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Nintendo Switch sales joy

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017

Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, has had promising start to its life, with its first weekend on sale – as reported at gamesindustry.biz – garnering more...

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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: Can the Nintendo Switch succeed?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017

Let’s be honest; when Nintendo released the Wii, they had no idea it would go on to sell so many units (just over 100 million). Their previous two consoles had achieved 21...

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Reviews

Lego Worlds: review

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Warner Bros. Interactive Developer: Traveller’s Tales Players: 1-2 (offline), 2 (online) Site:...

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Lego Worlds: review

Lego Worlds: review

Mar 21, 2017

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Warner Bros. Interactive Developer: Traveller’s Tales Players: 1-2 (offline), 2 (online) Site: https://www.lego.com/en-gb/worlds?ignorereferer=true Game code provided by PR When it comes to using blocks to create and inspire, Minecraft was pretty late to the party. Lego (or, as...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

Mar 20, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Players: 1 Site: http://www.zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/ Game cartridge purchased by reviewer The world doesn’t need another Breath of the Wild review, but it’s getting one anyway. There’s a reason – many reasons, in fact – that...

Danganronpa 1.2 Reload: review

Danganronpa 1.2 Reload: review

Mar 17, 2017

Format: PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: NIS America/Reef Entertainment Developer: Spike Chunsoft Players: 1 Site: http://nisamerica.com/games/danganronpa2/ Game disc provided by the distributor Originally exclusive to Sony handhelds, the first two Danganronpa games have been thrown together for a single PS4 release to prepare people for Danganronpa 3....

Speedlink Decus Respec mouse: hardware review

Speedlink Decus Respec mouse: hardware review

Mar 14, 2017

Review unit provided by PR From the base of my palm to the end of my middle finger is 6.5 inches (~16.5 cm). Yes, I have small, almost childlike hands; this is an important factor to consider for how much I enjoy using this mouse. And I do “enjoy” using it as much as I enjoy using any controller or interface that doesn’t impede my gaming or my...

Atelier Firis: The alchemist and the mysterious journey – review

Atelier Firis: The alchemist and the mysterious journey – review

Mar 10, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Gust Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoamerica.com/firis/ Game code provided by the publisher The Atelier games, if you’re not familiar with them, have been going for about twenty years now. In fact, they’ve been going for about twenty years even if you...

Chime Sharp: review

Chime Sharp: review

Mar 9, 2017

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Chilled Mouse Developer: Ste Curran, Twistplay Players: 1 Site: http://chimesharp.com/ Game code provided by PR Chime Sharp is pretty darn good but, if you’ve played the original, then you might already know that. It’s more than a remaster, it’s one of those...

Nintendo Switch sales joy

Nintendo Switch sales joy

Mar 8, 2017

Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, has had promising start to its life, with its first weekend on sale – as reported at gamesindustry.biz – garnering more units sold than any other Nintendo console in history, including the hugely successful Wii (in the EU and US at least). Nintendo also revealed that the new Legend of Zelda: Breath of...

Riptide GP Renegade: review

Riptide GP Renegade: review

Mar 2, 2017

Format: Xbox One (reviewed), PC, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Vector Unit Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: http://www.vectorunit.com/riptide-gp-renegade/ Game code provided by PR Riptide GP: Renegade is a jet ski racing title that is very good at being a jet ski racing title. They’ve got the water racing...