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REVIEW: RELICTA

Spoiler alert: everything goes tits up. At least, that’s what I would say if that wasn’t how the game started out (ah, good ol’ in medias res).  In Relicta, you play as Angelica Patel, a scientist working for the AEGIR corporation, as she wakes from…

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REVIEW: Ghost of Tsushima

Seven years on from its debut, the PlayStation 4 is soon to be replaced by the next generation. During this beloved era, we’ve been handed a treasure trove of PlayStation exclusives to sink our teeth into that ranges from The Last of Us Remastered all…

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REVIEW: SKATER XL

In the evolution of the eight generation console wave, the absence of the skateboarding genre has been felt by a dedicated fanbase that still yearn for the experiences that EA and Activision provided with their Skate and Tony Hawk franchises, respectively. The seemingly last nail…

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OUR CONSOLE: PlayStation 4

In early June 2015, my gaming history took a tragic turn. After years spent on the Xbox 360 with memories of Bioshock, Assassin’s Creed, and the Batman: Arkham franchise, the dreaded but inevitable occurred: the fabled red ring of death pierced my all-too-dark living room,…

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REVIEW: Maneater

When I was a teenager, I was given ‘Jaws Unleashed’ for my birthday. This was a PlayStation 2 game that was based on the 1975 blockbuster, where the player controls the titular shark and must eat as many people as possible in familiar locations, taken…

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REVIEW: Awesome Pea

There’s a cutesy retro look to Awesome Pea that somewhat belies its nature as a super-tough, unforgiving platformer. With the default graphical settings making the game look like a monochrome Game Boy game, albeit with a distorted CRT filter (the CRT filter can be removed,…

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REVIEW: Spyro: The Reignited Trilogy (PS4)

After Crash Bandicoot: The N Sane Trilogy was released and proved a huge success, fans then wondered whether another certain Playstation mascot would also get the remaster treatment: this mascot being Spyro the Dragon. Spyro is a platformer game series that was originally developed by Insomniac Games…