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Our Favourite Games of 2012

So, with a great year of gaming behind us, there are plenty of games getting attention, awards for best this and that are being thrown around like nobodys business, so we here at TKOG thought that we’d join in and give you a little list of some of our favourite games of the year (GOTY). Continue reading

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Why The Best Game of 2012 Isn’t The One You Think

Around this time of year you’ll see many sites dedicated to gaming listing what they believe to be the best game of 2012, whereas most sites have chosen Far Cry 3, Mass Effect 3, Max Payne 3, Halo 4 or Black Ops 2 or any other number of games with a number in their title citing either graphical achievements or sales, I have chosen a different game, for a different reason. Continue reading

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In Defense of Teabagging

Teabagging is a dirty word in online gaming, it’s synonymous with immaturity, lack of skill and a host of other attributes one wouldn’t want to associate themselves with. It’s also fucking hilarious. Which is why I do it every chance I get. I personally think that the act of spamming that crouch button over the corpse of your fallen foe gets a bum rap and I wanted to try to explain why it’s really not that bad. Continue reading

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Why Halo 4 Proves Gamers Have Massively low Self Esteem

Halo 4 is currently kicking so much ass on Metacritic that you’d think it was a Final Fantasy 7 reboot made by Hideo Kojima. It’s a great game, but if you look at how the Halo series has evolved, it’s just playing to stereotype that gamers have low self-esteem.

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3 Simple Changes That Would Make Good Games Great

Video games walk a thin line, one niggling feature can make a playable game unbearable, similarly, there are several good games out there that are just one simple change away from greatness. Games like …

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3 things people claim are cheap (that actually aren’t)

“Cheapness” is a term that’s thrown around so much in video games culture that if you trademarked it, you’d be buried and killed by the weight of your royalties so fast and so hard your nuts would turn to diamonds. But I feel that the term is used unfairly, because it’s becoming increasingly popular to simply accuse someone of being cheap rather than admit that there are massive flaws in your own gameplay. Here are three common cheap tactics people love to complain about and why they’re total bullshit …

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5 games you didn’t know were controversial.

Controversy and video games spend more time together than the pages of a bible in a mosque. Most controversy is bullshit and usually caused as the result of poor research. However, it’s also an issue that as gamers we’re going to see, a lot. So I wanted to show you how easily you can make anything seem controversial if you look at it the right way, to remind people that most of the controversy you see, is just people reading into things too much.

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All Good Things Come To An End…Unfortunately

As much fun as games can be whilst playing them in solitude til 5am in a dark room, there is no denying that when you get the right games, playing them with others can be a much more fun experience. Throughout all of my gaming life, I don’t think I’ve ever had more fun gaming than when me and mates have grabbed some junk food and energy drinks, and prepared for one hell of a games night. However, with the evolution of internet gaming, these experiences seem to be going out of fashion, playing the same games, with the same people, but in the comfort of your own home, without having to make any effort, it’s not difficult to see why people have chosen to go with the times and turn to a headset relationship with their friends. Continue reading