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Weekend Editor // Chris has been gaming since the days of the Acorn Electron, which was allegedly purchased to 'help him with his homework'. You can probably guess how well that went. He’ll tackle most genres – football titles aside – though he has a taste for games that that are post-apocalyptic, horror-oriented or thought provoking in nature.
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Preview: State of Mind is an Intriguing, Futuristic, Neon-Bathed Adventure

Far from relying on the usual cyberpunk game tropes, State of Mind actually goes out of its way to cover new ground

Review: oOo Ascension is Reflex-Testing and Rage-Inducing

If arcade thrills are your thing and you can view failure as a learning experience, then oOo Ascension will be right up your street.

Train Sim World Review: All Aboard!

If you’ve even the remotest interest in trains, whether as a passenger or would-be-driver you’ll get a lot out of Train Sim World.

The Path of Motus Review: Mixed Messages

The Path of Motus is a game with heart, but that’s not enough to make it an essential excursion.

Fighting NieR: Automata’s Enemies is Like Punching Kittens

There you are, a sleek, badass android, armed to the teeth and ready to slaughter. And there they are, pudgy little mute mobile dustbins.

Graveyard Keeper Feels Like Stardew Valley… With Corpses

Graveyard Keeper, a spooky management sim, illustrates what might happen if you put The Chuckle Brothers in charge of a funeral home.

The Spectrum Retreat Review

Taken in small doses, The Spectrum Retreat can be a fun, challenging experience – as long as you step away before frustration sets in.

How to Get Chloe Back in Detroit: Become Human

Did you free Chloe, the android who hangs around the main menu in Detroit: Become Human, but are missing her? Here’s how to get her back.

Jalopy: A Meditative Yet Maddening Road Trip

Here’s how things went when I took an Eastern European road-trip with Japoly, a semi-realistic driving game.

Anima Gate of Memories: The Nameless Chronicles Review

Stylish as it is, Anima Gate of Memories: The Nameless Chronicles does relatively little else to distinguish itself.
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How to Heal Sick Dinosaurs in Jurassic World: Evolution

One of the hazards of running a dinosaur theme park, aside from the dinosaurs escaping and mauling the guests, is that your dinosaurs will get sick.
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How to Deal With Dinosaur Rampages in Jurassic World: Evolution

Got an escaped dinosaur causing havoc in your Jurassic World: Evolution park? Here's how to handle dinosaur rampages as quickly as possible.
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Jurassic World Evolution Review: Going for Goldblum

Claw your way through Jurassic World Evolution's quirks and you'll discover an engaging, exciting and sometimes brutal take on the theme-park management genre.

70s-Themed Shoot ‘Em Up Milanoir Packs Murder, Betrayal and Jumpsuits

Milanoir is an entertaining little blast and if you’re looking for a shooter that doesn’t have a stateside bent, it’s worth checking out. Just don’t expect an easy ride or one with a happy ending.  

Hitman 2: Sniper Assassin Offers a Taste of Things to Gun

If you pre-order Hitman 2, you can get your hands on Hitman 2: Sniper Assassin, a rather nifty piece of bonus content.
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How to Use the Sniper Rifle in Hitman 2: Sniper Assassin

You can’t just blast away and hope for the best. Here’s some guidance to help you master Hitman 2: Sniper Assassin’s weapon, the sniper rifle.

How to Zoom In With the Sniper Rifle in Hitman 2: Sniper Assassin

Have you pre-ordered Hitman 2 and got your hands on the game’s Sniper Assassin content, but are stuck figuring out how to zoom in with your sniper rifle?
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10 Things We Do and Don’t Want to See in Fallout 76

Honestly, Fallout 76 is still a mystery to us at this time. Here are ten things that we do and don't want to see in it though.

Detroit: Become Human Review: Ham-Fisted Androids

For a game that relies so heavily on its narrative to carry it, Detroit: Become Human fails to excel.

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Review: Wonderfully Complex

Carefully crafted and complex, but never offensively so, Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire will satisfy even the most demanding role-playing gamer.

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