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Review: Castlevania Requiem

A history lesson first. Castlevania Requiem for PS4 includes both Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood. Rondo of Blood was released for the PC in 1993 (being exclusive to...

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Review: Pilot Sports

Pilot Sports is best described as Pilotwings for Playstation (also available on Switch). WHAT. Hold your horses. It’s best described as Pilotwings for Playstation in terms of the sort of game it...

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November’s Free Games Preview

Clocks have gone back, it’s getting dark now so to tide you over… Yakuza Kiwami (PS4) - sprawling (and crazy) combat RPG set in the world of Yakuza, remastered and enhanced for...

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Quick Review: Overcooked 2: Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC

I love Overcooked 2 so much. The thought of DLC excites me and Surf ‘n’ Turf does not disappoint. After the whole ‘raising the unbread’ business, the Onion King is having a...

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Review: WWE 2K19

The cover athlete for WWE 2K19 is AJ Styles, known affectionately to fans as The Phenomenal One. He is regarded as one of the best in the industry at the moment, as...

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October’s Free Games Preview

Spooky October should have some spooky games. And it... sort of does. Well it has a few. Take a look at what your hard earned subscription fee will be paying for this...

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Review: Slime Rancher

Slime Rancher is one of the rare games these days where you just play ‘for fun’. Sure, all games are fun, but usually underpinned by a competitive element, or challenging environment. Not...

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Review: Yakuza Kiwami 2

Yakuza Kiwami 2 takes place 1 year after the explosive events of Yakuza Kiwami. Kiryu has settled into civilian life with Haruka, who he has more or less adopted at this point,...

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Review: Mothergunship

Mothergunship is a blast, literally and figuratively. The concept revolves around being able to build your own guns using component parts, but rather than a first-person-shooter supporting this, it stands up on...

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Review: Brawlout

I first saw Brawlout a long time ago at Eurogamer Expo, and it caught my eye. I have a soft spot for platform arena fighters but I haven’t really seen any that...

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Review: Guacamelee 2

Disclaimer - I didn't play the first Guacamelee. I made it about 10 minutes, decided it wasn’t for me and never looked back. So I wasn’t hugely excited for Guacamelee 2. I...

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Review: Overcooked 2

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I never got to play the original Overcooked. I saw it at a few Expos, surrounded by people laughing and cheering. Sadly, it was local co-op play only. I could never muster...

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Review: Neverout

Neverout does not give you a lot to sink your teeth into in anticipation. The first clue you get is the entire plot really, as you begin the game inside a grey...

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August’s Free Games Preview

For anyone tempting to turn their consoles on in the insane heatwave, there’s some good prizes this month in the free game collection, let’s take a look: Forza Horizon 2 Standard –...

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July’s Free Games Preview

For anyone wishing to tempt turning their console on in this heat, there’s a decent selection of free games this month for you to risk melting your plastic over: Absolver (PS4) -...

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Review: Onrush

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Onrush is not a racing game. You are not jostling for position, but position is important. You do not want to be first past the line or goal usually, but sometimes you...

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Review: Vampyr

So many vampire jokes. It would be easy to riddle this review with them, but I shall try and rise above it. Just take a breath. One-ah ah ah, two- ah ah...

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June’s Free Games Preview

Nearly at e3, Sony bring out some big hitters for the free games and Microsoft... well they turned up I suppose. Take a look at this month's freebies that you can get...

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Review: Yoku’s Island Express

“What’s that you are playing?” I am asked frequently as I work through Yoku’s Island Express’s detailed world. “It looks like you’re a dung beetle.” Correct. Bit of a weird character for...

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