Portal 2 scratches that itch

“Oh, it’s you. How have you been? I’ve been really busy being dead. You know, since you murdered me.” Sometimes it’s hard to own up to what you’ve done, no matter how good the justification was at the time. And guilt is certainly something you’ll feel at the start of the sequel to 2007’s surprise […]

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Building the best iPhone game : Unreal Development Kit

Anyone who’s played more than a few games on the iPhone will no doubt remember the Epic Citadel; the amazing techdemo of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine running in full 3D on the iPhone. Not long after they followed up with Infinity Blade, the critical and financial success that sold over 275,000 copies in under a […]

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5 PC games you may have missed

In the hype of all the latest and greatest games being released, it’s easy to forget about and even miss some of the more interesting games. These are a few games that may have passed you by, but are definitely worthy of your time. And because they aren’t top-shelf sales anymore, you can pick most […]

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Fallout: New Vegas

The Mojave Desert is a brutal and unforgiving place. Drought, violence and radiation rule the barren wasteland deep in the heart of Nevada. But life still clings to the wastes, and remnants of human society still survive in the relative safety of Las Vegas. But as the game’s narrator states, “war never changes”. Despite being […]

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Rift – Can it rival World of Warcraft?

Since November 2004 (some would say even before that), World of Warcraft revolutionised the once niche MMO market y introducing a dearth of content, well balanced play and gameplay that was easier to swallow than ever before for those less inclined to grind for months on end. And, it would be by those qualities that […]

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Mass Effect 2: Arrival DLC

On March 29th, us Mass Effect junkies will finally get our hands on the final chapter of the epic space opera with the release of the Arrival DLC. The last DLC before Mass Effect 3 comes out later this, year, The Arrival features the return of Admiral Hackett (voiced once again by Lance Henriksen) the […]

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Need for Speed: Shift 2: Unleashed

EA is looking to steal the racing simulation pole position with Need for Speed: Shift 2: Unleashed. The full title may be a shining example of colon cancer but the game itself is aiming more for bowel-watering speed. The car roster has been upgraded to 130 and there are 100 tracks to run them on. […]

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Nintendo 3DS

Okay, so 3D seems to have become the new holy grail of enterainment technology. Ever since the 1950s and the days of red and blue glasses, experiencing movies and games in 3D has been the goal of a few determined pioneers on the fringe. Then Avatar came out and the world collectively went ‘Holy Crap’, […]

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The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

Tam-REE-el, My Belle… The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion was probably one of the reasons that many people chose the XBOX 360. The series’ trademark  incredibly detailed and expansive worlds combined with the power of the (then) next-gen graphics was a powerful lure. However, its been a few years and games have gotten a lot better. […]

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Shogun 2: Total War

Banzai! Creative Assembly’s Total War franchise returns to feudal Japan for its latest iteration. After the feedback from Empire, they have narrowed the scope and focussed on depth and spectacle this time around. The emphasis on ranged units and cover has been replaced by a return to masses of soldiers clashing in brutal melee. The […]

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