Shovel Knight

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Platform(s): PC, Wii U & 3DS Release: 26/06/2014 I wasn’t really sure if I would enjoy this game. I’ve seen a few “8-bit” titles recently, and some of them turned out to be pretty good, I suppose? However, here was yet another one, and I […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 22/07/2014 The Walking Dead is a rare creature in that it so surreptitiously crawls under your skin, for which you will only notice once your salty tears are stinging the wound it left behind while killing cherished characters. I’ve never felt emotions […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 02/07/2014 When Guacamelee! launched on PS3 and PS Vita last year, I had a really great time playing it. As one of my favourite games of 2013, as well as one of the best games on the Vita to this day, this […]

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Fist of Awesome

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Platform(s): PC & MAC Release: 04/07/2014 Have you ever wanted to punch a bear in the mouth? This is the burning question asked by the hilarious, and appropriately named, team at “I Fight Bears” and their debut game called “Fist of Awesome.” Founded through a […]

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Hellraid: The Escape

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Platform(s): iOS Exclusive Release: 10/07/2014 Hellraid: The Escape is a clever escape game that breaks away from the tired room-escape constructs seen on almost every tablet game of the same genre these days. Granted, there are rooms that the player is required to leave immediately, […]

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GRID: Autosport

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 27/06/2014 There’s a certain elegance to the racing genre that’s not always visible to outsiders; that goes beyond the flashy cars and roaring engines. Perfectly timed overtaking manoeuvres and sticking to the optimum racing line sound a little dull, but in practice […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 26/06/2014 I honestly couldn’t tell you how many Nazi’s I’ve taken down via World War II based shooters, over the last two decades. Thousands upon thousands, I’m more than certain of it. And yet, with so many virtual casualties at my behest, […]

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Tomodachi Life

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Platform(s): 3DS Exclusive Release: 06/06/2014 The pull of a sim game partly comes from a sense of voyeurism and curiosity about someone else’s existence, but the omnipotent control freak that emerges when playing games of this genre is incredibly fun, also. Tomodachi Life by Nintendo […]

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The Fall

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Platform(s): PC, Mac & Linux Release: 30/05/2014 Steam sales are just the best, right? In fact, there are few things that I enjoy more than picking a random game that I’ve never heard of before, going in with absolutely no expectations whatsoever, and then proceeding […]

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Richard & Alice

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Platform(s): PC Exclusive Release: 06/06/2014 Richard & Alice is a game that I wouldn’t usually pickup as I’m generally very stuck in my gaming flavoured ways. I personally tend to look for the traditional fighters and third person adventure games, so, in truth, I rarely […]

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