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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…

Destiny – The Thin Line Between Boredom and Immersion

Destiny – The Thin Line Between Boredom and Immersion

As someone who could easily be described as a ‘niche gamer’ – rarely venturing outwith my comfort zone of western RPGs, strategy games, and the odd sniper/stealth game – it’s fairly easy to let the majority of releases pass by without affording them much attention. …