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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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Arkham (PSVR Review) – Becoming Batman

“It’s too short!” You hear the internet cry in uproar. Whilst it’s true that Arkham VR clocks in at just over one hour, those who criticise the game’s running time are overlooking one significant aspect: it’s one hour you get to be Batman. Putting on the cowl of the Caped Crusader is something many have long waited for and with […]

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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 […]