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REVIEW: Metroid: Samus Returns

Publisher: Nintendo Developer: MercurySteam Format Reviewed: 3DS Provided By: Purchase by Reviewer Price: £39.99/$39.99 Metroid II: Samus Returns was a product hampered by the limited technology of the Game Boy. It was small, clunky, and lacked the freedom that made Metroid famous. Over 20 years later, Metroid: Samus Returns takes the original’s flaws makes them its greatest strengths. Instead …
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REVIEW: Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: Arkane Studios Format Reviewed: PC Provided By: Purchase by Reviewer Price: £19.99/$29.99 Dishonored: Death of the Outsider shows how a shift in theme can overhaul a game series’ design and quality. While focusing on redemption instead of revenge may seem like a small change in narrative, it completely reworks both how the player …
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Review: Nidhogg 2

Publisher: Messhof Developer: Messhof Format Reviewed: PC Provided By: Messhof Price: £10.99/$15.99   Nidhogg 2 combines intense high stakes combat with retro charm to create a fun local-multiplayer experience. Like gladiatorial combat, Nidhogg 2 is grotesque and challenging, with each move potentially being your last. Each match will have you repeatedly duel your opponent as you try  to push …
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REVIEW: VALKYRIA REVOLUTION

Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Format Reviewed: Playstation 4 Provided By: Sega Price: £34.99/$39.99   Valkyria Revolution is a game of half-measures, always providing an interesting premise, but failing in the execution. Instead of focusing on one core experience, Valkyria Revolution spreads itself too thin and provides only mediocrity. The scene is set with the small …
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Rising Storm 2 Review

Game Title: Rising Storm 2 Publisher: Tripwire Interactive Developer: Antimatter Games, Tripwire Interactive Format Reviewed: PC Also Available on: PC Price: $25.00 A Fair Fight. Originally an expansion to the critically acclaimed Red Orchestra series, Rising Storm 2 breaks off in its own standalone first-person shooter. The environment is still set in the same tropical …