Fans of open world adventures were absolutely spoiled for choice in 2011, with exceptional works from genre pioneers Bioware [...]

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As 2017 rolled around, I partook in the great yearly tradition of reading end-of-year lists to work out which games from the year before I’d missed and should catch up on over summer. Pony Island, by one-man-team Daniel Mullins, came out the previous January, which […]

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The passing of David Bowie in early 2016 was a death that shook the music industry. A pillar of rock ‘n’ roll and pop for over 50 years, it was a shock to many, and he will most definitely be missed. It was during this […]

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With the release of the Nintendo Switch now a hopefully fixed point in our future, I felt it would be wise to find any remaining hidden joys with the soon-to-be-defunct Wii U. While not the story-centric tale of Shulk experienced in the Wii/3DS Xenoblade game, […]

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Who wants to go on a trip down memory lane? A wild, crazy journey way back into the earliest years of computer gaming. Back to a time when the PC Master Race still had homework and bedtimes. Back to a time when an eight-year-old boy […]

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Dark Messiah of Might and Magic was criminally underrated when it first landed in 2006. Paris-based Arkane Studios released it to a mixed mainstream reception, but to me, it was the best immersive-sim you could play at the time. In a genre that counts landmark […]

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Catherine is probably one of the strangest games to describe to someone who has never heard of it before. One part romantic horror adventure and one part puzzle-platformer, it’s easily one of the most unique games you’ll ever come across both in aesthetic and how […]

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For as much as I love the survival horror genre, there has always been one prominent game series that has eluded me: Fatal Frame. It’s a franchise that I’ve forever been meaning to try, and yet, for one reason or another, have just never found […]

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Ah David Cage, if there’s an exact moment that can be cited as the point that you truly went off the rails, Heavy Rain is that moment. Part interactive drama and part unintentional comedy, Heavy Rain was my very first taste of this genre and, […]

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Ultimately my problem with Dyscourse was that I didn’t have fun, which is fine. A game doesn’t need to be fun if it makes me feel [...]

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