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Games That Changed Our Lives #19: Uplink

Back in 2001, hardly anyone had a mobile phone, the internet connected using uncomfortably loud and ridiculous noises, and hacking had only really been seen...

101 Ways To Die Review

As the title suggests, I'm here to review 101 Ways To Die, but first, let me upset some people: I don't like indie games. Okay,...

Games That Changed Our Lives #18: FIFA Football

For a series that's 23 years old, FIFA Football has done incredibly well to stay relevant. Its singular focus means it won't appeal to...

Games That Changed Our Lives #17: Deus Ex

If you've played a video game since the year 2000 then chances are that Deus Ex had an impact on it in some way;...

Games That Changed Our Lives #16: Theme Hospital

Simulation games have been around since Fortune Builder in 1984 before being popularised by the first incarnation of Sim City in '89. Since then...

Foul Play Review

Foul Play is a side-scrolling beat-em-up with a twist: It's a play. It's set in a theatre, with actors and extras and props. It's made...

Games That Changed Our Lives #14: Crash Bandicoot

At a time when Sega were the forerunners in the home video games market, Sony were trying to launch the PlayStation. Originally conceived as an...

Games That Changed Our Lives #13: SSX 3

Ever notice how the third of something is usually the best? Die Hard 3, Rambo 3, Alien 3, Starship Troopers 3? Actually, those are...

Games That Changed Our Lives #12: Red Dead Redemption

To summarise Red Dead Redemption as simply “Grand Theft Auto in the ol’ West”, is to do it such a disservice that you ought to...
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