Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Top Titles for under the Tree

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Top Titles for under the Tree

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Byline: GAME ON With Cheryl Mullin

IVING with a gamer can be a pain at the best of times, but Christmas can prove one of the worst.

LWhat are they hoping to find wrapped up under the tree on the big day? Which is the game they have their fingers crossed Santa will bring them? If you're looking to surprise them this year, then allow me to give you some suggestions.

CALL OF DUTY WWII PS4, Xbox One, PC IT WAS one of November's big releases, and saw the franchise make a welcome return to its roots.

Leaving behind the frozen depths of space, this year's release sees the action taking place in France during the Second World War.

The story for the single player campaign has won lots of praise, with iconic battles and locations recreated with harrowing realism.

The series is renowned for its multiplayer campaigns, and WWII is no different, with a frenetic, brutal gameplay.

There's even a Headquarter, where players can socialise and relive highlights of their battle. | Bargain buy: PS48 (PS4) from tesco.com. Add a season pass (PS4) for PS37.99 from electronicfirst.com | Bundle deal: PS4 1TB Call of Duty: WWII Camo console, PS259 from tesco.com FIFA 18 PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC ANOTHER year, another FIFA - and EA is stepping ever closer to creating the perfect game.

Powered by the Frostbite engine, FIFA looks delicious with new crowd scenes, presentation graphics and sounds delivering EA's most immersive iteration to date.

Dribbling feels tighter, there's a greater variety of sprinting animations for players of differing builds, and for those seeking something a bit different, The Journey story mode makes a welcome return.

| Bargain buy: PS49.99 (Xbox One and PS4) from game.co.uk | Bundle deal: PS4 FIFA 18 1TB with FIFA 18 Ultimate Team Icons and Rare Player Pack - PS257.96 from amazon.co.uk TEKKEN 7 PS4, Xbox One, PC AFTER nearly a decade in the wilderness, Bandai Namco recalled its fighters for one final Iron Fist tournament. And it's not just a tournament title at stake here - there's deep-seated family issues to be worked through too.

Despite appearances, Tekken has never really been your run of the mill fighter. …

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