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Competition-winning Space Invaders glass bank design set to hit Portsmouth streets

A DESIGN celebrating a classic video game has been awarded first prize in a competition to brighten up the city’s glass banks.

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Destiny 2 is just one of a host of big releases coming out in September

Console Corner: Exciting September looms large

What’s the best thing about August?... It’s nearly September. And what’s the best thing about September? How long have you got?

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Augusts PlayStation Plus offering is quite the treat

Console Corner: August’s PlayStation Plus offering is quite the treat

It’s the start of a new month and PlayStation owners know what that means... free stuff.

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Sonic Mania

Console Corner: New old skool Sonic to deliver on hype for all the right reasons?

It is around this time of year that the video gaming scene - like the football season - really starts kicking back into gear.

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We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.

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Micro Machines World Series is out now

Console Corner: Micro Machines World Series review

Good things come in small packages.

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Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy

Console Corner: Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy review

A remaster that will not Crash and burn.

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Dr Lincoln Geraghty, from the University of Portsmouth, says, a year on, Pokemon Go still has a loyal fanbase 
Picture by Allan Hutchings (160417-432)

The hype has died down but Pokémon Go fans stay loyal

A SUMMER spent hunting through neighbourhoods, parks and shops for virtual monsters is now just a hazy memory to most people who downloaded Pokémon Go.

Lifestyle
Mega Man Legacy 2

Console Corner: The Mega legacy will live on

Mega Man, one of the most important video games of all time, will live on after Capcom revealed a second Legacy collection is in the pipeline.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind looks spectacular

Console Corner: Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind review

New levels of RPG excellence.

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Console Corner: WipEout Omega review

Console Corner: WipEout Omega review

The old flame still burns bright.

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WATCH: Microsoft unveils the Xbox One X

Microsoft has revealed the “world’s most powerful console”, the Xbox One X.

Business
DiRT 4

Console Corner: DiRT 4 review

Rally close to racing perfection.

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Pokemon: Pupils at Stamshaw Junior School were permitted to play with Pokemon cards just one day per week after teachers banned the international phenomenon because it led to arguments

THIS WEEK IN 2000: School runs Pokémon club to stop fights

Pokémon-mad kids faced going through the school day without indulging in their favourite craze after teachers banned the game to stop arguments.

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High five for June!

Console Corner: Five quality games for June

June is a sparse month in terms of game releases but it is very much quality over quantity with five top titles on the way.

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The PS Plus offering for June includes PS4 games Killing Floor 2 and Life is Strange

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

PlayStation has announced the six games which are free to Plus members for June, and you have five more days to download last month’s titles.

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Tekken 7 looks superb and is out on June 3

Console Corner: New Tekken is coming next month and it looks Unreal

Tekken is synonymous with the advent of 64 bit gaming in the 90s and is held dear by fight game fans the world over.

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Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

No sense of Injustice here.

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If you loved NBA Jam (who didnt?!) then NBA Playgrounds is a must

Console Corner: Remixing an old skool Jam

I was taken aback this week when I spotted a release I hadn’t known about... NBA Playgrounds.

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Prey is a re-imagining of the 2006 original

Console Corner: Prey-ing it lives up to the hype

What promises to be one of the biggest games of the year so far launches this Friday as Prey hits the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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