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Injustice 2: The Joker & the Leaked 28th Controvery

DC has always flooded the market. The outcomes of this economic practice are anything aside from either overly critical critiques or unusually high praise. Take Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight as an example. Early reviews mostly noted that it belonged in the same conversation as The Godfather and Good Fellas as one of the greatest crime films of all…

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Has Been Heroes Review (Nintendo Switch) – Old Heroes, New Tricks

Has-Been Heroes is a strategy roguelike in which players navigate tactically demanding dungeons while mastering tough-as-nails combat. Players choose between one of many rogues, mages, and soldiers to escort two princesses through a range of maze-like levels. To survive, the player must maximize every decision, carefully considering which path(s)to follow and what gear to spend…

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Fated: The Silent Oath (PSVR) Review – Highway to Hel

When PSVR launched back in October, Sony’s virtual reality headset had an impressive start. A large varied portfolio of titles with quality exclusives, and a simple set up made it a very tempting entry point into the wonderful world of VR gaming. Unfortunately, less than six months after the exceptional launch, games for Sony’s entry…

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Blackwood Crossing (PS4) Review – Mr. Chainsaw

Just a little warning, Paper Seven’s Blackwood Crossing will punch you right in the feels, in the best possible way. Exploring grief, guilt and the pain of letting go, the Brighton Developers remarkably effecting first person adventure will leave all but the coldest bastards with a tear in their eye and an overwhelming desire to…

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Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (PS4) Review – …All Out of Gum

If you didn’t play Bulletstorm when it was first released way back in 2011, I’m disappointed but not surprised. It’s one of those game’s that deserves a spot along with Raven’s SIngulatiry on the ‘Best shooters of 360/PS3 era that no buggered played’ list. People Can Fly’s follow up to the wonderful Painkiller, Bulletstorm is…

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Yooka-Laylee (PS4) Review – A Rare Reunion

Playtonic are basically the Blues Brothers of the gaming world. After years working on other projects the developers that made most of Rare’s greatest hits are on a mission from the platforming god, to save the dying genre by creating a new collectathon platformer just like the ones we all used to love back in…

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Snake Pass (Switch) Review – A Right Charmer

If someone told me that Snake Pass was a remake of an obscure PS1 game that was only released in Azerbaijan I would probably believe you. There is something decidedly old school about Sumo Digital’s charming puzzle platformer, and as a man with fond memories of the time when platformers ruled the planet, I have…

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Death Squared (PS4) Review: Robot Roll Call

Death Squared SMG Studios’ debut outing on consoles is a solid and enjoyable puzzle/ platformer, and another great addition in the silly science experiment sub-genre of physics based puzzlers. Death Squared sees players solve a series of artificial intelligence experiments as part of a group of four cuboid robots under the supervision of David; a…

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Torment: Tides of Numenera (PS4) Review

Torment: Tides of Numenera feels like a classic RPG from the late 90s. It’s a literary game replete with descriptive text and weighty, philosophical themes. inExile’s latest, doesn’t trade in flashy graphics and gimmickry. No Torment; Tides of Numenera is a game of substance. A vast, open-ended isometric RPG that tells a twisting apocalyptic tale…

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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin (PSVR) Review

It’s hard to believe that Psychonauts, is almost 12. Double Fine’s endearing psychic-powered platformer has been in the limbic system of gamers ever since, not only because it has seen numerous ports and re-releases, (hitting the PS4 only a couple months ago), and also that, finally, thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign a full-blown sequel…

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Sniper Elite 4 (PS4) Review – Good Eye Sniper

I’m starting to feel a little bit worried about my state of mind. You see, when I reviewed Sniper Elite 3 way back in 2014, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for the German officer I accidentally castrated with .30 calibre bullet. This may have had something to do with the fact that I could…

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Yakuza 0 (PS4) Review – The Shenmue and Mary Chain

If you think that Yakuza is just Japanese GTA, I hate to disappoint you but you are wrong Sunshine. Yes, both are open world games about the criminal underbelly of fictionalised recreations of real-life cities, GTA does America (And hopefully one day they’ll do the UK again) and Yakuza Japan, (Tokyo and Osaka to be…

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The Little Acre (PS4) Review

Pewter Game’s The Little Acre is an adorable slice of adventuring that effortlessly blends Broken Sword with Don Bluth in a game that fans of old school point and clicks will be hard pressed not to fall in love with. Set in contemporary County Mayo Ireland in the 1950s, the Little Acre tells the Story…

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Amnesia: Collection (PS4) Review – Fear of the Dark

Whenever talk turns to the best Horror games ever made, it is usually agreed that Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent is one of them. Released on PC back in 2010, and finally available on consoles bundled with its expansion, Justine, and semi-sequel A Machine for Pigs (developed by Dear Esther devs The Chinese Room)…