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Review: Foreclosed

Foreclosed is an exciting-looking third-person action game, that looks like a comic. It’s the initial impression and it keeps a fantastic-looking structure all the way through. It’s literally like a comic book...

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Review: Lawn Mowing Simulator

Do I really have to mow the lawn? It’s such a crap job. Confession: hay fever makes this pretty much impossible so I don’t do it. But if I could without sneezing...

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Review: Samurai Warriors 5

When I think of Samurai, I tend to think of honourable code and occasionally battles. I don’t think of hundreds of chained attacks in a one vs many (very many!) battlefield, mowing...

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August 2021 Free Games Preview

In what is becoming a bit of a ‘thing’, the free lineup for August is looking a bit squirrelly. Still, here are the games you'll be downloading this month (to be fair,...

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Free Games Preview: July 2021

Just in case you don't fancy getting a tan from the English rain, there's more goodies lined up or you this week whether you're grabbing your freebies on PlayStation or XBox -...

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Hardware Review: HyperX Chargeplay Duo

HyperX’s new Chargeplay Duo offers an alternative for both original Xbox One and Xbox Series controllers to the AA battery method of powering the controllers, but is it actually a decent option...

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Review: Chivalry 2

Chivalry 2 is absolute chaos, carnage, and great fun. But what seems like a chaotic smash-em up reveals a staggering level of fighting game complexity underneath which rewards those with patience and...

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Review: Song of Horror

I was expecting a rhythm-action game with Song of Horror, and whilst it isn’t that, music does play a significant part and ups the tension dramatically with this story-driven experience. You play...

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Retrospective Review: Days Gone

It’s been many days gone since Day’s Gone was released… ok bad pun. On PS5, it’s enhanced by unlocking the frame rate to 60fps, so what better time to revisit this biker...

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Free Games Preview: June 2021

It's that time of the month again when we get to look at what we'll be able to grab for no extra cost, and there's some very decent offerings again - take...

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Review: Rust (Console Edition)

So, Rust is brutal. My experience with Rust for the first hour was as follows. The game boots, you spawn on a beach in a first-person perspective and press a button to...

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Review: King of Seas

What is it about being a pirate that is just amazing? Every game, film, everything makes being a pirate sound amazing. Even Captain Philips has that great quote despite pirates being the...

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Review: Tribe XR

Hit the decks! Tribe XR is a virtual DJ application that gives users the ability to experience what it is like to be in control of two Pioneer DJ decks.  Tribe...

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Review: Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack

Well, there’s a lot of game in this collection! The Mysterious Trilogy contains three games; Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey, and...

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Review: MotoGP 2021

Every year, a new MotoGP game, but thankfully although this year’s edition does not seem like a massive improvement, it does feature a lot of minor tweaks that serve as an excellent...

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May 2021 Free Games Preview

An absolutely cracking month for Playstation owners kicks off the Bank Holiday month, so let's take a quick look at some of the titles you'll be able to download at no extra...

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Review: Gravity Heroes

There is an issue, a disturbance really, and it needs investigating. It’s all to do with robots - wouldn’t you know it, they’ve gone and only started killing everything. Your job here...

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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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