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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: Beasts of Balance

Beasts of Balance is a physical game which is linked to a digital world. Not in the way that Skylanders or Lego Dimensions is - as most of the gameplay takes place...

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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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Review: Big Buck Hunter Arcade

Videogames and shooting things go hand in hand. Shooting animals though is often frowned upon in most games - there's either a penalty or no benefit in shooting them. Big Buck Hunter...

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Review: Pixel Gear VR

Pixel Gear is one of the early PSVR titles to cash in on the human desire to shoot things in a virtual world. But foregoing the issue of navigating in VR in...

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Review: Weeping Doll

The horror genre is fast becoming the type of game best suited to VR in my opinion. And I say that in terms of suitability rather than personal preference - they are...

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Review: Mafia 3

Lincoln Clay. You may not know the name but it is synonymous with the history of New Bordeaux. An orphan who was adopted by the black mob, returns home from the Vietnam...

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November’s Free Games Preview

Well it's nearly Christmas, so here are some warm up games for the holiday season. Some are great, some are ok, and some are utterly bonkers. One things in common? They're all...

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Review: Battlezone

When I first played an incarnation of Battlezone it was on the original GameBoy on a games collection cartridge. I remember thinking how cool it was back then, and it's funny how...

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Review: Ace Banana

Imagine if you had a load of bananas. And now imagine that a horde of monkeys are trying to get your bananas and steal them for themselves. What would you do? Shoot...

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Review: Mantis Burn Racing

I saw a trailer for Mantis Burn Racing a while ago and it looked like great fun. The trailer was raucous, load, there was rock music, exciting and fast paced racing. I...

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Review: WWE 2K17

The WWE is renowned for glitz and glamour. Larger than life superstars clashing in the ring, battling for supremacy. WWE 2K17 was the first title enhanced for the current generation, so you...

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Review: Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today

Dead Synchronicity is a classic point-and-click style adventure game. Originally funded by Kickstarter it receives positive reviews on Steam and now makes its way towards Playstation 4. You play as Michael and...

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Review: The Bioshock Collection

The Bioshock Collection includes a huge amount of content. Consisting of three games; Bioshock, Bioshock 2 and Bioshock Infinite, they exist as a unique set of games which sit alone in...

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October’s Free Games Preview

It's a bit of a personal preference month for free games for October. Not terrible. But just as well really as there's a lot else out... read on to find out what...

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TGR@EGX – Our Eurogamer Expo Roundup

That's another year of Eurogamer done for me, but after going the last four years - I thought this was the best yet. A bigger floor space (I think?), certainly more...

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Review: Awesomenauts Assemble

How awesome is Awesomenauts Assemble? It turns out, pretty awesome. Awesomenauts Assemble is the Xbox One version of Awesomenauts – released initially back on Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network back in...

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Review: Filthy Lucre

Filthy Lucre. Money; originally, money obtained dishonestly. I didn't know that the term was slang for ill-gotten gains but it soon became very clear to me. Some bad 'uns have stolen an...

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Review: Metrico+

Metrico was released on Vita in 2014 to mixed reviews. Limited but great, Metrico+ aims to improve on this by taking the original game and refining it. As you begin the game...

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