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Review: Gran Turismo 6

The Gran Turismo series has, since day 1, been a chance for car lovers to build up a garage of their dream cars (as well as a bewildering collection …

Review: Knack

When the Playstation 4 was revealed most people were expecting a next-gen hardcore powerhouse to be the first game shown to the awaiting fans, but …

Review: X Rebirth

In the build up to X:Rebirth’s release a few trailers were sent out by the developer showing amazing looking dog fights in space, jumping to light …

Review: Race the Sun

Some games just don’t need to have intricate multi-layered depth, or a big story, or a big shooty multiplayer element. Some games are happy being …

Review: Velocity Ultra

Watching a video of Velocity Ultra being played makes it look like a dauntingly difficult game. Scrolling screens are stressful for a neurotic like …

Review: Gomo

Being British, there aren’t many more emotional stories than a man and his dog, and that’s the exact storyline used for Daedalic …

Review: Need for Speed: Rivals

Need for Speed is back, and with this version probably being the last we’ll see on the outgoing generation of consoles it was difficult to know what …

Review: Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself. Rubbish. Try walking around a blood-spattered meat factory with nothing to light the way other than a …

Preview: GoD Factory: Wingmen

Nine Dots Studios have had a tough time trying to get their up-coming spacecraft, dog-fighting, team-based, shooter game (that’s definitely the …

Battlefield 4 PS3 Review

It wasn’t all that long ago that I hadn’t played a Battlefield game, and despite plenty of people telling me it was the “thinking man’s Call of Duty” …

Review: Journey of a Roach

Point-and-click adventure games are a dying breed which I think is a terrible shame, because while they make me feel incredibly dim-witted I do …

Review: A-Men 2

I don’t tend to take gameplay personally, I’m usually well balanced enough to divorce my emotions from bad choices in game design. But I swear …

Review: The Wolf Among Us – Episode 1

Looking back at recent titles by Telltale Games tells its own story. The Back to the Future and Walking Dead series, even Poker Night 2 have all been …

Review: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

After three years of the Assassin’s Creed II based adventures of Ezio Auditore fans of the series were ready for a change of scenery so last …

Review: Proteus

Proteus kicks off with you waking up in the sea facing an unknown island with no idea what you’re looking for, no idea what you’re meant to be doing …

Review: Call of Duty: Ghosts

Another year, another Call of Duty. With the seemingly ever-lasting rota between Treyarch and Infinity Ward this time landing at the doorstep of the …

Strategy Guide Review: GTA V (GamerGuides)

It must be a nightmare for guide writers to get their teeth into a big open world game and actually tear out a chunk of something worth publishing. …

Review: Final Exam

Final Exam is a deeply derivative game, but that’s not entirely a bad thing. Every sequel is derivative of the last, that’s exactly why they sell …

Review: Knock Knock

I love scary games. Those games that have you on the edge of your seat, wondering if you’re safe from harm or seconds away from another …

Review: Speedrunners (Steam Early Access)

Have you ever wondered what Mario Kart would look like in 2D… if you took away Mario… and all of the karts? No, me neither, but that hasn’t stopped …

Review: Beyond: Two Souls

It’s not new for a game to try and give the look and feel of a movie, but it’s also a formula that often falls flat and fails to impress as a result …

Review: Rocksmith 2014

Last year the musical grip that Rockband had on gamers was substantially loosened. Ubisoft entered the arena with Rocksmith, a similarly styled game …

Review: F1 2013

Another year passes, giving us another new F1 title from the racing experts at Codemasters. There have been a few games in this series now, and each …

Review Showdown: PES 2014 vs FIFA14

For what feels like the 629th time, EA and Konami go head to head on the football pitch, with FIFA 14 and PES 2014 being released within a few days …

Review: Girl Fight

I consider myself a pretty committed fan of fighting games, shamelessly keeping myself bang up-to-date with new releases, updates and rumours. So …

Review: NBA 2k14

It’s always fun reviewing sports games when you have very little knowledge of the game itself. While I can happily sit in front of an American …

Review: Do Not Fall

At a time when retail releases are quite slow the downloadables keep on coming, this time in the form of Do Not Fall, a deceptively tricky and …

Killer is Dead Review

Killer is Dead launches later this week, fresh from the mind of Goichi Suda. The name rings a bell, right? You’ll know him better as Suda51, the guy …

Review: Rise of the Triad

Nearly 20 years ago a game was released as shareware (remember that?) called Rise of the Triad. Intended as a sequel to the original Wolfenstein 3D, …

Review: MotoGP 13

Two wheels: historically more difficult for the developer to convey the pure physics of racing on them than it is their four wheeled counterparts. …