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Are Open World Games Too Open?

Over the past few years, the open world genre has become massively popular – the industry has become bloated with these huge, sprawling game maps.

The Joys of Playing Minecraft on a Private Server

Minecraft has become a monumental success since its initial launch in 2009, with versions appearing on just about every gaming platform. There’s a range...

The Problem With Gaming and Art Discussions

I may be very late to the debate. It may be a fairly settled matter; most gamers and even the general public generally assume...

Free Game Friday: Frozen Free Fall

Today's Free Game Friday is Frozen Free Fall: a match-three puzzler available on consoles and PC.

The Culling – Closed Alpha Initial Impressions

In hindsight, the adrenaline rush of excitement I received when I got to take part in an organised fight to the death doesn't seem...

Is Uncharted’s Nathan Drake a Bad Guy?

The protagonist of the Uncharted series, Nathan Drake, acts as a mascot for the PlayStation brand. He's funny, charming, and his hair is perfectly styled...

Playing Underwater Exploration Games With a Fear of the Ocean

You wouldn’t catch me dead in the ocean. Well, not unless I’ve slipped through the justice system in Dexter that is. In the past...

No Man’s Sky: The Impossible Dream Realised

So, here we are. It has been a long road, but finally, we have a release date and the concrete knowledge that No Man's...

Free Game Friday: Ib

Replaying through The Crooked Man has reminded me of my love of pixelated horrors so without further ado we’re looking at Ib (pronounced *eeb*) designed in the RPG Maker 2000 by kouri.

A Quick Look at Forced Showdown

Forced Showdown is a top-down roguelike that incorporates deck building, which seems like a winning combination given the current gaming landscape. However, while Forced Showdown...

Free Game Friday: The Crooked Man

Hold on to your boots, kids, because this week we’re looking at The Crooked Man, a pixelated horror created by Uri in Wolf RPG.

A quick look at SMITE on PlayStation 4

SMITE, originally released back in 2014 for the PC after a lengthy beta phase, later in 2015 was released on Xbox One. MOBAs were -...

Like Marvel or Diablo? Maybe you should try Marvel Heroes 2016

Having never read any Marvel comics, nor seen any of the very many films and TV shows based on their properties in the last...
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Games That Changed Our Lives #15: Silent Hill 2

Funnily enough, during my first playthrough of Silent Hill 2, 3 and 4, I never actually touched the controller. I sat on a couch,...

Hitman, and Why I’m Sceptical About “AAA” Episodic Games

In case you couldn't tell from the title, I'm sceptical about "AAA" episodic games. When Square Enix's next Hitman title was announced as a...

Free Game Friday: Don’t Escape

Not only is Friday a day to celebrate the oncoming weekend, get a takeaway and go out for a couple of bevvies with your...
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Will Full Cross-Platform Gaming Ever Be A Possibility?

By Martin Blessing Cross-platform gaming. It's something of a hot topic amongst gamers of today, and it certainly begs the question as to why a...

Free Game Friday: Dude, Stop

Developed by Patomkin, Dude, Stop is a puzzle game that gives you the option to be good boys and girls or to be very, very bad when completing simple tasks

ARK: Survival Evolved Early Access Review

Multiplayer survival/crafting games appear in all shapes, sizes and styles. They may appear as voxel games like Minecraft, post-apocalyptic hostile games like Rust or,...

Full Frontal Fatherhood in Dad By The Sword

Dads with swords fighting hot-dogs and men in shorts. Yes, you read that right.
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