The Evil Within 2

The Evil Within is a franchise that was conceived on the notion of returning survival horror to its roots. It was a bold statement that resonated with many horror fans at the time, given the industry’s gradual shift towards action horror. The fact that Resident […]

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You like dessert, right? Sure you do. And if you know you like dessert, surely you know what type is your favourite, yes? Think of that familiar comfort, and then imagine at what point it would become off-putting or even unpleasant to eat. Dishonored: Death […]

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Joe Madureira is an artist I wasn’t aware of until the Darksiders series. The first Darksiders is a game I hold very dear for plenty of reasons; the Zelda-style dungeons, the Metroidvania exploration, the engaging yet accessible combat, and, of course, Madureira’s art. My attention […]

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Forza Motorsport 7

There’s room for stupidity in every facet of our lives. Professionalism is best when you have room to escape it, whether that involves mastering the air guitar or bowling with a limo. Forza Motorsport 7 seems to understand this on a fundamental level, and while […]

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FIFA 18

Now that the 2017/18 European Football season is in full swing, it’s time for the annual FIFA expansion… I mean… update… uhh, patch? Wait, why are we paying for this every year? Jokes aside, the incremental changes made to each year’s FIFA release barely constitute […]

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Monster Hunter Stories

We’re still a ways off from Monster Hunter World, and it’s still uncertain as to whether we’ll ever get a localisation of Double-Cross, so I need to get my fix somewhere. Monster Hunter isn’t usually a game known for its story; whenever there is one, […]

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Total War: Warhammer II

For a franchise that got shunned by its parent company, Warhammer Fantasy isn’t doing too poorly. It’s been two years since the End Times, and yet we’re still getting games like Total War: Warhammer II popping up like The Empire still exists. Don’t get me […]

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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

As a massive fan of puzzles, I have always been regularly won over by the murder-mystery visual novel genre. Phoenix Wright first did this years ago, but its simple mechanics have worn on me over the years. Enter Danganronpa, however, which is built in a […]

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Cuphead

I’ve been looking forward this 1930s cartoon inspired, run-and-gun, tough as nails platformer since it was first revealed at E3 2014. Cuphead, developed by StudioMDHR, is a beautiful marriage of classic hand-drawn animation and side-scrolling arcade action. The stylistic direction is a true work of […]

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Capcom has screwed the pooch with fighting games in this current generation. If you had told me back in 2011 that Capcom would eventually release Street Fighter V unfinished and woefully unbalanced, I would have laughed in your silly face and called you a damned […]

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