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Review: Perception

In Perception, you play as Cassie, a blind heroine who needs to unpick the mysteries of an abandoned house which is haunting her dreams. She isn’t afraid of the dark - the...

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Review: Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure

90s platformers had their fair share of iconic characters - plumbers, apes, robot rabbits, geckos… all some sort of human figure or anthropomorphic creature. I can’t recall any which based their main...

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July’s Free Games Preview

Summer's pretty much here now, so there should be plenty of time for some free gaming! Not a bad month for free games for July, let’s break it down:   Until Dawn...

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Review: Super Rude Bear

Rude Bear is hanging out in East London. He’s a bit of a ‘gangsta’, hanging out with his mates, Rad Boar and Robed Bird when a wizard kidnaps him and whisks him...

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June’s Free Games Preview

This month is probably the best month ever for Playstation Plus games. Xbox isn’t doing too bad either, so lets' take a look at what you can expect to be playing in...

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Review: Portal Knights

On first look, Portal Knights screams similarities to Minecraft. It looks blocky, you can build and craft stuff and there is some rudimentary combat. In truth, it's probably more akin to Dragon...

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Review: Demon’s Crystals

Demon's Crystals tells the story of the Urican Demons. Minding their own business, the Demons rule the place - but depend on their life source; the titular crystals. One day, three monsters...

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Review: Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Episode 1)

When I heard about Guardians of the Galaxy (the film) I was convinced that Marvel had dropped the ball. I saw a picture of the crew, and no - this was...

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Review: Dreamfall Chapters

Dreamfall Chapters is a 3D adventure game originally produced in episodic format on PC from 2014, making its way to PS4 and Xbox One now as a full collection. It's a sequel...

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Review: The Banner Saga Complete Pack + Survival Mode

The Banner Saga is a turn-based strategy game but is as much about the story as the strategy here. In fact, it's arguably primarily about the story and you (certainly early...

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April’s Free Games Preview

Summer drought isn't quite on us yet, but thankfully whether you're gaming on a PS3, PS4, Vita or XBox there are enough free games to get us through Easter at least. This...

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Review: Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee was a surprise hit on Kickstarter. Out of nowhere seemingly came this blast from the past and it captured the hearts of many. Yooka-Laylee makes no excuses – it's more than...

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Feature: Fighting With My Honour

Most of my online competition has come from first-person-shooters. Either solo or with a team of friends, we’ll drop in and shoot, explode, capture objectives in an often sea of chaos against...

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Review: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

An action RPG, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing makes its way to console nearly four years later after being originally released on Steam in 2013. Starring as the son of Van...

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March’s Free Games Preview

An interesting selection of games to ease you into longer days and warmer temperatures. The Switch makes its debut too (but no news on when the free game goes live), so let's see...

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Review: Yakuza 0

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I've never thought about joining the Yakuza. Through playing years of GTA, it always sort of glorified a life of crime. Sure, it's dirty and violent, but boy you can live like...

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February 2017’s Free Games Preview

It's the last month of free games before Nintendo joins the fray with the Switch (although you only have the game for a month but that's another issues), and there are some...

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January’s Free Games Preview

A selection of free games this month to hopefully remind people that all is not lost, and 2017 will be a happier year than 2016 (which was a tough one, and ranked...

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Review: Monster Jam – Crush It

Who doesn't love monster trucks? I don't really hear much about them anymore yet I often think about how cool it would be to have one and just drive over traffic. I...

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