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Guess the Game @ CeX Instagram, Win a Prize!

Sunday, 28 August 2016
Are you a gamer? Do you like prizes? Want to win some CeX booty? If you answered YES to all of those questions, then you could be winning some lovely CeX prizes pretty soon!Every Thursday at our official CeX Instagram page, we've giving away a CeX crate, which is jam packed full of CeX goodies. To win one of these CeX crates, simply swing by our CeX Instagram every Thursday and play "Guess the Game", where you'll need to guess which recent videogame box-art is being teased. Simply FOLLOW us on ... Read More

Rock The Kasbah

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Back in the day, Bill Murray’s name was enough to sell anything. Throughout the 80s and 90s, everything Bill touched turned to box office gold – although not always critical gold. Still, he brought in the crowds and left the majority of audiences with smiles on their faces. However, in 2015 Bill Murray’s biggest mistake was released. A box-office bomb, the film grossed $3.5 million against a $15 million budget – and has the unlucky title of ‘the 5th worst opening of all-time for a ... Read More

No Man's Sky

Monday, 22 August 2016
Developed by Hello Games and out now for PS4 and PC, No Man’s Sky is surely the most ambitious videogame ever made. It gives you an entire procedurally generated universe to explore, and the promise of essentially an infinite number of flora and fauna to discover. Heck, you can even name anything you discover and have these names appear in other people’s games if/when they come across these things after you. It was an almost inconceivable goal, but they’ve pulled it off… to an ... Read More

In the Heart of the Sea

Sunday, 21 August 2016
In 1851, Herman Melville published the now-iconic Moby-Dick (or The Whale). It told the story of the obsessive quest of Captain Ahab to exact revenge on his fishy foe, the eponymous Moby Dick, a whale who destroyed his ship on a previous voyage and took his leg. Back in 1851, the novel was what we would now call a ‘flop’, and was completely out-of-print by Melville’s death in 1891. People were probably meeting at the pub and saying “You read Moby Dick? It’s shit, mate”. But during ... Read More

Carmageddon: Max Damage

Saturday, 20 August 2016
The trailers for Carmageddon: Max Damage were things that make you go “hmmm”, and not in a good way. They were all like “Hey, hahaha, look, you can drive through nuns! And penguins, too! Aren’t we just fucking CRAZY and CONTROVERSIAL?!?”. What you may have found yourself thinking, though, was more along the lines of “Those graphics look a bit crap. These trailers aren’t showing me much in the way of actual gameplay; is there a reason for that?”.Yes. Yes there is.Developed by ... Read More

High Rise

Friday, 19 August 2016
‘High Rise’, directed by Ben Wheatley, is a two hour psychedelic trip that you’ll find you just don’t want to come down from. Set in the 70s, this adaptation of the book by the same name (JG Ballard), follows Dr. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) as he moves into a wealthy London skyscraper where the rich live on the lower floors and the fabulously wealthy live at the top. The entirety of the higher-end of society has been encapsulated into this one tower block, with each balcony looking ... Read More

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness

Thursday, 18 August 2016
There was a time when the Japanese Role Playing Game genre dominated the console gaming. Following the massive successes of Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger, so many companies wanted to get on board to replicate their success. Unfortunately for fans of those games, those times no longer exist. We now must wait for games of this ilk and when they do come along, it’s a massive event. After nearly a decade away, Star Ocean is back and it feels very much like the last game in the series, for ... Read More

Sing Street

Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Ah, the 1980s. Legwarmers, Rubik’s cubes, Miami Vice…and some damn fine music. Yes, some of it hasn’t exactly aged well, with some pretty aggressive synth-use getting right up in your face. But on the whole, the 80s was a hugely influential time for music and people being inspired to express themselves – knowing it was okay to be different. Stars like David Bowie, Prince and Robert Smith were, and continue to be, heroes for many people. Director/writer John Carney’s latest, Sing ... Read More

London Film and Comic Con Photo Contest Winners

Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Congratulations & celebrations to our London Film and Comic Con Photo Contest winners! We will be emailing you your sweet CeX vouchers to enjoy in store or online. Thanks to all who entered.Want to enter & give us your best blue steel? Catch us at the next Comic Con near ... Read More

HTC 10

Tuesday, 16 August 2016
HTC has launched it's 2016 flagship the HTC 10 last month , some might say it's a bit late than usual but we don't mind as long as it's coming out with something extraordinary (think Vive) ...or is it ? Let's find out.Design & Hardware The HTC 10 is one of the best looking devices in the market thanks to HTC maintaining its aesthetics since HTC One's days and continuing with the single Aluminium block design.The finish is smooth and slippery with curved edges at the back. It's got a 5.2” ... Read More
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