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Game Of Thrones, Episode 1: Iron From Ice review
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Game Of Thrones, Episode 1: Iron From Ice review

We’ll say straight away – if you’re part way through the Game Of Thrones series (novels or TV) there will be spoilers in this review. You have been warned. Now that’s taken care of, the next pressing matter is how to address ‘the Telltale problem’. The developer is already synonymous...

Tales From The Borderlands Episode 1: Zer0 Sum review
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Tales From The Borderlands Episode 1: Zer0 Sum review

Borderlands has always had a very precise sense of humour – somewhere between self-aware self-deprecation, cultural criticism, and a flurry of dirty jokes. Thing is, the delivery of this humour can fall a little flat in the main games because you’re so busy looting everything and shooting people in the...

Saints Row IV: Gat Out Of Hell review
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Saints Row IV: Gat Out Of Hell review

In this time of day one DLC and on-disc premium content, how strange to play an add-on for a game that’s well over a year old. Yes, Gat Out Of Hell, the tale of Saints Row stalwart Johnny Gat’s descent into the underworld, may be a standalone product, but it...

Resident Evil HD review
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Resident Evil HD review

We’ve reached peak remake – this Resident Evil is a remake of Resident Evil, itself a remake of Resident Evil. The singularity is here. The world ends now. Well, that or we get to once again play through one of gaming’s greatest ever remakes – the GameCube version of Resident...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

The very existence of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is rather odd. It’s the elaboration of an idea that was a mere minigame in Super Mario 3D World, expanded into a retail title of its own. This, from a company that has historically shied away from direct sequels and obvious spin-offs....

Kalimba review
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Kalimba review

Kalimba is a puzzle platformer based on one simple mechanic: you control two avatars instead of one. Nudge the analog stick right, and both will move right; tap the jump button, and both will jump. On top of this, Press Play has layered different uses of that basic mechanic, one...

Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- review
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Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- review

Arc System Works isn’t a normal developer. Its roster of fighting games (Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena and so on) is a whole dossier of proof that fighting games have done nowhere near enough to innovate in the last few years. Arc System Works – in every game, across...

Scrolls review
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Scrolls review

It’s hard to forget in the blind lust the world has for Hearthstone that it is perhaps the simplest, easiest collectible card game out there. That has been its boon, of course, and the resulting popularity courtesy of its accessibility is undoubted well earned, even if there are those who...