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Beta Impressions: Dragon Ball Fighterz

The Dragon Ball Fighterz open beta is taking place this weekend, and there are a lot of reasons to be excited about it. Early footage has indicated that it promises to be...

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Review: Injustice 2

The first Injustice game was a potentially great game, that was let down by a handful of small issues that held it back from becoming a game that people continued to come...

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Review: King of Fighters XIV

After the excellent King of Fighters 13 released back in 2010 breathed new like back into the series, expectations for the sequel have been high. Those expectations took a big fireball to...

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Review: Zen Pinball – The Force Awakens

Funny old game, Zen Pinball. Between myself and the children, we can go for weeks, even months, without looking at it, but as soon as somebody starts it up out of...

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Review: Blazblue Chrono Phantasma Extend

It feels like I’ve been playing Blazblue forever. It says a great deal about the series’ longevity that its first incarnation, Calamity Trigger, was released on the PS3 and the long dead...

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Strategy Guide Review: Arkham Knight

I'm often surprised at the number of guidebooks that still sit proudly by the tills at my friendly neighbourhood game shop. Yes, they look enticing, and the promise of 100% completion and...

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Review: Persona 4 Ultimax

If there's one thing fighting game developers adore, its updates. As much as they love a sequel, the chance to add extra characters, stages and systems to an existing tried and tested...

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Review: Girl Fight

I consider myself a pretty committed fan of fighting games, shamelessly keeping myself bang up-to-date with new releases, updates and rumours. So imagine my surprise when I was asked to review a...

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Review: Divekick

Considering it's probably one of the simplest games you will ever play, Divekick is going to take a lot of explaining if you aren't familiar with fighting games and the scene that...

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Review: Persona 4 Arena

Persona 4 Arena is the latest fighting game to be developed by the legendary Arc Systems, a Japanese developer with a pedigree almost unmatched in the genre. Previous titles include the Guilty...

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Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us

As Harold McMillan once said, fighting game fans have never had it so good. Well that wasn’t quite what he said, but if he had, he would have been absolutely right. There...

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Review: God of War Ascension

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Since God of War 2 effectively brought down the curtain on the PS2 in 2007, Kratos has been a busy fellow appearing in no less than 6 games as a fully functional...

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Review: Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale

So PlayStation All-stars Battle Royale bounces onto the rapidly saturating Fighting Game scene from a slightly different angle to anything that has come before. Boasting a healthy sized roster of readymade fan-favourites...

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Review: Street Fighter X Tekken

Since Street Fighter X Tekken was announced 18 months ago, fighting game fans have experienced a bit of a roller coaster ride as Capcom slowly revealed more and more characters, game modes...

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Review: Tekken Hybrid

These are exciting times for fighting game fans. After 10 lean years, the genre reignited with the release of Street Fighter 4, and has continued to burn brightly in the 3 years since. Business...

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Review: God of War Collection Volume 2

The God of War series has always produced games that have pushed their respective platforms above and beyond anything that has come before. The original two games on the PS2 gave that...

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Review: Mortal Kombat

I have to confess, I already had a review of Mortal Kombat written in my head before I even put the disc in the machine. I was going to enjoy it initially,...

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