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Review: Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

I can’t believe Crash Team Racing came out 20 years ago. TWENTY. YEARS. Wow, I feel old. I remember it being good. I think it might have even been really,...

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July’s Free Games Preview

Can I download these games before my consoles explode in the heat? Not a stellar month this month on any format, but there are some gems.

Horizon...

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Review: Super Neptunia RPG

Neptune has lost her memories. You play as her, and must help her regain them whilst completing quests for the locals. Another standard RPG then? Well, yes. But what sets...

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Review: Darkwood

Can a top-down game be scary? I thought not. I was so, so wrong. Upon reading about the history of Darkwood, I learned that it was referred to as one of the...

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June’s Free Games Preview

Weather is hotting up but thankfully June looks horrible from a sun perspective. Which makes it good from a gaming perspective. Free games! EA Sports NHL 19 / Xbox One (June 1-30)...

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Review: A Plague’s Tale: Innocence

Amicia is out hunting with her father, the senior member of the De Rune household. Very quickly, you discover that A Plague’s Tale is a beautiful looking tale with an...

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Review: World War Z

First, there was the book, then the film, and now the game. I’ve not read the book, but I have seen the film, and I can tell you that if you’re thinking...

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Review: Overcooked 2 DLC: Campfire Cook Off!

You know the drill by now - more Overcooked content means more levels, new mechanics and some new chefs. Campfire Cook Off does not disappoint.

What amazes me...

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May’s Free Games Preview

Double Bank Holidays mean more time to play video games. However, there’s a lot of co-op on board this month so hope you have some IRL friends… Overcooked (PS4) - couch multiplayer...

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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro is really hard. You’ve probably heard this already. Maybe you’ve played the Souls games before. Perhaps you’re no stranger to hard games. Well let me tell you, this is really, really...

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Review: God’s Trigger

God’s trigger is a hellacious blast. It’s over the top instant fun, with a cool if little formulaic story.

The archangel Gabriel is being a dick, and...

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Review: Rico

The visual style of Rico caught my attention. I read the story behind the pitch, how it really was around 1,000 words but it could be summed up in four. “Kick doors,...

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Feature: Into the Breach – A Gaming Pinnacle

Everyone once in a while, a game comes along that you weren’t expecting. I had heard about Into the Breach. People raved about it. I looked at screenshots. It looked...

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April’s Free Games Preview

Welcome to April 2019, you get some free games. Psyche! No you don’t! April Fools! Ok, there are some free games it turns out. Double bluff. The Technomancer - Available April 1...

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Review: ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove

Back in 2015, ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove entered kickstarter. Now it’s out and… amazingly it’s quite good.  As you begin, you choose one of 9 characters - essentially...

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Review: Far Cry: New Dawn

New Dawn is a spin-off sequel from Far Cry 5. As such it’s hard to write about it without spoiling Far Cry 5, so if you haven’t played it (or care about...

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March’s Free Games Preview

The first month of no PS3 and Vita games means Playstation fans get a little less, but on the flip side writing these reports gets a little easier. Let’s take a look:...

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Review: Riot: Civil Unrest

Ever wondered what it might be like to take part in a riot, organising gangs to basically fight the police? Wonder no longer as that is exactly the idea in Riot: Civil...

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Review: Smoke and Sacrifice

I did not know what type of game Smoke and Sacrifice is. Judging by the art style, some sort of indie RPG? No. It’s a survival game. And it is dark. Imagine...

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