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8.5 LEGO Jurassic World Review
 
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LEGO Jurassic World combines everything I liked about LEGO video games and largely removes the ...

 

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Microsoft’s Ultimate Game Sale Coming July 7

Great news to all Xbox users as next week we get Microsoft's Ultimate Game Sale. It kicks off on July 7 and runs until July 13, ...

 
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Sierra will release the first chapter of King’s Quest On July 28

A new Kings Quest title is here, and although it seems to veer away from the point and click game play from the original, the game ...

 
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NHL 16 Cover Athlete Revealed and many more details announced

At the 2015 NHL Awards in Las Vegas last week we saw the announcement to have two NHL stars displayed on the latest NHL game ...

 
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Batman Arkham Knight Early Impressions

The Batman games have evolved over time, and each has built on the last. In the final installment, Batman Arkham Knight, the ...

 
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Xbox Games with Gold Revealed for July

Great news has come our way as starting in July there will be two games offered on Xbox One instead of the standard one new game ...

 
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New PDP Products coming to Retail

If you haven't checked out our previous coverage of PDP Video Game accessories, I suggest you do it. We have looked a multiple ...

 
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New Xbox One Console Celebrates 10 Years of Forza Racing

It was only a matter of time before Xbox began unleashing specific bundles for its big 2015 releases, and it appears as if we've ...

 
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LEGO Jurassic World Early Impressions

LEGO games are generally always good, but unfortunetly, very few have been great. Jurassic World is good, but noticeably different ...

 
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Elder Scrolls Online Xbox One Early Impressions

I generally hate MMO's. Let me rephrase that: I loathe MMO's. I just never saw the fun in typing to chat, spending half my game ...

 
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We need to talk about Final Fantasy VII

So there it is. The news that many of us have been waiting for since 1997. 18 long years. Square Enix announced at E3 2015 that we ...

 
 

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What’s makes a good horror game? Does it need monsters? Does it need to be set in the dark? Is The Last of Us a horror game or does the genre exist beyond its separate elements? These are just some of the questions that Joe Ryan, Allison Hill and Mat Growcott try to crack on this week’s GRCast.
 

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9.5 Batman Arkham Knight

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After playing through the entire main story line and about 8 hours of extras, it is safe to say that Batman Arkham Knight could possibly be the best Batman game, ever. I’m not comparing this to Arkham Asylum and ...

 

6.0 Le Tour De France 2015

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Le Tour De France is very exciting to follow especially in the last legs of the race. To see anyone remotely close to a top ranked position really attacking and pushing themselves in the final hour or minutes of the ...

 

9.0 Fallout Shelter

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Fallout Shelter is… wait a minute, I just need to collect these resources. There we go. As I was saying, this free-to-play game is… hang on, I need to deal with these raiders. Phew. Right, let me turn my phone off ...

iOS
 

8.5 Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Edition

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Launch week for the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Edition on Xbox One was disastrous. Server issues trumped all the dialogue surrounding the game, including inability to load, waiting over an hour to get into a ...

iOS
 

5.5 Chronicle Keepers: The Dreaming Garden

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After an evil force abruptly attacks and steals away her mother, young Kinnat heads on a magical adventure to get her back at all costs. Traveling through a book called the Chronicle, Kinnat finds herself ...

PC
 

8.5 LEGO Jurassic World

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LEGO Jurassic World combines everything I liked about LEGO video games and largely removes the only thing I really hated: the combat. With the focus on combat gone, Travelers Tales has given more time to ...

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5.5 Chronicle Keepers: The Dreaming Garden

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After an evil force abruptly attacks and steals away her mother, young Kinnat heads on a magical adventure to get her back at all costs. Traveling through a book called the Chronicle, Kinnat finds herself ...

PC
 

8.0 The Evil Within: The Executioner

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Controlling (now in first-person, for the first time in the series so far) an unnamed man who appears to be (at least in physical appearance) one of the main antagonists from The Evil Within – The Keeper. Nicknamed ...

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6.5 The Charnel House Trilogy

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Death, loss, fear, and hatred are all emotions that surround the dark and unforgiving world portrayed in The Charnel House Trilogy. A 2D point and click adventure with a retro look, Charnel House has the charm of a ...

PC
 

7.0 Spirits of Xanadu

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Xanadu is an abandoned space ship littered with blood trails, cryptic audio logs, murderous robots, and intense mystery surrounding the events that have taken place there. Originally a research ship orbiting a ...

PC
 

7.0 Dreamfall Chapters: Book 2

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After a short and unexpected delay, the second book of the game Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey was released this March. Book One: Reborn, released back in October of last year was the first release for the ...

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8.5 Book of Unwritten Tales 2

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I've just recently begun getting back into the point and click adventure game genre. I plowed through King's Quest 5, 6, and 7, and the Monkey Island series. I was about to jump into another franchise when I saw a ...

