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The Sims 4 review
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The Sims 4 review

Well, Maxis has certainly had a bit of a thrashing, hasn’t it? Despite the underlying improvements that came with SimCity, the internet had spoken – it did not like the reboot. Not to recap on everything too much, but here it is in a nutshell: Maxis made design decisions the internet...

Firefall review
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Firefall review

Firefall has been through development hell over the last few years, and it’s unfortunate that what it mostly has to show for it are the scars, and a yawning gap between potential and reality that not even the nimblest of its battleframes could jetpack across. When announced back in 2010,...

Wayward Manor review
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Wayward Manor review

Ghost In The Machine It’s always a concern when a big-name ‘real world’ writer jumps into our world, but in truth authors have fared far better than Hollywood scriptwriters. Terry Pratchett’s Discworlds were a delight, Tom Clancy pretty much revolutionised Ubisoft’s entire output, and even the JK Rowling-powered Wonderbook on...


EA Sports UFC review
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EA Sports UFC review

EA Sports UFC is a game of three parts. Just like in a real UFC fight, you’ll have to master ground, clinch and stand-up portions in order to become well-rounded enough to compete for a championship belt. The fact that these three elements feel so different from one another is...

Entwined review
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Entwined review

Entwined is a charming proposition, one that you can’t help but respect and connect with upon first embarking on its unique attempt to tell a tale of love and companionship. Newcomer PixelOpus has set out to craft a thought-provoking and (dare we say it?) artistic experience that’ll sit comfortably alongside...

Transistor review
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Transistor review

Identity is a rare thing in videogames development. Only a few studios have the capacity and the vision to create in their own image; FROM, Platinum, arguably Rockstar. Smaller teams inevitably find it easier, but few could claim such a strong sense of self than San Francisco’s Supergiant Games, whose...

Ultra Street Fighter 4 review
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Ultra Street Fighter 4 review

Perhaps the greatest myth surrounding Street Fighter 4 was that it was somehow more accessible than its predecessors. The game certainly revitalised the fighting game market by reviving recognisable characters in a visually appealing game with a familiar feel, but with a Super bar, an Ultra bar, Focus attacks and...