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6 Wrestling Games You Can Play Now On PlayStation
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6 Wrestling Games You Can Play Now On PlayStation

It's Wrestlemania week so here are 6 Wrestling Games on PlayStation that you can play right now on PS4 and PS5. Lay The Smackdown This list has you covered for all types of budgets, gameplay modes, with both arcade and SIM style games featuring your favourite current/legendary wrestlers. So whether you want to brave the fight alone or challenge some buddies in couch co-op/online multiplayer, then there is something here for every wrestling fan. Fire Pro Wrestling World Release: 28th Sept 2018 Metacritic: 79 Trophies: 32 (incl Platinum) Longevity: 60hrs+ Fire Pro Wrestling World is a comprehensive wrestling game where every component can be customised – from the wrestler to the ring. Fight for victory and the winner's belt! Unlimited customisation possibilities – Buil...
Our Favourite Video Game Easter Eggs
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Our Favourite Video Game Easter Eggs

Well Easter is here and some of the team here at Thumb Culture are sharing their Easter Eggs. No not the chocolate kind... Our favourite Video Game Easter Eggs. Video Game Easter Eggs - The Plot Chickens How many of these were you already aware of? Let us know in the comments what your favourite Video Game Easter Egg is. The Last Of Us Tease - Tony Originally The Last of Us was to be revealed in July 2011. The development team on Uncharted 3 created a little link to the upcoming Naughty Dog game during development of Nathan Drakes 3rd adventure on PS3. With Uncharted 3 launching in Nov 2011, The Last Of Us would then be common knowledge. However when the reveal of The Last Of Us got pushed to December of that year, Uncharted 3 was already in players hands with the Easter Egg still i...
Death Stranding 2 Co-Op?
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Death Stranding 2 Co-Op?

Is the latest trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Hideo Kojima's Award Winning game hinting at Death Stranding 2 Co-op gameplay? DEATH STRANDING 2 Co-Op? The trailer features some very impressive visuals and Kojima's usual unique brand of crazy. At over 9 minutes in length, it is par for the course as with trailers for its predecessor. Leaving fans with more questions than answers this trailer has certainly increased the hype for the PlayStation console exclusive. It's easily one of the finest game trailers I have ever come across - check it out below. Should We Have Connected? In a tweet sharing the new trailer Hideo Kojima says: "Some new characters are introduced, and there are many hints of the story and gameplay in this trailer. Watch it many times and please enjoy." Ha...
Feels, Felines and Finding Yourself – Steam Next Fest February 2024
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Feels, Felines and Finding Yourself – Steam Next Fest February 2024

Steam again got into the Valentine’s spirit this month with their thrice-yearly spreading of indie game love. Vals, gals or pals, it was the perfect pre-holiday experience. The first Steam Next Fest of 2024 ran from 5th - 12th February, boasting a vast array of upcoming indie demos from both new and known developers. Many also hosted devstreams and live Q&As to further whet players’ appetites for what awaits on the indie horizon. Spicy Souls-likes, artful adventures, pixel art platformers, quirky crafters - whatever your taste, everyone could easily come away with some favourites. Us included. So here are five memorable demos that captured my heart and made eyes at me long after ending:   Hauntii Developer: Moonloop Games Publisher: Firestoke Planned Release Date: Q2 202...
Top 5 Games to Buy This Christmas
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Top 5 Games to Buy This Christmas

With Christmas quickly approaching, many people like us at Thumb Culture may be looking for ideas on what games to buy. I know; I've got a lot of games on my wishlist, but here are my Top Five Games to Buy This Christmas. This list is in no particular order, so enjoy it and let us know what you think others should pick up in the comments below. Top Festive Five to Have in Your Stockings 1) Dead Island 2 I don't know about you folks, but I love smashing the heads of the undead. That's why Dead Island 2 is a great choice for this. You'll start by selecting one of six playable heroes, each with different stats. Then, venture forth into the chaotic world of Hell-A. You can mod and wield various weapons, such as Hammers, Axes, Knives and Rifles, as you slaughter your way through hordes.    ...
The Game Awards 2023: All Nominees & Winners
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The Game Awards 2023: All Nominees & Winners

