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Styx: Master of Shadows – Review

Styx: Master of Shadows – Review

In a time long before respawning, games were actually pretty damned difficult. It wasn’t that the developers went out of their way to make things tough – along the lines of Demon’s Souls – it’s just that they knew how to make sure there was…

Alien Isolation – Review

Alien Isolation – Review

Like any right-minded person, I’m a huge fan of the Alien series. However, my love for the series starts with Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic, Alien, and ends roughly fifteen minutes before the end of Alien Resurrection (when the newborn turns up). The AvP films were…

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…

FIFA 15 – Review

FIFA 15 – Review

FIFA 15, the latest iteration in EA’s long-running sphere-kicking simulation series, is here and ready to delight and frustrate the well-established fanbase in equal measure. Now, I’ve been playing these things for a couple of decades now but this is my first proper go on…