Grim Dawn Review

Grim Dawn is an Action Role Playing Game (ARPG) similar to Diablo, Torchlight, and Path of Exile.  Crate Entertainment, the game’s developer and publisher, announced Grim Dawn’s development at the beginning of 2010.  The Early Access version was released as an Alpha on May 15th 2013.  The game only recently came out of Early Access, […]

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Wax on, wax off Daniel-San.  Remember the greats from the 90’s and early 2000’s?  Karate Kid, Double Dragon and, of course, any Chuck Norris or Steven Segal movie.  You most likely lived out this game in your own head and fantasised about kicking some bad guy butt as a master of the Ninja way.  Enter […]

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Plague Inc: Evolved

Have you ever wondered how a virus works, how it travels around the world infecting humans and animals with pinpoint precision and waiting to find its new host?  Maybe you’ve just wondered what the next big plague to threaten all life on earth would be, with Plague Inc: Evolved, you finally have the chance to […]

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Darksiders

The year is 2010 the general population of America is going about their day, oblivious to the world’s problems as they chat with family and friends on mobile devices and think about the bad sushi they had for lunch.  Breaking news hits on a screen high up on a building, showing an alert for meteor […]

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DayZ: Standalone

You stand alone in an open field, wind blowing through your hair and a worry in your brain.  Your friends and family either dead or turned, and it’s up to you to battle the landscapes of Chernarus, your new home, to scavenge food and supplies, avoid the zombie hordes thirsting for your blood, try to […]

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Among the Sleep

Remember when you were a child, waking from sleep late at night to strange noises, being haunted by shadows and shapes and the only thing that could calm your fear was your parents?  Enter the world of Among the Sleep.  It emerged into our facebook news feeds and emails as a Kickstarter campaign to build […]

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Do you like simulation games, city builders and micro-managing the hell out of things?  Cities: Skylines is the perfect game for the inner obsessive-compulsive in all of us.  Colossal Order Ltd. have done an amazing job creating a close to realistic city simulation.  Released by Paradox interactive in March 2015, Cities: Skylines raked in the […]

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Marvel Avengers Academy

Marvel Avengers Academy is a phone game similar to many on the market, but with the added bonus of both being “Marvel”, and actually being fun.  You start with Iron Man, and you learn to build, upgrade, complete missions to further expand and improve your academy, to then recruit new Avengers for your cause.  The […]

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Overpower started as and still remains an unfunded passion project by 2 guys who love RPG games and PvP combat. They grew up playing Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy III, Secret of Evermore, and Secret of Mana. Naturally when the MMO scene took over with Everquest, Final Fantasy XI, and WoW, they jumped on board. This […]

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Styx: Master of Shadows

Styx: Master of Shadows is a third-person stealth adventure game with a goblin as the protagonist in a quest to reach the limitless power of the Amber Tree. With so many stealth games falling short of the mark, Styx: MoS looks back at traditional stealth games, with minimal and avoidable combat, multiple routes to objectives and logical […]

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 In the hunt for the truth, is it truly possible to look beyond Good and Evil? First released in 2003, Beyond Good and Evil (BG&E) was very well received by critics and gamers alike.  Winning multiple awards and award nominations, including the coveted ‘Best Adventure Game’ and ‘Best Story’, it held high expectations on the public […]

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Assassin’s Creed seems to be a series that couldn’t decide if it wanted to be set in the future or the past, and ultimately decided on both.  In the earlier games, you played as run-away Assassin “Desmond Miles”, who accessed his ancestry through the fictional device called “The Animus”; a device designed to access your […]

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Layers of Fear Review

Draw me like one of your French girls… An exceptional title by Polish developers Bloober Team, Layers of Fear is a bone rattling “psychological and psychedelic” experience that is sure to get under the skin of hardened horror fans and amateur adventurers alike. Somewhat reminiscent of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs, […]

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Acaratus has promise.  Distinct promise.   Described as a Medieval Steampunk Turn-Based Role Playing Game, you get exactly what you’re told you’ll get.  An MSTBR - which is a few letters short of something bad, so let’s never shorten that again.  I didn’t expect much going into Acaratus, taking a look at development team Nodbrim, […]

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Fable Anniversary was the highly anticipated re-release of the critically acclaimed Fable, originally released on September 14th 2004.  With a total texture and graphical upgrade along with a few minor animation fixes, it provided a much more enjoyable experience supplemental to the original. Fable Anniversary has you begin as a young boy whose constantly absent […]

