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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…

Control: Ultimate Edition Review – As Good As Ever, But Shinier, and Pricy-

Control was many outlets’ Game Of The Year for 2019. It didn’t win the award at Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards,…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Review – The Van Gogh of Pokemon?-

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX originally released in March 2020, so 1000 years ago. Before the world burnt down. It is…

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Persona 5 Strikers – First Impressions-

Persona 5 Strikers is a sequel to the impossibly popular Persona 5 from Atlus. This is a direct story sequel…

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Project Triangle Strategy – Demo Impressions-

After nearly 6 decades, Nintendo finally had a new Nintendo Direct last week. One of the breakout stars was the…

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…

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review – Is That Godzilla?-

Super Mario 3D World is a port of a game that was released on the Wii U in 2013. This…

Little Nightmares 2 Review – Indie Watch-

Released on the 11th February for pretty much every platform you can think of, Little Nightmares 2 is the follow…

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A Short Hike – Indie Watch-

Today is another little Indie Watch for Seriously Average Gamers and this one is for A Short Hike. I tell…

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…

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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…

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Pokemon Gaia ROM Hack-

Today I’ll be talking about another Pokemon ROM hack, Pokemon Gaia.  After playing Pokemon Fool’s Gold, I found another hack…

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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…

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Bioshock – Into the Gem Vault-

Bioshock is an FPS horror game, released in 2007. It is a spiritual successor to the slightly older System Shock…

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Doom Eternal Review – One Hell of a Sequel-

Doom Eternal is the direct followup to the 2016 hit reboot for Doom. Developed by id Software still and released…

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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.…

Nintendo in 2020 Review – Animal Crossing Is Everywhere.-

Following my Xbox and PlayStation 2020 reviews, there's just one left! Nintendo, the ever existing gaming enigma, in 2020. Profiting…

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The Last Campfire Review – Indie Watch-

The Last Campfire was an Indie title developed by Hello Games, the company also behind No Man’s Sky! Released on…

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Monster Hunter Rise Demo Impressions-

Monster Hunter Rise is the next entry into the much beloved Monster Hunter franchise. This is a Nintendo Switch exclusive…

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…

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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…

Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – A Game That Works.-

In amongst a fairly strong third party launch window for the next-gen consoles, one title has flown slightly under the…

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…

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – Demo Impressions-

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is the newest, upcoming, entry into the Zelda franchise. Unlike most of the other Zelda…

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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…

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Pokemon Crown Tundra DLC Review-

The second of the Pokemon Sword and Shield DLCs has just been released, dubbed the Crown Tundra! Following from the…

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Super Mario Galaxy – Into the Gem Vault-

Today on Seriously Average Gamers I’m going to be talking about Super Mario Galaxy. Not the original that was released…

Indie Watch – Hades Review-

Hades. If you’re on Twitter, Reddit, forums, or in any other kind of games related conversation, you’ve probably heard of…

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…

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.…

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…

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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…

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Future Games Show – Some little highlights-

On the 28th of August GamesRadar presented their Future Games Show. The show featured a lot of games, there were…

Indie Watch – Spiritfarer Review-

I hate saying goodbye to people. From the simplest goodbyes like going home after the pub to the most drastic,…

Gamescom 2020 – Opening Night Live Rundown-

Last night, at 7pm UK time (thank god, was terrified I'd be up uber late), Geoff Keighley presented Opening Night…

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Inmost – Indie Watch-

Inmost is a little indie title that just released for the Nintendo Switch and PC. Originally released on Apple Arcade…

Weekly News Roundup – Nintendo Indie Showcase!-

Welcome back to the Weekly News Roundup! This is where myself, Zack, goes through 5 of the gaming related stories…

Weekly News Roundup Week 11 – Halo Infinite Delayed!-

1 - Halo Infinite Delayed! So, I didn't see this coming. Following the... lukewarm reveal of Halo Infinite to the…

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Carrion – Indie Watch-

Carrion was developed by Phobia Game Studio, a studio from Poland. Published by Devolver Digital on all major consoles, the…

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Pokemon Fool’s Gold ROM Hack-

Welcome back to Seriously Average Gamers, or greetings if you’re new! Today I’ll be talking about something a little different…

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review: I Am Afraid of Those Ghosts-

Luigi’s Mansion 3 is the latest release in the series. It was released on Halloween 2019 exclusively for the Nintendo…

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Are these Souls-Likes, hard like Dark Souls?-

Welcome back to Seriously Average Gamers, today I’ll delve into some of the more popular Souls-Like games that I’ve played.…

Weekly News Roundup Week 10 – Are 343 Industries Struggling?-

Good evening everyone, and cheers for clicking on this weeks selection of gaming related news! The world is slowly getting…

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My Top 6 Companions in Videogames-

Kyle here with another gaming related list! Following on from my top 6 villains and top 6 heroines, here's my…

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Paper Mario: The Origami King Review – Does It Fall Flat?-

Paper Mario: The Origami King is the latest release in the Paper Mario franchise. Released exclusively on the Nintendo Switch…

Why I Hate Open World Games-

Ah, games. A near endless source of entertainment for myself, and of course millions of other people across the world.…

