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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Review

In late 2007, Ninja Theory released a game called Heavenly Sword. At the time, it proved to me what next-gen console gaming was all about. It was innovative. It was larger than life. I was probably in the minority of … Continue reading

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Dead Rising 2 Review

Zombie Fever. Brain-eating hordes of undead have gripped the gaming world. Whether it’s zombie modes for existing games, or entire retail titles based around the rotting post-Human zombie form, there’s something for everyone’s tastes. One could argue that the gaming … Continue reading

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Review

Tomb Raider games have had a long and tumultuous history. I was introduced to the series with Tomb Raider back on the PC and immediately took to the concept. Having played most of the Tomb Raider games on all the … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Review

Comic book games have earned themselves a bad reputation over the years. Justifiably too, as there have been some woeful offerings from big name developers and publishers. Just recently though, a number of lesser-known developers have shown it was possible … Continue reading

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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene Review

We’ve probably all played some incarnation of Space Invaders’ established series. Whether you were one of those that fed coin after coin into arcade machines back in the 70’s and 80’s, or you got on board with 2008’s Space Invaders … Continue reading

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Planet Minigolf Review

From Zen Studios, comes Planet Minigolf – a game dedicated to that lesser golf game, mini golf. Armed with only a putter and placed on some seriously spectacular fantasy courses, Planet Minigolf takes you deep into the fun and frustration … Continue reading

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F1 2010 Review

Unless you’ve been a PC gamer for the last few years, the option of playing a Formula One game has been a non-existent affair. The last great console F1 game was F1: Championship Edition. And that title, while still offering … Continue reading

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H.A.W.X. 2 Review

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X was a surprisingly enjoyable arcade flight game. Sure, it was littered with niggles and bugs here and there, but the underlying core of the game was fantastic. You had a host of modern and classic jet fighters … Continue reading

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Mafia II Review

The much hyped, much delayed Mafia II has finally arrived. The last game in this genre I played was Godfather II (ironically, about the same time as Mafia II was originally scheduled) and it failed to deliver a truly immersing … Continue reading

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Split/Second Review

After having played the tires off the Split/Second demo, I couldn’t have been more enthused for the full version to arrive in my mailbox. Unfortunately for Split/Second, while I was waiting for it to arrive, Blur arrived in its place, … Continue reading

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