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Review: The Golf Club

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FORE!! Nope, that's not the review score, just an awkward segue into the article - I'll make a note to myself for next time to try harder... So, The Golf Club, affectionately...

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Preview: Elite: Dangerous

Everybody has them, games that define a period in their lives, for some it's the early days of Championship Manager, for others Pacman but for me it has to be the original...

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Preview: Gryphon Knight Epic

We at the Gaming Review love a bit of nostalgia, in fact we are so nostalgic that we should originate from the island of Nostal, situated in the sea of  Yearning just...

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Review: Mousecraft

To start, I'm not going to fall into the trap that every other review of this game has made.  You know, the old "Its Lemmings meets Tetris" thing.  It's not. It's really not....

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BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea – Episode One Footage

Bioshock Infinite DLC? Don't mind if I do, old chap. We've got the first five minutes of Episode One of the Burial at Sea DLC, and it looks gorgeous. We loved Bioshock...

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Review: Colour Bind

The whole gaming scene feels like a little weird at the moment - we are on the brink of having major new hardware announced, and yet blockbuster games are still being released...

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Review: Catherine

One of the most worrying trends in the games development sector at the minute is the seemingly depressing lack of originality amongst mainstream developers.  Of course the indy scene has always thrown...

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Review: Quarrel

Word games - what springs to mind? Scrabble? Boggle? The Sun Crossword? Presumably not a bunch of cute combatants duking it out in a castle that is divided into Risk-esque territories? Well,...

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Demo Impressions: Kingdoms of Amalur

Having heard a lot about this upcoming title over the past few months I was both excited and intrigued to see that 38 Studios had decided to release a demo prior to...

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Why Nobody Needs to be Jealous in 2012

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2012 – What’s so good about it eh? If you listen to the crackpots out there, 2012 will be the last year of the human race; apocalypse is coming so you need...

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Review: Dungeon Defenders

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What with a bumper haul of (pretty awesome) games arriving over the last quarter of 2011 it’s a brave man and his software house that releases a downloadable only title amongst the...

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Review: Skyrim

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Oh my, where do I start when attempting to review such a massive game like Skyrim? Do I wax lyrical about the lush beauty of the world in which you are thrust?...

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Review: Mercury Hg

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I’m sensing a bit of a pattern in my reviews, often referencing much older titles when reviewing newer ones seems to get my mind in the right place for considering the merits...

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Review: Dark Souls

Dark Souls is the kind of gaming experience that you love to hate, or hate to love. Its gaming Marmite in its purest possible form and so reviewing it is really difficult....

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Review: NBA 2K12

Basketball.  It’s a game that for some reason has never really inspired us Brits. I don’t really know anyone who understands the intricacies  of the game other than the idea is to...

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Review: Bodycount

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Let’s take a trip back in time, back to the early noughties.  A new game emerges – that game is Serious Sam.  At the time, explosive fun, funny witty remarks from the...

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RoChain Dev Diary Part 2

Following on from our opening RoChain dev diary, Lee takes us further into the mind of a developer... So, now down to the nitty gritty. Game development. It was clear from our...

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RoChain Dev Diary Part 1

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Welcome to a new regular feature at TGR in which we will be looking and documenting the life of an Indie game developer looking to get his first release on the iOS...

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Review: White Knight Chronicles 2

Firstly, let me begin this review by saying that if you dislike JRPGs, or even had a mild passing hatred of them, or even merely sneered at one sitting on a shop...

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