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Doom 2016 Review: One Hell of a time!-

Doom 2016 is the series reboot, with the last original entry into the series being in 2004/2005 with Doom 3.…

Joy-Con Drift: The Shadow Cast Over The Nintendo Switch-

Joy-Con drift aside, the Nintendo Switch is largely an impressive console. Well, I say console, but it’s actually the first…

Weekly News Roundup #9 – Ubisoft Needs Fixing.-

Welcome back to our Weekly News Roundup! Every week, assuming we aren't bogged down with one of the unlimited events…

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What’s So Good About Hard Games Then?-

Well, the title’s the question. What's so good about hard games then? Specifically though, it’s about what I like about…

Huntdown Review – Indie Watch-

This is Indie Watch, where we review indie titles that you’ve heard of, haven’t heard of, or that are so…

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Dark Souls – Into the Gem Vault-

Ah Dark Souls. It was the start of something profound. Well, not the start, technically Demon Souls was. Dark Souls…

Skelattack Review – Indie Watch-

This is Indie Watch, a series where we pick and choose various indie titles to play and review, and inevitably…

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Pokemon Isle of Armor DLC Review-

Pokemon Sword and Shield have just released their first piece of DLC, the Isle of Armor. This is a departure…

EA Play – The Rundown-

Last night, at a very late time of midnight here in the UK, EA hosted their EA Play 2020 event.…

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My 6 picks for Switch Ports-

With E3 missing this year, the timing for a Nintendo Direct has been thrown up in the air. There have…

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PC Gaming Show Top 10-

The PC Gaming Show is a yearly presentation by PC Gamer. This year featured a whole slew of exclusive announcements…

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Review-

This is my follow up to my Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition first impression, my full review. For this Xenoblade Chronicles…

Overwatch Review 2020 – Best in the Business.-

Welcome the SeriouslyAverageGamer's Overwatch Review! Overwatch released in 2016 as Blizzard’s first foray into the FPS space. It brought with…

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The Outer Worlds Review: is it Outer this World?-

The Outer Worlds is a shooter RPG set in space. Developed by Obsidian Entertainment, now an Xbox Game Studio, known…

Minecraft Dungeons Review – A Great Spin-off That Could’ve Been More-

Welcome to SeriouslyAverageGamer's review of Minecraft Dungeons! Minecraft has been a phenomenally popular title ever since it’s conception in 2009…

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition: First Impression-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfjVIQug6_E Confession time! I’ve never played Xenoblade Chronicles before, I’ve never played any Xenoblade game. The only reason I know…

Weekly News Roundup #6 – The Last of Us Part 2 Gameplay!-

I'd say happy Friday, but the world is a really messed up place right now. So we'll settle for "good…

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review-

The Witcher 3, released by CD Projekt RED, is a third person action RPG. Set in a fantasy world, which…

Spirit of the North Review – Indie Watch-

Before we get into this Spirit of the North review, if you haven't read our intro to this series, then…

Weekly News Roundup #5 – Valorant Release Date Announced!-

Good evening, and welcome back to SeriouslyAverageGamers' Weekly News Roundup! It's been a quieter week than in previous articles so…

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review-

I feel like I’ve said this quite a lot already but here we go again. I have a confession to…

Zack’s 6 Top Video Game Weapons-

Weapons are in many ways the tools that allow us to experience games to their fullest. Conduits for our enjoyment,…

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Isle of Armor Preview!-

Pokemon Sword & Shield are the latest mainline title for the Pokemon franchise, check out my review of them here!…

Can First Person Shooters Still Win Game Of The Year?-

Game of the Year is a funny old award. Before Geoff Keighley created “The Game Awards” GOTY commendations were handed…

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Pokemon Sword & Shield – Have They Evolved?-

Pokemon Sword & Shield are the latest mainline games in the very long running series. They are also the first…

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My 6 Top Video Game Villains-

Here is my list of the top video game villains. Now you might be asking yourself, what do I consider…

Xbox One vs PS4 vs Nintendo Switch!-

With the next generation around the corner for us, with PS5 and Xbox Series X making big waves in the…

Kyle’s Top 6 Favourite Games Ever-

Following on from Zack’s post about his 6 favourite games, we decided that I should do the same. So in…

Zack’s Top 6 Games Of All Time-

An Introduction! Right, before I get into the thick of this article, I feel the need to explain its contents.…

Weekly News Roundup #2 – Travis Scott Goes Interstellar-

The week just gone, has been fairly active in terms of gaming news, from Travis Scott debuting his new song…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a little slice of… desert island..?-

Animal Crossing is a little known Nintendo IP that finally made its debut on the Nintendo Switch last month. The…

6 Games To Lockdown Your Time In Isolation?-

With everyone being stuck inside, now is as good a time as any to maybe play something new, something different,…

Fire Emblem Three Houses: My GOTY 2019-

Fire Emblem Three Houses (FE) is the latest in a very long lived franchise and is the first to be…

Weekly News Round Up – Cyberpunk Xbox Announced-

Welcome to the first ever Weekly News Roundup article! Where we cover the most interesting, exciting, or just straight up…