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Review: Broken Sword 5

A quick disclaimer before we begin... I've never played a Broken Sword game before. I had very little idea of what to expect, have no idea of any works of genius or...

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Review: Risen 3 – Enhanced Edition

Risen 3 is a massive game. It's a remaster, an enhanced edition of a last gen title - should it have been remastered though? Risen 3 comes along at a nice time....

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Review: Never Alone Arctic Collection

Some time ago Never Alone was released onto consoles, and received a mixed response from critics. It's easy to see why; while it's a fantastically told story and a thoroughly charming platformer...

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Review: F1 2015

I think it's fair to say that F1 as a sport has had its ups and downs. While some bemoan the current format with its reliance on technology and gadgets, others point to...

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Poly Bridge

Review: Poly Bridge

Back in my days of being a young sproglet in school, I fondly remember a simplistic game called Coconut Run. It was one of those free online games, the sort that you'd...

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Swindle

Review: The Swindle

I've died so many times. I've fallen off a roof, blown myself up with a badly placed bomb, been shot by a flying metal robot thing, and gassed to death. I've been...

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Arkham-Knight

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: N++

I have been playing a LOT of N++. To the point that my hands, wrists and even arms start to hurt, yet I keep coming back for more punishment. That is N++...

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Zen Pinball Review Roundup: Star Wars, Portal & Ant-Man

With even more pinball tables being released by Zen recently, it's time for another roundup of what's been going on recently and which tables you can pick up for just a small...

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Review: LA Cops

Available on Steam for PC and PS4, I've had my eye on this for a while since playing it at Eurogamer and being interested. With the PSN sale now on I decided...

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QUBE

Review: QUBE Director’s Cut

I remember hearing about Q.U.B.E. years ago and felt it another cash-in on the success of Portal. Having never played it and feeling an itch for a good puzzler I relished the...

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Rocket League

Review: Rocket League

"With the full game promising customisation options, more arenas and league style play it could well be a big little hit for PS4 this summer." I said that when I...

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Arkham-Knight

Review: Arkham Knight

Batman doesn’t have much luck; in fact he has more bad knights (pun intended) than Jack Bauer has bad days. The final of Rocksteady’s Batman trilogy is much like the final of...

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Review: 3D Realms Anthology

One of my earliest memories of PC gaming is sitting up past my bed time playing the original Duke Nukem side-scrolling shooter on a knackered old PC that my dad had salvaged...

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Review: Styx: Master of Shadows

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Styx: Master of Shadows is a prequel to Of Orcs and Men, a fantasy role playing game on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. I had never heard of this before Master of...

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cosmophony

Review: Cosmophony

Cosmophony sounds great on paper: a rhythm based tunnel shooter with some thumping tunes written by Salaryman, a French DJ and producer, which build up as you progress through the levels and...

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Review: Magicka: Wizard Wars

I desperately wanted to like Magicka: Wizard Wars. On paper, I should have loved it. Take Magicka’s brilliantly enjoyable but challenging spell-based combat system, and fun loving childish humour, and throw them...

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Review Update: The Swapper (Xbox One)

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It's really simple, but it's a total brain buster. The Swapper is a great puzzler - right from the start you begin with your one and only tool for the rest of...

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Review: Project CARS

After an agonising wait spanning several years, Project CARS has finally arrived on PC and consoles, ready to take the world by storm as the first simulator-style racer available across all platforms....

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