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Nacon Compact Controller Review

The gaming landscape is a diverse one, filled with different art styles, stories and gameplay. No two experiences are quite the same, but many of them have one thing in common: the controller you use to play them. However, even...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Switch
 

Lost Sphear Review

It was two years ago now that Square-Enix’s brand new studio Tokyo RPG Factory released their debut game, I Am Setsuna. An old school turn-based RPG, the game harkened back to the heyday of RPGs on the Super Nintendo. With a to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sea of Thieves Closed Beta Hands-on Impressions

There are few pleasures in life quite like being with close friends and having fun. This is something that some games have attempted to work off, with a focus on co-operative play, but few games do this while also allowing rela...
 

 
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God of War Releasing On April 20

After months of silence regarding the release date for God of War we had begun to suspect that it had maybe slipped from its ‘early 2018’ release window that had been announced in 2017 by PlayStation. The latest pos...
 
 
 
PS4
 

The Invisible Hours PlayStation VR Review

After a false start in the 90s, VR technology has come back and begun to really take off over the past couple of years. Being able to truly immerse yourself into a world, in a way that isn’t possible when sitting in front of a ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One Review-in-Progress

I’ve already spoken above my love for, and addiction to, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds while the game was still in Early Access on Steam. While I’ve never been a massive fan of online shooters, the stripping back of mechanics c...
 

 
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Rocket Chainsaw’s 2017 Game of the Year Awards

Every so often, we have a year of games that goes down in history as one of the strongest of all time. With the resurgence of Nintendo, the surprising success of Nier: Automata and amazing RPGs like Persona 5 and Divinity: Orig...
 
 
 
Switch
 

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

When Xenoblade Chronicles 2 was originally announced for the Nintendo Switch, I and many others, doubted that it would really release in 2017. A much faster development time was required for a 2017 release, only 2 years since t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Switch
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review

I still remember the day that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released back in 2011. I’d decided against buying the game, but when I got to work and saw the copies on the shelf, I bought it anyway. Hours later, I got home, put the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
PS4
 

Call of Duty: WWII Review – Turning Back Time

While most know the Call of Duty franchise for its hectic multiplayer modes, and the people who have slept with my mother that fill the servers, the series also has a history of engaging and interesting campaigns. This trend wa...