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The ‘Corrupting Our Direction’ Zone

The ‘Corrupting Our Direction’ Zone

It feels strange to be writing an article to complain about having too much content in a game, given that many game reviews over the last couple of decades have complained about the very opposite. I can’t think of one critic that has ever said…

Co-opting out of Co-op

Co-opting out of Co-op

Cooperative games are as popular today as split-screen games were in the nineties and they don’t show any signs of losing their popularity. I personally enjoy a good romp (oo-er) with friends as much as the next bloke. There’s nothing better than getting a group…

End of the World

End of the World

I’m a notorious game potterer. Given the chance, I’ll happy idle around an open-game world like a Sunday driver, watching, exploring, and stuffing outsized weaponry into a jewellery box the size of a paperback book. Quests back up like enraged motorists behind me as I…

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 3

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 3

This is going to be a really, really painful experience. I’m being out-gunned by psychic-enabled monkeys, for Christ’s sake. This isn’t a joke. I’m aboard a faster-than-light vessel millions of miles away from Earth and in the distant future, where mankind has unlocked the…