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Games Central: A long-awaited and ultimately awesome adventure

This week, The Last Guardian strides onto PS4, Dead Rising 4’s undead carnage is unleashed on Xbox One and Super Mario Maker bounces onto Nintendo 3DS.

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Pokemon Go announce Hallowe’en-themed update for this week

The developers of Pokemon GO are getting into the spirit of the season by announcing a series of Hallowe’en-themed special features.

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Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, Platform: PS4, Genre: Football.Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: A return to the top for FIFA’s arch rival?

This week, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 kicks off on PS4, Forza Horizon 3’s Ultimate Edition races onto Xbox One, while Recore locks and loads on the same system.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: NBA 2K17, Platform: PS4, Genre: Basketball. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Back on court to slam dunk the competition in NBA 2K17

This week, NBA 2K17 bounces onto PS4, The BioShock Collection blasts onto Xbox One, and Dead Rising roars onto PS4.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Title: The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition; Platform: PS4;  Genre: RPG.  Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout

Games Central: The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition open-ended, online and right on the money

This week, The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition sets out on PS4, DOGOS takes flight on the same system, while The Tale Of Doris And The Dragon: Episode 1 unfolds on iPad.

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F1s 2016 Limited Edition

Games Central: Startlingly real racing action in F1’s 2016 Limited Edition

This week, F1’s 2016 Limited Edition hits pole position on Xbox One, Tropico 5’s Complete Collection is let loose on PS4 and Overcooked sizzles on Xbox One.

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Guess the title from the screenshot

Can you get 10/10 in our retro games quiz?

How well do you know your retro games?

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Are you cheating at Pokemon Go?

Warning to Pokemon GO cheats

Pokemon GO players who are found to be cheating will have a permanent ban slapped on them, it has been announced.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: No Man's Sky, Platform: PS4, Genre: Action / Adventure. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: The sky’s the limit - for those in it for the long run

This week, No Man’s Sky unleashes its near-infinite universe on PS4 gamers, ABZU dives into the depths of the sea on the same system and State Of Decay’s Year-One Survival Edition staggers onto PC.

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Thousands of Amiga games made free to play online

Thousands of Amiga games made free to play online

Fans of blocky graphics and shonky, repetitive sound rejoice. You can now relive your gaming youth from the comfort of your web browser.
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GAME OF THE WEEK: OlliOlli: Epic Combo Edition, Platform:PS4, Genre: Skateboarding.  Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: OlliOlli is a side-scrolling skating sensation

This week, OlliOlli’s Epic Combo Edition rail-slides onto PS4, Among The Sleep awakens on PC, and the Air Conflicts Double Pack takes flight on PS4.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Monster Hunter Generations, Platform: Nintendo 3DS, Genre: Arcade. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: A monster hit that keeps on growing

This week, Monster Hunter Generations draws its blade on Nintendo 3DS, MX vs. ATV: Supercross Encore hits full throttle on Xbox One and Pineview Drive opens its doors on PS4.

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Police warning to Pokemon Go players

Police warning to Pokemon Go players over trespass incidents

Police are urging Pokémon players not to inadvertently trespass onto private property while playing the new mobile Pokémon Go game.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Inside, Platform: Xbox One, Genre: Puzzle / Adventure. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Inside a deliciously dark indy adventure

This week, Xbox One gamers go Inside, PS4 owners debate who they’re gonna call as the new Ghostbusters are let loose, and Disney Art Academy pulls out the virtual pens on Nintendo 3DS.

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Relaunch of the classic NES console

War of the consoles

News that Nintendo is releasing a new version of its 1983 NES in November has got us 40-somethings reminiscing.

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Relaunch of the classic NES console

Nintendo to relaunch classic NES console - with 30 iconic games

Japanese gaming giants Nintendo are once again looking to their past in the hope of exciting gamers.

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Pokemon Go mania sweeps Lancashire

A gaming craze that has taken the world by storm has reached Lancashire as the young and old take to the streets to ‘catch ’em all’.

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Microsoft reveals details of updated XBox One

After various rumours and leaks tech giant Microsoft has officially unveiled a revised version of its massively popular Xbox One.

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Teen boys shun real life adventure for computer games

Teen boys shun real life adventure for computer games

One in four teenage boys has never had a real-life adventure and a third admit most of the adventurous experiences they’ve had involved gaming and virtual reality, according to a poll.

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