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Review: Postal Redux

Postal Redux is a remaster of the infamous game released back in 1997. For those unaware, Postal was highly controversial and remains uncomfortable today. The plot is wafer-thin and exists barely to...

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April 2021 Free Games Preview

I honestly thought it was April Fool's when I saw the Xbox lineup this month. Nonetheless, there are a few gems, and a few 'worth a try's in this collection: Vikings: Wolves...

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Review: Samurai Showdown

Would you like to turn on gore and dismemberments? Yes please! What a way to start a game. Samurai Showdown was actually released nearly two years ago across multiple formats, but very...

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Curse of the Dead Gods

I absolutely love Curse of the Dead Gods. Is it just a Hades clone though? Well, it looks and feels similar, but it’s so much more. I might even prefer it…. ...

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Review: Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 4 

The 4th entry in the series marks for the first Monster Energy Supercross games to appear on next-gen consoles. With it comes the potential for some serious horsepower upgrades.  Unlike MXGP...

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Review: Monster Jam Steel Titans 2

Monster trucks! Like buses, none for ages, and then along comes Monster Truck Championship last year and now Steel Titans 2. It takes a leaf out of Championship’s book (which so good)...

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March 2021 Free Games Preview

Happy March! Spring is nearly here, let’s see what’s free and filling up your consoles' hard drives while the weather tries to decide what it's playing at - another good...

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Review: Jet Kave Adventure

A caveman? With a jetpack?! Imagine that! Well, maybe you can’t, but you won’t need to any more as Jet Kave Adventure delivers an amusing, well-animated platform adventure, even if it is...

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February 2021 Free Games Preview

Is there a sweeter pair of words than "free games"? Yeah I know, they're not strictly free, but they're heading your way pretty soon with some absolute belters this month...

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Review: MXGP 2020: The Official Motocross Videogame

In reviewing previous MX games, I’ve talked about the ‘flow’. This rhythm of going over jumps, perfecting timing them to get the right vertical lines, maintaining speed, and flicking your bike around...

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Feature: Matt’s Games of 2020

Each year I like to reflect on a bit of a personal ‘Games I’ve really enjoyed’ list. It’s not ‘Game of the Year’ exactly, as ranking them is a bit...

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January 2021 Free Games Preview

Happy new year! Here are January 2021’s free games, starting off with your very own chance to take to the oceans and eat stuff. We're going to need a bigger...

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Review: Yakuza: Like a Dragon

The Yakuza games have a reputation of being these sprawling, not-quite-open-world RPGs, with over-the-top combat and random, yet surprisingly deep minigames which are more like meta-systems. Like a Dragon does not disappoint,...

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Review: Unto the End

You are warned at the start, that Unto the End is different. You can lose your sword. You can bleed to death. Prepare. I wasn’t really sure what to make of this....

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Review: Immortals Fenyx Rising

Immortals Fenyx Rising could be described cruelly as ‘Assassin’s Creed for kids’. This would be unfair - as whilst it borrows an awful lot from Assassin’s Creed, it is a thoroughly enjoyable...

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Review: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, you play as Eivor in a sprawling, open-world. If you’ve played one of the previous entries in the recent era of Assassin’s Creed games then you’ll know what...

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Review: Ponpu

Ponpu is certainly very intriguing. The visual style immediately catches your eye, a white and sepia top-down style, although the story will make your head scratch.

There are...

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December 2020 Free Games Preview

We're approaching the end of the car crash that has been 2020, but the gaming isn't over yet - take a look at what freebies you've got coming up this...

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Review: Poker Club

Poker Club is the latest poker game to try and hook players with his age-old gameplay. The key differentiator here is that games are played in first-person perspective as you...

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