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Review: Zorro the Chronicles

Oddly when I think of Zorro these days, I think of Puss in Boots from Shrek. Fear not, this is a serious Zorro game - serious in the sense it’s based on...

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June 2022’s Free Games

A nice selection of free games this month, so without any further delay let's see what you'll be downloading this month with some descriptions taken from Xbox/Playstation websites: Aven Colony (Xbox Series...

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Review: Outward Definitive Edition

Outward Definitive Edition is the new console re-release of Outward, containing a number of gameplay amendments, quality of life improvements and all of the DLC for the original game, released in 2019....

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Review: Moto GP 22

MotoGP 22 is probably the most realistic MotoGP game that I’ve ever played, which is fantastic news for fans of the sport. However, it also means that it’s the hardest. It took...

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May 2022’s Free Games

The May lineup is here with some decent games to tide you over all of the Bank Holidays and beyond - take a look at what you can dip into to keep...

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Review: The Ascent

The Ascent is, at its core, a twin-stick shooter. But it’s so much more than that - in fact, it’s so many things that at points it kind of loses its identity...

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Review: Model Builder

Model Builder is a game about building models. In the same way that Lawn Mowing Simulator is about mowing lawns, and Power Washing Simulator is about power washing stuff, Model Builder does...

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Review: Monster Energy Supercross Championship 5

Every year, we get an MX Motocross game and a Monster Energy Supercross game from Milestone. Each year they make little tweaks, sometimes better, sometimes worse, and each year I have the...

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April 2022’s Free Games

No free games this month. April fools!! There are some, the highlight of which is the quite excellent Slay the Spire on Playstation. Details below, so see what you'll be playing this...

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February 2022’s Free Games

Happy valentines folks! A real mixed selection of free games this month, from arm-bending MMA action through to roller coasters and hoards of spiders. Let's see what you'll be playing:...

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Review: Mushroom Wars 2

Mushroom Wars 2 has a bulging esports community. Who knew? Not me, that’s for sure. Writing this off as another slightly weird, low budget quirky ‘little game’, what I got was a...

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Review: PowerWash Simulator (Early Access)

Ever gone to clean your patio, and revelled in the euphoria that comes with completely stripping back what you thought was the colour, to reveal an all-new, and original colour underneath? Such...

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Review: MXGP 2021

I much prefer the MXGP games to the Monster Supercross games. Mainly it’s because of the increased variety of the tracks, being outdoors they get to be bigger, wider, more sprawling as...

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January 2022’s Free Games

Sony is pulling out the stops for the New Year with a solid collection of games, whereas Microsoft has elected for some lesser-known titles - either way it's a healthy collection of...

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What Were They Thinking? December 2021 Edition

“That’s all I can stand, I can’t stands no more!” That Popeye quite hit me in the face like a tin of spinach this week when I read the cherry on top...

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Review: Beyond a Steel Sky

Beyond a Steel Sky comes to home consoles after a spell on just about every other format going. It’s a hark back to the point-and-click adventure games that you may remember from...

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December 2021 Free Game Update

Happy Christmas everyone! Feels slightly early but there are some presents nonetheless to keep you warm through the chilly winter weather, and we start off with some jail breaking: The Escapists 2...

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Review: Before We Leave

Before We Leave is a cutesy, world-building game. It features hexagonal spaces which form a world, and I fell in love with its visual style immediately. Set in a world once humanity...

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Review: Jurassic World Evolution 2

They were so preoccupied to think about whether they could, they didn’t stop to think whether they should. A classic line from the original film, and my worry that it would apply...

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