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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword arrived in late 2011 to much fanfare and glowing praise from many video game outlets. IGN proclaimed: “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the greatest Zelda game ever created”, and Eurogamer assured us: “It is the most formally inventive Zelda in a long time.” Now, I was a late […]

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Strider

Strider

Strider is the latest release from Amazon acquired developer Double Helix Games, and an attempt to revitalise one of Capcom’s most unloved heroes. For the duration of this hack and slash adventure you play the role of Hiryu Strider – a futuristic, sword-wielding techno assassin – as he hacks and slashes his way through hordes of Russian […]

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Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Alongside Super Mario Galaxy, Donkey Kong Country Returns is one of the most highly regarded games in the Wii library and Retro Studios is giving it a second lease of life on Nintendo’s 3DS. Adding some new levels into the mix and toning down the challenge with a brand new mode that could make this […]

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

The next gen is here, and while the rest of the world is busy getting excited over yet another annual release of Assassin’s Creed or the latest Call of Duty, I decided that playing the role of a sword swinging elf-child, clad in green and on an adventure to save a princess would be a […]

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Review: Bioshock Infinite

Bio Shock Infinite

After fours years in development and tens of millions of pounds in resources, the team at Irrational have finally shipped the highly-anticipated sequel to one of the most beloved video games of this generation. You play as Booker Dewitt, a man tasked with rescuing a girl from the floating city of Columbia in order to […]

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Review: Gears of War – Judgment

Gears of War: Judgment

The Xbox 360′s testosterone-fuelled swan song? There isn’t much to say about Gears of War that hasn’t been written countless times before. It’s undoubtedly one of the most beloved video game series of the 360 generation, going from ‘unknown IP’ to ‘legendary’ status in record time, as it quickly became one of Microsoft’s signature trump […]

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Review: Crysis 3

Crysis 3

Crysis averted? With consoles dominated by simplified mass-market FPS titles – like Activision’s Call of Duty behemoth – the arrival of the Crysis franchise was a breath of fresh air. Initially a PC exclusive that garnered a reputation as a hardware-crushing FPS for the hardcore gamer, it would be easy to assume that the incredible […]

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