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This Is The Police – First Impressions

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Disclosure: the author received a review code of the game from Dead Good Media Last year saw Belarus studio Weappy Games successfully kickstart videogame crime drama This Is The Police, starring Duke Nukem himself: Jon St. John. Back in January 2015 I came to this conclusion on what the game would be like: The mature subject matter and seedy player role means ...

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Overwatch Skin Criticised by Hindu Statesman

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Overwatch has been the target of another round of criticism this week. This time, rather than accusations of sexism (or misogyny as some people incorrectly label it) Blizzard has been accused of “cultural appropriation.” Though some of the other Overwatch Skins have been labelled offensive too, the specific skin under scrutiny this time is the Devi skin for the character ...

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Horror Games, Atmosphere & Modern Sensibilities

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I don’t get how people can find horror games with unlimited saves/save anywhere systems frightening in the least. It’s similar to having an unlimited rewind button. If you can essentially rewind time, what suspense is left? How do your actions have any meaning? If mistakes become unpunishable, why bother having anything that allows mistakes in the first place? Just make ...

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FleetCOMM & Why Kickstarter is Still Awful

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DISCLOSURE: I worked alongside the developer featured in this story on an unrelated project back in… 2010-ish? All information obtained via public record (Kickstarter pages, Steam forums, etc). We all know the big success stories. Those that made millions of dollars. Well, I say “success stories”, but if we look at what was actually delivered, the story changes. The “Double ...

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How Sony Absolutely Dominated E3 2016

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Full disclosure, I am a Sony fanboy in recovery. There was a time I believed that Sony could literally do no wrong when it came to the video game industry. Even when they released their defective first model of the PS3 for a ludicrous £600 and removed backwards compatibility for the models that weren’t destined for the dreaded yellow light ...

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Major conferences at E3 2016: what went wrong?

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So, E3 is upon us. At the time of writing, the major conferences are over, and the Noshcast for E3 has been recorded. A lot of what I said there I’ll likely be reiterating here, but it bears repeating in the event that someone, anyone in charge of organizing any of the conferences reads this (fat goddamn chance, but a ...

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The Mighty No. 9 Trailer is Bad, Quit Your Crying!

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This article was written in response to “The Mighty No. 9 Trailer is NOT Bad, Quit Your Crying!” by Mock9’s John C. Last week, the internet had not really been talking much about Mighty No. 9. That is, until a really bad trailer for the game came out on Wednesday, 25th of May.  The trailer was so bad, it currently ...

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 & the Awful “Will” Audio Drama

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We have two videos for you today! An in-depth discussion and review of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster and a much shorter video summarising the ‘Final Fantasy X -Will-‘ audio drama. My co-hosts Tom & Luke had never played an RPG before Final Fantasy X and 15 years later, the game remains one of their favourite games of all time. ...

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No Mans Sky Delayed By Seven Weeks, And That’s Alright

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Games press and gamers went into a bit of a frenzy this week when rumors spread of the highly anticipated exploration game No Man’s Sky being delayed. Developer Sean Murray of Hello Games took to the PlayStation Blog today to confirm that the game will not be meeting its previously announced release in late June. The new release dates are now: ...

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Resident Evil’s Fall From Grace – Part 2

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Following on from our in depth Resident Evil 4 review, we play Resident Evil 5 to shed some light on the most divisive title in the series. It’s a game that at first glance is incredibly similar to the 4th, but with some crucial differences which quickly become the focal point of our discussion. Look out for part 3 too, ...

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