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Sean Mesler

Sean is a semi-retired, semi-grown up hardcore kid who has been gaming since his hands could grip an arcade stick. A lover and critic of movies, music and video games, Sean is always quick with an opinion, a heaping dose of snark, and a healthy dose of pragmatism. The hill he will die on will always be "gameplay over story".
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Happy Anniversary, Bloodborne!

This month marks Bloodborne's third anniversary, and so what better time to take a look back on what made it so brilliant?

The 5 Best Licensed Games

Believe it or not, games based on licensed properties can actually be pretty fantastic. No, really – we've got a list to prove it.

5 Things We Want to See in The Surge 2

The Surge was one of the most underrated games of 2017, so we were very excited when Deck13 announced a sequel, The Surge 2, was on the way. Here's what we'd like to see from it.
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Eight Games That Really Should Get a Sequel

Sequels aren't always great, but when we find a game we love, we're always left wanting more. Here are eight games that really should get a sequel.

5 Movies That Should Have Been Nominated for Best Picture

The 90th (yes, 90th!) Academy Awards Nominations were announced last week — and just like every year, there were the sure things, the surprises and of course, the snubs.

10 Upcoming 2018 Movies To Look Forward To (That Aren’t in the MCU or Star Wars)

Marvel and Star Wars may seem to dominate the box office lately, but there's plenty more to be excited for.
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What Dark Souls Remastered Should and Shouldn’t Change

With last week’s news that Dark Souls is finally getting the remastered treatment, I immediately started to wonder exactly what was going to change.

The Surge is the Most Underrated Game of 2017

With an average score of 73 on Metacritic, Deck13's The Surge is undoubtedly the most underrated and underplayed game of 2017.
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Elex Review: A World of Unfulfilled Potential

Elex has a great world, but it needed much more time in the oven to be the game its promising previews made it seem to be.

Hob Review: Change the World with Slowdown

For all its beauty and smart design, Hob suffers from a host of technical and design issues that hold it back from being the truly amazing game that it deserves to be.
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The Problem With Days Gone’s Demo

Bend and Days Gone have yet to prove themselves in terms of story and original gameplay, so until I see otherwise, my excitement is tepid at best.

Battle Chasers: Nightwar is Looking Like One Hell of a Dungeon Crawler

During E3, I was privy to a preview of Battle Chasers: Nightwar, developed by Airship Syndicate and published by THQ Nordic.
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Dead Alliance Hands-On Preview: An Interesting Take on a Saturated Genre

Surprisingly, my hands-on time with Dead Alliance during E3 2017 showed promise and an interesting spin on both the zombie and FPS genres.

Hands-On With Path of Exile: Fall of Oriath – Xbox One Owners are In For a Treat

Already a huge success on PC and now coming to Xbox One, Grinding Gears’ free-to-play action RPG will immediately call to mind Diablo – and that can only be a good thing.

Top Five Games From the Show Floor of E3 2017

My feet are sore. I’m exhausted and I can’t wait to lay down and sleep in my own bed. With that said, E3 2017 was a great year and now upon reflection, I’ve decided my top five games of the show - and they might not be what you expect.

Open World RPG ELEX Stuns with Ambition and Scope

There are an absurd amount of systems, variety and choice in ELEX, and coupled with its wonderfully detailed and realised world, it's a game I'm incredibly excited to dive into.

E3 2017 Was Much Better Than it’s Been Given Credit For

If nothing you've seen from E3 2017 has excited you in some way? Then maybe it's time to find a new hobby.

Friday the 13th: The Game Review

Crouched in a cabin, desperately searching for car keys to the newly repaired, refuelled car, the ominous sound of frantic music sends shivers up my spine.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 Review

Have you ever really wanted to love a game but it's riddled with so many bugs that you just can’t?

Dark Souls III: The Ringed City Review

With the new Dark Souls III DLC, The Ringed City, we have received the final piece of planned content for not only III, but the Dark Souls series in whole.

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