Browsing posts in the ‘PlayStation 5’ category

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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Review: Battlefield 2042

Crikey. Battlefield had a rough first couple of weeks didn't it? Between connectivity issues and hardcore enthusiasts finding everything to complain about, the signs weren't good. And yet each time I jumped...

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Review: Rider’s Republic

Rider's Republic is the new open-world, extreme sports action game from Ubisoft. It’s a lot. It’s a lot of content. It’s a lot of ‘cool dude’ language. It’s a lot of icons...

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Review: Call of Duty Vanguard

Another year, another Call of Duty game. But this year, we’re going back to where it all started - World War 2. Fret not, you’ve probably got the dread like I had...

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Review: NBA 2k22

There's an interesting shift taking place in sports games right now, with the traditional faster arcade-style games being replaced by more realistic, slower-paced and more considered approaches. NBA 2k22 follows this trend...

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Review: NHL 22

There are two things guaranteed to feel satisfying when it comes to gaming: a shotgun in Doom, and a well-executed body check in an NHL game. No other sports game quite reaches...

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FIFA22

Review: FIFA 22

This year's FIFA game carries a slightly different edge to the last few years' worth of releases. With the new consoles almost 12 months into their life, we should be seeing developers...

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Review: Dustwind: The Last Resort

Dustwind: The Last Resort is a bit of a tease. It doesn’t reveal exactly what type of game it is until you get into it a bit, and at that point, you...

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Review: Subdivision Infinity DX

Subdivision Infinity DX is an enhanced version of what was originally a mobile game, which then made its way onto the Switch. What we have here is a flawless performing PS5 version,...

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Review: Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

Think you're good at sniping in games? Happy to sit in a sneaky spot and pick off unsuspecting suckers on your battle royale game of choice? Well, it's time for a challenge,...

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Review: Lost in Random

Lost in Random is the latest title from the EA Originals label - specialising in creating less-mainstream type games from independent studios.  You’d be forgiven for thinking, with its visual style,...

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Review: Deathloop

Deathloop is the latest new IP from Arkane and arguably the biggest Playstation 5 exclusive this generation so far. It’s many things; first-person shooter, murder mystery, time-travelling adventure, stealth game. And whilst...

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Review: Madden NFL 22

The big difficulty I can imagine in developing sports games is how to make them last once the initial burst of excitement wears off. EA have, in recent years, tried leaning on...

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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: Knockout City

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Dodgeball probably wouldn't make a great game by itself, so what if you swap to larger arenas and add a range of funky balls, skills and abilities to make for some intense,...

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Review: F1 2021

This year was always going to be a challenge for Codemasters. The world of F1 stumbled under the pressure of Covid, and while the powers that be miraculously still managed to fit...

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Review: Just Die Already

When starting Just Die Already my pensioner already been eaten by piranhas, crushed under a door, and broken every bone in my body before even getting out of my apartment. And yet...

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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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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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