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

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands isn’t a Ghost Recon game. It is neither strategic or overly tactical in any way that pushes its genre forwards. It’s a pointless mish-mash of ideas plucked from a limited pool trying to push what was once a deep and […]

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NieR: Automata Review

I can’t tell you how good it feels to recommend a Yoko Taro game without first apologising for all of the shortcomings you must work through to appreciate its brilliance. By combining his out there ideas with a developer who knows how to make phenomenal […]

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I really didn’t expect Snipperclips to be as entertaining as it was when I first looked at it. The game has that ‘mobile’ feel to it; short and sweet, and like it would be something I’d download to my phone and play on the train […]

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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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