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FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

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When we first played an early build of FIFA 17 during E3 in June we were a little worried about the gameplay. It came after a decent session with the new Pro Evolution Soccer and left us in no doubt that PES 2017 plays the better game of football. Thankfully... >>

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness
3.5 stars

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness

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The original Mirror's Edge, released in 2008, was the very epitome of a Marmite game. Despite having an inordinate amount of glaring flaws, and not selling particularly well, it still managed to generate a passionate cult following. It was easy enough... >>

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?
4.0 stars

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?

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It's finally here. Star Wars Battlefront is one of gaming's most hyped releases and thankfully looks every part the game to kickstart a month or two of Star Wars frenzy. It is the most spectacular looking Star Wars game we've ever had – indeed, it could... >>

FIFA 16 preview: Refinement not reinvention

FIFA 16 preview: Refinement not reinvention

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It could be said that EA Sports is emulating Apple where the latest FIFA is concerned. Apple has an "S" year biannually, choosing to modify and adapt the last generation of iPhone rather than reinvent the device. This is EA's "S" year. FIFA 16, from the... >>

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth
4.0 stars

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth

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Battlefield: Hardline means franchise-reboot business for Electronic Arts' multiplayer first-person shooter. But a rethink was needed after 2013's Battlefield 4: which, although it had moments of brilliant fun with destructible building mechanics and... >>

FIFA 15 review
5.0 stars

FIFA 15 review

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In the past, reviewing a FIFA game has been a tricky affair. How can one wax lyrical over minor updates, no matter how many there are? Last year the series stepped foot onto the next-generation consoles, with PS4 and Xbox One showing off their graphical... >>

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

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We played and reported on our first impressions of FIFA 15 during E3 in June but it's amazing how much can change in a couple of months in the games industry and we have to say that the Gamescom build of FIFA 15 is quite simply stunning. It should be,... >>

Battlefield Hardline preview: Mapcap cops and robbers multiplayer fun

Battlefield Hardline preview: Mapcap cops and robbers multiplayer fun

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Yes, the premise is similar to Pay Day. And yes at times it sometimes feels that only the uniforms and locations have been changed, such is the familiarity of the gameplay, but Battlefield Hardline is possibly the first in the franchise that has us genuinely... >>

FIFA 15 preview: Playtime with the most realistic football game of all time

FIFA 15 preview: Playtime with the most realistic football game of all time

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Every year EA Sports has the ability to pleasantly surprise us in its choice and application of improvements to FIFA. We are massive fans of the next-generation versions of FIFA 14 and genuinely thought we'd seen the closest the franchise could get to... >>

Titanfall review
5.0 stars

Titanfall review

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And so the second wave of next-generation games starts with what is unarguably the most talked about title since its first showing at E3 in Los Angeles last June. Titanfall was Microsoft’s "one more thing" during its Xbox One press conference, even... >>