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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Review

For years, the video game industry has portrayed mental health in a negative light; inherently depicting a character with mental illness as “bad”. We only need to look to games like Outlast and Resident Evil for examples of villains where their motivations behind their actions are simply “because they’re crazy”. Hellblade: Sensua’s Sacrifice looks to rectify this. Within the opening […]

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Blackwood Crossing Review – A Journey of Acceptance

Developed by Brighton-based PaperSeven, Blackwood Crossing is a first-person, narrative-driven experience that explores the fractured relationship between two orphaned siblings. The game begins with older sister Scarlett waking up on a mysterious train and searching for her brother Finn. It begins innocently enough with a few simple rounds of ‘Simon Says’ but before long the player is thrown into what […]

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5 Reasons Aloy is En-Route to Becoming a Gaming Icon

When I first reviewed Horizon Zero Dawn, I referenced the fact that Sony UK product manager, Jon Edwards, commented that he believed lead protagonist, Aloy, would become the “PlayStation icon of the future”. At the time, I remember thinking that these comments were made a little prematurely seeing as the game hadn’t even been released. However, after spending an unhealthy […]

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5 Anticipated Games of 2017

2016 was a great year for gamers. With the usual AAA blockbusters, indie sleeper hits and long awaited games finally getting their release, it was a year that had something for all gamers. It seems the industry will be continuing this trend throughout 2017 with an extensive list of titles hitting the market from PS4, Xbox One and PC. Whilst […]