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A Game for the Masses: What Made Pokémon GO So Popular?

Back in July 2016, with reports of slow, shambling bodies falling into lakes, being hit by cars and generally getting into all kinds of shenanigans, it seemed that a much feared zombie apocalypse was upon us.

Puzzle Showdown 4K Trophy Guide

You know when you get a new TV and you want a really high-res, gorgeous image to show off your new tech? Essentially, Puzzle...

CastleStorm VR Review: Going Medieval with PSVR

CastleStorm VR may not be a huge title from a huge developer, but the whole package is almost perfectly formed.

Arizona Sunshine Review: Satisfyingly Sun-Baked

You're probably used to slaying zombies by night, shrouded in darkness or in the depths of some spooky mansion, so to be battling against the undead in literal Arizona sunshine makes for something of a welcome change.

Kung Fury: Street Rage Review: A Frustrating Arcade Throwback

Imitating the neon-soaked arcade cabinets of the 1980s is a great way to hit gamers right in their nostalgia centres; an approach that Kung...

Birthdays the Beginning Review

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

The Disney Afternoon Collection Review

The Disney Afternoon Collection is a very pleasant experience and a worthwhile purchase for anyone looking for a taste of nostalgia.

10 Remakes or Remasters We’d Love to See

With the advent of 4k gaming and console updates allowing games these days to reach the graphical standards of titles like Battlefield 1, WatchDogs 2, Uncharted 4 and Horizon: Zero Dawn (to...

Psychonauts: In the Rhombus of Ruin Review

Is Psychonauts: In the Rhombus of Ruin more Psychonaut or Psycho-not?

VR Ping Pong Review

If you're looking for a serious table tennis game then this isn't it; VR Ping Pong sits firmly in the casual gaming genre, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Divide Review

For every genuine moment of intrigue in Divide, there are a hundred more to be spent aimlessly wandering the endless, grey corridors, desperate for the whole thing to just end.

Siegecraft Commander Review

Sounds exciting doesn't it? "Siegecraft Commander". It conjures up epic images of grandiose battles between, well, commanders laying siege to each other's crafts.

Loading Human Chapter 1 Review

Kickstarter projects are, by and large, a mixed bag. Some are brought to us by people we know, as with Tim Schafer's  Broken Age or Zach Braff's Wish You Were Here...

Mark McMorris Infinite Air Review

There will always be comparisons drawn between Mark McMorris Infinite Air and other snowboarding titles like the late, great series, SSX, so let's get...

Windlands Review

Windlands is a rarity at this point; an actual game, surrounded by a slew of "interactive stories" and "experiences" that make up the rest...

With PSVR, VR is No Longer Just a “Virtual Reality”

Today, Sony's PSVR goes on sale around the world, vindicating Virtual-Boy fans everywhere by introducing thousands of people to the many worlds of VR. But is...

The Special Effect of SpecialEffect

While at EGX last month, GameSpew took the chance to catch up with the team of Oxfordshire-based charity, SpecialEffect. Affectionately known as "The Gamer's Charity",...

EGX Preview – Dad Quest – We’re going on a Dadventure

Forget for a moment that this world of ours is a boring one, where you're born, grow older and eventually have children and if...

EGX Preview – Horizon: Zero Dawn shows us the future

Of the many, many, big and burgeoning titles on show at this year's EGX, one of the most hotly anticipated must surely be Horizon:...

4K Netflix Content Incoming for PS4 Pro

Another announcement from the Sony conference held in New York City tonight was the 600+ hours of 4k content that will be available on Netflix...

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