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The history of King’s Quest

In a year full of HD remasters and definitive editions, it’s also refreshing to see a brand new entry in a long-forgotten franchise. King’s Quest from The Odd Gentlemen is the first official game in Ken and Roberta Williams original series since December 1998. That’s a wait of almost 17…

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The Future of Batman after Arkham Knight

**WARNING – This post contains full spoilers for Batman: Arkham Knight.** We know Arkham Knight will be Rocksteady’s last Batman game. They’ve told us numerous times. But I don’t believe for one second it’s the last Batman game, made in this style, we will ever see. For one thing, it’s…

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How realistic are sports games?

It’s a conversation that’s been played out inside countless teenage bedrooms and in front of innumerable games consoles. Soon after slipping a clean, crisp disk into the tray, players begin to mull over just how akin to real life their new found digital experience really are. Are the movements of…

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Are games giving us too much?

Dragon Age Inquisition surprised me in many ways, but my biggest surprise of all was that it actually gave me a greater appreciation for the oftly criticized second installment. You see, that was a tight experience that still offered a shed-load of content, yet it knew its limits. It managed…

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Determination and Goals

There is nothing like having an end goal to motivate anyone. Especially kids. My son is keen, if not besotted, with the game Minecraft. He plays it on his iPad when he is at mine, but decided that, when at his Dad’s house, he wants a PlayStation to play in…

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Outlast Whistleblower: As We Play

Format – PS4 Version 1.01 Shh…Can you hear that? Better not blow that whistle just yet…The hunt is on once more! Yes, Red Barrel Studios have graced us with another installment in the pants-wetting, heart pounding terror-fest known as Outlast. Once more you’re placed into the creepy asylum filled with…