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Arkham Knight

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Arkham Knight; this is a strange one to review. Depending on your format of choice results may vary, and vary wildly they will! I do not want to bring up the PC issues, as they have been documented en masse by the hooting 1% who talk about games on the Internet, and who have positively… Read more »

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A Look Back at the Assassin’s Creed Series

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Love it or loathe it, Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest franchises in gaming and its popularity doesn’t seem to be waning. At the time of writing, Unity has sold 5.8 million units over three platforms. That puts the game at the top end of mid-table for multiplatform releases. Unlike Call of Duty or… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Unity

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The release of Assassin’s Creed Unity generated a certain amount of polarised reactionism in and around the popular games media. A sizeable portion of the negative attention Ubisoft garnered was focused around the release of this game. I’ve played and reviewed the Assassin’s Creed franchise from the beginning, so it would be fair to say that AC is as… Read more »

Hitman Absolution

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We’ve been waiting since 2006 for a new Hitman game. Rather than trouncing out another homogenised sequel, IO have taken their time to craft a sequel worthy of their name. Taking as much from community and fan feedback as they have from newly-available technology, Hitman Absoluteion is not only the best Hitman game yet, it’s… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed III

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Another year, another Assassin’s Creed game. One of the most common concerns of the Assassin’s Creed franchise is that a game a year is a very tough job to pull off – and the added worry of making each game sufficiently different is the first thing on ever gamer’s mind. Based on my opinions of… Read more »

Dishonored

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Amazing though Bioshock was, there was one aspect that always annoyed – the morality issue. Choosing to play without harvesting the Little Sisters should have made the game harder and ultimately forced a difficult moral decision on the player on how far they were willing to struggle before crossing the line. Yet in practice this… Read more »

Batman Arkham City

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When I was sixteen I read a comic book called Batman: No Man’s Land. The comic is based around a post-cataclysm Gotham, where the city has become walled-off from the rest of civilisation; a Kowloon of the United States. From within the walled city Batman struggles to maintain control with no police, with gangs running… Read more »