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Daredevil on Netflix: Why DC Should Worry (Part 1)

WASDuk’s resident critic-of-everything has just finished the 13-episode Daredevil series, which is now available on Netflix. Over the next few days, Chris Patton will analyze what the hoi polloi, or common man, should learn from the series. PART 1: Wilson Fisk is Lex Luthor On March 25th, Warner Bros and DC released the first photo…

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Character Assasination: Tohru Adachi

Massive Spoilers Ahead Tohru Adachi. Oh I love Adachi. Persona 4 is full of colourful characters that have real ‘life’ injected into each of them. Each character’s corresponding social link arcana reflects their character’s surface personality. Kanji adopts the ‘emperor’ Persona- that shows his surface values. Before you get to know him, he seems pretty…

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Assassins Creed, Women & Piracy

Settle down class, it’s time for a history lesson – she says fully aware that you’ve probably already clicked away. But if you’re still reading we’re going to take a look at the pirates; Anne Bonny and Mary Read, both of whom appear as characters alongside other historical seafarers in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag.…

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Character Assassination: Yuna

In the interests of full disclosure: I adore Yuna. I think Yuna is one of, if not the single greatest female character in video gaming. There. I said it. Female characters often suffer greatly in gaming; frequently varying between so incredibly hard ass there is no room for flaws or so weak and fragile they…

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TimeSplitters Rewind Update: New Gun Render Shown

Cast your mind back to the days of Golden Eye on the N64. Classic, fantastic gameplay that is designed entirely with couch multiplayer in mind. Hell, just multiplayer in general because online wasn’t even a thing. Now look a bit less back to TimeSplitters and more notably- TimeSplitters 2. TimeSplitters 2 is a classic and is…

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Character Assassination: Liquid Snake

It’s pretty difficult for us to admit this, having devoted so much of our time to them, but video games are a lot like television.  A videogame without a set storyline can be great, but it will always amount to being something that you can dip in and out of without getting too invested in,…

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Character Assassination: Ogre

It’s back! Our weekly column in which one of the team takes it upon themselves to analyse, tear apart or laud a particular character in depth! This week, fanta is taking on the mighty end boss of Tekken 3: Ogre. The final stage boss of the Tekken games have gotten steadily more powerful as the…

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Why you Should be Looking Forward to Persona 5

The recent Persona 5 trailer that was shown a few weeks ago has left me in utter awe of what’s to come. The trailer is beautifully presented. The fantastic jazzy soundtrack, the striking art style, the small snippets of gameplay; even the menu screens look exciting. If you have watched the trailer, you will know…

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Android Virtual Reality is here

When I first laid my hands on the Oculus Rift, I was stunned. Finally, the childhood dream of ‘proper’ virtual reality was tangible and within reach! Sure, you could count each pixel. The audio required separate headphones and the peripheral vision could be better. There was also a problem with the refresh rate, which made…

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Pokken Tournament: Can’t Catch ’em All. Because Nintendo.

An unspeakable amazeballs in Japan has given birth to a new team-up that has created quite the stir in the gaming community: Pokemon and Tekken. It was predictable that the debuting savage battle between Lucario and the four-armed Machamp last August would inspire a crisis of confidence in the Eastern/Western media: will the roster satisfy all…

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They Are Not Exactly Avengers

  Kevin Feige had a few things to say in relation to Spider-Man and the Marvel cinematic universe as a whole. Feige and Pascal’s cash cow collection of not-exactly-the-comic efforts have been a bit ambiguous at times, but basically Feige and company have declared that freeing characters is a fundamental nerd right, but not an absolute one. “We always…

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Superman’s New Flare

To begin with the end, Superman has a new suit! Ta-dah! Fin. Just kidding- even though the new suit, which made its little turn on the catwalk on the last page of this week’s Superman issue #38, looks suspiciously like his previous New 52 attire, fans are kryptonian-ing about the other surprise in the issue: Superman…

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iOS/Android Injustice: Don’t Fear the Glitcher

I read a lengthy explanation and watched several videos about The Glitch last night, and hated it slightly less than I expected to. Like most kooky glitches – and I like some glitches, like back in the day when Silver Green Arrow and Superman’s “ice” attacks would freeze the opponent indefinitely, for the most part – it’s…

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Happy Christmas!

      We’ve had another fun year at WASDuk HQ, Chris has given us unparalleled coverage of Injustice, Arkworthy and Fanta have been looting crates and we welcomed a new writer Gareth into the fold (we are always looking for new writers if you’d like to join him). Thank you for following us, stay tuned…

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The Conceptual Injustice of Champions: DC vs. Marvel

In 1982, Marvel released a three-issue story arc called Contest of Champions. Over three decades later, that story arc has been saved from days of future past in order to allow super-hero fanatics the opportunity to use Marvel characters in a competent manner (No, Marvel vs. Capcom’s controls were ridiculously useless on mobile devices). This…

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Social Issues in Gaming: Why we Nintendon’t Care

It’s pretty easy to see that the world is becoming a very different place, in a very short span of time.  Society’s honeymoon period with the Internet is well and truly over, and the era of anonymous message boards, cock jokes and zippocat are almost completely at an end.  At some point, probably while everyone…