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A GAME infographic what has Critical Gamer in it, innit

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the greedy, selfish side of Christmas (in fact it was a few days earlier, in our feature where we explained our most wanted games of...

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Interviews

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014

The name is extremely confusing, and probably makes you think it’s associated with Candy Crush (or so King would have you believe), but the non-idiotic amongst you will know...

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Articles

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

It’s Christmas time! Sort of! It’s that heartwarming season that brings out the slobbering avaristic beast in all of us. There’s much buying and demanding of...

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Reviews

Rune Factory 4: review

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: XSEED Games, Marvelous Europe Developer: Neverland Co Players: 1 Site: http://www.runefactory4.com/ Rune Factory 4 is the fantasy spin...

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A GAME infographic what has Critical Gamer in it, innit

A GAME infographic what has Critical Gamer in it, innit

Dec 20, 2014

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the greedy, selfish side of Christmas (in fact it was a few days earlier, in our feature where we explained our most wanted games of 2015). That’s not all the festive season’s about, of course. It’s also about giving to others on the understanding that you’ll get something in return! Which...

Rune Factory 4: review

Rune Factory 4: review

Dec 19, 2014

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: XSEED Games, Marvelous Europe Developer: Neverland Co Players: 1 Site: http://www.runefactory4.com/ Rune Factory 4 is the fantasy spin off of Harvest Moon, which means it entails farming and fighting monsters. Given that it’s a title that isn’t full of ‘mature’ content, the beating the tar out of...

Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 1: review

Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 1: review

Dec 18, 2014

Format: PC (version reviewed), OS X, iOS, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: https://www.telltalegames.com/talesfromtheborderlands/ Pandora is an insane place, full of madness, murder and a way of life that teaches resilience through harsh conditions. Of course, in...

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Dec 17, 2014

It’s Christmas time! Sort of! It’s that heartwarming season that brings out the slobbering avaristic beast in all of us. There’s much buying and demanding of presents, many British people glumly resigned to the fact that they’ll get all the cold of the season and none of the snow, and millions of people across the planet fondling presents...

The Crew: review

The Crew: review

Dec 15, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ivory Tower/Ubisoft Reflections Players: 1-8 (online only) Site: http://thecrew-game.ubi.com/portal/en-GB/home/ The Crew is, ironically, a game held back by its own ambition. It wants to be an MMO where everybody is permanently locked inside their cars which, while...

The Banner Saga 2: The Saga continues

The Banner Saga 2: The Saga continues

Dec 9, 2014

The Banner Saga 2 has now officially been announced by Stoic Games and Versus Evil. Not much has been said about the game but there is a gorgeous trailer that you can watch below, alongside some (also gorgeous) pictures they’ve provided. The game is due for release in 2015 and will be coming not only to PC but also “Next generation” consoles...

Blackguards 2: Hands-On

Blackguards 2: Hands-On

Dec 9, 2014

While I only recently picked up Blackguards and haven’t had a chance to put aside the time for it, I have had a chance to take a look at Blackguards 2. I’ve heard that the first game is quite unforgiving in how you develop your characters and that seems to be the case with this one too but, after that first hurdle of getting through ridiculously...

GTA V: New gen review

GTA V: New gen review

Dec 8, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now (PS4/Xbox One), January 27th (PC) Publisher: Rockstar Developer: Rockstar North Players: 1 (offline), 2-30 (online co-op), 2-10 (online competitive) Site: http://www.rockstargames.com/v Last generation, GTA V was less a product release and more a globally publicised event; we think it’s...