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Review: Cities XXL

Review Cities XXL the editor said, "simple" I thought until I downloaded the game. I haven't played a city management game since the 90s so in theory this should be simple compared...

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Review: Velocity Ultra

Watching a video of Velocity Ultra being played makes it look like a dauntingly difficult game. Scrolling screens are stressful for a neurotic like myself, and teleportation under time pressure just looked...

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Review: A-Men 2

I don’t tend to take gameplay personally, I’m usually well balanced enough to divorce my emotions from bad choices in game design. But I swear this game is doing it deliberately. A-Men...

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Review: Final Exam

Final Exam is a deeply derivative game, but that’s not entirely a bad thing. Every sequel is derivative of the last, that’s exactly why they sell so well.  It’s part Streets of...

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The Big Debate: PC vs Console Gaming

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Here at TGR we'll give most things a go when it comes to gaming, and totally recognise that to get the best out of the gaming world you need access to every...

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XBox One Could be Cheaper than the PS4

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With the new announcement that Microsoft’s Kinect camera will not be mandatory, Microsoft have shown another unprecedented change of tack before release of their imminent lounge ruler. As IGN noted, the announcement...

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Why Horror Fans Should be Playing Video Games

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Horror is a brilliant genre, it takes our primal fears and faces them head on, it scares us and it unravels us, but more and more it seems to have become banal,...

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PS4 vs XBox One – What’s the Difference?

So Sony apparently ‘won’ E3. But as I was writing at the time (until MS screwed my article by pulling a big fat one-eighty), that was a hollow victory.  Sony started last...

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