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Nintendo Direct – E3 2021-

Yesterday we had the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct. We’ve covered quite a lot of the content from E3 this year,…

20 of The Best Indies Shown at Guerrilla Collective!-

The Guerrilla Collective was one of the first E3 shows not officially related to E3 - instead part of the…

Everything Announced at The Capcom E3 2021 Showcase!-

Capcom held their E3 2021 showcase last night and it... well, it was short. Which is one plus I suppose.…

Everything Shown At The PC Gaming Show!-

The PC Gaming show went live at an obnoxious 10:30pm in the UK last night, so I stayed up to…

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Square Enix Showcase – E3 Showcase-

After the show stealer of an Xbox showcase, Square Enix had an uphill battle. So the question is, did they…

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Xbox and Bethesda Showcase – E3 2021-

Well hot damn. The Xbox and Bethesda Showcase just wrapped up and my god was that something. There was just…

Devolver Digital E3 Showcase – Games, Satire, and Maxpass+-

Devolver Digital - the publisher behind fan favorites like Serious Sam, Hotline Miami, and The Messenger - marked their return…

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Ubisoft Forward – E3 2021-

It’s E3 season again and Ubisoft have just presented their Ubisoft Forward. A look at what’s coming in the near…

Six Of The Coolest SummerGameFest Games!-

Okay listen, I'm only human! Over 40 games were shown in some form or another, ranging from a Nier themed…

Elden Ring Release Date, Gameplay, and Screenshots-

Geoff Keighley's unofficial E3 kickoff, the SummerGameFest , got off to a flying start tonight. Over 30 games were either…

Battlefield 2042 Release Date and Gameplay-

Battlefield 2042 has been the subject of leaks and rumours for what feels like months, and we finally got to…

The World of Video Game Coaching-

Video games have been around for a long time. Pong, the 2D ping-pong representation made by Allan Alcorn, is largely…

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My Nintendo E3 Wishlist!-

E3 is fast approaching and Nintendo have just announced their timetable. https://twitter.com/NintendoUK/status/1400090077791928322 The treehouse will be something, as it always…

My Xbox E3 Wishlist!-

Xbox have been playing catchup for nearly 8 years now and things are fast approaching exciting times for the green…

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Sonic 30th Anniversary Event-

Last week there was a big old dump of gaming information. Zack and I have already featured some, you can…

New Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay Looks Ridiculous-

We got a new look at Horizon Forbidden West gameplay! Given its 2017 release date, I didn’t get a chance…

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Dragon Quest 35th Anniversatry Event-

Dragon Quest as a series has just hit its 35th anniversary. To celebrate, an event was put together to make…

6 Remastered Game Collections That I Need To Throw Money At-

Video games are an entertainment medium that has spanned generations and decades, and has spawned countless franchises, some dead, some…

Mass Effect Squad Members Ranking, Featuring Space Racists, Wrexy, and Assassins-

Mass Effect is home to plenty of characters, ranging from charismatic, to confused, to downright evil. One of the main…

I’m Jealous of Everyone Playing Mass Effect For The First Time.-

You know, I had all sorts of grand plans this weekend. Maybe I’d finally record a song on my guitar,…

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6 Important Choices In Mass Effect-

As of releasing this article the Mass Effect Legendary Edition is releasing tomorrow. So in celebration of this release, here's…

The Definitive Returnal Boss Ranking, imo-

Returnal is the latest PS5 exclusive, courtesy of Housemarque. I recently reviewed the game at an 87/100, and the review…

A History of Halo, and Why Halo Infinite Is So Important-

If you’ve ever spoken to me about games, which many of you likely haven’t, you’ll know that Halo has been,…

Do All Games Need Difficulty Settings?-

This feels like a topic that crops up at least every year. I saw it with Bloodborne in 2015, Dark…

Six Movie Franchises That Should Get Video Games (and the devs to make them)-

This is a Twitter viral thing that goes around seemingly every month, the idea of picking a franchise, be that…

God of War 2018 Turned 3 Yesterday, So Let Me Love It-

Before I lavishly apply endless praise upon one of the best games ever made, first, I should recommend my review…

