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Street Fighter Charity Album

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017

Street Fighter is practically a religion for some people, and the series itself sits amongst the most highly-respected and well received games of all time. The fighting game scene...

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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

Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada – review

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PS3, Vita, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Omega Force Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoamerica.com/spiritofsanada/ Game...

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Street Fighter Charity Album

Street Fighter Charity Album

Jun 22, 2017

Street Fighter is practically a religion for some people, and the series itself sits amongst the most highly-respected and well received games of all time. The fighting game scene has had its share of well publicised downsides, so it’s a breath of fresh air to be able to talk about something that’s not just good but genuinely great coming from the...

Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada – review

Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada – review

Jun 21, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PS3, Vita, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Omega Force Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoamerica.com/spiritofsanada/ Game code provided by the publisher Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada is a spin-off of the Samurai Warriors series, which in turn is a spin-off of the Dynasty Warriors franchise. The...

The Culling: Early Access review

The Culling: Early Access review

Jun 19, 2017

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now (Early Access)  Publisher: Xaviant Developer: Xaviant Players: 16 (online only) Site: http://theculling.com/ Game code provided by the developer Look carefully, and you’ll find some videogames on the market which allow you to play online with other people so that you can pretend-kill...

Atari are making a new console

Atari are making a new console

Jun 16, 2017

Well, what it says up there, really. Atari have had a bit of an odd journey into the twenty first century. Their last games console was the Jaguar, inflicted onto the world at the end of 1993. Discontinued less than three years later, the machine crashed and burned spectacularly through a combination of high prices, unwanted add-ons, and a lack of quality...

TVPlayer: the free app for live, no-aerial TV on your Xbox One

TVPlayer: the free app for live, no-aerial TV on your Xbox One

Jun 13, 2017

Call me old fashioned – go ahead, really, I’ve been called much worse – but I prefer to watch TV programmes on, well… a TV. Same goes for movies. I know that in this brave new world of streaming, everybody is supposedly enjoying “content” for the most part on their tablets, laptops and phones; but the introduction of an app for consoles...

Well fought nights in Fortnite

Well fought nights in Fortnite

Jun 9, 2017

Free-to-play isn’t usually what springs to mind when you think of Epic Games, but here we are with Fortnite which is due for Early Access release come July 25th this year. It’s a third person shooter with classes, but the twist is that you make your own forts and fight against the undead. It’s a largely co-op affair and it looks like it might...

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 5 review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 5 review

Jun 7, 2017

Format: PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4, Mac, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead Game code provided by the publisher The final episode has just been released and while it’s not bad, it’s not quite the ending we’d hoped for....

The Town of Light: review

The Town of Light: review

Jun 6, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now  Publisher: Wired Productions Developer: LKA.it Players: 1 Site: http://www.thetownoflight.com/ Game code provided by PR The exact origin of the idiom “walk a mile in somebody else’s shoes” may be lost to history, but it remains a simple yet effective reference to developing...