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Liverpool right to re-assert transfer power, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool lost at home to Southampton last season, though the summer’s transfer dealings appear to have reduced the possibility of such an upset happening again on Sunday. The south coast club have lost their manager to Tottenham and most of their best players to bigger clubs, with Liverpool …

Alberto Moreno completes £12m Liverpool move from Sevilla

Liverpool have completed the signing of Spain left-back Alberto Moreno from Sevilla for a £12m transfer fee.

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

<i>Financial figures for 2012-13, for the 20 clubs in the Premier League during 2012-13. All details from the published annual reports at Companies House. Net debt is as stated in the accounts; debts minus cash held at the bank. The separate categories of turnover are rounded down or up, so added</i> …

ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

4 hours ago<p>KYIV, Ukraine -- UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was 19 years old when he was called up to serve in the Yugoslav Army. Military service …

Petr Cech's Chelsea future is on the line as he faces a shoulder operation

Petr Cech's shoulder injury could leave the way clear for Thibaut Courtois to return from Atlético Madrid and claim the Chelsea No 1 jersey<p>Thibaut Courtois may be handed the chance to claim the <b>Chelsea</b> No 1 spot next season as the club fear that Petr Cech will need surgery on his dislocated shoulder.<p>…

Black Gold Online - Closed Beta Trailer

tavern-tales

What is Tavern Tales?<p>Tavern Tales is a fantasy-themed roleplaying game with the following features:<p>Tavern Tales empowers you to play the game however …

Board Games

The Strange Economy of Werewolves and Vampires in Elder Scrolls Online

Paying for vampire bites.<p>Last night two people on the streets of Riften begged me to bite them. No, more than that, they offered to <i>pay me</i> to bite …

The Elder Scrolls Online players can trade in this third-party auction forum

To make up for the lack of an in-game auction house, players have set up a makeshift marketplace on the TESO Elite forums for buying, selling and trading goods, services and other such commerce.<p>Developer ZeniMax has recognized this trading space via the <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> official Twitter …

Why The Ending of Every Pokémon Game Is Garbage

You go through the trouble of collecting all 8 badges and defeating the Elite Four—and in some cases, sometimes you even try to catch them all. But …

Pokémon

50 Frustrating Moments Everyone Experiences While Playing Games

Escort missions. Not being able to pause when you need to. Never having a line piece appear in Tetris.<p>There are a ton of little aggravating things …

Kinect

"Gritty, uncompromising" RPG Prisonscape on Kickstarter

Introversion's Prison Architect does building and managing a prison; Team 17's The Escapists does escaping from prison; now small project Prisonscape …

The Elder Scrolls Online First Content Patch Revealed

Coming later this month.<p>Bethesda has revealed the first content patch due to arrive for The Elder Scrolls Online later this month, introducing the …

Heroes save the world, and others pay the price in The Elder Scrolls Online (review)

<i>Check out our</i> <i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>When I first heard about The Elder Scrolls Online, the most important question I had as a devout fan of The Elder Scrolls series was whether or not a massively multiplayer online game could possibly live up to the standards of what I consider some of …

After 162,784 cups of coffee, fantasy role-playing game The Elder Scrolls Online finally launches

After years of development and player testing, The Elder Scrolls Online formally launches today, according to publisher Bethesda Softworks. More than 5 million people have registered for the beta test, making this title quite possibly the strongest contender to steal the online fantasy audience …

The Basics of RPGs

I'm playing Ni No Kuni when my daughter sits down beside me, enthralled by the visuals. "It looks like Ponyo," she says. "It's made by Ghibli," I …

Board Games

23 Of The Weirdest Pokémon

The world of Pokémon is a strange land full of even stranger creatures, but some stand out among the others. Whether it’s because of their design, …

The Origins of 7 Popular Game Names

The Origins of 7 Popular Game Names<p>/ April 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM / Gaming, Gaming Opinions<p>Have you ever thought about what a game’s name meant or where …

The One Thing You Need To Know Before Playing 'Elder Scrolls Online'

In the hills of Daggerfall, a castle lay under siege by werewolves. The Lion Guard was beaten back, and it was up to me to lead the charge to retake the keep. I fought my way through hordes of savage beasts, noble heroes at my side, and slowly but surely, our forces pushed through. The general told …

The Elder Scrolls Online Review

The 500,000 Companions<p>Regardless of whether you assume the guise of an orc or an elf, Elder Scrolls Online is the story of an adventurer in search of …

9. Lance Vance Sells Out Tommy Vercetti

In the context of a gaming narrative, the betrayal is something that is a delicate concept to execute. If it's done well it will be remembered by …

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7 Banned Moments in South Park: The Stick of Truth - IGN Video

In Europe these 7 moments were banned and replaced in South Park: The Stick of Truth. Warning, Aliens are involved.

Seven Facts About Destiny You Might Have Missed

One year after its unveiling last February, Destiny remains something of a mystery. Few outside of Bungie's Bellevue offices have been able to explore space as a magic-wielding Warlock, a brutish Titan, or an elusive Hunter. But for as much as we'd all love to discover whether a legendary gun like …

Dragon Warrior Monsters retrospective

I've been playing Dragon Warrior Monsters for 15 years, and I've never beaten it. It's travelled with me across the UK, across Europe, across the …

6 Video Game Worlds That Would Make Horrible Travel Destinations

The holidays are a time to get away. Some of us will go to relatives. Some will go away on family vacations. And some will get lost in their new PS4, …

Why MMORPGs Continue To Be Big Money Makers In China

In my 12 years of analysis on the games industry in China as managing partner of Niko Partners it has become clear that Chinese gamers can be very passionate about PC online gaming.<p>PC online games can be client-software based (require a client installation) or web-browser based (no client software …

Making a video game adaptation of a movie is difficult under even the most ideal circumstances: even if the movie itself is awesome and the actors …