Mafia III

Mafia III is a unique and ambitious title that breaks away from the norm of its previous entries and opts for a new setting and era. After the well-written but basic sandbox shooter Mafia II, the developers at Hangar 13 have taken a chance by […]

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Aragami

I really wanted to like Aragami. Created by Lince Works with a soundtrack from Two Feathers, Aragami was the game I was most looking forward to from E3 this year. My favourite game ever is Mark of the Ninja, so that may not be entirely […]

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BioShock: The Collection

Few games have left such a tremendous, distinct footprint on video games as the BioShock series. It’s only fair that after almost ten years since the original BioShock, the entire collection is lovingly packaged and re-released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (plus free updates […]

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Clockwork

There’s always a lot of excitement that comes with finding an indie game that does something weird and different. Games like Undertale and Axiom Verge remind us that thinking outside the box can make for hours of delight. However, not all games nail that strange […]

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NBA 2K17

As someone who’s into video games and pop culture quite profoundly, friends and strangers are both in agreement when they react to my interest in sport with surprise. However, I’ve always been an avid sports fan and participant since a young age – and basketball […]

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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2

Well, strap me down and grab the anti-epileptics because Pac-Man’s flashing lights have got me dazzled and my adrenaline pumping! It’s difficult not to like Pac-Man (most of the time), it was one of the great classics that defined what makes a great “arcade game.” […]

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Grow Up

I first came across ‘Grow Home’ while scouring casual downloads on Playstation Plus, in attempts to coax a friend away from yet another humdrum round of NBA 2K. As nice as it is to see someone passionate about their go-to game, when they take it […]

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

My introduction to Deus Ex began with a trailer back in 2010—yeah, you know the one. With its iconic black and gold aesthetic, cyberpunk themes, references to Greek mythology, and one of the most famous one-liners in gaming today: “I never asked for this…” Deus […]

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Furi

When combining genres, mixing Character Action and Shoot ‘em ups together seems like an odd combination as well as a very ambitious task. However, the Game Bakers took on this challenge and managed to execute a challenging bullet hell style game with tight melee swordplay. […]

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Mother Russia Bleeds

Beat ‘em ups were once arcade staples (when arcades were the staple) that started to go out of fashion as home consoles became more powerful and the genre itself became stale. When your 20-40 cent coin/s were at stake, each play basically amounted to a […]

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