fri 15/11/2019

Gaming

Rage 2 review – garish but great post-apocalyptic shooter

Rage 2 is a wacky Dayglo-infused post-apocalyptic world filled with various different factions who, for one reason or another, want you dead. Think Mad Max on magic mushrooms. Sounds kind of fun, right? You play the role of Walker, the last...

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Win a Luxury Weekend for Two to Celebrate Brighton Festival!

Brighton Festival is the UK’s leading annual celebration of the arts, with events taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May.This year, the Festival boasts an eclectic line-up spanning music...

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World War Z review - bloodthirsty fun with the zombie apocalypse

Based on the 2006 book of the same name, and set in the same universe as the 2013 film adaptation, World War Z follows groups of survivors of a zombie apocalypse in the cities of Moscow, New York, Jerusalem, and Tokyo. The game unleashes hundreds of...

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The Lego Movie 2 Videogame review - everything is not awesome

The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame is based on events that take place in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part film that came out in February. The story begins in the desolated wasteland of Apocalypseburg where alien invaders have left Bricksburg in ruins....

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Anthem review - singing praises? More like a cautious nod

Anthem is an unusual game. Unlike most of its current peers it lacks any numbers after its name, making it a brand new slice of intellectual property in a risk-adverse market, where the big money is only invested in sure-fire hits. It’s also...

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Crackdown 3 review - spectacular super-powered action that was great fun many years ago

Did you play videogames back in 2010? If you did, there’s a reasonable chance you played Crackdown 2. Only a reasonable chance as the game was just on Xbox 360 – this was back in the days when there was a lot more console-exclusive titles. But if...

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Battlefield V review - WWII on an epic scale

Battlefield games try to recreate warfare through scaling up the action. The online fire fights involve massive battles where up to 64 players can opt to be foot soldiers (of which there are four varieties), take to the skies as a pilot, or...

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Fallout 76 review - how to wreck a perfectly good legacy with one messy game

It was all going so well for Bethesda Games Studios, the developer behind some of the best single player action-RPGs to ever grace consoles. The Elder Scrolls titles combined with the Fallout games have kept the Maryland-based developer raking in...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 review - the cowboy drama makes a triumphant return

Realistic open world games need the little touches to convince you of the reality within which you play. Perhaps it’s your character’s beard that grows a little more each day, maybe it’s the way mud builds up on his boots during wet weather, or how...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review – less is more

For the first time in the 15-year history of Call of Duty games, the developer Treyarch has decided to completely do away with the single player story campaign for its latest Black Ops offering. With context-free multiplayer shooters like Fortnite...

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FIFA 19 review - the best just got a bit better

Reinventing the wheel is no easy task, yet EA, the powerhouse publisher behind the multi-decade long FIFA series, manages to pull the digital rabbit from the hat year after year. The majority of the on-pitch action hasn’t changed in iterations, and...

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, V&A review - gaming for all

Design/Play/Disrupt at the V&A covers a wide variety of games that are spearheading the gaming world at the moment. It takes a closer look at eight of the most innovative and different games that have changed the world of gaming in the last five...

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