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Until Dawn review
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Until Dawn review

Let’s not mince our words – Until Dawn wouldn’t exist without Joss Whedon’s self-aware horror hit Cabin In The Woods. Both Until Dawn and the 2012 horror flick are serious critiques of what horror is; both deconstruct the ‘torture porn’ that modern media has come to associate with the horror/thriller...

Miyamoto on Mario in games™ 165

To mark the 30th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System, we speak exclusively to Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario’s creator, alongside his long-time collaborator Takashi Tezuka about their careers, why Mario is so popular and their latest creation Super Mario Maker. 30 Years Of Super...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review

There are several preconceptions that have been hung around Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor’s neck. Accusations of laziness in how its central mechanics have seemingly been cherrypicked from the genre’s strongest offerings; the unfavourable association that licensed products have with generally poor software; and then there’s the fact that games based...


Hohokum review
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Hohokum review

When artist Richard Hogg collaborated with developer Honeyslug for Frobisher Says!, the result was a sensory assault; an unremitting torrent of cartoonish visuals matched with slapstick larks, each skit demanding full attention and instant understanding of its simplistic concept from its participants in order to succeed. Now, two years later,...

Road Not Taken review
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Road Not Taken review

You can’t fault Road Not Taken for its inventiveness. Though the game is primarily a match-three puzzle game – the likes of which developer Spry Fox itself had already mastered with Triple Town – it provides enough of a twist to the core mechanics that there’s a genuine sense of...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark review
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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark review

It’s impossible to understate just how much of a colossal disappointment Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark truly is. When it comes to what we’ve grown up with – watching the show, breaking the toy and buying the T-shirt – we’re admittedly easy to please. If you think about it,...