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wipeout2048

Retrospective Review: Wipeout 2048

In 1995 my mind was blown. The original Playstation had not been out very long, and three dimensional gameplay was truly born. Racing games had an obvious progression from the sprite based...

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LifeIsStrange

Review: Life is Strange Episode 2

With episodic game series being quite tough to review on an episode-by-episode basis (what with spoilers being very easy to accidentally drop) we won't be featuring full length reviews, instead just giving...

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Review: Tales from the Borderlands: Episode Two – Atlas Mugged

After the rollercoaster ride of Episode 1, Tales from the Bordlerands returns after a relatively hefty wait, and pretty much straight away starts to deliver some fantastic conversation and action. While Rhys...

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Metrocide

Review: Metrocide

The City Noir feel of this game hit me as soon as I loaded up this game and was greeted by the title screen, it is a cyberpunk world and you see...

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GameOfThrones

Review: Game of Thrones – Season 1, Episode 3

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If you've been following our Game of Thrones reviews so far, you'll know that we were gripped by the first and felt slightly let down by the second. Well episode three kicks...

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Battlefield-Hardline

Review: Battlefield Hardline

The bad guys have the cash. They're on the run. You equip an assault rifle, jump in a car. You're speeding through the city, avoid the debris of a fallen crane, powerslide...

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Review: The Book Of Unwritten Tales 2

It's news to roughly nobody that the pointy-clicky genre has seen quite a resurgence lately, and whether that's come about through the involvement of Telltale and their excellent console-friendly series or the...

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Evolve

Review: Evolve

If you're reading this by now you probably already know about Evolve a little bit, but what you don't already know is "should I invest time in this?". Allow me to help...

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CitiesXXL

Review: Cities XXL

Review Cities XXL the editor said, "simple" I thought until I downloaded the game. I haven't played a city management game since the 90s so in theory this should be simple compared...

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LifeIsStrange

Review: Life is Strange Episode 1

Thanks to the folks at Telltale, console based pointy-clicky style games have made quite a strong comeback. By taking on some of the biggest titles in film, TV and gaming they've come...

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GameOfThrones

Review: Game Of Thrones – Season 1, Episode 2

Reviewing an individual episode of a Telltale Games title is a tricky endeavour. No-one is going to buy episode two on its own, and if you played episode one, chances are you...

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TheEscapists

Review: The Escapists

The Shawshank Redemption. Cool Hand Luke. Escape Plan. Lock Up. The Great Escape. These are some of my favourite prison/prison escape films. Why hasn’t anyone made a game of this yet? Ok...

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Review: Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)

Not all that long ago we featured our review of Grand Theft Auto 5 on the PS3, a game which was as bewildering in its scope as it was in its technical...

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Review: Saints Row IV Re-Elected & Gat Out of Hell

A little while ago we reviewed Saints Row IV on the PS3, and found to be really good fun, and totally barking mad. With a virtual settings, the emphasis moved away from...

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Review: Tales from the Borderlands: Episode One – Zer0 Sum

When they announced Tales of the Borderlands, Telltale managed to hook in two sets of gamers. On the one hand you had  the fans of their episodic adventure game style, those who...

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BeyondEarth

Review: Civilization: Beyond Earth

If you've played a Civilization game before, especially Civ 5, you'll know what to expect with Beyond Earth. It carries the same addictive gameplay, the same tricky decision of making friends or...

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DragonAgeInquisition

Review: Dragon Age Inquisition

It's taken some time to play enough of Dragon Age Inquisition to make an informed review. It's a big game, massive in fact. The storyline is long and twisting, the locations are...

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DriveClub

Review: Driveclub (After the Big Update)

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If there's one way to make sure your game will have problems when it's launched, then make it revolve entirely around online features. Driveclub did exactly that, focussing on multiplayer racing, online...

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TheCrew

Review: The Crew

Putting it as briefly as possible, The Crew is a massive racing game full of challenges, an enormous main campaign and a playing area which allows some of the more demanding races...

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