Tag Archives: iOS

Steins;Gate review
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Steins;Gate review

The visual novel is an interesting style of game – an ostensibly Japanese curio that’s increasingly gaining traction in the mainstream (that is to say, outside of the hardcore JRPG/anime audience). The terribly stylised Steins;Gate is a prime example of this – offering up enough of the genre’s bizarre storytelling...

Her Story review
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Her Story review

Her Story burrowed into our brain and dug right in there, buried itself like a tic. It made us compulsively obsessed with small details, it made us listen intently to the sole character’s voice, replaying bytes of sound over and over again as we scanned for a crack in the...

Fallout Shelter review
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Fallout Shelter review

The big takeaway from playing Fallout Shelter should probably be that you can slap this theme onto just about anything and it immediately becomes 50 per cent more fun. If this is the beginning of Bethesda spreading this IP around a little more, then we’re on board. We’ll lap up...

Can the Apple Watch be a gaming device?

We haven’t played wrist-mounted games since the days when we were wearing digital watches and velcro trainers. They were pretty simple devices, fiddly and inconvenient, but we can’t deny there was something a little magical about them. Being able to carry a game around with you on such a discreet...

Last Voyage review
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Last Voyage review

Place your headphones on and listen to the sound of our voice. You are about to embark on a voyage. Listen only to the sound of our voice. A voyage through time and space, your world perception may be challenged. Listen only to the sound of our voice. Do not...

How Hearthstone Took Over The World

As the second lot of downloadable content (dubbed Blackrock Mountain) gets ready to drop into Hearthstone, we sit down with the game’s director Eric Dodds to talk about his original vision, keeping his huge player base happy and how he made card games cool again… The virtual card game was never...

Sid Meier’s Starships review
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Sid Meier’s Starships review

In recent years, the notion of interacting with your favourite game universe via a variety of means has become increasingly popular. Companion apps, comic books and free-to-play spin-offs for a number of high-profile titles have all been used to varying degrees of success. Sid Meier’s Starships is one such proposition....