After Months of Negative PlayStation Headlines, Should Fans Be Worried?-

If console manufacturers ever competed for ‘most negative headlines’, then the trophy would be passed around like a damn baton.…

The Last of Us Remake – Six Games That Should Get a Remake Instead-

In case you missed it, it was reported earlier in the week by Jason Schreier that The Last of Us,…

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Hot Take: The Metro Series is the Best Video Game Adaptation of a Book-

So the title pretty much says it. It's also a pretty long title. Thing is, the actual title I wanted…

After Outriders, Will The Looter Genre Look Any Different?-

In case you missed it, I reviewed the recently released Outriders last week. In it, I gave People Can Fly’s…

Mass Effect Legendary Edition – New Info-

The Mass Effect Legendary Edition is fast approaching and excited I am! The original offerings from the Mass Effect trilogy…

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Outriders World Tier – The Anomoly in the Difficulty Structure-

Outriders released last Thursday, 1st of April, to both praise and issues. We here at SAG and our best friend…

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Should I start Kingdom Hearts in 2021?-

Yes you should start Kingdom Hearts. That's the whole article. Done. Go home. We're finished. Ok, well the slightly longer…

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Hot Take: Bethesda isn’t the most important part of the ZeniMax acquisition-

With the ZeniMax acquisition having been approved and finalised, finally the curtains can be lifted and work started. Xbox probably…

I Adore Competitive Games, For Better or For Worse-

I'm not a very competitive person. At least in real life. I don't constantly compete with my colleagues for work,…

Ludonarrative Dissonance – A Problem, or An Unavoidable Consequence?-

Ludonarrative dissonance. It's a long term, probably reading like two needlessly complex words put next to each other. But it's…

Game Pass, Bethesda Exclusives, and $7.5 Billion. Xbox’s roundtable summarised!-

Here at SeriouslyAverageGamers, I've covered the $7.5 billion Microsoft acquisition of ZeniMax Media, and Bethesda Game Studios by extension, quite…

Hot Take – I Prefer Batteries In My Controllers-

A little while back now, you might remember that there was a bit of a hullabaloo over the new Xbox…

2021 Is Likely To Be Full of Delays, So How’s About That Backlog?-

2020 was a year that seemed to last decades, but also about 3 minutes all at the same time. That…

EU Approves Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Bethesda Purchase-

In the final hurdle of the $7.5 billion purchase of ZeniMax, Bethesda Studios by extension, the EU's antitrust regulator has…

Fall Guys Developer Mediatonic Purchased By Epic Games-

Epic Games have added another notch in their line of studio acquisitions, by announcing their purchase of Fall Guys developers…

Ray Tracing; What is it, and Should You Care?-

Ray tracing is a term that PC gaming enthusiasts, designers, and more will be familiar with, but is very recent…

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Critical Mode in Kingdom Hearts is the Best Difficulty Around-

Kingdom Hearts making its debut on PC coming on the 30th March, as an exclusive on the Epic Game Store,…

Anthem NEXT Has Been Cancelled-

Yup. It's an announcement that many saw coming, but many hoped wouldn't come to pass. After the leak that EA…

Blizzcon – Everything We Learned About Overwatch 2!-

Overwatch is my favourite multiplayer game of all time at this stage. I've logged close to (or above, it's hard…

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Nintendo Direct 17-02-21 – The Loooooooong Wait-

So on 17/02/21, this last Wednesday there was finally a full Nintendo Direct. This is the first full Nintendo Direct…

Six Days In Fallujah Doesn’t Need To Exist, and Shouldn’t Exist.-

The day is November 10th, 2009. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, now one of my favorite shooters of all…

#IBelieveInAnthem – A Show of Support For Bioware’s Looter-

Anthem, Bioware's attempt at a perpetually online looter-shooter, launched in 2019 to a largely damp reception. A disjointed narrative, horrendous…

Firewatch Is Five Years Old, and I Wish I Could Play It For The First Time.-

Firewatch, the walking simulator developed by Campo Santo, was five years old yesterday and I was reminded all over again…

