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Xbox Culling to the faraway towns

Posted by on May 25, 2017

You may have heard of a game by the name of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, affectionately known by the alcoholic-friendly acronym PUB. If you use your computer thingy for...

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Interviews

Exclusive Q&A with the Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness localisation team

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Psycho Pass is a jolly awesome two-season anime (plus one film) and, in Japan, it’s also a multiple-ending visual novel with a unique story and three new characters. We’ll soon...

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Articles

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

It seems that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already widely accepted not only as a strong contender for game of the year, but as a strong contender for one of the best...

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Reviews

NBA Playgrounds: review

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Mad Dog Games Developer: Saber Interactive Players: 1-2 Site:...

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Xbox Culling to the faraway towns

Xbox Culling to the faraway towns

May 25, 2017

You may have heard of a game by the name of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, affectionately known by the alcoholic-friendly acronym PUB. If you use your computer thingy for videogames, you may even have played it. Alas it is, at time of writing, not available to those in consoleland. Enter The Culling. Already available in Steam Early Access (as it has...

NBA Playgrounds: review

NBA Playgrounds: review

May 24, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Mad Dog Games Developer: Saber Interactive Players: 1-2 Site: http://saber3d.com/portfolio_page/nba-playgrounds/ Game code provided by PR NBA Playgrounds is an odd little fella. It enjoys the blessing of the NBA – or the lawyers in charge of its franchising, at least –...

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island – review

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island – review

May 22, 2017

Format: Xbox One ( version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Grip Digital Developer: Right Nice Games, Grip Digital Players: 1 Site: http://www.adventureoncloverisland.com/ Game code provided by PR Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island harkens back to the good old days of 3D platforming. Well, not the good old, old days of N64 and the...

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 gets teaser trailer

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 gets teaser trailer

May 17, 2017

Warner Bros and TT Games have just announced a new LEGO game, with the surprise unveiling of Marvel Super Heroes 2. The teaser trailer below, which was uploaded to the LEGO Marvel Facebook page, features the super cute Baby Groot along with Doctor Strange, with a full trailer promised for the 23rd May. The original LEGO Marvel Super Heroes was released back in...

Outlast 2: review

Outlast 2: review

May 12, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC, Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Red Barrels Studio Developer: Red Barrels Studio Players: 1 Site: http://redbarrelsgames.com/ Game code provided by PR The original Outlast was released in 2014, and was a nerve-shredding experience as you made your way through a monster infested psychiatric hospital called Mount...

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III: review

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III: review

May 11, 2017

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega Developer: Relic Entertainment Players: 1-6 Site: https://www.dawnofwar.com/ Game code provided by the publisher Crikey, it’s been six whole years since the last installment of Dawn of War. Unfortunately, (Warhammer 40,000) Dawn of War 3 probably isn’t the sequel you were looking for. It...

Dreamfall Chapters: review

Dreamfall Chapters: review

May 8, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver/Red Thread Games Developer: Red Thread Games Players: 1 Site: http://redthreadgames.com/games/chapters/ Game disc provided by the distributor There’s a depth and breadth of imagination here – in terms of story, at least – that’s rarely seen. It’s...

Brawlout: Hands-on

Brawlout: Hands-on

May 5, 2017

Format: PC (version played), Xbox One, PS4 Unleashed: Out now in PC Early Access, Q3 2017 on consoles Publisher: Angry Mob Games Developer: Angry Mob Games Players: 1-8 (current build is 1-4) Site: http://www.brawlout.com/ Game code provided by PR So Brawlout is pretty darn good. It’s not Smash Bros for sure, but it’s got a lot of the...