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Pokémon Red/Blue & Yellow - Retro Review

A few weeks ago we had what was collectively known across the internet as 'Pokémon Day'. This celebration happened on February 27th, 2016, ...

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The Witness in motion

After waiting years for The Witness to be released on PlayStation 4, I downloaded it within a week of its release. A ...

Is hype everything?

Is hype everything?

Last November was a busy month for the gaming industry, with numerous big releases coming to all platforms. Fallout 4 was perhaps ...

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Pokémon Red/Blue & Yellow - Retro Review

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 1
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The Witness in motion

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 2
Is hype everything?

Is hype everything?

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Why E3 2016 may be the best year yet

E3 2016 is less than two months away so it is time to start getting hyped up. Can Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and the rest deliver some blow-out news that will make this years E3 the best in a long while?

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Is hype everything?

Can hype make or break a game? Is it better to go in blind or set your expectations high for a game you know you will play? Is hype everything? Stephen Lewis ponders and answers this question below

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Pokémon Red/Blue & Yellow – Retro Review

It has been 20 years since Pokémon first hit the shelves and to celebrate, Nintendo has re-released the games that started it all. But do they hold up today? Read on to find out.

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Where’s My Mommy? – Review

Should ‘Where’s My Mommy?’ be placed on a pedestal or should it get flushed away with the rest of the unmentionables. Read on to find out

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Xenoblade Chronicles X – Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X is a massive game and one that truly shows off what the Wii U is capable of. But is it worth your time? Hear Joshua Goldie’s thoughts

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The Witness in motion

The Witness was released recently to a lot of positive acclaim but that does not make it avoid of controversy. One issue that has not been addressed as much is how the game can cause motion sickness. Learn more about this issue below.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Review

How did Activision’s latest Call of Duty title turn out? Read on to find out Robert Parris’ opinion on this, frankly, very bizarre entry into the franchise.

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Final Fantasy VII HD: Everything we know?

Are you curious about the new Final Fantasy VII remake for PS4? Then read on as Jasmin Tiyur outline’s everything you need to know about Square Enix’s upcoming, episodic, remake.

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Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc – Retro Review

How well does Rayman’s second 3D adventure hold up to the first? Josh Goldie puts the two games side-by-side and see if this was a step in the right direction or not

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Rayman 2: The Great Escape – Retro Review

Did Rayman make a successful attempt escaping from the world of 2D into 3D with Rayman 2: The Great Escape? Read on to find out

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Review: Subterfuge

Forget about conquering on land, Subterfuge is all about conquering the sea, and you can do it all from the comfort of your phone. But is it worth the time?

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Review: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

Travel back in time to Victorian London in this year’s Assassin’s Creed game. Does it stand tall when compared to its predecessor? Find out in our review!