Reviews

Murdered: Soul Suspect review

Murdered: Soul Suspect is a rare treat amidst the hogwash of obnoxiously violent AAA titles currently cluttering store shelves. Slow-paced and atmospheric, it offers a different kind of game experience which, despite an admittedly silly premise — you play a…

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Gemini Rue Review

Indie games are really taking a hold of the industry; whether it be the latest iOS craze or the unstoppable force that is Minecraft there certainly is not shortage of compelling gameplay experiences to be had out there if you…

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Warhammer 40k: Space Marine Review

When I think of Warhammer I imagine large scale tabletop battles with carefully painted figurines and books full of stats and critical hit information. I also think of sprawling conflicts across a detailed map, issuing orders with strategic point and…

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Swarm Arena Review

Swarm Arena is a new arcade title whose intentions seem to get a bit lost in translation. Though the concept and gameplay is quite original, one can’t help but feel let down by lacking presentation, which makes the experience extremely…

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The Ball Review

I’m not going to lie – I had high expectations for The Ball. The marketing team behind the game has done a great job at showing us the game in an interesting and unique manner. However, with a group like…

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LEGO The Hobbit review

LEGO The Hobbit does a satisfying job of offering TT Games’ iconic LEGO gameplay. Its story lacks the accessibility of, say, a Star Wars or Indiana Jones, and it can often leave the experience feeling rather disjointed. However, this doesn’t…

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Hard Reset Review

The development history of Flying Wild Hog’s debut title Hard Reset is an interesting one, especially considering the constant hype and drama we are constantly forced to sit through during lengthy hype building exercises by the bigger publishers. Out of…

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Driver: San Francisco Review

Driver: San Francisco takes the series back to its roots. It’s a fresh entry in the series that has arguably lost a bit of fuel over its past iterations, failing to reach the heights of the brilliant original for the…

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Dead Island Review

I am slowly but surely falling in love with Dead Island, developer Techland’s wannabe RPG. After having spent what feels like an eternity traversing the game’s virtual tropical paradise I’m not quite sure how to catagorise this experience, but one…

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Civilization Revolution 2 review

NOTE: This game is currently available on iOS with an Android version to follow soon. Civilization Revolution 2 is the first iOS game I actively sat and waited for, reloading the app store multiple times waiting for its inclusion. Yes,…

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Child of Light review

I’m not one for the pointless “games are art” debate tethered to recurring streams of steadfast Twitter bickering — games are played for fun, not as a detrimental analysis on society’s malfunctions — but Child of Light awakened something deep…

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