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Review: Saints Row IV (XBOX 360)

Open sandbox games are a risky move for any developer. Finding the fun in the game is usually left up to the player and those without a lot of time on their hands may find this objective daunting. Saints Row IV is not immune to this rule but aims high …

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Review: Turbo: Super Stunt Squad (PlayStation 3)

Movie tie-in games. They’re the bane of the video game world, often resulting in nothing more than a mish-mash of half baked ideas and disappointment. Unfortunately, Turbo: Super Stunt Squad is not an exception to this rule.. Now, clearly I’m not the target audience for this game. Instead it’s targeting …

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Review: Mario & Luigi Dream Team Bros. (Nintendo 3DS)

You can always tell a developer’s talent by the quality of the inevitable RPG they put out, and AlphaDream once again proves their worth in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.. When Princess Peach invites you to her castle for cake, don’t go. Never go. It’s clearly a trap. In …

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Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist (XBOX 360)

Ubisoft’s second recent major release comes in the form of an all-new Splinter Cell game, Splinter Cell: Blacklist. After going rogue for a while, Sam Fisher finds himself back in the bosom of the American Government, leading a brand new black ops team known as the 4th Echelon. His first …

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Review: Rayman Legends (XBOX 360)

Rayman Legends finally finds its way into the hands of gamers, and despite whatever residual rage you have over the loss of its Wii U-exclusively, you owe it to yourself to play this game. Once again taking the bare bones approach to narrative, Rayman Legends sees the Glade of Dreams …

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Review: Dynasty Warriors 8 (PlayStation 3)

Dynasty Warriors 8’s ambition is to break free of the stigma of its predecessors repetitive “hit square repeatedly and kill everything” mechanics and make everything fresh again, and for the most part it does this rather successfully. Boasting a completely new Story Mode, hypothetical situations, over 70 characters, new combat …

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Review: Killer is Dead (Xbox 360)

Much can be said about the convergence of standardised entertainment mediums such as television and video games, and Killer is Dead throws its own two cents on the matter by blending tried and true anime staples with rather conventional video game elements. Killer is Dead follows the story of executioner …

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Review: Stealth Inc. A Clone in the Dark (PlayStation Vita)

If there’s one thing I’m certain of having playing Stealth Inc. Clone in the Dark, it’s that video games can make grown men cry. It’s a bold claim to make, sure, but when this is a game originally released on PC under the title Stealth Bastard then it’s a statement …

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Review: Dark (XBOX 360)

Dark is the best vampire game I have ever played. Unfortunately for Dark, the only other vampire games I’ve ever played have been Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds and Blade. Dark is a game based on stealth, much like Metal Gear Solid, though I feel dirty writing the two …

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Review: Cloudberry Kingdom (PlayStation 3)

Cloudberry Kingdom wants your head on a plate. It boasts unlimited levels and some of the hardest platforming you can find. With this comes a love/hate relationship, the game clearly hates you, but you can’t help but love it for its brilliance and charm. You play as Bob. Bob is …

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