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Citizens Of Earth review
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Citizens Of Earth review

Originally a Kickstarter project that fell significantly short of its target, Citizens Of Earth had a revive spell cast on it by RPG specialist Atlus, ensuring gamers would be able to enjoy this quirky parody of Earthbound after all. Players step into the over-polished shoes of the vice-president of Earth,...

Funk Of Titans review
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Funk Of Titans review

To sit and play Funk Of Titans is to sit and ask seemingly hundreds of exasperated questions about it, but the most imperative of them all – what on earth is this low-rent iOS game doing on Xbox One – can be answered simply by glancing at its developer’s portfolio....

Blackguards 2 review
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Blackguards 2 review

It would be unkind to say that Blackguards 2 doesn’t offer much improvement over its predecessor. Battles are more rewarding, the pen-and-paper RPG elements have been scaled back, and you can unlock advanced combat moves sooner. Other elements, like a uncooperative camera, the tedious pacing of battle and mountainous difficulty...

There Came An Echo review
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There Came An Echo review

It’s always important to cherish innovation. Gaming – more than any other entertainment medium – thrives on its own potential, growing alongside the technological advances of the time. And so it’s important to recognise innovation for what it is, because though it might not always succeed, it’s worth the recognition...

Total War: Attila review
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Total War: Attila review

Despite its title, Total War: Attila is not the story of a single, ferocious military leader. Instead, it is a collection of stories from multiple disparate and unequal factions that range in size and scope, sporting wildly different skill-sets and cultural identities. At their core, these factions represent myriad play-styles...

Life Is Strange, Episode 1: Chrysalis review
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Life Is Strange, Episode 1: Chrysalis review

The first thing we noticed about Life Is Strange was the protagonist, Max Caulfield, and the fact that her surname is shared with Catcher In The Rye’s Holden Caulfield – the posterchild for teenage rebellion. Thing is, where J. D Salinger’s Caulfield has an edge of deep-rooted anarchism and edginess...

#IDARB review
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#IDARB review

What glorious chaos is this? What insane mind could have conceived any logical system that would give structure to such a thing? #IDARB is a strange hybrid of Smash Bros and playground football. It’s loosely a sports game, but much more clearly a mass pixelated brawl where occasionally a sport...

The Escapists review
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The Escapists review

By day 19 of our incarceration we had begun to lose hope. We’re told hope is the most dangerous thing you take into prison with you, and frankly ours had been sapped dry. There was no escape from this place. No redemption to be found other than by serving our...