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8.0 Walking Dead Season 2

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Last year, Telltale elevated point and click games to a new level with their first season of the award-winning The Walking Dead. Creating a follow-up to that fantastic set of titles was a difficult task for ...

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6.5 NASCAR ’14

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Racing games can generally be played in a variety of ways. While those that love Gran Turismo the most might play it as a simulator, it's just as easy to experience it as some approximation of Mario Kart, crashing ...

PS3
 

9.0 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

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Cybernet was a video game focussed TV show here in the UK back when the PS2 launched. When they weren't showing and reshowing the opening of Metal Gear Solid 2, they were showing and reshowing clips from Final ...

PS3
 

6.5 Pac-Man Museum

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Video gaming's first yellow circular celebrity has turned 30 this year, and instead of getting trashed with friends Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde, he's taking a trip down memory lane, through the highlights (and ...

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6.5 Killer is Dead

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Killer is Dead is a hard game to pin down. You play as an executioner for a government agency that hunts out murderers for the general public. It plays a little like something from Platinum, a third-person action ...

PS3
 

7.5 Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII

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The Final Fantasy XIII franchise has managed to completely split the Final Fantasy fandom down the middle, becoming a punchline for a certain sort of online persona. In the echo chamber, those that are angry shout ...

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6.0 ArcaniA: The Complete Tale

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At a time when fantasy RPG games are dominating the gaming world, smaller games struggle to compete with huge names like Dragon Age and Elder Scrolls to create innovative and beautiful worlds for their heroes to ...

PS4
 

6.5 Resident Evil Revelations 2

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Resident Evil is no longer the game it was twenty years ago and with good reason. Revelations 2 takes a step back towards horror while keeping a lot of what made the newer games fun, but the co-op is at the least ...

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7.0 Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

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Koei are perhaps the only developer to have massively embraced the idea of porting their games to next-gen consoles en masse. Dynasty Warriors 8, Samurai Warriors 4, Warriors Orochi 3 and now Dead or Alive 5 have ...

PS4
 

8.0 Game of Thrones: Episode 2 – The Lost Lords

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The second episode of Telltale's take on Game of Thrones feels a little too much like a second beginning, but shows that things are soon going to start heating up. Despite more appearances from HBO's incredible ...

PS4
 

7.0 Grim Fandango Remastered

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Grim Fandango is one of the classic adventure games. That's why it deserved more than this lazy remaster.

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7.0 Game of Thrones Episode One

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HBO's Game of Thrones is what a character drama should be: tense interpersonal relationships, heartwrenching twists and a man that inexplicably can only say his name over and over again. There's only one developer ...

PS4
 
 

7.5 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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The biggest change to the Borderlands formula in Pre-Sequel - aside from the game's setting, which affects gameplay and aesthetics in a number of ways - are the game's character classes, all based on characters ...

XBox360
 

7.5 Trials Fusion

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Trials Fusion is the newest title in the physics-defying bike series. In this game, you have to earn medals across a variety of tracks. You earn the medals through completing these stages in a certain time, and ...

XBox360
 

6.5 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare

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PopCap did a lot of things right when they developed Plants vs Zombies for every platform imaginable - Mac, PC, Xbox, Playstation, DS, iOS, and Android - and the success of that game has led to multiple sequels. ...

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8.5 Persona 4 Arena

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Persona 4 Arena, developed by Arc System Works and published by Atlus, takes the stars of the critically acclaimed JRPG Persona 4, and places them in a 2D style fighting game, where they are forced to do battle with ...

XBox360
 

6.5 Call of Duty Ghost

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Developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision, Ghosts is the latest instalment in the popular Call Of Duty franchise.Best known for it's highly addictive online multiplayer, Call Of Duty: Ghosts also offers ...

XBox360
 

7.5 Battlefield 4

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Developed by Dice and published by EA, Battlefield 4 is the latest instalment in the popular online multiplayer FPS franchise, Battlefield.The online multiplayer portion of the game is where the majority of appeal ...

XBox360
 
 

9.0 Fallout Shelter

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Fallout Shelter is… wait a minute, I just need to collect these resources. There we go. As I was saying, this free-to-play game is… hang on, I need to deal with these raiders. Phew. Right, let me turn my phone off ...

iOS
 

7.5 Solar 2

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Solar 2 is an indie game by Jay Watts where the you control a celestial body through the massive void of space, colliding and absorbing other smaller objects in order to get bigger. Simple enough, right? The game ...

iOS
 

7.5 888 Casino App

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Although not quite as well designed as it should be, 888 Casino offers a range of games within a low-weight app, all of which offer free and paid options. For those looking for a new Casino app this one is defiantly ...

