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Pokemon Shield Review

My first experience with playing Pokémon on a TV was putting my copy of Pokémon Red in my friend’s SNES Gameboy Adaptor. It was fun, but the pixels were stretched and it didn’t quite have the same magic as it did on my Gameboy ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PS4
 

Death Stranding Review

With only a single E3 attendance under my belt, there are very few games released that I can point to and say, ‘I was there when that was announced’. Thankfully, I was in the audience when Hideo Kojima took to the stage at Play...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xbox One
 

The Outer Worlds Review

There’s nothing else quite like jumping into a game, creating your own character and shaping your journey with the choices you make. While the level of impact you have waxes and wanes dependent on the game, I’ve always felt a s...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Switch
 

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Review

If you went back to the 1990s and told people that Mario and Sonic would eventually co-star in a collection of sports mini-games, how many do you think would believe you? I certainly don’t think it would be many. And yet, here ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blizzard Announced Diablo IV, But Don’t Expect It Anytime Soon

There have been some rumours floating around for the last couple of weeks that Blizzard were planning to announce Diablo IV at Blizzcon this year. Similar rumours abounded last year, before an announcement was reportedly pulled...
 
 
 
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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Nintendo Switch Review

This review was contributed by freelancer Katie Millard. As an avid fan of all things Ghibli, especially Joe Hisaishi, I was absolutely delighted at the announcement of Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch for PlayStation 3 in ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive In More Than Name

Announced for the Nintendo NX back in 2016, before we even knew the name of the Nintendo Switch, the wait for Dragon Quest XI on the platform has been a long one. Having played through the game once before on Playstation 4 for ...
 
 
 
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DAEMON X MACHINA Review

I grew up watching giant mechs destroy each in other in anime like Gundam Wing, but I only rarely delved into the world of mech games. In recent years, that’s been an enforced change, as the number of mech games releasing has g...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xbox One
 

Gears 5 Xbox One X Review

When my time with Gears of War 4 came to a close, I was shocked. The game ended suddenly, with little fanfare, in one of the biggest anti-climaxes I’ve experienced in games. Up until that point I’d been enamoured by the charact...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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The Coalition’s Colin Penty talks Gears 5 and its art

With the release of Gears 5 imminent, Rocket Chainsaw had the opportunity to head over and check out the massive Gears Ink launch party held by Xbox in Melbourne, Australia. Amid the sound of chainsaws tearing through Swarm fle...