Month: September 2018

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Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review: The Triumphant Return of the Dragon

Although the Yakuza series has been popular in Japan for quite some time, it wasn’t until the release of Yakuza 0 that the thirteen year old franchise finally found a significant audience in the West. When the first entry in […]

6 minute read

Metro Exodus

Developer: 4A Games Publisher: Deep Silver Genre: First-Person Shooter Writer: Dmitry Glukhovsky Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Release Date: 22.02.2019 The year is 2036. A quarter-century after nuclear war devastated the earth, a few thousand survivors still cling to […]

Games within Games
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The 5 Best Games Within Games

Having sub-games within a video game is not a new concept. Some developers, not being content with just putting Easter eggs and references in their games, will include opportunities to play entire sections of older titles within a new release. […]

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Telltale Games Suffers A Majority Studio Closure

In a statement via Ars Technica, Telltale Games has announced that the majority of the studio has been laid of, leaving a staff of 25 remaining employees to “fulfill the company’s commitment to its board and partners”. Their CEO Peter […]

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PS Vita Manufacturing Will Discontinue in Japan After 2019

Sony has announced that they will cease production of the PS Vita in Japan after 2019. The news was confirmed in an interview with Famistu by Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Senior Vice President, Hiroyuki Oda. Oda further explained that there are […]

60 Parsecs!
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60 Parsecs | Review – An Absolute Blast

It wasn’t too long ago that I was lucky enough to take a look at a preview build for the much anticipated sequel to Robot Gentleman’s smash-hit, 60 Seconds! That game challenged the player to take on the role of a […]

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Marvel’s Spider-Man | Review – Rocksteady Finally Have A Worthy Contender

It’s finally here. Insomniacs’s long-awaited PS4-exclusive tribute to everyone’s favourite wall-crawling icon has finally arrived. And my word, is it fantastic. The team behind Ratchet and Clank and Sunset Overdrive have seriously hit a home-run here; absolutely nailing everything from […]

6 minute read

Grandpa And The Zombies Review: Let Grandad Die

Grandpa and the Zombies is a mobile puzzle game released in 2014 that was recently ported to Nintendo Switch. You play as Grandpa Willy and you have to escape a variety of locations full of zombies, collecting candies on the […]

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The Narrative Fetch Quest Problem

It’s no secret that it is absurdly difficult to tell an effective story in the context of video games. Weaving an engaging narrative that boasts well-integrated themes, interesting characters, and a satisfying genre-piece is difficult enough as is, but the […]

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Ode To A Spider – An Homage To Spider-Man Video-Games

I’ll be honest: when I started writing this article it was meant to be a piece looking into how Spider-Man games have ‘evolved’ over the years. I had planned to look at each release or sequence of releases, try to […]

Battlefield V
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Battlefield V Beta | Impressions of an Idiot

Take a look at the second video in our new series, Impressions of an Idiot. We will be throwing a number of people, usually Ollie, in at the deep end, to watch them flap about in a game they have […]

Unknown Fate
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Unknown Fate | Review

Unknown Fate has released, and the action adventure title proves to be an interesting take on the genre, albeit one with a few issues. The game is available in both a standard format and in VR, so I tested both […]

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Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots Review – Stop, Carrot Time

Rabbits have never been so deadly Ninjin: Clash of Carrots is a new Beat ‘em up game for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The game has both online and offline co-op and is best enjoyed with a friend. […]

60 Parsecs!
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60 Parsecs! Looks Both Bonkers And Hilarious In Equal Measure

There is no denying that Robot Gentleman had an absolute smash on their hands with 60 Seconds! Selling 1.1 million copies to date, the game which challenged you to collect resources in real-time and get to a bunker, before a […]