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Check out these bleeping sweet South Park figures and waste your money on them

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016

Holy crap, dude! Not only is there going to be a new South Park game (the childishly/hilariously named “The Fractured but Whole”, frustratingly delayed into 2017),...

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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

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016

Editor’s note: After a lengthy hiatus while he concentrated on working for The Other Side, with stints at Gioteck and Prif, this feature herald’s Steven...

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Reviews

Watch Dogs 2: review

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Players: 1 + online multiplayer Site:...

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Watch Dogs 2: review

Watch Dogs 2: review

Dec 9, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Players: 1 + online multiplayer Site: http://watchdogs.ubisoft.com/watchdogs/en-gb/home/ Game supplied by publisher Watch Dogs 2 is the sequel to the 2014 original, and is set in a fictional version of San Francisco. You take the role of Marcus...

Check out these bleeping sweet South Park figures and waste your money on them

Check out these bleeping sweet South Park figures and waste your money on them

Dec 8, 2016

Holy crap, dude! Not only is there going to be a new South Park game (the childishly/hilariously named “The Fractured but Whole”, frustratingly delayed into 2017), there’s some exclusive South Park figures to buy from the Ubisoft store! Because, you know, you don’t already have enough bleeping plastic crap taking up space in your house. The...

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 4 review

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 4 review

Dec 6, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PS3, 360, PC, Mac, iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: https://telltale.com/series/batman/ Game code provided by the publisher What you sometimes see in these episodic games, when the quality isn’t consistent, is that they get off to a strong start and...

Final Fantasy XV: review

Final Fantasy XV: review

Dec 5, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Square Enix Developer: Square Enix Players: 1 Site: http://finalfantasyxv.com/ Game purchased by reviewer Ten years and one name change later, Final Fantasy XV is finally a game that people can buy. And they certainly have been buying it, with staggering day-one sales of five million....

You Don’t Know Jack!

You Don’t Know Jack!

Dec 1, 2016

If you’re not au fait with Torment: Tides of Numenera then let us fill you in on the details. It harkens back to those top down RPG’s of old, such as Baldur’s Gate and Planescape Torment; or mayhaps you’re more familiar with Pillars of Eternity, which is also very good. Torment is being developed by inXile Entertainment who have already...

Eddie the Eagle plays Steep in a wind tunnel, because why not

Eddie the Eagle plays Steep in a wind tunnel, because why not

Nov 30, 2016

It’s the most obvious piece of PR that we never saw coming. To help promote Steep to UK peoples, Ubisoft has enlisted the one and only Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards to play and talk about the game. Oh, sorry, did we forget to mention the fact that he played the game in a vertical wind tunnel? For the young and the non-British who may be unaware of who Eddie...

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – review

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – review

Nov 29, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Aquria Players: 1 (offline), 2-4 (online) Site: https://www.bandainamcoent.eu/product/sword-art-online-hollow-realization/playstation-4 Game disc provided by PR Hollow Realization is the latest American-spelled Sword Art Online game. We’ll tell you now, its...

Ubisoft is giving away yet more free stuff right NOW

Ubisoft is giving away yet more free stuff right NOW

Nov 24, 2016

Ubisoft are weird. Like, seriously odd. They’re quite possibly the only major third party publisher, for example, to consistently show Nintendo some love. Supporting one of the industry’s longest-standing and most talented developer-publishers? What’s that all about, eh? Another really weird thing they’ve been doing is giving away free...