The Dig

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The Dig PC Review The Dig tells the story of a five astronauts tasked with altering the course of an enormous asteroid on a collision course with Earth. It’s discovered early on that this asteroid is hollow, and three of these astronauts suddenly find themselves engaged in the most significant scientific and spiritual discovery in… Read more »

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 1, 2 & 3. A Series Trilogy Review

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The Force Unleashed series let players take control of the Force in ways unfettered by continuity or common sense. Throughout the games, players were able to wield Force powers the likes of which had never been seen before. For the first time in history, LucasArts and ILM collaborated to ensure Star Wars: The Force Unleashed… Read more »

Bayonnetta 2 review

Bayonnetta 2

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It’s cards on the table time. This reviewer never actually liked the original Bayonnetta and couldn’t understand why people adored it. Whilst undeniably stylish, it was saddled with an unlikeable main character, overt and pandering objectification of the female form and instant death QTEs which came from nowhere. In every way it was a ridiculously… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

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There is a lot of debate as to whether the one game per year mentality harms or benefits a games franchise. It seems to work for Call of Duty and FIFA but there seems to be grounds for discussion about whether Ubisoft should – or even are able to – bring out a new Assassin’s… Read more »

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Beyond Two Souls

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If you’ve watched our video revealing the top five PS3 games of all time you’ll already know how highly we rate Heavy Rain. An absolute masterclass in storytelling, it’s utterly absorbing and more than worthy of its inclusion. Beyond Two Souls however, is no Heavy Rain.   Returning to the more supernatural feel of previous… Read more »

Tomb Raider

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In the wake of the movement known henceforth as ChristopherNolanism it seems that every man and his dog wants to make a dark and gritty reboot of their IP. It most cases this turns out to be poorly-written pulp fiction neo-noir rubbish with subdued, muddy graphics and the art direction of a 14-year old emo… Read more »

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time [N64]

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Assumptions will be made below, as if you haven’t played, let alone heard of Ocarina of Time, you must have stumbled onto a gaming website by accident. If so, welcome to you! There is earnestly nothing new to say about The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, no hyperbole that hasn’t been used over and… Read more »

Kid Icarus: Uprising [3DS]

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With the 3DS playing host to remakes, updates and sequels in place of genuinely new titles and the rumour mill of forthcoming games doing little to change this trend, players could be forgiven for largely ignoring Kid Icarus as yet another remake – albeit of a game that they had never played. And given the… Read more »


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In the entertainment industry, critical acclaim and commercial success rarely go hand in hand.  Whilst this is arguably less true in the games industry, it nevertheless remains the case that an original title, no matter how good it is, will frequently be overlooked in favour of a recognised IP with a number after its title. … Read more »