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Gamescom 2018: 10 Minutes of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s new Arsenal Map

This year, Call of Duty is hyper-focused on its multiplayer aspect, as for the first time the series is dropping its single-player campaign in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. However, that focus leaves a lot of room for experimentin...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: Spyro Reignited Trilogy Hands-On Gameplay Capture (Video)

At Gamescom, Activision were kind enough to let us capture footage of all three Spyro games featured in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Including a previously unseen remastered level, Sunny Villa, from Spyro 3. Check out our gameplay ...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: “Everything has evolved” in FIFA 19 on Switch

It’s fair to say that FIFA 18 last year on Nintendo Switch didn’t live up to the expectations of many FIFA fans, who had issues with its online functionality and the comparability of the game as a whole to its super...
 

 
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Gamescom 2018: Call of Cthulhu is a Horror RPG Adventure That Doesn’t Need Combat

There’s been plenty of games based on H.P. Lovecraft’s horror mythos, filled with ancient terrifying cosmic gods and unknowable terrors that send common folks mad from simply looking at them. Of course, among all th...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: Setting Giant Mutant Bears on Fire is Rewarding in Metro Exodus

Playing Metro Exodus is a slow, careful creep through the a harsh and unforgiving dystopian world. Careless actions are punished, whether it’s failing to capitalise on an opportunity to ambush foes, or getting too close t...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: The Surge 2 Makes Dismemberment a Way of Life

The Surge, which came out last year, was an interesting and unique melee action-RPG with a key point of difference, a body targeting system, which allowed the player to collect limbs and combine them for new gear. The Surge 2 w...
 

 
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Gamescom 2018: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Kicks FromSoftware’s Formula into Hyperdrive

At this point, FromSoftware needs almost no introduction, having captured gamers’ hearts with their Souls franchise and Bloodborne. Now, using the same established base formula as those games, they have another franchise ...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: The Gardens Between is a Beautiful Time-Twister on Switch

Australian developers had their own booth in the Business Area of Gamescom this year, with many coming across like BigAnt, Wicked Witch and Panda Arcade. Some of their games were even being shown off at other larger booths as w...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is Yakuza if it Was Even More Deadpan

My love for the Yakuza series has only developed in the last year, thanks to my exposure to Yakuza 6, 0, Kiwami and Kiwami 2 (the finished review is coming soon, I promise). Fist of the North Star, on the other hand, while I am...
 

 
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Gamescom 2018: World of Tanks VR is Good, Clean Arcade Fun

World of Tanks has gone through many forms – 8 years on PC, various console versions, and now through a partnership with PlayVR known as ‘Neurogaming’, Wargaming is producing a new arcade-style tank battler in...