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Next-Gen NBA 2K21 Impressions

Back at the start of October we got our first real glimpse at what next-gen NBA 2K21 would look like. With player models, courts and balls getting a make-over, the ray tracing reflections truly brought the game to life. What ab...
 
 
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DiRT 5 Xbox Series X Impressions

Racing games have long been the clear and easy benchmark for a next generation console. From Forza Motorsport to Driveclub, the relatively enclosed spaces needed for tracks and real-world point of reference have made racing gam...
 
 
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Xbox Series X Impressions

I’ve been a fan of the Ori IP ever since I saw the trailer for the first game. I’ve bought the original game four times now (the original release, the upgrade to the definitive edition, a physical copy and now the Nintendo Swit...
 

 
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Xbox Series X Backwards Compatibility Impressions

In a generation where backwards compatibility initially took a backseat, it was wonderful to see Xbox’s dedication to bringing it back with a vengeance. Simply getting past generation’s games to run on Xbox One wasn’t enough, w...
 
 
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Yakuza: Like a Dragon Xbox Series X Impressions

It was only relatively recently that I was introduced to and played a Yakuza game for the first time. In fact, that first experience was my review of Yakuza Kiwami, a fantastic remake of the first game in the franchise. Now, th...
 
 
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Forza Horizon 4 Xbox Series X Impressions

Over the course of the last generation, Playground Games have cemented themselves as the current champions of racing games. After starting off by showcasing America, they have taken us through their own versions of Italy, Austr...
 

 
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Gears 5 Xbox Series X Impressions

When I reviewed Gears 5 last year, I spoke of a game that was incredible to look at but faced the odd hitch that brought it down slightly. It was a visual experience that has stuck with me since, while also playing the game on ...
 
 
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Twin Mirror PC Hands-On Preview – An Intriguing Beginning

Between Life is Strange 1 & 2 and Tell Me Why, DONTNOD Entertainment have shown that they’re master of the narrative adventure. While they’ve also released games in other genres, like Remember Me and Vampyr, Narrative Adven...
 
 
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Little Nightmares II PC Hands-On Preview

When we reviewed Little Nightmares back in 2017 we described it as a game that was full of atmosphere and interesting ideas that didn’t quite follow through. Poor controls, a lack of reward for exploration and few actual scares...
 

 
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Rocket Chainsaw’s Xbox Series X Unboxing

It’s kind of crazy to think that we’re less than two weeks away from the start of a new console generation. It’s been a bumpier ride this time around, with a global pandemic derailing even the beat laid of plans, and while ever...