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Lego Marvel’s Avengers isn’t messing around with its open world environments

Lego Marvel’s Avengers needed to find a way to differentiate itself from not only its predecessor, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, but every other Lego game to date. If the game’s latest trailer is any indication, TT Games have found their in. Continue reading Lego Marvel’s Avengers isn’t messing around with its open world environments

Video Games Review: Rainbow Six Siege (PS4, 2015)

The round begins and we’re instantly scrambling to fortify and take up positions against the incoming enemy team. Enemy drones roll about under foot, trying to get the best possible view of what we’re up to before barrelling away to find a hiding spot from where they can watch us. The dull thud of boots on the roof heralds their arrival, followed moments later by the thunderclap of the breaching charge, a cloud of smoke and falling plaster. We’ve got nowhere to go and our only hope for survival is to work together. Continue reading Video Games Review: Rainbow Six Siege (PS4, 2015)

Video Games Review: Star Wars Battlefront (PS4, 2015)

Star Wars Battlefront is designed from the ground up to push your brain’s nostalgia button with relentless, laser precision. It’s full of instantly recognisable locales rendered with uncommon beauty and realism, and a scale that many shooters strive for but seldom achieve. When the look, the sound and the music all comes together at the right moment, it will transport you back to your childhood, watching Return of the Jedi on a tiny CRT TV. Continue reading Video Games Review: Star Wars Battlefront (PS4, 2015)

Video Games Review: Minecraft: Story Mode (Xbox One, 2015)

Minecraft: Story Mode feels like a bit of a narrative passing of the torch in a lot of respects. Its first two episodes are filled with clever references that kids who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will pounce on but the bulk of its story is aimed squarely at the next generation of players. Continue reading Video Games Review: Minecraft: Story Mode (Xbox One, 2015)