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5 of the Best Games of 2016

For many, 2016 was a bit of a shit year. With controversial political outcomes, a plethora of celebrity deaths and people just generally sucking, a lot of people can’t wait to see the back of 2016. However, for gamers 2016 was a bit of a treasure trove. From AAA smash hits, indie darlings, anticipated sequels and a game that took […]

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4 of the Best Announcements at PSX 2016

Over the weekend, Sony held its annual Playstation Experience (PSX), a two-day bonanza showcasing some of the most anticipated games and throwing in some big reveals for good measure. This year’s event was held at  Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California and with exhibitors like Activision, Capcom and Naughty Dog all on hand, this year did not disappoint in the […]

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Can No Man’s Sky Finally Take Off?

Over the weekend Hello Games, the team behind No Man’s Sky announced its first big update to the game; offering players new gaming modes, functionality and overall improvements to the experience. Amongst the update, Hello Games has included a feature that allows players to build bases on home planets. These essentially act as a place to store items and conduct […]

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Does Dishonored 2 emerge from the shadows of its predecessor?

When a sequel to Dishonored was announced last Summer, I was sceptical that Arkane Studios would be able to recapture what they were able to create with the original. With its immersive world building, unique gameplay and an engaging story of betrayal and revenge, Dishonored rightfully earned the title of ‘Game of the Year’ in 2012. With its second instalment, […]

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles – can the spin-off breathe new life into the franchise?

For the record, I was a huge fan of the early Assassin’s Creed games. The first couple of games were actually some of my favourite titles on the PS3. The concept, stories and interesting game mechanics meant it was a firm favourite. However, with their annual releases, glitches and seeming reluctance to innovate, the franchise lost its appeal. Yet, with […]

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Gravity Rush (PSVita Review) – Does it reach the stars or fail to take off?

Games like Gravity Rush don’t come along often. Originally released in 2012 for PSVita, and later remastered for PS4 in 2016, Gravity Rush has a clear artistic style; with its visuals, storytelling and unconventional game mechanics all following a consistent and unique creative vision. The game follows lead protagonist, Kat who is suffering from amnesia and begins the game not […]