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The Hunger Games Book Review

November 25, 2011

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The Hunger Games takes a fascinating look in to the dystopian society of Panem where the ruling government known as ‘The Capitol’ have created a tight lock on the twelve districts it maintains control over. Katniss Everdeen, a teenager who spends her daily life illegally hunting so she can support her widowed mother and her […]

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August 10, 2011

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Machinarium is a delightful tale of a small robot trying to make his way through a mysterious and gargantuan steampunk city teeming with a variety of other robots. The atmosphere created by a robot filled population really gives a sense of excitement when exploring and interacting with such a strange and unknown world and each […]

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Review: Portal 2

April 27, 2011

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Back in 2007 Valve released a hidden gem known as ‘Portal’ or as I knew it ‘ohmygodthisisthebestgamesinceslicedbread’, despite the fact there never was a game called ‘sliced bread’. Only lasting a measly three hours it was more of a test than a full blown game. You were a guinea pig inside the Aperture Science Laboratories, […]

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Review: Motorstorm Apocalypse

March 20, 2011

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Motorstorm Apocalypse is the latest game in the intense arcade racing series pitting you in a fast paced and brutal race amongst a crazy festival for speed freaks. With thirteen different vehicle classes to race in from motorbikes to monster trucks variety really is the spice of life. Unfortunately delayed everywhere worldwide except Europe (excluding […]

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Review: Marvel vs Capcom 3

March 15, 2011

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With the abundance of fighting games recently, including Super Street Fighter 4, Blazblue Continuum Shift and the soon to be released Mortal Kombat 9, there is a wide selection of games to choose from if you want something new to brawl in. Can I recommend Marvel vs Capcom 3 to you? The game being the […]

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Micro Review: Stacking

February 27, 2011

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You play as Charlie, a little russian stacking doll (you know the ones which hide inside each other) after the rest of his family have been kidnapped and forced in to a life of child labour. Set in a vibrant, steampunk, victorian world, you make your way across multiple levels trying to solve puzzles and […]

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Review: Dead Space 2

February 26, 2011

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Dead Space 2, the sequel to 2007’s Dead Space puts you back in to the boots of space engineer Isaac Clarke. Following the events of the last game set on board the USG Ishimura, a ship designed for cracking open planets, where Isaac single-handedly fought his way through the alien creatures known as ‘necromorphs’ and […]

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Review: Prinny 2

January 24, 2011

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Platform: PSP It is very unlikely you have heard of this hidden gem but by no means should you ignore it. Released, this month “Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood” is set after the events of the first game and is a spin-off to the videogame series “Disgaea”. After you saved the Netherworld from […]

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Review: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

January 17, 2011

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I love Christmas. It’s the one time as a poor student I can expect to get a blockbuster game and waste away the many hours of holiday time I have playing it. Thankfully my family got it right this year, didn’t get me Just Dance 2, and got me the new Assassin’s Creed. Brotherhood, being […]

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Micro Review: Killzone 2

January 15, 2011

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*THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS* Are good graphics in videogames important? The short answer is no. The longer answer involves an agonising playthrough of Killzone 2. Before I start throwing hate towards this let me just say how much I love the multiplayer of this game. Its mishmash of game modes made fighting feel much more […]

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