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  1. Oblivion Knight

    The X-Files: Resist or Serve

    This game is probably one of the main reasons I bought a PS2 again, since it never got a PC release - it was only ever released on PS2 and Xbox - plus I still had my copy from previously owning the console. I've played it before but don't think I got particularly far, although from what I...
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    Prince Philip: 1921-2021

    Prince Philip was a controversial figure in the British monarchy, and was never afraid to speak his mind. He's sadly passed away this morning, just a couple of months before he would have reached his 100th birthday. He was a particular favourite for comedians to impersonate. Some of the...
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    Spinny Disks (HDDs)

    Ah spinny disks.. How on earth did I tolerate you for so long?! :ROFLMAO: I'd heard and known about SSDs being a thing, but it wasn't until November 2018 when I first experienced just how much they sped up the overall processing of a computer.. Now it's the first thing I recommend when anyone...
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    Wrong Turn

    Title: Wrong Turn Tagline: It's the last one you'll ever take. Genre: Horror, Thriller Director: Rob Schmidt Cast: Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto, Kevin Zegers, Lindy Booth, Julian Richings, Wayne Robson, Garry Robbins, Ted Clark, Yvonne Gaudry...
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    Resident Evil 2: Destiny

    I was today years old when I learned about this mod.. As a huge fan of the '98 release of Resident Evil 2, I really fancy giving this a try! 😊
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    Official: PS3 / Vita PSN storefronts to close

    It's been rumoured for a couple of weeks amongst various gaming websites/communities - but now Sony have made it official.. :making_announcement: It's time to pick up any of those DLCs that you don't yet own!
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    BAME

    BAME stands for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic.. It's origins date back to the 1970s, but seems to have only recently started being used again by politicians following the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and the coronavirus pandemic. It now looks likely to be scrapped from any "official"...
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    The return of MSN Messenger?

    The Internet hasn't quite felt the same since Microsoft closed the MSN Messenger servers back in 2013.. Whilst it was understandable given their acquisition of Skype, there was just a certain charm that wasn't replicated on the new service. I've often wondered if Microsoft ever decided to...
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Title: Shaun of the Dead Tagline: A romantic comedy. With zombies. Genre: Horror, Comedy Director: Edgar Wright Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Jessica Hynes, Peter Serafinowicz, Rafe Spall, Martin Freeman, Matt...
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    28 Days Later

    Title: 28 Days Later Tagline: His fear began when he woke up alone. His terror began when he realised he wasn't. Genre: Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction Director: Danny Boyle Cast: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Burns, Christopher Eccleston, Noah Huntley...
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    Ruin a band with 1 letter

    ..and go! Let's see what you can come up with 😁 you may only change one letter! I'm not normally a fan of forum games - but I quite liked the idea of this.. Rape Against the Machine Goo Fighters Sinkin Park Lump Bizkit The Offsprigg Daft Spunk Ed Sheeman
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    Final Fantasy - Favourite?

    This should be a topic of much interest and discussion.. 😅 Which is your favourite Final Fantasy game? I've listed the main ones that I suspect will be most commonly voted for, but feel free to be 'that person' and argue your case for something else! I would say that Final Fantasy VIII is my...
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    Brand loyalty?

    Whether it's clothing, food, gadgets, or even the shops themselves.. Brands are everywhere! Do you have any favourites that you tend to stay loyal to? For what reason(s)? Have you gone against a favourite and regretted it? I don't particularly have any favourites, or loyalty toward a brand...
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    Reviews

    The Reviews section of Umbrella Online is now live! Admittedly this has had limited testing, but I don't envisage any problems. Eventually all items that are posted within the database sections will be added as items that you can review, but this is all done manually so please be patient.. :)...
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    Lucius

    I'm pretty sure I picked up a key of Lucius in a Steam giveaway some years ago, but have still yet to play it - quelle surprise! 😆 It was only when I saw Lucius II selling for £2.25 recently that I even thought about it again.. I've installed it, but have yet to load it up. Has anyone else...
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    Days Gone

    A fellow webmaster effectively bought me a copy of the game last year in exchange for my guidance with his forums.. 🤩 I thought it was pretty damn awesome of him. The community still exists (Days Gone Fan) but it has laid somewhat dormant for several months, although the owner assures me that he...
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    Changes - Mar '21 edition

    Just thought I'd give everyone a quick update to things going on behind the scenes.. Keep the faith, I'm still very much active 😉 Removed Discord server - Lack of use Thread attachment viewer (thread list) - Inefficient code, n+1 query behaviour (I'm a stickler for efficiency) VPN/Proxy...
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    Schools in England returning next week

    Third time lucky? Students of all ages are once again returning to schools throughout the UK from next week.. Some new measures in place since Christmas: Face coverings to be worn in secondary classrooms Lateral flow tests for secondary/college students twice a week (expected to test...
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    Broadband

    What is your broadband speed? Who is your provider? What do you pay? Are there any providers you would recommend / avoid? Ping Download Upload 11 ms 50.02 Mb/s 15.75 Mb/s Not too bad whilst connected wirelessly.. :nerd_pc: I'm currently with EE and pay £27 per month for an advertised...
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    Awaiting feedback  Anything YOU would like to see?

    I have a few ideas, but I'm wondering if there is something that you would like to see next? :light_bulb_moment: Portal News portal for Resident Evil / Silent Hill / survival horror news to act as a homepage. Reviews A section for user and staff reviews to act as an extension to the...
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