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Ellipsis

Ellipsis, currently featured on the iOS App Store in “Best Minimalist Game” and “Best New Games”.  Ellipsis is a new neon-retro puzzle game from the minds of Yacine Salmi and Stefan Hell.  Ellipsis has been in development for 2 years now and was released into the iOS App Store February 10th 2016.  However if you […]

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The Long Dark Review

The Long Dark is an exploration and survival oriented game, based in the Northern Canadian wilderness.  From the first scene, you are literally dropped into the ultimate survival situation.  Due to an epic geo-magnetic storm, your plane is grounded, and you now have to rely on your wits to survive in the best way that […]

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Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm, otherwise known as HotS, is Blizzard Entertainment’s free-to-play ground-breaking title into the Multi-player Online Battle Arena (MOBA) scene.  Still a relative newcomer to the MOBA game, competing directly with top titles such as League of Legends and DOTA2, it has proven itself to be a fun and popular game. From its […]

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Borderlands 2

Yet again, from the studios of the notoriously amazing Gearbox, comes the game we all hoped was going to be released,  and it was.  Borderlands 2 was released in September 2012 much to the enjoyment of gamers all over the world.  Back with new characters, mountains of DLC and extra content, there are hours and […]

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Killing Floor Review

Killing Floor was released on May 14th 2009, and has become one of the most popular co-operative shooters available for PC.  Originally released in 2005 as a mod for the Unreal Tournament 2004, Killing Floor received so much acclaim that they re-released it as a full game a few years later. This game is set in London, […]

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Initially slated for release in early February 2015, Dragon Ball Xenoverse (DBX) was delayed an extra week to “ensure the highest possible game-play experience” for players, however, this was unfortunately not the actual outcome.  Upon launching, the login servers for DBX experienced major issues which not only prevented online play, but also affected players offline until […]

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XCOM 2 Review

XCOM 2 is a direct sequel to the incredibly popular XCOM Enemy Unknown, that was released in late 2012.  This turn based strategy shooter has improved greatly since its predecessor, but that is not to say it is without some flaws. XCOM 2 suffered from a problematic launch, with many players reporting problems with crashing, […]

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is….poetry, basically. Created by Publisher CD Projekt, it is the third fragment in the Witcher Trilogy and it most certainly doesn’t fail to impress.  Wild Hunt has stomped across game land with reckless abandon, grasping multiple awards in its journey to “Best Roleplaying Game” for 2015.  It also grabbed awards […]

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Holy thumb work Batman, that’s a hell of a lot of tapping! When Injustice: Gods Among Us first arrived on consoles in April of 2013, fans of DC Comic’s wide array of characters and Mortal Kombat’s brutality infused style of game-play were simply overjoyed and with good reason.  Graphically impressive, narratively strong and easy to control, Injustice included almost […]

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DOOM (1993) Review

While the idea of a First Person Shooter (FPS) wasn’t exactly all that new to iD Software and the rest of the gaming world by the Winter of 1993, and witnessing the largely successful launch of “Wolfenstein 3D” just one year prior, it would be “Doom” and its hellacious Martian landscape that would single-handedly revolutionise […]

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Firewatch Review

 Paddle faster, I hear banjos… Campo Santo, a self-proclaimed “scrappy” development team based in San Francisco, has ignited the gaming world with their piping hot debut title; Firewatch.  Set in Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming, after the devastating Yellowstone fires of 1988, the game follows the journey of Henry, a burly middle-aged male, who has recently […]

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Oxenfree Review

Mulder, it’s me…I think you’re going to want to play this game. Founded by former TellTale developers and Disney alumni, “Night School Studio” has truly knocked it out of the park with their debut title, Oxenfree.  This supernatural thriller feels like an eerie assembly of Life is Strange and The X-Files and is complemented by […]

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Doors Review

Bacon or death? Doors is a mysterious first person logic game created by Calvin Weibel and designed to test the abilities of even the sharpest minds in an intriguing way.  You are launched straight into the game from the options menu and are lead down a gorgeous grey-scale path in what appears to be some […]

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Calendula Review

Calendula is a game that doesn’t want to be played but demands to be reviewed. This game was developed by Spanish development team Blooming Buds Studio, who claim to be “a bunch of bodies possessed by obscure forces”.  This description alone is an intriguing introduction to the indie video game studio, and serves to draw […]

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Ben and Ed Review

Heads will roll… Romero’s Dawn of the Dead, a cult classic horror flick from 1978 famously catchphrased “When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth”, but in this spirited debut from German development studio Sluggerfly, the dead don’t walk, they run.  Now this game is certainly not your typical zombie […]

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