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House of the Dead: Overkill - Nintendo Wii
4.0 stars

House of the Dead: Overkill - Nintendo Wii

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Once upon a time, the light gun genre was popular enough to flog a console all on its own. The likes of Sega’s sublime Virtua Cop series, and Sony’s Time Crisis titles consistently stood tall in “game of the year” lists, and offered some of the... >>

FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360
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FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360

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The original FEAR gained a deserved following thanks to Monolith’s brilliant combination of fantastic FPS play, a well implemented bullet time esque slow down feature, and some of the scariest gameplay ever witnessed. After two less than impressive... >>

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3
2.5 stars

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3

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Silent Hill is back for yet another scary outing - this is the sixth in the series - but has the franchise still got what it takes to make us jump with fright? We turn the lights off and the PS3 on to find out. Silent Hill Homecoming is the first outing... >>

Saw 3 - DVD
3.5 stars

Saw 3 - DVD

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Jigsaw (Tobin Bell), the mastermind behind a series of life and death games, has escaped from the police. But he's now dying so his punk sidekick Amanda kidnaps brilliant surgeon, Dr Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soometh) to keep him alive until one last game is... >>

The Wicker Man - DVD
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The Wicker Man - DVD

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Edward Woodward starred in the original 1973 B-movie horror classic about a copper who falls foul of a group of weird religious fanatics on a remote Scottish island. This time round Californian cop Edward Malus (Nicolas Cage) gets a letter from his ex-girlfriend... >>

Severance - DVD
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Severance - DVD

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Billed as “The Office meets Deliverance” - although more like Hostel crossed with Shaun of the Dead for our money - Severance is a surprisingly entertaining British comedy-horror. Seven colleagues (led by Danny Dyer’s “Steve” who boasts “I’ve... >>

The Omen - DVD
2.5 stars

The Omen - DVD

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Yet another 70s horror remake (this year we’ve already seen retreads of “The Hills Have Eyes”, “When a Stranger Calls” and “The Fog”) that sees Liev Schreiber and Julia Stiles stepping into the shoes of Gregory Peck and Lee Remick from Richard... >>

Slither - DVD
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Slither - DVD

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Fed up with his nubile young wife (Banks) always claiming she’s “got a headache”, Grant (Rooker) heads off to the local karaoke bar and picks up the first old slapper he can find for a bit of late night action. For some inane reason the dopey duo... >>

When a Stranger Calls - DVD
3.5 stars

When a Stranger Calls - DVD

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Yet another remake of a “classic” 70s horror (surely there can’t be many left now?) that no-one has ever heard of. After racking up a hefty $500 mobile phone bill talking to her dimwit boyfriend, high school student Camilla (Belle) is forced into... >>

The Dark - DVD
2.5 stars

The Dark - DVD

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Sean Bean takes a break from playing posh English villains to star in this bonkers horror about Celtic myths in Wales. When 8-year-old Sarah (Stuckey) drowns in a freak accident Adelle (Bello) becomes plagued by visions that make her believe her daughter... >>