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REVIEW: Chivalry 2

(Warning: this review contains images of a gory nature) There was a time when honor and courage were something more. Traits of a hero destined for greatness, claiming the spoils…

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REVIEW: The Big Con Demo

Nineties nostalgia has been en vogue since millennials grew old enough to experience existential dread, but few games are as committed to the bit as The Big Con: a coming-of-age…

8.0
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REVIEW: Mass Effect Legendary Edition

When the Mass Effect Legendary Edition was announced, everyone around me was talking about it. We have the box set on PlayStation 3 at home–courtesy of my fiancé–but I personally never got around to…

7.0
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REVIEW: Glyph

Mired in the dregs of quarantine last summer, I engaged in an activity I can only attribute to acute boredom: I became extremely invested in Netflix’s Floor is Lava. The game…

10.0
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Aerial_Knight’s Never Yield Review

Indie games are, without a doubt, the most creative and experimental whirlpool for gamers to dive into if they are looking for something other than the latest AAA blockbuster release….

7.5
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REVIEW: Demeo (Oculus Quest)

The VR industry has certainly taken some vast leaps over the past several years, allowing us to transport ourselves into some extraordinary worlds that we simply could not experience in…

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The Early History of Naughty Dog

We’re all – more or less – familiar with several of the classic Naughty Dog titles: perhaps the original Crash Bandicoot or, years later, Uncharted or even The Last of…

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Ghost of Tsushima: The Magic of Ilan Eshkeri and Shigeru Umebayashi’s Score

The‌ ‌components‌ ‌that‌ ‌build‌ ‌a‌ ‌compelling‌ ‌game‌ ‌are‌ ‌not‌ ‌just‌ ‌visual‌ ‌nor‌ ‌mechanical.‌ ‌Sound‌ ‌design‌ ‌drives‌ ‌gameplay‌ ‌into‌ ‌realism,‌ ‌and‌ ‌jingles‌ ‌that‌ ‌signifying‌ ‌the‌ ‌collection‌ ‌of‌ ‌an‌ ‌item‌ ‌are‌ ‌always‌ ‌welcomed.‌ ‌However,‌…

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Crash Bandicoot – Harder Than You Remember

Based on its premise, Naughty Dog’s Crash Bandicoot trilogy should’ve been a breeze. Playing as the eponymous bandicoot, those original PlayStation 1 games pit players against platforming marathons, perplexing boss battles, and a unique…

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PLAYCast #21: – E3 2021 Predictions

Sterling is joined by Ben, Oisin and David from the PLAY team to get into their predictions for E3 2021. 

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PLAYCast Episode #20: – Is The PlayStation 5 worth it?

Six months after the PlayStation 5 entered their lives, Sam / Aaron / Kyle sit down to chalk up whether it is worth the purchase. Are the games there? Will…

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PLAYCast Episode #19: – Returnal, Roguelikes and Residents

This week the appeal of “Roguelike” and “Soulslike” games is discussed, among the controversy of save points and difficulty modes. Sam, Kyle and Sterling also dive into Resident Evil: Village…

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PLAYCast: Episode 18 – Mental Health: Comfort In Gaming

To coincide with our May theme of Mental Health Awareness week, Sterling is joined by Siobhan, Lucy (Lucy Goes To Hollywood) and Brandon (HP Critical) to talk about the comfort…