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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...

Tyranny review
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Tyranny review

Obsidian has gone and carved itself a beautiful little niche. Sure, Pillars Of Eternity might’ve cashed in on the nostalgia of the likes of Baldur’s Gate but it also proved there was still a demand for exactly that sort of RPG. When armed with such knowledge, well, it’s hardly a...

The Last Guardian review
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The Last Guardian review

We’ve done all kinds of difficult things in the many years since this magazine first appeared on the shelves. We managed to put every Souls game to bed long before guides existed or summoning for help was an option; we solved The Witness and Fez when  there were no YouTube...