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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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...
 
 
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Gamescom 2019: The Yakuza Remastered Collection Coming to PS4

Following on from the fantastic remakes Yakuza Kiwami and Yakuza Kiwami 2, SEGA announced that they would be releasing remastered ports of Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 in Japan on PlayStation 4, allowing fans to get the whole Kiryu saga o...
 

 
 
Xbox One
 

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review

When it was announced that Wolfenstein was coming back, I wasn’t sure what to think. Was there really a way to rework Wolfenstein to fit with games today? That trepidation was quickly nixed once I started playing Machine Games&...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 PlayStation 4 Review

The urge to build can be strong at times, but I would be lying if I said that I didn’t sometimes struggle with the lack of structure that comes from games like Minecraft. I love the idea of creative freedom, but a lack of narra...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Super Mario Maker 2 Review

By the time Super Mario Maker was released back in 2015, my Wii U had already effectively been relegated to the closet. While I may not have played the game, I did see a myriad of amazing, creative and dastardly difficult level...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Release Date Announced

The wait has been long, with the latest installment in the acclaimed Legend of Heroes series releasing in Japan in September 2017, but the wait for the Falcom developed game is almost over. By the time game releases on October ...