Extinction

Full disclosure, Extinction is the kind of game that makes me want to write snarky, despicable things about it. After the last two weeks, however, I’ve read some reminders about the chronically unfair and unhealthy strain game development has on the people who make them. […]

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Dragon’s Crown Pro

When I first saw Dragon’s Crown as it came out in 2013, I remember thinking to myself how simple and one-note it looked, and while the reviews said otherwise, I never got the chance to prove myself wrong as I didn’t own a PS3 or […]

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Warframe (2018)

I remember letting out a frustrated groan when my partner said he had a new game for us to play: Warframe. We couldn’t afford a new game at the time, and he knew what I was thinking. “It’s free,” he quickly chirped, as his eyes […]

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God of War

God of War certainly isn’t the first game from a long-running series to strip the number from its title and attempt to be reborn. With such a cataclysmic conclusion to its exponentially destructive saga, and a gradual grind into monotony – after relying on the […]

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life marks the end of a chapter in Sega’s storied franchise. First released in Japan in late 2016, Western audiences have had to wait almost 18 months for the 6th instalment in this venerable series to make its way to […]

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Far Cry 5

Far Cry games have long followed an established formula: throw the player into a distinct setting, include a charismatic antagonist, and populate the area with lots of fun activities to do. This has served the series well so far, with previous the games having been […]

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Metal Gear Survive

Metal Gear Survive was a game sent wandering into a minefield. It could’ve been anywhere from horrendous to wonderful and still been received as a vile perversion either way. And that’s exactly what’s happened. I won’t argue that Konami doesn’t deserve to be vilified as […]

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A Way Out

When Josef Fares gave his legendary rant at last year’s Game Awards, I knew I had to play A Way Out. I was already interested to see what the guy behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons did next, but Josef’s raw passion for his […]

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

I’ve tried to get into the original Ni No Kuni a few times over the years, but every time I’ve been stopped by the disappointing story and exhausting combat, despite some of the most alluringly unique visuals of the last generation. As such, the announcement […]

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Devil May Cry HD Collection

Preying on nostalgia continues to be a depressingly cynical cash cow for publishers in the off-months of the year as an increasing number of older games are being palmed off under the banner of “HD Remaster.” Few releases actually earn this title, though, and with […]

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