With sixteen years of momentum behind the series beginning with Battlefield 1942, Battlefield is back again with its latest instalment to the famous series – Battlefield V. Logically, following on from the World War I focused Battlefield 1, the “fifth” game provides a focus on […]

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After a LAN with some friends and playing a few WarCraft 3 custom maps for teenage nostalgia’s sake, I found myself on a tower defence (TD) binge. I googled “Best tower defence games on Steam,” and I ended up buying a bundle and starting with […]

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An old friend of mine reached out to me a while back for an evening of gaming. As a fan of games and evenings, I couldn’t resist indulging in a bit of sunless controller fondling. We ended up playing a bit of Uncharted 4, and […]

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In 1996, Lara Croft the Tomb Raider first appeared on our consoles and fast became a fan favourite – polygons and all. But over the past twenty-two years, a number of challengers for the title of top action archaeologist have emerged (or re-emerged) in popular […]

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It’s well known that RTS suffer from being less accessible than other genres, but I think the reasoning for why is oversimplified and under-analysed. Most people attribute the accessibility woes of RTS to their steep learning curve, but that’s only part of it. If the […]

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2013 was an interesting year for gaming, and looking back it’s easy to see why the industry is in the state it’s in today. AAA titles were being rushed out the door to meet annual release schedules, sequels were being pumped out for quick cash-grabs, […]

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Visual novels are not the irredeemable pit of weeb and anime that many people (i.e., I) think they are. There are plenty of games that poke fun at the [...]

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After finishing Dead Space, I took away two big things. The first being that it’s a flawed experience, despite being a good game, and the second being that if its problems were ironed out, a sequel could be truly groundbreaking. After watching some retrospectives before […]

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Sitting just outside the reach of a Nerf gun is my alpine white Gibson Les Paul Studio guitar. Its edges are darkened by sweat and dead skin seeping into the wood, and the once shiny gold pickups seem to be turning green. I’ve played this […]

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Five years ago, I never would’ve touched a horror game. One, because most of what was on the market was trying to copy the success of Outlast, and two, because I was mortified of them. It wasn’t until 2015 when I played Alien Isolation that […]

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