iOS
 

7.5 Casino.com Mobile App

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It's difficult to stand out on when it comes to gambling online. There are so many companies that choosing who to trust you money to can be a gamble in itself. When it comes from Casino.com though, you know that ...

iOS
 

6.0 Micromon

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You get a lot of copycat app games out there and most of them are lazy garbage. Now we have Micromon, a clone of Pokémon, which in all honesty is probably one of the better “influenced by” games out there. While ...

iOS
 

6.5 Crazy Taxi: City Rush

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Everyone in Bay City is in a hurry. There is something to do and somewhere to go at all times, and they won’t let anyone slow them down. In a fast-paced city like that, taxi cabs are a booming business looking for ...

iOS
 
 

8.5 Splatoon

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Splatoon is the latest and greatest title by Nintendo to grace the Wii U and boy does it deliver! As we begin our Splatoon campaign we select our character. You select either the boy or girl avatar and then begin ...

Wii U
 

9.5 Shantae and the Pirates Curse

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Shantae and The Pirates Curse developed by WayForward Technologies (Mighty Switch Force) is another stellar entry in not only the Shantae series but its also another outstanding indie release that soars above what ...

Wii U
 

7.0 Mario Party 10

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Nintendo continues to innovate and change when it comes to their Mario Party series, but it's time for them to revert back to what made the game successful back on the N64. Regardless, despite a few issues that ...

Wii U
 

8.5 Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

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If you’ve never played a Kirby game then you are missing out. Whether they’ve been the best of the franchise, or in certain situations the worst, Kirby games always pack a powerful punch of cuteness and innovation. ...

Wii U
 

9.0 Bayonetta 2

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Bayonetta has been missed. Without her flashy moves, her torture attacks, and her unbridled sex appeal, video games have become rather boring. Nintendo, Sega, and Platinum Games have partnered together to bring us ...

Wii U
 

8.5 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker finally gives Toad his own Mario Kingdom platform to garner a larger fan base for himself; he does almost everything right in his first, Toad-centric adventure. While Captain Toad ...

Wii U
 
 

4.0 Z-Run

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To many people, the Playstation Vita is a system known best for only its Indies and its ports. When I saw the trailer for Vita Indie game Z-Run, I was shocked to find out it wasn't a port from a mobile game. With ...

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8.5 Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc

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Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc is a zany experience filled with boundless creativity. Developed by Spike Chunsoft (the studio responsible for similar games in the Zero Escape series), and originally released for ...

Vita
 

8.0 Surge Deluxe

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The match 3 puzzle genre has been lacking innovation as of late. Thankfully, Futurlab has an extraordinary habit of changing up the ‘norm’ and Surge Deluxe is certainly no exception!!

Vita
 

9.0 Tearaway

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Tearaway is, simply put, a creative gem. It’s a game solely created to showcase the power of Vita’s hardware, and just how pleasant of an experience a videogame can be.

Vita
 

8.0 Street Fighter X Tekken

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Street Fighter X Tekken was kind of a big deal when it was first announced, and perhaps even helped the Mortal Kombat remake to herald in a new wave of fighting titles. Along with its companion title, the long ...

Vita
 

9.5 Persona 4 Golden

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Atlus has always been known to deliver niche JRPG experiences; games that don’t sell well but are critical darlings. They have plenty of exceptional titles under their belt such as Catherine and Shin Megami Tensei ...

Vita
 
 

7.5 Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven

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Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will have you scratching your head in bewilderment on numerous occasions during this short - for Japanese Role Playing Game standards - but dynamic title. To be fair, it is a wonder this ...

3DS
 

8.5 Puzzle and Dragons Z + Puzzle and Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition

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There is definitely a learning curve that takes a little while to master, but once you do, the Puzzle and Dragons Z portion of the game can be quickly finished. I found very little challenge awaited me. That is why ...

3DS
 

8.5 Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

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Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii was an underappreciated late-comer to the console. Very few people played it, yet those that did were very vocal about it: the looks of the game, how big it was, and how mainstream it ...

3DS
 

7.0 Fossil Fighters: Frontiers

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Being in media, it is my job to know whats going on with Nintendo. So obviously, I felt a little out-of-the-loop when a review code for Fossil Fighters: Frontiers for 3DS come across my desk. Fossil Fighters is one ...

3DS
 

8.0 Code Name S.T.E.A.M.

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What you find in Code Name S.T.E.A.M*. is not your usual London. Instead, you'll find a London powered by steam, full of aliens and...Abraham Lincoln? Yup, this iconic America hero, as well as many other real and ...

3DS
 

8.0 Ultimate NES Remix

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NES Remix has made the jump to the 3DS. It's not a perfect 1:1 portable version of Wii U NES Remix and NES Remix II whereas "ultimate" is used more to describe it as a best of collection with some tweaks here and ...

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