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When you think about a video game with Mechs you think about a pilot physically climbing into a massive robot. Once inside the pilot then proceeds to destroy his/her opponent with an array of oversized weapons, and mighty robot power!  Beyond Flesh and Blood takes this idea and improves upon it – sure, you may still pilot a Mech, but you are doing so in deep space out of harms way. This means that you are able to cause massive [...]

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Posted by Garvaos On Oct - 15 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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When the title of a game intrigues, you simply must investigate. When I was tasked with personally overseeing how this particular game performs; I didn’t ask what it was about, how it played, who made it etc. I simply enquired as to what the title was again due to its very bizarre nature. I’m well aware of the Schrodinger’s Cat theory which is a good thing; raiders and quarks mean something different to me however (Indiana Jones and Ratchet & [...]

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Posted by AndyHighton_YNWA On Oct - 13 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Just when you thought Mortal Kombat couldn’t possibly get more violent, Mortal Kombat X takes the franchise to a skull crunching new level with a host of new fatalities and X-Ray moves. For example when executing Cassie Cage’s X-Ray, she proceeds to punch her opponent right in the family jewels so hard that they disappear up the victim’s body, and if that’s not enough she then pulls  out her dual pistols and breaks her opponents skull with a double pistol [...]

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Posted by Garvaos On Oct - 8 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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The atmosphere for Alien: Isolation is good. Disgustingly good. Loud, creepy, tense, and it turns out that one alien is more. I can assure you that people would have been crying deep inside themselves after playing the Alien: Isolation preview. It really pounds you into a catatonic state with its sheer will to incite tension. To some degree, we receive absolution for the mess that Colonial Marines was, but I fear that other problems could grind Alien down into a [...]

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Posted by AndyHighton_YNWA On Oct - 6 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Being a fan of both Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls, it was with Dark Souls 2 that I started to feel as though I was losing interest in the format. I was hooked with Demons’ Souls, and I enjoyed Dark Souls – but I’ve yet to progress much further than the first boss in Dark Souls 2, after realizing that I was playing it out of some feeling of necessity rather than because I actually wanted to play it. It [...]

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Posted by Leon On Oct - 4 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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While I was at the previewing of the latest Curve Studios games, I was able to have a look Mousecraft, one of the most interesting games I have seen in a while. Mousecraft is quite a unique one if I must say so and the aim of the game is to get three mice across a stage to a pressure pad with cheese. The only way to do that is to arrange a set of blocks so that the mice [...]

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Posted by RandomMan5000 On May - 19 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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I recently had the chance to look at some of the latest games from indie developer Curve Studios. The first game I played was Titans Attacks, a game that is a lot like a modern version of Galaga or Space Invaders. However unlike its these arcade classics there are more game play elements, such ship upgrades and new weapons. The story of Titan Attacks is very simple. Aliens have invaded and you are the one to defend the solar system. [...]

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Posted by RandomMan5000 On May - 8 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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It’s not very often that you come across a puzzle game that is as intuitive, beautiful and original as The Swapper. Many puzzles games these days seem to use the same ideas over and over again, but this new space puzzler from Curve Studios brings something new to the genre. The Swapper mixes classic 2D side scrolling Metroidvania exploration, with clever puzzle game play including a cloning element. You are a loan astronaut exploring an abandoned space station and the [...]

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Posted by Garvaos On May - 6 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Contributed by CJ PREPARE TO DIE 1.45am wake-up for a 3.35am bus. Plenty of time. Except, my PC had gone bonkers and – not for the first time, but for the first time in the longest time – was showing the wrong time. At 3.30am the news spiked beyond radio music and I was mortified. Computer clock said 3.11. Bus leaves at 3.35. I ran at what seemed like The Flash speeds, although somewhat more human, pathetic and carrying a [...]

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Posted by Plus XP Contributors On Feb - 14 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Not yet owning a Wii U console, I was still quite excited to try some of the console’s offerings at this year’s EGX. Nintendo have got a fair few exclusives this generation, from their own core series, to a handful of special exclusivity deals. With the PlayStation and Xbox brands littered across the show floor full of cross-platform titles, the Nintendo section was as busy as ever, with fans eager to get a glimpse of those exclusive goods. Here’s my round-up [...]

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Posted by Leon On Nov - 11 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST