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Shenmue I & II are re-releases, not remasters (but still, yay!)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018

It’s been rumoured for years, but Sega finally confirmed that Shenmue I & II are being re-released on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and will be coming out later in the year....

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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

VR’s successes and stumbles, via Farpoint

Posted by on Mar 11, 2018

I finally got myself PSVR a few months ago (and then only because I was able to enjoy a hefty discount). In the time I’ve spent with it since, I’ve by turns been...

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Reviews

Operation Warcade: review

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018

  Format: PSVR (version reviewed), PC VR formats Unleashed: Out Now (all digital), TBC (PSVR physical) Publisher: Perp Games Developer: Ivanovich Games Players: 1 Site:...

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Shenmue I & II are re-releases, not remasters (but still, yay!)

Shenmue I & II are re-releases, not remasters (but still, yay!)

Apr 20, 2018

It’s been rumoured for years, but Sega finally confirmed that Shenmue I & II are being re-released on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and will be coming out later in the year. The package is however not a remaster or remake, but a port of the original games with a few enhancements. Both games will be available in a single package, and will ‘remain...

Operation Warcade: review

Operation Warcade: review

Apr 18, 2018

  Format: PSVR (version reviewed), PC VR formats Unleashed: Out Now (all digital), TBC (PSVR physical) Publisher: Perp Games Developer: Ivanovich Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.ivanovichgames.com/web/operation-warcade-vr/ Game code provided by the publisher Of all the experiences that have been attempted (usually unsuccessfully) in VR, an...

Football Manager 2018 Touch looks to score on Switch

Football Manager 2018 Touch looks to score on Switch

Apr 16, 2018

SEGA have surprised everyone, by quietly releasing Football Manager Touch 2018 on the Nintendo Switch. The game is right this moment available to download from the Nintendo eShop, and features a bespoke interface and a control scheme tailored for the Switch. You can use the Joy-Cons or the touch screen (see what they did there?), and you can play the game while...

Get your own Monster Hunter weapon (sword of)

Get your own Monster Hunter weapon (sword of)

Apr 14, 2018

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Are you susceptible to paying double or more what you usually would for a game, just because there’s some sort of special edition packaged with...

RE-PLAY retro-inspired gaming campaign

RE-PLAY retro-inspired gaming campaign

Apr 13, 2018

On the 12th April War Child UK, the charity for vulnerable children affected by conflict, are launching RE-PLAY, a fundraising campaign which is all about encouraging gamers to reconnect with the nostalgia of playing as a child with some of their favourite retro games, helping raise money and awareness for children affected by conflict, and protecting their...

Crisis On The Planet Of The Apes VR: review

Crisis On The Planet Of The Apes VR: review

Apr 12, 2018

Format: PSVR (version reviewed), PC VR formats Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: FoxNext VR Studio Developer: Imaginati Players: 1 Site: http://www.apesvr.com/ Game code provided by PR There’s one very important thing you need to know about this game, and that thing is this thing: This message should be prominent, in huge letters, on each listing of...

Ark Park: review

Ark Park: review

Apr 3, 2018

Format: PSVR (version reviewed), PC VR formats Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Snail Games Developer: Snail Games Players: 1 (offline), 2-3 (online) Site: http://www.arkparkvr.com/ Game code provided by PR It’s weird that there’s no commercially available Jurassic Park VR experience for the mass market, isn’t it? There’s a huge gap there. Snail...

Scribblenauts Showdown: review

Scribblenauts Showdown: review

Mar 30, 2018

Format: Xbone (version reviewed), PS4, Switch Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Warner Brothers Interactive Developer: Shiver Entertainment Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: https://www.scribblenauts.com/ Game code provided by Xbox When a new Scribblenauts was announced, there was a lot of noise from potential punters, which sort of sounded like this:...