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Review: World War Z

First, there was the book, then the film, and now the game. I’ve not read the book, but I have seen the film, and I can tell you that if you’re thinking...

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Review: Overcooked 2 DLC: Campfire Cook Off!

You know the drill by now - more Overcooked content means more levels, new mechanics and some new chefs. Campfire Cook Off does not disappoint.

What amazes me...

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May’s Free Games Preview

Double Bank Holidays mean more time to play video games. However, there’s a lot of co-op on board this month so hope you have some IRL friends… Overcooked (PS4) - couch multiplayer...

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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro is really hard. You’ve probably heard this already. Maybe you’ve played the Souls games before. Perhaps you’re no stranger to hard games. Well let me tell you, this is really, really...

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Review: God’s Trigger

God’s trigger is a hellacious blast. It’s over the top instant fun, with a cool if little formulaic story.

The archangel Gabriel is being a dick, and...

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Review: Rico

The visual style of Rico caught my attention. I read the story behind the pitch, how it really was around 1,000 words but it could be summed up in four. “Kick doors,...

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Feature: Into the Breach – A Gaming Pinnacle

Everyone once in a while, a game comes along that you weren’t expecting. I had heard about Into the Breach. People raved about it. I looked at screenshots. It looked...

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April’s Free Games Preview

Welcome to April 2019, you get some free games. Psyche! No you don’t! April Fools! Ok, there are some free games it turns out. Double bluff. The Technomancer - Available April 1...

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Review: ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove

Back in 2015, ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove entered kickstarter. Now it’s out and… amazingly it’s quite good.  As you begin, you choose one of 9 characters - essentially...

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Review: Far Cry: New Dawn

New Dawn is a spin-off sequel from Far Cry 5. As such it’s hard to write about it without spoiling Far Cry 5, so if you haven’t played it (or care about...

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March’s Free Games Preview

The first month of no PS3 and Vita games means Playstation fans get a little less, but on the flip side writing these reports gets a little easier. Let’s take a look:...

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Review: Riot: Civil Unrest

Ever wondered what it might be like to take part in a riot, organising gangs to basically fight the police? Wonder no longer as that is exactly the idea in Riot: Civil...

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Review: Smoke and Sacrifice

I did not know what type of game Smoke and Sacrifice is. Judging by the art style, some sort of indie RPG? No. It’s a survival game. And it is dark. Imagine...

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February’s Free Games Preview

So it’s the last month of PS3 and PS Vita games. So sad! On the flip side, your PlayStation cloud storage increases from 10GB to 100GB. WHAT. Meanwhile Microsoft continue their weird...

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January’s Free Games Preview

Happy new year everyone! Hopefully yours has been better than mine, 3 days in and 3 days with the flu. Let’s hope 2019 picks up. At least the lineup of games for...

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Review: Hitman 2

When I think of what life would be like to be a professional hitman, I imagine calculated setting up in a remote and safe position, with a high powered rifle, waiting for...

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Review: Battlefield V

I think Battlefield V might be the best Battlefield game. I haven’t played any of the PC ones so this is coming purely from a console point of view, but it’s really,...

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December’s Free Games Preview

Happy Christmas everyone!! Yep, it’s too early isn’t it? Oh well here are December’s games - there's plenty on offer here, so keep these in mind when you need some quiet time...

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Review: The Forest

I hate flying. I hate the takeoff - all I can think about is the plane facepalming off the runway or being shot out of the sky with a rocket launcher. I...

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