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This Week in Gaming News: Cowboys, Space Monkeys, Vampires and Cardboard

Alex Aldridge
Hello, newsaholics, and welcome to this week in gaming news, where I endeavour to scour the internet for a whole week and compile the best and most important pieces of gaming news so you don’t have to. Granted, you probably do this yourselves while you’re sat at work as bored
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Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Street Fighter II’ – Hanging at Arcades, Causing Trouble and Kicking Ass

Ricky D Fernandes
Day after day, Street Fighter II became more than a pass time – it became an obsession. I went from playing the game during my lunch breaks to after school – and on weekends, and at times even skipping class to practice my skills.
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1996 Redux: ‘Tomb Raider’ — Open World Vs. Linearity

Harry Morris
Amongst the many iconic franchises within gaming, Tomb Raider stands confidently amongst them. Fronted by the gun toting and treasure hunting obsessed heroine Lara Croft, the series has spanned over two decades (with Lara's very first adventure being unleashed upon the world in 1996).
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Forget the Sideshow, Give LGBT Characters the Spotlight

Luke Geraghty
It’s January 1st, 2016. Estonia legalises civil unions for same-sex couples. Three days later, an openly gay mayor is elected in deeply religious Salt Lake City. February sees a small West Virginian city council banning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the workplace, and on April Fools’ Day the