The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild feels very much alive, and brings what has classically been a very linear, restrictive adventure series into the open-world genre in a fantastic way. It stays true to many of the series’ tropes, borrowing heavily from established […]

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Horizon Zero Dawn is an amazing first entry in what is bound to become a significant video game franchise. To establish such a rich fiction filled with interesting and nuanced characters, settings, cultures and politics is no small feat. To commit to combat mechanics built […]

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Honestly, I wanted to love this game because of its involvement with Berserk and how much love I still have for the series – but I just can’t. It’s the same game I’ve already reviewed twice before with a different set of skins, and there […]

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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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I’ve played many a strange and lurid game before but nothing quite on the level of Torment: Tides of Numenera. It’s a melting pot of science-fiction, fantasy, theist philosophy, RPG player agency, and a dash of “Sweet Jesus, what the hell is that thing?” The […]

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Nioh Review

Without even having mentioned what has been a lengthy journey from inception back in 2004 of an entirely different style of game, Koei Tecmo have managed to weather the last 13 years and publish a game alongside Team Ninja that is quite exceptional regardless of […]

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Halo Wars 2 Review

Halo Wars 2 almost filled a niche of being a simple and less challenging RTS, designed to appeal to casual RTS gamers or people new to the genre entirely. While the campaign is okay, Halo Wars 2 missed the mark with its gaping design flaws, […]

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For Honor Review

For Honor is a great game that has the multiplayer capabilities of something from 1991. It’d be nice to give Dominion a go and give a fuller review on things like the progression system, but the inability to even join multiplayer matches ruined that plan. […]

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Dragon Ball Fusions Review

Dragon Ball Fusions is a clever idea executed messily. The sloppy localisation keeps the characters or scenarios from being as fun as they ought to be, while the monotonous structure means things get boring before they get fun. The premise of building a team of […]

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Sniper Elite 4 Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the high-watermark for the series, with consistently enjoyable single-player that allows the series’ best gameplay traits to shine [...]

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