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Just Me and You-ka-Laylee

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017

Yooka Laylee seems to be the gift that just keeps on giving. First it promised us that style of 3D adventuring that so many of us missed for so long. Second, it promised it on...

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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

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Christmas is gone, New Year’s morn has come and gone, and we’ve left that shambling horror of 2016 well and truly behind. Now we must be engulfed by the horrific, gaping maw...

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Reviews

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now (NA), January 20th (EU) Publisher: Marvelous Developer: Marvelous Players: 1 Site: http://fateextella.com/ Game code...

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Just Me and You-ka-Laylee

Just Me and You-ka-Laylee

Jan 19, 2017

Yooka Laylee seems to be the gift that just keeps on giving. First it promised us that style of 3D adventuring that so many of us missed for so long. Second, it promised it on every platform under the sun (except Wii U because of technical difficulties (boo hiss)) and even a Nintendo Switch release. Now they’re also promising local multiplayer in the form...

WIN! A pair of tickets to PC Gamer Weekender

WIN! A pair of tickets to PC Gamer Weekender

Jan 18, 2017

Do you like PC games? Do you like free stuff? Are you able to get to the Olympia in London on the 18th and 19th of February? Then it sounds like we have a giveaway for you, young fellow or lass. We have a pair of Early Weekender+ tickets for the PC Gamer Weekender event taking place… well… 18th & 19th February at the Olympia, as above. With a...

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

Jan 17, 2017

“This time, it’s PERSONA-L” is the tagline for Persona 5. Or at least, it would be, if Atlus employed anybody nearly as childish and as tolerant of terrible and unfunny jokes as us. Are you excited about Persona 5? If not, you should be. Persona 3 was awesome. Persona 4 was totallyawesome. The Vita-exclusive Persona 4: The Golden was awesomely...

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Jan 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now (NA), January 20th (EU) Publisher: Marvelous Developer: Marvelous Players: 1 Site: http://fateextella.com/ Game code provided by PR Who is Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star for? Fate/Stay Night fans, certainly. Taking place in the aftermath of the Holy Grail war we have wizards, Saber, Caster, and a...

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Jan 13, 2017

UPDATE: It seems that the “free” NES and SNES games offered as part of Nintendo’s new online subscription service are each only available to play for a month, after which time you need to buy if you want to keep playing. If true, this is an undeniably stupid move by Nintendo.  Original article below.  Nintendo have finally...

Treat your eyes to all this Tales of Berseria art

Treat your eyes to all this Tales of Berseria art

Jan 12, 2017

[Show thumbnails] The very newest Tales Of game is on the proverbial horizon, due for release on PC and PS4 January 27th. This time round...

See Shock Tactics in Static

See Shock Tactics in Static

Jan 11, 2017

Shock. Electricity. Static – as in still, static pictures. As in not moving pictures but just plain ole screenshots and some gumpf to go with it. Shh it’s been a long year. Anyway. If you like your XCOMs, then Shock Tactics looks like it might be worth keeping an eye on. There’s a lot to love about the new XCOMs but we’d like to see some...

Micro “TV TV TV” Soft scraps Scalebound

Micro “TV TV TV” Soft scraps Scalebound

Jan 10, 2017

As you’re probably aware if you frequent the corners of the internet that deal with videogames, Scalebound – the Microsoft exclusive which was looking a bit awesome by default due to the presence of dragons – has been cancelled. Platinum Games’ output the last few years or so has been inconsistent (Bayonetta 2 is one of the best games of this...