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Horizon Zero Dawn review
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Horizon Zero Dawn review

The fact that Guerrilla has never made a role-playing game before is really the source of Horizon Zero Dawn’s greatest strengths and greatest weaknesses. The Dutch studio has been able to shed decades of accumulated baggage from the genre, striking out in interesting and engaging new directions, but it has...

Resident Evil VII Biohazard review
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Resident Evil VII Biohazard review

[Reviewed on PS4] The best scares should leave a scar. A permanent mark that follows you. It should serve to remind you of dangers that lurk in the night, that force you to fear the shadows of your soul and turn from flickering lights that dance in the dark. The...

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King review
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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King review

The 3DS is no stranger to large JRPG releases, with Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and Pokemon Sun And Moon releasing in 2016, but there’s still room for another gigantic journey, and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King fills that niche excellently. Dragon Quest VIII kicks off with...

Super Mario Maker 3DS review
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Super Mario Maker 3DS review

This conversion of Super Mario Maker from Wii U to 3DS comes with its plusses and minuses. On the positive side of things, it’s more or less the same fantastic platforming experience with a massive suite of creative tools that puts the power of Mario design in your hands. On...

Steep review
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Steep review

[Reviewed on Xbox One] It should be the perfect time of year to have a winter extreme sports game to sink your teeth into, but Steep’s biggest selling point is also its biggest mistake: it’s yet another open world, this one offering snowboarding, skiing, wingsuiting and paragliding. Sports games usually...

Let It Die review
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Let It Die review

Getting a surprise release during Sony’s PlayStation Experience keynote, Let It Die is the latest from Grasshopper Manufacture, the studio helmed by Suda51 – one of gaming’s most intriguing producers – and true to his usual form, it’s bloody weird. Although he didn’t direct this title himself, it has all...

Super Mario Run review
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Super Mario Run review

Many thought Mario would never be able to heave his chubby form onto mobile devices and yet here we are, watching Nintendo’s mascot run endlessly across our iPhone and iPad screens. Don’t judge Nintendo’s first proper foray into mobile gaming just because it comes in the form of an constant...

Dead Rising 4 review
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Dead Rising 4 review

Like an old joke incapable of eliciting anything more than a snicker from its audience, there’s something that’s just a little tired about Dead Rising 4. All the right ingredients are here, from the series’ signature over-the-top weaponry, to its endless undead hordes. But there’s a distinct whiff of something...