CDPR Get Hacked By Someone From 2007-

CD Projekt Red really can't catch a break recently. What with an ongoing battle to stabilise Cyberpunk 2077, including a…

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My 6 Favourite Songs in Gaming!-

Hello there! Today on Seriously Average Gamers is another list; my 6 favourite songs in gaming! That’s quite a broad…

Everything We Know About Mass Effect: Legendary Edition!-

Following months, and what feels like years, of speculation, potential leaks, and rumours, we finally got the official announcement of…

Best Xbox One Exclusives – Decided By Metacritic-

After yesterday's article covering the best PS4 exclusives, as decided by Metacritic, it's only fair that I apply the same…

Best PS4 Exclusives – Decided By Metacritic-

The PS4 is famously home to a series of excellent exclusives, with the various studios under the PlayStation banners rarely…

343 Discuss Halo Infinite In New Blog Post – All Launch Content Done-

Recently 343 Industries announced that, in 2021 during the run up to launch, they'd be publishing monthly updates and info…

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Pokemon should hit the reset button?-

So let’s start off by saying this is an opinion piece. It is my opinion that Pokemon should hit the…

Seriously Average Gamer’s Best Reviewed Games of 2020!-

2020 was truly a fantastic year for video games and, as we’re saying goodbye to the generation, it seems a…

Xbox Live Doubles In Price. Everyone Disliked That.-

As of this morning (23/01/21), Xbox performed the quickest 180 on a decision that I think I've seen. The prices…

New Bloomberg Report is Just The Latest Cyberpunk 2077 Problem.-

A fair chunk of this article is pulled from Jason's report at Bloomberg. Not all of it, I conducted my…

Ghost of Tsushima Players Raise Funds To Restore Real Life Torii.-

In such a long stretch of negative news, gaming related or otherwise, it's nice to get a story that's a…

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My Hopes for the Switch Pro-

There sure have been a lot of rumours about a “Switch Pro”, literally since the Nintendo Switch launched in 2017.…

PlayStation Exclusives Release Dates Revealed By Sizzle Reel-

CES 2021 is currently underway, showcasing all the new tech advancments and releases for 2021. New gaming laptops, TVs, PC…

Machine Games and Lucasfilm Games Are Making An Indiana Jones Game!-

I literally cannot fit every company involved in this into one title. In what I imagine is a hugely complex…

Kyle’s Most Anticipated Games of 2021-

Zack and I have already released our lists for our top games of 2020. So now, to follow Zack’s, I…

Nier: Automata’s Final Secret Is Discovered By YouTuber and Modder!-

Nier: Automata is a game considered by many to be essentially perfect. Developed by Platinum Games, this stylish third-person ARPG…

Horizon: Zero Dawn is still one of very few games to get hunting right.-

Horizon: Zero Dawn, developed by Guerrilla, was released back in 2017. The post-apocalyptic open world romp about robotic dinosaurs (a…

Steam Passes 25 Million Concurrent Players Record-

Steam, the Valve owned PC gaming platform and storefront, has been setting trends and records ever since its conception in…

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Kyle’s Top Games of 2020-

Well the waking nightmare that was 2020 is now over. Now we are moving on to the new waking nightmare…

Zack’s Most Anticipated 2021 Games!-

Well, after I did my best games of 2020, this only seemed natural! 2021 is promising to be an excellent…

Zack’s Top Games of 2020!-

Well, 2020 is near wrapping up (thank god), and 2021 rolls ever closer. With that, we wave a fond goodbye…

Gears 5 Quietly Becomes The Easiest Game to Install and Manage.-

SSD space. One of the more discussed wrinkles in next generation capability. Although I suppose I should say current generation…

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Xbox Quick Resume – An Absolute Game Changer… Literally-

Some of us have been lucky enough to have had over a month with the new Xbox Series consoles. I…

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Cyberpunk 2077 Lifepaths – Who will you be?-

Despite the worsening debacle that is the Cyberpunk 2077 release, I personally still very much liked the game! This is…

Demon’s Souls Boss Ranking – Remake Edition!-

Bosses are a crucial part of the FromSoftware experience. There’s winners, like Nameless King, Owl Father, and Lady Maria. There’s…

