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…

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Digimon World 3 – Into the Gem Vault-

I’ll just get it out of the way, Digimon World 3 is one of my favourite games on the PS1.…

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…

Outriders Review – Good, But Bad, in All Of The Best Ways-

Outriders is a (deep breath everybody) third person cover based always online looter shooter. Did you get that? Great! Developed…

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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…

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…

It Takes Two Review – The Best 3D Platformer Since Mario Odyssey-

It Takes Two is a co-op platformer developed by Hazelight and published by EA. Hazelight is the company previously behind…

Prey Review – The Bioshock Sequel I Needed-

Prey was originally released in 2017 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Developed by Arkane Studios, it is a space…

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…

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Kingdom Hearts 2 – Into the Gem Vault-

Kingdom Hearts 2 is a game that was originally released in 2005. As a sequel to the 2002 release of…

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…

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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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…

Outriders Demo Impressions – Great Fun Despite Itself-

Outriders is an upcoming third person looter-shooter, developed by People Can Fly and Square Enix and also published by Square…

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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…

Spider-Man: Remastered Review – Just Keep Swinging-

Marvel's Spider-Man released on the PS4 to general applause in 2018. One of a rare selection of video games to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Destruction AllStars Review- Is That All, Star?-

You'd be forgiven for having forgotten about Destruction AllStars prior to its release. It's marketing, aesthetic, character, and just general…

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 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…

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…

Hitman 3 Review – Assassination Perfected-

Hitman 3 is the final game in the “World of Assassination” trilogy, three of the eight Hitman games that IO…

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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…

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…

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…

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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…

PlayStation In 2020 Review – Quality Content, Quality Hardware-

To say that PlayStation had a good generation with the PS4 would be… well, understating the situation slightly. The PS4…

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…

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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…

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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…

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Cyberpunk 2077 Review – Was the long wait worth it?-

The day finally came, after all of the waiting, anticipation, and setbacks, Cyberpunk 2077 finally released. After nearly a decade…

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!…

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…

Demon’s Souls Remake Review – Classic Makeover-

FromSoftware have made a roaring trade developing games deliberately designed to make your life as hard as possible. Famous for…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review – A True Hero’s Tale-

I’m going to basically rip this straight from my last article on this game. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the…

Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review – A Delightful Experience-

Sackboy: A Big Adventure is one of a handful of impressive launch titles for the PS5, and the ever classic…

PS5 DuelSense Review – Best In Class-

After a generation with the DuelShock 4, one of my least favorite controllers ever, I was dubious of the DuelSense.…

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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…

A Week In – PS5 Review-

Following on from my Series X review on November 18th, it’s only fair that I give the PS5 the same…

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review – The Best Spider-Man Game-

Spider-Man 2018 is somewhere in the top 50 best selling games of all time, having cleared 20 million copies earlier…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon – First Impressions-

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the latest entry into the Yakuza series. Originally released in Japan in January 2020, it…

Astro’s Playroom Review – The Best Pack-In Game Ever-

Pack-in games have historically been used to show off and explain the newest features of a console and their peripherals.…

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Review – From Rags to Jarls-

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla is the latest entry in the AC series and released alongside the new Xbox Series X/S, on…

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Multiplayer Review in Progress-

Call of Duty has a long history with their multiplayer modes. From Zombies, to ordinary PvP, all the way to…

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Campaign Review-

Generally speaking, if you were to ask me, I quite like Call of Duty campaigns in general. They’re often clumsy…

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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – First Impressions-

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla is the latest entry into the long running series and released alongside the new Xbox Series X/S,…

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – First Impressions-

It’s been an interesting couple of days for me. I had two days booked off work to try and get…

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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Little Hope Review – Is there any Hope?-

Little Hope is the follow up to Man of Medan. It is also the second game in the Dark Pictures…

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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…

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Watch Dogs: Legion review – A Game that Struggles With Its Own Ideas-

Watch Dogs: Legion released worldwide on the 29th October. It’s the third entry into the franchise, following the lukewarm Watch…

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Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Into the Gem Vault-

Oblivion is the fourth Elder Scrolls entry and was released on the Xbox 360 and PS4 in 2006. It is…

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…

FIFA 21 Review – Good, But Still Disappointing-

Another year, another FIFA. It’s not obvious given my general gaming interests, but I’m an avid FIFA player, and have…

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Genshin Impact – BotW Knockoff or Something Special?-

A good day to you, anyone tuning in to Seriously Average Gamers! Today I’m going to be talking about one…

Star Wars: Squadrons Review – How Much Fight in This Dog?-

EA’s license to develop Star Wars videogames is one normally met by an uneasy combination of anticipation and readiness. Readiness…

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Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time – Or Is It?-

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is a 3D platformer, developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision. It…

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…

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…

Cyberpunk 2077 – Why I’m Choosing Corpo.-

Cyberpunk 2077 is the upcoming first-person RPG from CD Projekt Red. I know that most people reading this will know…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 – First Impression-

Today I’ll be talking about the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 remaster that just released. This is a…

Marvel’s Avengers Review In Progress – Should You Meet Your Heroes?-

Marvel’s Avengers launched around the world today (as far as I’m aware anyway, not sure on unlock times per region),…

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Into the Gem Vault-

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a first person, action RPG released in 2011. It’s a reboot of the original Deus…

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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…