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Halo: ONI on VOD

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015

Fast forward unto dawn of the 17th of March and you will be able to start watching Halo: Nightfall on VOD except in the UK… which will get it on the 16th instead, Yay us! There...

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Interviews

Do you have (a) Minutes? Red Phantom Games interview

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015

RPG is a great videogame acronym. It stands for Role Playing Game, Rocket Propelled Grenade, and – as of fairly recently – Red Phantom Games. This particular RPG is a...

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Articles

Peter Molyneux becomes a chef (in my head)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015

As I stand outside in the soggy crowd, ineffectively thrusting my hands further into my pockets in reaction to the rain-flecked wind, I think back to when it first began. Poor...

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Reviews

Decay – The Mare: Review

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015

Format: PC (version reviewed), iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment Developer: Shining Gate Software Players: 1 Site: http://www.decay.se/ Game code provided...

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Decay – The Mare: Review

Decay – The Mare: Review

Mar 2, 2015

Format: PC (version reviewed), iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment Developer: Shining Gate Software Players: 1 Site: http://www.decay.se/ Game code provided by the publisher The best examples of horror in media are rarely those concerned with men donning hockey masks or knifed gloves, but real human issues. Decay: The Mare purports to do...

Halo: ONI on VOD

Halo: ONI on VOD

Feb 24, 2015

Fast forward unto dawn of the 17th of March and you will be able to start watching Halo: Nightfall on VOD except in the UK… which will get it on the 16th instead, Yay us! There are also the obligatory Blu-Ray and DVD releases which are presumably out on the 17th also. It chiefly revolves around James Locke, who is a manhunter and agent for ONI (Office of...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Review

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Review

Feb 24, 2015

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo EAD, Grezzo Players: 1 Site: http://zelda.com/majoras-mask/ Game purchased by the reviewer After the largely successful release of Ocarina of Time’s 3DS port, the next obvious – and highly requested – step was a similar treatment of Majora’s Mask. It took three years, but...

Riptide GP 2: review

Riptide GP 2: review

Feb 23, 2015

Format: Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Vector Unit Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-6 (offline only) Site: http://www.vectorunit.com/riptide-gp2/ Game code provided by Xbox Tempting as it is to rely on the superb Wave Race 64 as a reference point, most of today’s young ‘uns wouldn’t have a darn clue what we’re on about....

Evolve: review

Evolve: review

Feb 18, 2015

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: 2K Games Developer: Turtle Rock Studios Players: 1 (offline), 2-5 (online) Site: http://evolvegame.com/agegate Game code provided by Xbox Evolve was plagued by controversy long before it even released, thanks to some pre-order packages and DLC plans that were, depending on your point...

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2: review

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2: review

Feb 17, 2015

Format: PC Unleashed: 20th February 2015 Publisher: Nordic Games Developer: KING Art  Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.kingart-games.de/bout2/ Game code provided by the publisher The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 was Kickstarted, and they sure have put their money where their mouth is. It’s better than the previous two titles (first game and prequel) in...

Peter Molyneux becomes a chef (in my head)

Peter Molyneux becomes a chef (in my head)

Feb 16, 2015

As I stand outside in the soggy crowd, ineffectively thrusting my hands further into my pockets in reaction to the rain-flecked wind, I think back to when it first began. Poor Peter Molyneux, hounded from the games industry simply because he repeatedly produced videogames that bore little resemblance to what he promised. Shortly before that, he realised that it...

Gioteck HC4 headset: review

Gioteck HC4 headset: review

Feb 14, 2015

Hardware provided by the manufacturer First and foremost, you might believe I’m a dirty stinking liar when it comes to whatever I might say about this particular product. I’m going for full disclosure here. This is a review of the Gioteck HC4 headset, and Gioteck’s Community Manager used to write for Critical Gamer. I still keep in contact...