Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Review | Hex-y thoughts

I absolutely friggin hate Queen Victoria. Every time I see her damn English units appear from the fog of war I know trouble isn’t far away. It doesn’t matter if I treat her with respect or establish lucrative trades route. It doesn’t matter if I keep my distance, building new cities in the opposite direction. […]

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World of Warcraft: Legion Review | Back in the habit

“MMORPGs are dying,” they said. “Nobody has time to play them,” they said. “WoW’s clearly going Free-To-Play next month,” they said. These are just a few of the observations that have been floating around the internet for years, and in some ways it’s understandable. After all, World of Warcraft’s subscription numbers have been in decline […]

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Dishonored 2 Hands-on Preview | Like clockwork

I must confess something before we go any further – I only got around to playing Dishonored a few months ago. It sat at the top of my Steam backlog like a mark of shame, but as things slowed down with the industry this summer I finally got took Corvo Attano on his stealthy journey […]

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BioShock: The Collection Review | In the eye of the beholder

I had to double check this fact was correct, although doing so made me feel so damn old. It turned out to be right, though – it’s been almost ten years since gamers took their first steps in the underwater dystopian city of Rapture. Nearly a decade has gone by since I and other fans […]

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Seasons After Fall Review | An artistic triumph

Near the start of my playthrough, there was this magical moment where everything just clicked together. The tiny fox I was controlling began to run along a colourful cliffside, with the sound of the wind blowing and the waves crashing on the shore below. Suddenly the brilliantly emotive soundtrack started to play in an encouraging […]

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The Turing Test Review | The human element

There were numerous times throughout The Turing Test that I asked myself the same question – do I think about solutions in a mechanical way? Have years of rule sets and gameplay restrictions limited my ability to think outside the box? Or am I just an idiot who can’t get out of a room that […]

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Rayman Origins is currently free on PC, so you should absolutely get it

We all love free games, especially when the title in question is good, but in this particular case the game is absolutely essential. What I’m trying to say is that if you haven’t played Rayman Origins yet you should definitely head over to the Ubisoft Club website, grab this freebie and redeem yourselves from damnation. […]

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