Demon’s Souls Remake – Best Soul Farming Spots-

Demon's Souls Remake launched alongside the PS5 in November to round applause, including from myself. Give the review a read!…

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Dragon Quest 11 S on Xbox – Thoughts?-

It’s fair to say that with the release of Cyberpunk 2077 this article about Dragon Quest 11 isn’t as prevalent.…

Cyberpunk 2077 – When Ambition Meets Limitation.-

Video games. We love them, we occasionally hate them, and very often they're just okay. But every now again we…

The Game Awards Predictions!-

Ever since 2014, Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards have been seen as the ‘official’ game awards show. An event, accessible to…

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My Top 6 Souls-Borne Bosses-

Today I’m going to be talking and ranking my top 6 Souls-Borne bosses. I’ve talked about the Souls-Borne games ad…

The Last of Us Part 2 – Zack’s Game of The Year-

2020 has been an excellent year for videogames hasn’t it? We’ve had Animal Crossing taking the world by storm, we’ve…

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Zack’s Top 6 Games of the Generation!-

With the Xbox One and PS4 on their way out over the next couple of weeks, that means next-gen is…

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Kyle’s Top 6 Games of the Generation-

The current console generation, at least for Xbox and PlayStation, is about to come to an end. The Xbox Series…

Final Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase of 2020-

Yesterday, 28th of October, Nintendo dropped a cute little Nintendo Direct. This was the last Partner Showcase of 2020 and…

Why An Xbox Streaming Stick is a Great Idea!-

So, Xbox. Following the final previews and other info drops from the various media outlets and personalities around the world,…

Why I Won’t Be Buying Control Ultimate Edition-

Control is one of the standout games of the entire generation, fusing tactile and satisfying third person action, with gorgeous…

My Little Hopes for Little Hope-

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope is the next entry, following on from Man of Medan.  Little Hope releases on…

Why Did Sekiro Win GOTY?-

If you know me, you know I like Sekiro. I actually reviewed it very early for our website, giving it…

Pokémon Sword & Shield Crown Tundra Preview!-

On the 29th of September we got a pretty good look at Pokemon’s next expansion. The Crown Tundra is the…

Console Gamers Deserve RGB Lighting-

It’s time to rise up console gamers! No no, not literally, you don’t need to ACTUALLY move don’t worry. I’ve…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Why I’m excited to start the next generation with it.-

Here at Seriously Average Gamers, we have spoken about Assassin’s Creed Valhalla a couple of times now. This is the…

Will Bethesda Be Xbox Exclusive?-

Good evening! Today’s article was something of a last minute topic for me, it being Sunday as I write this.…

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Hot Take: Man of Medan is better than Until Dawn-

Welcome one and all to a NEW irregular series for SeriouslyAverageGamers - “Hot Take”. Where either Zack or I will…

6 Videogame Franchises I Wish I Was Into-

Over my many years playing videogames, I have become somewhat guilty of pigeonholing my interests. Shooters, FIFA, Indies, Action-RPGs, etc…

Super Mario 64 – Kinda Remastered?-

As of writing this, the Super Mario 3D All Stars has been out for a day. I spent the whole…

Xbox Spends $7.5 Billion On Bethesda-

Twas just after lunch, on a grim misty day. Game news was slow, not even a stir. Then Xbox emptied…

PS5 Showcase – Everything That Was Announced-

3 days ago, PlayStation 5 unveiled their PS5 Showcase. Another event dedicated at the games (and hopefully the price and…

6 Things I’m Excited About For Watch Dogs: Legion-

Watch Dogs: Legion is the next entry into the Watch Dogs universe, from Ubisoft. Releasing on the 29th of October.…

6 Ways Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Should Improve Over Odyssey-

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is mere months away, arriving November 10th with the launch of the Series X and Series S.…

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Ubisoft Forward – Anything Good?-

On the 10th of September Ubisoft had their latest Ubisoft Forward event, where they showcased some new gameplay and updates…

Xbox Series S – The Smart Play-

Five days ago, Xbox were the victims of one of the largest scale leaks of the generation. The rumours surrounding…