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Once more into the abyss – Dark Souls II Reviewed

by 4 months ago

Dark Souls, Demon's Souls... these are games I fell in love with the moment I played them. So much character they had! Beautifully depressing, their every environment conveying a kind …

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Perverse, disturbing, embarrassing fun – Deception IV: Blood Ties review

by 4 months ago

Some games are too embarrassing to play in front of people you respect. Whether it's Kratos pleasuring women off screen in God of War, or just the run-of-the-mill slaughtering in …

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The horror – Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z review

by 4 months ago

After a long string of confusingly named titles and employing words like “Plus” and “Sigma,” the Ninja Gaiden series has jumped ship and opted for a zombie spinoff. Yaiba: Ninja …

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Innovation and entertainment galore — Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes review

by 4 months ago

Created so expertly by the masterful Hideo Kojima, the Metal Gear Solid franchise has formed a unique persona. It is a persona that leads you to thinking of overwrought cutscenes …

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Better than memory serves – Final Fantasy X / X2 HD Remaster review

by 4 months ago

A lot has changed since 2001. Google became a verb, reality took over TV and people started carrying personal computer phones in their pockets. Massive leaps in gaming technology have …

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Telling old tales anew: Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Review

by 5 months ago

The Tales Of series are some of the best and most beloved J-RPG titles that currently exist, with droves of loyal fans and a winning gameplay formula that is still …

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A bloody good game – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 review

by 5 months ago

The first Lords of Shadow was a line in the sand for many old school Castlevania fans. Mercury Steam’s departure from the familiar 2D gameplay and the non-canon nature of …

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The best rebuilds use old parts: Strider Review

by 5 months ago

Outside of knowing they’re inevitable, there’s never any telling with remakes. Most of the time it’s safe to assume they will be ambitious, but ultimately rubbish. Awkward, cross-generational, half-breeds where …

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Good clean fun – Dustforce review

by 5 months ago

Welcome to the age of indie games. Thanks to advancements in design programs that allow for small team development, and increased internet speeds that make digital-only distribution a reality, more …

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Dawn of the dead — The Last of Us: Left Behind

by 6 months ago

Left Behind, the story-based DLC follow-up to our 2013 Game of the Year, doesn’t really need to exist, but I’m glad it does. The beauty of The Last of Us’ …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Lightning May Cry

by 6 months ago

Final Fantasy has gotten a little strange of late. Genocide on the planet Cocoon, fal’Cie from Pulse, l’Cie from Cocoon, the twisted Cie’th, people sacrificing themselves to save the world …

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A mystery with missing parts: The raven: Legacy of a master thief

by 6 months ago

There are a couple of reasons why I’ve never played many point-and-click titles before. The first is my personal gaming etymology is console based (not the natural habitat for games …

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