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Final Fantasy XV - Review

About a year ago, in last December’s ‘most anticipated feature’, I wrote that Final Fantasy XV was my most anticipated game of ...

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Battlefield 1: review

It’s been just over a month since the highly anticipated launch of Battlefield 1, so what’s the skinny? Was it worth the ...

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Nintendo Classic: Review

When the NES Classic Mini console was announced, I knew I wanted one. Not for nostalgic reasons (I wasn’t alive when most of ...

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Final Fantasy XV - Review

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 1
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Battlefield 1: review

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 2
Photo: Alec Wilby

Nintendo Classic: Review

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 3
Photo: Marco Verch @Flickr

Final Fantasy XV – Review

As a jumping-off point, Final Fantasy XV is a great place to be introduced to the series, and is also rewarding for fans. It took ten years, but it was worth the wait

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Battlefield 1: review

It’s been just over a month since the highly anticipated launch of Battlefield 1, so what’s the skinny? Was it worth the wait?

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Nintendo Classic: Review

After about 2 weeks with it, my early impression is that I’m quite bad at most of the NES titles I’ve tried

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The dawn of the NES

In Japan, a small consumer electronics company called Nintendo was having lots of success with their console the Famicom. Wanting to garner international success, they locked their sights on the USA

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PlayStation hacked again

Over the past few days, and possibly even before that, it has appeared that Sony’s PlayStation Network has been hacked in some form, but this time limited to the UK

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Crash, Bang, Wallop

Continuing my kick on the 1980s that started last week with the British home computer, and how influential it was in not only British video games, but the computing industry, I’d like to cross the pond and talk about North America’s adventures with video games

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Point-and-Click: A Golden Age for Gaming?

I always knew there was something special about this genre of games

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Gears of War 4 – Review

Gears 4 feels like a great starting off point for a new trilogy, in places it even feels like this was what they were going for with the original Gears of War

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Loading, ready, run

While the US was being lorded over by the Atari 2600, the UK, and most of Europe was getting involved in the home computer

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Grand Theft Auto V: The game that just keep giving?

Rockstar Games first released the latest instalment of the critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto franchise back in 2013, to almost palpable anticipation, and they certainly…

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Syndrome: Indie survival horror

Jump scares, creepy sounds and bad lighting are key features of survival horror games, but they are not the entire basis of the genre

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Forza Horizon 3

Call yourself a Forza fan? Horizon 3 will be just up your street