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Reporting For Duty

Reporting For Duty

It’s that time of year again.  The days are depressingly shorter, the nights brutally colder, and Christmas is just around the corner, which means Call Of Duty is about to drop like a tactical nuke.  As sure as night turning to day, you can always…

Defense Grid 2 – Review

Defense Grid 2 – Review

When I sat down to play Defense Grid 2, I can’t say I was particularly excited or intrigued at the thought – I’d not played the original and had only  a brief encounter with its sequel at this year’s E3, which left me with a…

Look Back and Turn to Stone

Look Back and Turn to Stone

You know, getting into a hissy fit about Microsoft and their post-E3 2013 PR fuck-ups was pretty easy to do. I mean, yes, they made it very straightforward with the stacks of bullshit they were heaping on their existing fanbase (it’s well documented, but DRM…

Formula 1 by Codemasters: An Avoidable Car Crash

Formula 1 by Codemasters: An Avoidable Car Crash

On Thursday 31st July 2014, the Formula One gaming world finally saw a blog post appear from Codemasters announcing their F1 2014 title, but with every downward scroll of the mouse, excitement turned to apprehension, then to despondency…

Perhaps the most surprising announcement of all…