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Carrion review

Carrion is a reverse horror game, yes you read that correctly, a reverse horror game. You are not the hunted you are the hunter within this game. As an amorphous creature, you must wreak havoc on the people that have kept and experimented on you. Establish a foothold in the facility, spread your biomass as far as you can and […]

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Xbox Showcase Review

The Xbox showcase was yesterday and boy was it a good’un! Microsoft was in dire need of a good event following Sony’s PS5 reveal event, and Microsoft did what they needed too!  There were some great games announced and a “Surprise” at the end, so let’s get into it! What were my favourites from the showcase? Halo Infinite The main […]

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Oirbo Preview

Oirbo is a 2-D platformer that takes the titular character to a metroidvania-inspired monolithic spacecraft. Which you must explore to discover its secrets and history. I’ve followed the development of this game for sometime via Imagination Overflow’s Instagram and it’s really nice to finally have some gameplay to further increase the anticipation for this game. Developer: Imagination OverflowPublisher: Imagination OverflowGenre:  Metroidvania […]

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Steam Games Festival: Grounded Preview

Since Obsidian announced Grounded back in April at the Xbox Series X event, we’ve been super excited to play the game. Steam Games Fest offered us a 30-minute preview at the brand new survival game that will be released on 28 July 2020. Developer: Obsidian EntertainmentPublisher: Xbox Game StudiosGenre: SurvivalRelease Date: 28 July 2020Platforms: PC, Xbox One Taking influence from Honey, I […]

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Minecraft Dungeons Review

Minecraft Dungeons is an Action-adventure game that is inspired by older Dungeon Crawlers and set in the Minecraft world. With the limitless possibilities of the Minecraft world, I was eager to find out what they could do with Minecraft Dungeons. The evil Arch-Illager has been rejected by his people, wandering alone he is rejected by the villagers and stumbles upon […]

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Control Review

Control is a third-person supernatural action-adventure game that explores the secretive agency, Control. Created by Remedy Entertainment, the game follows the story of Jesse Faden and her search for answers. When Jesse was a child, her town, Ordinary, was erased from existence by the agency. Along with a supernatural entity within her mind, Polaris, we search the building for answers. […]

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Achievement Unlocked: 70k

So finally it is done.  Back in August, I set myself a target to increase my Gamerscore, which was sat ar around 41,000. I wanted to challenge myself and set the bar to reach 70,000 by the following August, safe to say that the time frame was more than generous. Hitting my target within April, I sat back to look […]

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ScourgeBringer Preview

The deadliest warrior of her clan: Khyra needs help finding a way to redeem the humanity, you help her slash her way through ancient machines that guard the seal to her past as she explores the depths of the unknown. ScourgeBringer is a fast-paced free-moving rougelite platformer that gives the raw feeling of a metroidvania. This has some of the […]

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Backlog Lockdown: Wolfenstein New Order Review

Wolfenstein has been one of those games that I started playing “back in the day” but just struggled to get past the first couple of missions for whatever reason. I’m a bit of a history buff, so anything in the past gets me interested, and the direction MachineGames and previously Raven Studio’s ‘re-imagining’ of the series provided a ‘what if’ scenario. […]

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NieR Automata: Become as God Review

From above, an alien army of robots come to destroy humankind. In an attempt to survive humans retreat to the moon and in desperation to take back Earth, they create YORHA. Stationed on the Bunker, YoRHa Units are androids whose purpose is to reclaim Earth in battle. Equipped with a small AI Companion referred to as a pod, 2B charges […]

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Backlog Lockdown: The Messenger Review

Next on my long list of backlog to complete is Sabotage’s The Messenger, I found this game at EGX last year when Dale introduced me and has been sat on my PC since. Arguably this has become one of my favourite platformers of all time and it’s a game that will instantly grab your attention. It has a lot going […]

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Remnant: From the Ashes Review

Remnant: From the Ashes is a third person survival-action shooter game that places you in a post apocalyptic world full of horrors. The monsters and bosses are well designed within appearances and the difficulty will keep you playing out of pride. I played through the story with two others and the thing that dragged us through was just that, our […]

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Backlog Lockdown: Bioshock Review

With a couple of weeks off work, I now have a bit of extra time to attack what has become somewhat of an extensive backlog. Between the awesome offerings on Xbox Game Pass, cheap steam deals and a couple of free games on Epic Games, I’ve been really spoilt for choice recently. So I’m going to start making a move […]