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Dragon’s Dogma – Review

A huge, unflinchingly tough RPG which fans of the genre should look out for.

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Warrington and the Catalan Dragons kept up the pressure at the top of Super League yesterday, although neither had their own way for much of their matches against lowly opposition.

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A game of Pawns? Dragon’s Dogma launch trailer released

See just why Dragon’s Dogma is raising so many eyebrows amongst fans of action games and RPGs alike.

“Asynchronous” online encounters confirmed for Dragon’s Dogma

The Ur-Dragon is waiting, but only if you're 'ard enough...

Carnegie Challenge Cup

Wigan handed toughest draw

Holders Wigan will be at home to their arch-rivals St Helens in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Preview

Those with a PS3 and penchant for Studio Ghibli’s artistic beauty are in for a real treat when Level-5's Ni no Kuni appears next year.

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Dragon’s Dogma – Preview

Within just a few hours of my time with Dragon’s Dogma, gigantic trolls, chimeras and hydras have all tasted the steel of my blade, the notion of 'less is more' clearly not on the agenda of Hideaki Itsuno and his team.

Rooney Mara sporting a 'Baby Fringe' on the red carpet

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The baby fringe has been making waves of late sported by everyone from the actress of the moment, Rooney Mara, to rising music star Grimes. Lucia Davies explains why we should all be reaching for the scissors

Soumillon goes to sleep on Dabirsim as Classic trials get under way

A week of Classic trials began at Longchamp yesterday with a first career defeat for Dabirsim, the outstanding French juvenile last season. Ridden for the first time by Christophe Soumillon, and also making his first start at a mile, the colt raced keenly in the early stages but took over smoothly in the straight with his rider apparently intent on coasting home.

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Lloyd Burns may need surgery after announcing retirement

Wales international Lloyd Burns is facing the possibility of heart surgery after being forced to retire from rugby. forced

<i>Game of Thrones</i>, distinguished by its spectacular visuals, is at its best when tongue in cheek

Game of Thrones, Sky Atlantic, Sunday
The Undateables, Channel 4, Tuesday
Marrying Prince Harry, Channel 4, Friday

The return of a cult fantasy show tempts even a sceptical viewer to mug up on myths and maps

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'Game of Thrones': It's like Tolkien, but with naughty bits

It's back on the box from tomorrow and Tim Lott explains why its blend of swords, sorcery and sex is such a winner

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