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FIFA 14 Review

The long wait is finally over for football fans. FIFA 14 has been released and already I have colleagues telling me about how they are forming their dream team in career mode to win the league title. Even if it’s virtual reality, you gotta admit the effect it has on the real world is pretty intense. Features The game features …

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review

Ahh, the 1960s. An age of spiffy fedoras and three-pieces, fat smoking cigars, and a smoky, mysterious atmosphere while jazz plays in the backdrop. A time where CIA and soviet spies dodged about one another, using only wit and smarts. If you’re going to set anything anywhere, make it the 1960s. This new instalment from the XCOM franchise does exactly …

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Beyond: Two Souls Hands On

Quantic Dream’s latest game is cinematic goodness In 2006, a (then) little known development studio called Quantic Dream announced “Heavy Rain”, it made waves in the game industry with its grandiose cinematic design; many doubted  the concept of a truly cinematic game, however critics were silenced after the game was released. Developers Quantic Dream created a new genre, a genre …

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Review

Originally released in 2010, Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) received widespread negative criticisms. Subsequently, Square Enix decided to do a complete overhaul of the game, and the result is FFXIV: A Realm Reborn (geddit?). An MMORPG, FFXIV:ARR is set in the world of Hydaelyn, in a different time period from the original game. You start off in one of three major …

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Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Brave New World Review

Known as the best strategy game series to date which probably gave birth to the infamous “One more turn” phase, the latest DLC to the award winning Civilization V just gave keyboard leaders even more ways to conquer the world. Introducing new features the game mechanics, players are now given even more control over their fledgling civilization in terms of …

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Killer Is Dead Hands On

Famed Japanese developer Suda 51 has created some of the wackiest and over the top games to ever grace a console – even by Japanese standards. On first glance, Killer is Dead is very much a Suda 51 game: violence, a killer for hire main lead, wacky bosses and even a stylized look that’s bears a striking resemblance to No …

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Deadpool Review

Despite the fact that Deadpool has been running in Marvel comics since 1991, this is the first time that he gets a video game starring himself. Sure, fans have been clamouring and demanding for a solo movie for a while now, but a solo video game has got to be the next best thing. Insane and completely off the wall, …

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Remember Me Review

Remember Me is a science-fiction/cyberpunk style action/adventure game, set in the dystopian future of Paris. The player takes control of an ex-memory-hunter named Nilin, who has recently had her memories deleted, and is now on the run and seeking to remember her past. She is assisted by a group of people known as the Errorists, which most regard to be …

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The Last of Us Review

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A journey deep into the heart of humanity The Last of Us paints a grim, gritty and hauntingly honest depiction of the depths of human depravity- how low would you go just to survive? The Last of Us explores the very fabric of the human psyche 20 years after an extinction level outbreak. What if the fall of civil order …

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Fuse Review

Fuse is a four-player co-op action/adventure shooting game, set somewhere in the near future with liberal amounts of science-fiction elements smothered into it. You pick from four default characters, each with their own specialties, and the other spots can be filled up by the computer’s AI or by your pals. Gameplay The basics are all in here, with a bit …

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Avatar Star Review

Twitch based shooting at its cutesy best Before I start my review, I’m going to admit; I am not very good at twitch based competitive PC shooters, be it Blackshot or Sudden Attack. The only shooter I am remotely good at is the Halo series which is a whole different beast. Avatar Star is Pearl Digital Entertainment’s newest entry into …

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The Last Of Us Hands On Preview

Naughty Dog’s first foray into survival horror was an intense and terrifying affair Developers Naughty Dog has created one of the most celebrated character in our current console generation; they gave us the ever lovable disaster magnet: Nathan Drake. The Uncharted series was an homage 90s action adventure films with their over-the-top set-pieces and a protagonist who possess a distinctive …

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Review

Who would win in a fight between Batman and The Green Arrow?? As an avid comic book fan, I’ve always taken part in heated debates with friends and fellow comic lovers about who’d win in fights between our favorite characters in the DC roster, Wikipedia entries were referenced and hours spent digging through stacks of paper backs just to find …

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Army Of Two: The Devil’s Cartel Review

Brotastic fun….But I miss Salem and Rios *Warning: Hints of very corase language included in video* Ever since the juggernaut that is Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, it became nearly impossible to find a shooter that does not feature regenerating limbs and Michael Bay-esque set pieces. In 2008, a breath of fresh air was introduced to the overly saturated shooters …

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Assassin’s Creed 3: The Tyranny of King Washington DLC Review

It seems that it’s not quite an actual Assassin’s Creed game if it doesn’t leave players wondering what on earth just happened. To be honest, The Tyranny of King Washington (ToKW) really does live up to that standard. The DLC consists of three episodes that were released periodically over three months, and it’s really one massive “What If?” exploration. (Spoilers …

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