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Forza Motorsport 5 – the Legendary Driving Franchise

There are some games that constantly perform in terms of sales when a new edition is released and Forza Motorsport 5 is one of them. This time round there is a new graphics engine, while gameplay just seems much smoother. The cars are easy to handle, but not too easy, while there are many complex corners that can catch you out.

You have to have your own tactics to come away as the winner of a race, and when you’ve finished the storyline, you’ll love the new multiplayer modes. You can use the smart match to race online with people who have a similar racing style, while Top Gear presented Jeremy Clarkson and James May appear throughout the game.

You’re certainly in for a treat with this racing game, and a racing game has certainly never looked better in the highest possible resolution; 1080p HD and 60 frames per second.

Harry Potter World – Number One for a Behind the Scenes Tour

Harry Potter Wold, situated in Watford, is packed with all kinds of props and sets form the harry potter movie series and it’s a must visit attraction for Harry Potter fans. You can find out how the famous scenes were filmed, and there are many, many secrets revealed.

You can also pick up great gifts, such as uniforms, brooms, butter beer, robes, wands and golden snitches among others. Getting up and close to the sets is a big bonus, and the design work and architecture is just as fascinating as the characters themselves.

The attraction also has an outside area with the wobbly bridge, houses and of course Diagon Alley. Everything you’d expect to see is in Harry potter world, and it’s a place every Harry Potter fan should visit.

Playstation 4 vs Xbox One: Price

A year ago this was a simple discussion; Sony’s Playstation 4 was £349/$399 while the Xbox One was £429/$499. That was where the discussion stopped; the Playstation 4 was a whole lot cheaper. But now, twelve months later, the conversation has got a lot more complicated for shoppers.

The Xbox One has lost its mandatory Kinect, a motion sensitive camera used to navigate menus and add various features to games and, as a result, the cost has gone down to be a little closer to the Playstation 4.

The second thing to consider is the games that come bundled with your machine. If you, your son or daughter want Grand Theft Auto 5 then a machine that comes bundled with that title will likely be cheaper than buying the two separately. Both Microsoft and Sony have various official bundles, while retailers also put on their own bundles, especially around Christmas.

WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition – You Heard It Here First Brother!

WWE 2K15 is a must have game for any wrestling fan, even those who around when Hulk Hogan was slamming down the leg drop. WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition includes a figurine, premium packaging, a figure, a piece of ring canvas as well as preordable Hunk and Sting characters.

The only downside is that it costs just under £80 but that won’t be an issue for Hulkamaniacs, and you’re essentially getting a piece of history with this game package. You also don’t get any difference in terms of gaming. By this ewe man that there are no extra game mdoes, and the redeemable characters are the only difference.

Some people will be interested in this deal which is only available at one outlet in the UK, but it’s certainly not for everyone, only the Hulkamiacs.

Minecraft Five Years Later…

Minecraft was released on PC on May 17th 2009. It was originally created by  Swedish programmer Markus “Notch” Persson but then later developed by Mojang. After gradual updates, it fully released its alpha version on November 18th 2011 , after the Android version was released a month earlier on October 7th. Six months later, the game was released on Xbox 360 as an Xbox Live Arcade Game on May 9th 2012.

Five years since its release on PC it has sold 14 million copies on PC and 32 million copies on other platforms: Windows, OS X, Linux, Java platform, Java applet, Android, iOS, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Raspberry Pi, PlayStation 3, PlayStation4, PlayStation Vita and Wii U.During its five years Minecraft has received multiple awards including: Innovation Award, Best Downloadable game, The Audience Award and The Seumas McNally Award.

Minecraft is split into two separate game modes. Creative and Survival. You can play both of them in multiplayer. If you’re mostly interested in making huge structures from scratch with unlimited resources, Creative mode is your choice as it gives you infinite possibilities with designing infrastructure for your world. You won’t see any enemies, and you can pull blocks of all shapes and sizes out of thin air. However, if you dare to enter into a world of danger, where you’re crafting and creating out of necessity, you’ll probably want to play in Survival mode. Where gangs of monsters want to break/explode/eat your bones, one pixel at a time. You’ll need to protect yourself from the creatures that come out at night. Its a highly addictive but repetitive game.