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Dirt Rally PlayStation 4 review

Colin McRae’s legacy lives on with the back-to-basics gameplay of Codemasters’ Dirt Rally. A far cry from the over-the-top antics of the last few Dirt games, Dirt Rally is a comparatively real-world rally-driving masterclass. Shunning arcade anti...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Apr 9, 2016

Video Game Review: Cold Darkness Awakened DLC

Initially armed with just a knife and her trusty bow and arrow, Lara must navigate a creature-infested base in an attempt to reach three towers producing the chemicals. There's definitely a survival horror feel to it with Lara lighting her path via f...
by RotoRob on Apr 7, 2016

Game Review: Quantum Break

Quantum Break Xbox One l Digital Code l Xbox One Bundle DEVELOPER: Remedy Entertainment PUBLISHER: Microsoft Studios RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2016 The latest game from Max Payne and Alan Wake developer Remedy Entertainment, the long-awaited Quantum Bre...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 5, 2016

Lego Marvel’s Avengers Xbox One review

It’s the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s turn for the Lego treatment in the multi-movie mashup that is Lego Marvel’s Avengers. TT Games have been fusing their unique Lego-inspired humour with pop-culture favourites for years now. Drawing heavily on...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Apr 5, 2016

Video Game Review: MLB The Show 16

Franchise has good depth and is the recipient of some fairly minor improvements. Probably the most significant is the Morale system, which is based on player happiness in their current situation with the club or where they play and so on. Expanded st...
by RotoRob on Apr 4, 2016

Video Game Review: MLB ‘16: The Show

Franchise has good depth and is the recipient of some fairly minor improvements. Probably the most significant is the Morale system, which is based on player happiness in their current situation with the club or where they play and so on. Expanded st...
by RotoRob on Apr 4, 2016

Quantum Break Xbox One review

Lauded as the next big thing at the Xbox One launch way back in May 2013, Remedy’s twice delayed wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey sci-fi game/TV show hybrid, Quantum Break, is finally here. I’m a huge fan of Remedy, going all the way back to the origina...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Apr 2, 2016

Police Chase Race Review

Police Chase Race is an Indie app from Boombit Games. Now, over the past few months, I’ve tried to dive The post Police Chase Race Review appeared first on The Zombie Chimp.
by The Zombie Chimp on Apr 1, 2016

Video Game Review: Quantum Break

As Jack Joyce, you're able to unleash a modest yet effective array of powers. You can create a bubble that slows everything within it, generate an explosive rift that deals area damage, dodge rapidly, conjure a shield that deflects incoming projectil...
by RotoRob on Apr 1, 2016

Video Game Review: Shadow Complex Remastered

Set in contemporary America, Shadow Complex opens with the assassination of the Vice President before quickly shifting west to find Jason and his date getting ready to do some spelunking. She's captured almost immediately, though, and like any would-...
by RotoRob on Mar 29, 2016

Just Cause 3 Sky Fortress DLC review

Just Cause 3 gave me plenty of late nights/early mornings when it was released earlier this year. Square Enix are now extending that mayhem with the release of the first DLC expansion, Sky Fortress, available separately or as part of the Land, Air an...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Mar 26, 2016

Video Game Review: Tom Clancy’s The Division

Manhattan is quiet and dangerous now. Survivors wander the streets, lost and struggling to make sense of things. As an Agent, you’re tasked with freeing civilians from the clutches of Rioters (one of four opposing factions in The Division), establi...
by RotoRob on Mar 22, 2016

Blu-ray Review: Daddy’s Home

As they proved in The Other Guys, Farrell and Wahlberg work well together, and even though the setups aren't as strong here they still manage to produce some laughs along the way. The back-and-forth bedtime stories about the king and step-king are am...
by RotoRob on Mar 21, 2016

Minecraft Story Mode PC review

Open-world block-building game Minecraft gets the campaign mode you didn’t know you needed in Telltale’s Minecraft Story Mode. Minecraft Story Mode follows on from the celebrated developer’s other game based on popular franchises: The W...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Mar 20, 2016

Video Game Review: Hitman: Episode 1

As with its predecessors, gameplay in Hitman is built around taking out specific target(s). Rather than mess with that formula, IO Interactive has elected to add onto it by creating an exponentially larger location with literally dozens of ways to ca...
by RotoRob on Mar 15, 2016

Video Game Review: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

Naruto Shippuden: UNS4 is quite the sight, packed to the brim with pyrotechnics, world-filling super moves, glorious and epic animations, and an insane attention to character detail. I haven’t seen much of the series, but I’ve gathered enough to...
by RotoRob on Mar 14, 2016

Gunscape Steam Review

If you have a good memory then you might remember a post I wrote all the way back in July The post Gunscape Steam Review appeared first on The Zombie Chimp.
by The Zombie Chimp on Mar 12, 2016

Video Game Review: Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth

Battles in Digimon Story allow players to bring three Digimon at a time, notably setting it apart from most other monster collecting games. This ends up making it feel a lot like other traditional turn-based RPGs that tend to favor parties around thi...
by RotoRob on Mar 12, 2016

Far Cry Primal PlayStation 4 review

Ubisoft takes us back in time, to the lush, yet brutal prehistoric land of Oros, with the latest instalment of their best-selling action-game series, Far Cry Primal. I thought that 2013’s weird retro sci-fi entry, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, was as le...
by Vic B'Stard's State of Play on Mar 12, 2016

Video Game Review: The Last Maharaja DLC

You get 10 pretty fun missions that act as a best-of platter for the series. There’s brawling, sneaking, infiltration, chasing, those awful carriage races and, of course, assassinating.
by RotoRob on Mar 10, 2016


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