2023 is perhaps one of the best years in gaming we've had in a good while, every month filled with brilliant games and Game of the year contenders for us all to not play because our backlog is too big. The Best Of The Best Don't agree with any of the winners? Who got snubbed? Are you happy with this years Decisions? Let us know! The Game Awards 2023: All Nominees And Winners Best Family Game Disney Illusion Island Super Mario Bros: Wonder - Winner Party Animals Pikmin 4 Sonic Superstars Innovation In Accessibility  Street Fighter 6 Diablo 4 Forza Motorsport - Winner Hi-Fi Rush Spider-Man 2 Mortal Kombat 1 Best ESports athlete Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok - Winner Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut Phillip ”ImperialHal” Dosen Max “Demon1” Mazanov ...
The Game Awards 2023: Recap
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The Game Awards 2023: Recap

The long anticipated game awards has finally arrived! Whether you missed the event, or just want a recap, your Game Awards 2023 Recap is right here! Wrap it up It’s understandable to have missed the event this year, concluding at 4am in the UK and filled with many ads that were sometimes inseparable from the main announcements. Listed is every bit of new information I could find. The Game Awards 2023 Recap Pre-show Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Remake Developer- Avantgarden Platforms | PS5 | Xbox Series X/S | Steam | Epic games Release Date: February 28, 2024 https://youtu.be/RMTQ4HNuzu8?si=1GJu6IuDAI9Vpgvy Pony Island 2 Panda Circus Developer: Daniel Mullins Game's Platforms: Steam Release Date: 2025/2026 https://youtu.be/0h3delBc3uo?si=tNBSbpRJwJQkduH4 T...
#TheSimsForRent Expansion and Event
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#TheSimsForRent Expansion and Event

Recently The Sims For Rent event emerged to promote the new expansion. Offering players an extraordinary opportunity to meet the famous Landgraab family. This article recounts my experience participating in the event and delves into the new feature that allows players to become landlords within The Sims 4. Lucrative Landgraab Landlord Being a fan of The Sims, I eagerly requested to go when Stu mentioned an event in London to celebrate the new expansion release. The event for The sims for rent expansion , invited players to meet the iconic Landgraab family of the game in real life. Expecting an unforgettable experience, it was time to head to the event at a designated venue along with other fans. The atmosphere was electrifying, full of laughter and an Uncanny Valley vibe as it was held i...
Mysteries, Myths & Melodies – Steam Next Fest October 2023
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Mysteries, Myths & Melodies – Steam Next Fest October 2023

Any indie gamer knows that one of the best places to find hidden gems is at Steam Next Fest. Three times a year, hundreds of upcoming/newly released games are showcased with playable demos, livestreams and dev Q&A sessions. And it’s where you’ll find me glued to my desk soaking up every last bit of it. Every year the number of incredible demos increases, the wishlist gets ever bigger and we're always here for it! So, having finally been able to fully absorb the sheer volume of great demos on offer, here’s a few that went straight in my basket:  Agatha Christie - Murder on the Orient Express Developer: Microids Studio Lyon Publisher: Microids Release Date: 19th October 2023 Platforms: PC, Playstation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch The Belgian de...
Video Games Celebrating The LGBTQIA+ Community
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Video Games Celebrating The LGBTQIA+ Community

Following Pride Month 2023, Tyler and I felt inspired to write a TC feature about some great LGBTQIA+ representation in video games. We put our heads together and came up with the following games and characters. The list is done in no particular order so please don't be offended. We did focus on characters written as queer rather than chosen in character creation or player choices. Narrowing down the many games with LGBTQIA+ romantic options wasn't easy. Especially with game series from The Sims to Saints Row, RPGs like Fallout and Mass Effect and more. Being given the choice during gameplay has come leaps and bounds in video game history. Of the many examples of LGBTQIA+ characters, hopefully, the ones you expect are here. It was difficult to narrow it down but I hope you agree with th...