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The Evolution of the Hitman Series, From 2000 to 2021
This year has seen the Hitman: World of Assassination trilogy wrap up in the form of the excellent Hitman 3. But just how much has the series changed since its beginnings in 2000?
Arkham City vs Valhalla: When is a Game Just Too Big?
Do games these days need to be so big? Is a longer game automatically a better game?
Megaton Rainfall Review: Superhero For a Day
Sometimes a game just needs a little something to set itself apart from the crowd. Megaton Rainfall has that something.
10 Things That Are Much Easier in Video Games Than Real Life
Let's face it, real life sucks at times. It's filled with lots of annoying little things that nobody wants to do. Thank god games offer us some escape, yeah?
Review: The Solus Project Really Shines With PSVR
The Solus Project arrives on PS4 and PSVR, and it's still one of the best single player exploration and survival experiences out there.
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.
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 is a rarity at this point; an actual game, surrounded by a slew of "interactive stories" and "experiences" that make up the rest...