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Nex Machina (PS4) Review – Neon Dream

The minds behind Resogun and Smash T.V. have made a beautiful twin-stick shooter dream child and named it Nex Machnica. It combines the best of each of those games and distills them into one of the best bullet hell arcade experiences I’ve played. From the haunting 8-bit style splash screen featuring the main antagonist greeting…

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Get Even (PS4) Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Get Even is one of those games that is a bugger to review; not because it isn’t any good. Not at all. In fact, the Farm 51’s walking-simulator- in-a- first-person- shooter’s-clothing is one of 2017’s best surprises and bound for cult classic status. No it’s a bugger to review because the narrative features so many…

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Zheros (PS4) Review: Basic Brawling

Initially released on PC and Xbox One in 2016, Rimlight’s cartoony side scrolling beat ‘em up Zheros has finally made its way to the PS4 along with the game’s new DLC pack – The Forgotten Land (which you have to buy separately). Zheros is a basic brawler, full of colourful characters, with a simple plot…

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Victor Vran Rocking through the Ages of Motörhead This May, Trailer

Wired Productions, has confirmed that the ‘definitive’ of Haemimont Games, demon hunting action RPG Victor Vran will be coming to consoles and PC on May 30th. Victor Vran: Overkill Edition according to the developers is the definitive version of the game and will feature both the Fractured Worlds and Motörhead: Through the Ages expansions, To…

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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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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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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)…

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Wayward Sky (PSVR) Review – Soaring Ever Higher

Wayward Sky puts players right into the boots of Bess, a young pilot whose father has been kidnapped by giant robots. In order to save your ol’ pa players must risk virtual life and limb guiding Bess through a mysterious virtual fortress chock full of puzzles. While exploring the fortress, players flit between point and…