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Football Manager 2015 review
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Football Manager 2015 review

The tales of Football Manager extremism have become part of gaming’s own urban legend. Everyone’s probably heard a friend tell the story about how ‘they’ don a suit for their team’s appearance in the FA Cup Final. Countless tales of divorce and familial breakdowns have circulated for years, the ‘Football...


Space Oddity – The making of Alien: Isolation

Creative Assembly is best known for its strategy games, so what inspired a studio so well-versed in one genre to reach out of its comfort zone and step into the inky blackness of Alien’s sci-fi world? games™ chats to creative director Alistair Hope and lead designer Gary Napper about revalidating...

Bayonetta 2 review
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Bayonetta 2 review

While the Wii U’s 12-month headstart might not do much for the console in terms of raw power, it has unquestionably helped the platform get an early lead in terms of killer exclusives. PS4 and Xbox One are only really just starting to see the first real system sellers now,...

Alien: Isolation review
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Alien: Isolation review

The highest compliment that you can pay Creative Assembly’s uncompromising, nerve-plucking and lengthy entry in the Alien canon is that even without any prior knowledge of its source material, Alien: Isolation is superb. It doesn’t matter whether you can appreciate the care with which the world of Ridley Scott’s 1979...

‘Alien: Isolation needed a female protagonist’ says lead designer

games™ recently got the chance to sit down with Gary Napper – the lead designer on Creative Assembly’s upcoming Alien: Isolation. The game’s central protagonist, Amanda Ripley, is the daughter of the original film’s Ellen Ripley – and the family resemblence is strong.   Amanda is a survivor, before anything else...

Sonic Boom devs react to ‘Steroid Knuckles’ meme

Sonic Boom is a project split into two halves – seeing a release across the Wii U and 3DS, each game has its own developer and direction. We got in touch with Big Red Button Entertainment’s CEO and Creative Director Bob Rafei to talk about the Wii U’s Sonic Boom: Rise...