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Chris McMullen

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.

A Pixel Story Review

If you prefer brain-scratching to button-mashing, then you'll love A Pixel Story – or I'll eat my hat.

Leaked Nintendo Switch Was Apparently Stolen; Nintendo Claimed It Back

A Nintendo Switch that found its way into the hands of a NeoGaf poster well before its street date was allegedly stolen and is now back in Nintendo's hands.

Hitman: Season 1 Hits Linux

Season 1 of Hitman, Square Enix's stealth assassination series, has been released for Linux.

How to Survive 2 Review

I never thought I'd use the words "projectile-vomiting zombie pelican" in any piece of writing.

Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic Review

Pixel Heroes may offer a marginally different experience every time you play, but in practice, each playthrough is about as pleasant as a poke in the eye.

Steam Greenlight Being Axed in Favour of a Pay-to-Publish Platform

Valve has today announced that it will be extinguishing its existing Steam Greenlight programme and replacing it with a pay-to-publish platform, known as Steam Direct.

‘Retroblox’ System Teases Multi-Console Emulation, Kickstarter in April

With a Kickstarter launching in April, Retroblox promises to deliver multi-system emulation that makes use of original cartridges, CDs and peripherals.

99 Vidas Review

99Vidas is a surprisingly deep beat'em up which delivers the hoodlum-punching frolics and coin-devouring difficulty of old-school arcade games.

Mad Catz in Danger of Stock Market Delisting

Is Mad Catz in danger of folding? The latest news from the long-standing peripheral manufacturer certainly doesn't bode well.

Nevermind Review

Nevermind places you in the sci-fi shoes of a 'Neuroprober', charged with the serious business of healing patients’ mental wounds through exploration and puzzle-solving.

BBC iPlayer Discontinued on Wii U

If you've got a Wii U, it's time to look elsewhere to log onto BBC iPlayer to catch up with Sherlock.

Tattletail Review

While Tattletail takes its cues from Five Nights at Freddy’s, it neverless offers more than just jump-scares. Terrifying and tense, this horror title will...

Kamio Recoil Review

Kamio Recoil's wafer-thin storyline – something about a squadron of five anime girls saving the world from demon invaders – is far from the worst thing on offer here.

Scalebound Grounded: Microsoft Officially Cancels Platinum Games’ Dragon-Themed RPG

Following rumours that dragon-themed role-playing game Scalebound was experiencing developmental difficulties,  Microsoft have tonight confirmed that the title has been cancelled. In a statement issued...

Tales of Cosmos Review

With its distinctive visual approach and amusingly oddball characters, Tales of Cosmos isn’t lacking in charm. But this intergalactic adventure’s frustratingly obscure puzzles and...
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Tomb Raider Writer Rhianna Pratchett Parts Ways With Series

Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics has announced that it has parted ways with Rhianna Pratchett, the writer who played a large part in rebooting the action-adventure...

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