Tag Archives: Single Player

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Review

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If there is one phrase to describe Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, it would be “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. And rightly so as the game is pretty much what fans of the Borderlands series are used to. Interesting characters, wacky humour, lots of crazy weapons and even crazier enemies and of course Jack, whom I am sure we all …

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Review (PS4)

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When Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was first announced, I bet I wasn’t the only one who immediately thought of it as an Assassin’s Creed meets Tolkien game. After all, gameplay trailers portrayed our hero as someone who can leap from buildings, survey the area from the top and uses stealth to vanquish his foes. It had everything that sounded like …

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FIFA 15 PS4 Review

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The FIFA franchise is a million dollar franchise for EA responsible for about 27% of EA’s net revenue according to Forbes Magazine. You must be wondering just about this point why I’m telling you all this. Soccer is after all a multibillion dollar business in the UK alone and the games generate somewhere between 20-30 million dollar sales a year. …

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Destiny Review (PS4)

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Destiny has been out about 2 weeks now. Given the hype surrounding the game, Destiny showed plenty of promise when we had our time with the beta couple of weeks back. To give our readers a broader perspective on the game, I had to dive deeper into the mechanics, missions, and classes to explore its MMO aspects at the same …

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The Sims 4 Review

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I still remember when the first The Sims game was announced, gamers everywhere including myself gave that “HUH” look for Maxis to be moving away from great city building simulation games to that of a life simulation game. 3 games later, all was forgotten about that move as gamers were happy with guiding their Sim to greatness and achieving its …

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Velocity 2x Review (PS4/PS Vita)

I was just beginning to wonder if there were any good titles coming out for the PlayStation Vita. Lately, one would be experiencing the dry spell of games, the calm before the storm before a whole horde of games start to hit you wave after wave from September. Along comes Velocity 2x the sequel and successor to the first Velocity …

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Murdered: Soul Suspect Review

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At first look, Murdered: Soul Suspect sets itself up to be a Supernatural-meets-noir-meets-Ace Attorney sort of game. Developed by Airtight Games and published by Square Enix, Murdered follows Detective Ronan, who’s killed while on a case, and has resurrected as a ghost to solve the mystery and figure out exactly who the murderer was. Talk about working overtime. Gameplay Murdered …

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Battlefield Hardline Beta Hands On

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The Battlefield name is one that is not easy to live up to even with a spin off that seems to be competing with other established series. Add in high expectations from fans of the series and you get what is commonly referred to as “Baptism by Fire” when a beta is opened to the public (even if slots are …

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Mario Kart 8 Review (Wii U)

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After picking up my Wii U, some friends were puzzled by my decision to get one for various reasons and to some degree, it was valid. Fast forward 1 month later, the release of the 8th installment of Mario kart. When IGN first showcased gameplay of this kart racer, I knew that Nintendo was onto something special, something that would …

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Watch Dogs Review (Playstation 4)

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Marked as one of the key titles slated for launch with the next generation consoles PS4 and Xbox One, Watch Dogs first made its mark 2 years ago at E3 wowing audiences which not only showcased the next generation console capabilities but also the exciting prospect where a launch windowed game would actually push the system’s hardware and bring something …

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LEGO The Hobbit Review

Before I start, I know what you, my readers are thinking : “Not another Lego game…” as you attempt to close the page or click on another link here at POPCulture Online. Well before you do so, do spare me some time and I promise to get straight to the point. Yes if you have not already noticed, the Lego …

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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Review

For someone who camped launch day of Diablo 3 to the release of Loot 2.0 and the closing of both auction houses, it has been a long journey filled with many ups and many downs. I am sure I am not the only one who left the game for a long time till the announcement of Loot 2.0 and of …

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inFAMOUS Second Son Review

inFAMOUS Second Son, this Playstation 4 exclusive title puts you in the shoes of Delsin, a young punk who gets into trouble and well conveniently stumbles across his special ability. Without giving too much of the story away, you are a conduit who harnesses the ability to absorb another individual’s special powers and of course with great responsibility comes great… …

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The Lego Movie Videogame Review

The movie was brillant and I bet most of us adults openly declared that we watched it even though Lego for the most part is assoicated as toys for kids. Well I bet I am not the only one who openly declares that I also bring this part of my childhood into my gaming world. Having played some of the …

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South Park: The Stick of Truth Review

I like South Park. I think this is a thing that comes as a surprise to most people, but I’ve always rather fancied the satirical nature of the cartoon, and its generally shameless abuse of preconceived societal notions. That said, I’ve not actually finished watching all episodes, because there are way too many of those. Nonetheless, when South Park: The Stick …

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