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Unravel the Hidden Xbox Gem, EA Access – Is It Enough To Open Your Wallet?

The first gaming gem of 2016, Unravel is less than a month away (releases 9th February) and EA Access is offering subscribers 10 hours of unrestricted access to this adorable title 5 days ahead of it’s release date as well as a 10% discount – this is just one of many enticements EA have offered Xbox gamers since EA Access launched back in August 2014 and costing no more than a pumpkin spice latte per month, is EA Access a hidden gem? Continue reading

Will Destiny’s £25 Boost Packs Tip the Balance of Fair Play?

Darren drags Antony out of his Star Wars spoiler proof bunker for another fun filled episode, in which the Sparks debate Destiny’s latest offering to their loyal gaming community and ask, have we finally reached the stage where microtransactions threaten to upset gameplay balance and if not, are we just one step away from the dreaded ‘Pay to Win’ scenario dividing ‘The Haves’ and the ‘Have Nots’ that lies in the Sparks worst nightmares?

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Gamescom Conference Analysis – Are Sony Getting Complacent or Running Scared?

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, at the Xbox gamescom 2015 Briefing on Tuesday, 4 August 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Juergen Schwarz for Microsoft)

This week it’s Gamescom! So of course Antony and Darren discuss all the news that has come to light from the Microsoft and EA conferences. The highs and lows, the faves and the frowns all come under the Sparks’ microscope and the lack of a presence from Sony is discussed at length, can they keep their edge on promises alone and does their absence signify the start of a turning of the tide?

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