as the previous LEGO titles.

So hold on to your butts as TT Games and Warner Brother Games welcome you to LEGO Jurassic World.

Borderlands Pre-Sequel Claptastic Voyage DLC Trailer

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2K Games and Gearbox has today released a trailer for the forth DLC pack for Borderlands Pre-Sequel that invites you to journey into the mind of the CL4P_TP. God have mercy on us!

Seems Handsome Jack has found actually found something useful in the annoying talking tin can and needs to retrieve it and sends you! Yes, YOU! in to the digital mind of CL4P_TP to get it. You’ll fight brand new new enemies, find new weapons and you’ll also get the ‘Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2’ in the bundle which will increase the level cap to 70, and give you 10 more skill points to throw at your character.

The Claptastic Voyage will release on the 24 March and will be covered by the season pass – as you’d expect it to be. It will also be bundled with the Handsome Jack Collection that’s due to land on Xbox One on the 27 March.

Resident Evil Revelations 2’s penultimate episode shuffles on to XBL today

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Well it’s Wednesday, that means one thing – Well, for at least another week after today – another episode of the quite brilliant, Resident Evil Revelations 2, is released on the marketplace across Europe today.

For those of you that haven’t played the first two episodes, you should rectify that immediately, for those of you that have played the other two episodes…..It’s time to start unravelling the mysteries of this island in this penultimate episode titled, ‘Judgement’.

Who betrayed Claire and Moria? Who is the Overseer? All will be revealed over the next two-weeks.

Episode 3 is now on the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One marketplace for GBP4.99/EUR5.99 and can be downloaded simply by clicking here and choosing your format. If you have the season pass…..Well, you know the rest, no further charge etc. As mentioned, if you have not grabbed any of the episodes yet, go and do it! They’re well worth a play through if you’re a fan of the Original Resident Evil series.