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State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need
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State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need

By 20 February 2015

You can't move in a videogames shop these days without bumping into a zombie or twenty. Zombies are by far the biggest trend in gaming right now and there are plenty of games out there or on the horizon that feature hoards of the undead. And survival.... >>

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?
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Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?

By 17 February 2015

With PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 about to hit the streets, Microsoft needs something to counter its impact and that something could well be Ori and the Blind Forest - a game as far removed from Sony's boys-own adventure as you can get. Ori... >>

Project Cars preview: Gran Turismo for a new generation
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Project Cars preview: Gran Turismo for a new generation

By 28 January 2015

There have been a lot of driving games lately, especially on the build up to the Christmas period last year, so Project Cars has a tricky task to stand out amongst the triple-A titles on the PS4 and Xbox One. But stand out it does, at least from the couple... >>

Resident Evil Revelations 2 preview: Dead good so far
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Resident Evil Revelations 2 preview: Dead good so far

By 27 January 2015

The first Resident Evil Revelations was a slow burner, having been released initially for the Nintendo 3DS and then ported and remastered for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. Its graphics were perhaps even a little underbaked even then, but the setting – a cruise... >>

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson

By 10 November 2014

Conceptually, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is unique in the history of videogames. It's the first proper games equivalent of the DVD box-sets we've become accustomed to - on its single disk, you will find Halos 1, 2, 3 and 4 in all their glory, plus... >>

Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun
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Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun

By 31 October 2014

Let's just get right to it and say that Sunset Overdrive is bonkers - and not always in a good way. It is among the best looking games on the new-generation consoles and pulls off the tricky feat of both borrowing from older games, yet feeling fresh and... >>

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner review: The final piece in the entertainment jigsaw
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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner review: The final piece in the entertainment jigsaw

By 23 October 2014

If you want or need further confirmation that Microsoft has a different path for its current console than Sony's route with the PS4 to date, the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner is it. By effectively turning the Xbox One console into a Freeview HD set-top-box,... >>

Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support
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Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support

By 14 October 2014

We’ve been very eagerly awaiting Far Cry 4 ever since we first got to play a brief section of the game during E3 2014 in June. But while that was enough to give us a small, tantalising taste of the setting and feel of the game, it wasn’t anywhere... >>

Quantum Break hands-on preview: Xbox One exclusive explored
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Quantum Break hands-on preview: Xbox One exclusive explored

By 19 August 2014

Quantum Break is a hugely ambitious game which if developer Remedy's enthusiasm is anything to go by will be the most-groundbreaking title for the next-generation consoles so far. An Xbox One exclusive due for late 2015, the game will be mostly a third-person... >>

The many faces of Halo explored: The Master Chief Collection, Nightfall and Halo Channel
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The many faces of Halo explored: The Master Chief Collection, Nightfall and Halo Channel

By 14 August 2014

With Bungie's first post-Halo console game, Destiny, imminent it seems fitting that we'll also soon get a chance to replay the developer's former finest moments, with Halos 1, 2 and 3 making up a significant part of the Halo: The Master Collection Xbox... >>