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Games Review: Octopath Traveler (Switch, 2018): Looking back, moving forward

July 12, 2018

I have a rule when it comes to playing games for review: Remain objective, even when the game is in a genre you aren’t crazy about. Last week, I broke that rule. I had assumed I would detest Octopath Traveler. I had resigned myself to reviewing yet another JRPG, despite my long and well-documented history […]

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E3 2018: Kingdom Hearts 3 gets yet another trailer at PlayStation’s E3 media briefing

June 12, 2018

A third massive trailer for Kingdom Hearts III has dropped during Playstation’s  E3 press conference, showing a bit of new footage involving the game’s Pirates of the Carribean universe.

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E3 2018: Silence-based brawler The Quiet Man announced

June 12, 2018

Square Enix had a lot to talk about during their E3 2018 press briefing that we’d heard about already. One the games we hadn’t heard about before was The Quiet Man, which debuted a short trailer blending live action footage and in-game brawling tied to the absence of sound.

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E3 2018: Just Cause 4 gets a big new gameplay trailer during Square Enix’s press event

June 12, 2018

Just Cause 4 has been one of the surprise hits of this year’s E3 conference. Less a reimagining of the franchise’s core tenets and more a substantial leap forward for the tech that drives the series, our latest look at the game promises an adventure that’s crazier and more creative than ever.

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E3 2018: PlatinumGames announces high fantasy title Babylon’s Fall

June 12, 2018

The short cinematic trailer for PlatinumGames’ new title Babylon’s Fall features massive knights brawling with blade and magic.

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E3 2018: Shadow of the Tomb Raider gets huge new trailers during Square Enix press briefing

June 12, 2018

After a quick look at gameplay during the Xbox presser yesterday, the Square Enix E3 press brief gave us two more glimpses of the game in action.

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E3 2018: Kingdom Hearts 3 gets a new trailer

June 11, 2018

Following yesterday’s release date reveal, Kingdom Hearts 3 has dropped a new trailer during the Xbox E3 2018 press briefing.

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E3 2018: Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release date. This is not a drill.

June 10, 2018

Two days ahead of their E3 2018 press conference, and in the dead of bloody night, Square Enix have announced a release date for the long awaited third installment of the Kingdom Hearts franchise.

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Film Review: Tomb Raider (UK, 2018) is the video game to film curse lifted?

March 15, 2018

Alicia Vikander embodies Tomb Raider, Alicia is Lara Croft! There’s no pushing it aside and it must be said it’s miles above Angelina Jolie’s attempt at the character (it may have been Simon West‘s direction at the time, who knows?).  Here, we have a more grounded, fierce and believable action heroine in Vikander. A woman that doesn’t need to be hand fed the riches or the handout her father may have left her, but not invincible enough on her own just yet either (at least to begin with), Lara can just barely stand her own in a rundown gym’s MMA match. Not that most of us would last much longer either.... Continue Reading

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Games Review: Lost Sphear (PS4, 2018) finds its place amongst mundanity

February 13, 2018

Lost Sphear has finally been released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. A successor of sorts to developer Tokyo RPG Factory’s fantastic I Am Setsuna, while it’s not all bad, its hard not to feel like Lost Sphear has lost the things that made Setsuna special.

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