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Review: Construction Simulator 2

Want to learn how to drive? I’ll give you some tips says Peter. You can call him Pete. You learn how to drive forward, reverse park. Pretty simple. What’s that? You’re...

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November 2019’s Free Games Preview

Bit of a lame month this one. Presumably given there’s so much coming out, but still, a couple of interesting picks.

Nioh (PS4) - ancient Japan, demons, sorcerers and ‘a bit...

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Review: Valfaris

Valfaris is an 80s action movie of a side-scrolling shooter. It’s also not hugely dissimilar from the old 8 and 16-bit shooters in terms of looks and influence. Fortunately, it’s also rather...

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Review: BurgerTime Party

Sitting by the pool on holiday with my trusty Nintendo Switch and I notice the pool bar now does food.

On a stone slab comes a little...

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Review: Control

Imagine turning up for your first day of work only to be told you’re the new director. That’s the plot of Control.

Playing as a lady called...

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October 2019’s Free Games Preview

A pretty decent selection this month to keep you going into the dark evenings. Let's take a look at what you'll be able to play without spending so much as a...

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Review: Edna and Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes

They don’t make them like this anymore. A classic-style point-and-click adventure, Harvey’s New Eyes offers something not often seen in modern games anymore. Certainly not on console at least. But what became...

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Review: MXGP 2019

Last year’s MXGP Pro was one of my favourite games of 2018. A change from the odd attempts to videogame motocross racing, and go for a simulation feel of handling. Bike movement,...

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Review: Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a turn based game a bit like Advance Wars or Final Fantasy tactics. Strategic placement is key, as well as management of your inventory, item...

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September 2019 Free Games Preview

The gaming season is starting! Assuming you survived the heatwave, September has some decent freebies...

Hitman: The Complete First Season (Xbox One, September 1-30) - the reboot of...

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Review: Exception

As soon as you fire it up, Exception asks you if you want to watch the story cutscene, or just get right into the action. Action please! There’s nothing I like less...

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Review: Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Imagine that the Nazis weren’t defeated in World War 2. They’ve been thriving, it’s 1980 and their butts are needing to be kicked. Without having played the previous games, the...

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Review: Tetsumo Party

Tetsumo Party is a short, casual game inspired by the classic Hole in the Wall series. The backstory - I guess - is that some sumos are having a party...

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August Free Games

Happy summer holidays everyone. For those of you not going away, there’s a decent selection of free games to keep you going:

WipeOut Omega Collection (PS4) - the...

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Review: Redeemer: Enhanced Edition

If you give an addict a taste of their addiction, no matter how long they’ve gone without, they are suddenly right back in. That’s the plot for Redeemer, the story...

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Review: Sea of Solitude

Sea of Solitude makes it clear right away, that it is a very personal project. As part of EA’s indie lineup, it’s refreshing to have a game focus on mental...

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Gadget Review: Crash Bandicoot XL Device Holder

The Crash Bandicoot XL Device Holder is a big statue of Crash, that holds your devices. Ok, that sounds obvious, but, it does pretty much what it says on the...

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Review: Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

I can’t believe Crash Team Racing came out 20 years ago. TWENTY. YEARS. Wow, I feel old. I remember it being good. I think it might have even been really,...

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July’s Free Games Preview

Can I download these games before my consoles explode in the heat? Not a stellar month this month on any format, but there are some gems.

Horizon...

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