Month: July 2018

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Hearthstone Update: Dr Boom and his Minions!

There have been so many new card releases, it is hard to keep track! Due to the huge amount of reveals, today we will only cover the highlights, but every new card will be shown. We will mainly focus on […]

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The Best Horror Games Since 2010

I am a huge fan of horror movies, but there’s something very different about settling in for a visceral horror gaming experience. The advent of VR has only served to further the potential of the genre so, with all the […]

Ludonarrative Dissonance
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What Is Ludonarrative Dissonance, And Does It Matter?

We’ve all seen it before. Our game stars a charismatic protagonist, one that could generally be described as a good person. In the cut-scenes or dialogue they are largely a moral figure, one that we are comfortable playing as. However, […]

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Freeder’s Digest – Splinter Cell Conviction

Movies may have Jason Bourne. TV may have Jack Bauer. But games, well they definitely have Sam Fisher. These action giants have many things in common: they’re cool, they’re smart, they have severe unresolved anger issues. But more importantly, if […]

Battle Royale
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Halo: Infinite Will Not Have Battle Royale Mode

In a break from rival FPS series’, Halo: Infinite, the next game in the Halo series, will not have a Battle Royale mode. 343 Industries employee Grim stated that the dev team is not interested in the mode on the latest 343 social stream. This […]

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What Types Of Single-player Protagonists Make For The Best Stories?

A well-written protagonist can make the difference between a fun game and a memorable storytelling experience that you could remember fondly for years. Player demand, decisions by developers or publishers, and experimentation within the indie world have spawned a number […]

No Man's Sky
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No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Arrives July 24th

No Man’s Sky is finally getting its most requested feature: multiplayer. Launching July 24th, the NEXT update brings with it the ability to team up with other players online, and explore, fight, and craft together to your hearts content. A game overshadowed […]

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Boomsday Project Update: Magnetic Mechs Galore!

More cards from the new Hearthstone expansion have been revealed. This time, we have been shown powerful and synergistic Mech minions. The Magnetic keyword is becoming an attractive prospect. Radical Robots or just Disguised Toasters? The Boomsday Project promises to […]

Samurai Riot
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Samurai Riot | Review

Samurai Riot, developed by Wako Games, is a 2D co-op combat game that takes cues from older beat-em-up titles like Streets of Rage. There are a number of features that make this game a very good entry into the genre, […]

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14 Of The Best Open-World Games Out There

I’ve put together an “in no particular order” list article. I’ve done this because I’m a glutton for punishment, particularly at the hands of video game fans, waiting in the wings ready to verbally shiv me to death with their […]

Rage 2
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RAGE 2: A Potential Dark Horse Of 2019?

You could be forgiven for not being able to remember id software’s post-apocalyptic FPS from 2011. The game came and went without a great deal of fanfare, and whilst it was considered a competent and enjoyable shooter, RAGE’s forgettable nature […]

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Genre: Action, Indie Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Developer: Grip Digital, Terrible Posture Games Publisher: Grip Digital Release Date: 17 July, 2018   OVERVIEW Experience an FPS with bullet-hell intensity in MOTHERGUNSHIP, a game that lets you experience some of the largest […]

Hollow Knight
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Hollow Knight Review: A Mysterious Labyrinth Beckons

We seem to live in an era where genre mashups have become the norm, developers blending the design philosophies of previous classics to create interesting new mutations. Hollow Knight is an excellent example of this, combining the semi-open world and […]

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Our Personal Game Of The Year So Far Awards

With over half of the year behind us, we decided to take a look at our personal favourite games of the year so far. Some of these may be controversial choices, some of them less so, but these very much […]

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New Hearthstone Expansion Announced: The Boomsday Project

Boomsday Protocol: Activated! Hearthstone is still going as strong as ever on all fronts. The competitive scene is varied and interesting and content creators are consistent. There are frequent updates to add variety in every game mode and balance the […]