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Game review: Children of the Sun (PC)
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Children of the Sun, a surreal single-player puzzle shooter by Rene Rother, follows a lone sniper's revenge against a cult, with precise, strategic gameplay and an unusual art style.
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Game review: Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Nintendo Switch)
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Nintendo Switch disappoints with poor graphics and clunky mechanics, despite an engaging medieval storyline, raising doubts over platform choice from Warhorse Studios.
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Game review: Horizon: Forbidden West Complete Edition (PC)
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Horizon: Forbidden West, the stellar sequel to Horizon: Zero Dawn, hits PC, offering enhanced visuals, pleasing refinements from the original, and an engaging storyline set in a visually stunning post-post-apocalyptic world.
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Game review: Alone in the Dark (PS5)
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Alone in the Dark 2024 PS5 remake packs Hollywood star power, but players may be discouraged by major glitches, slow-paced gameplay, and underwhelming combat despite engaging puzzle-solving segments and atmospheric graphics.
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Game review: Princess Peach: Showtime! (Nintendo Switch)
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Princess Peach takes centre stage in a versatile and fun-filled Nintendo Switch game, 'Princess Peach: Showtime!', characterised by its colourful graphics, unique story-line, and varied gameplay.
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Game review: Rise of the Ronin (PlayStation 5)
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Team Ninja unveils 'Rise of the Ronin,' a PS5 exclusive RPG with dynamic difficulty settings, setting a new benchmark in action gaming.
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Game review: MLB The Show 24 (PS5)
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MLB The Show 24 introduces Negro Leagues, Derek Jeter's career, and female player mode, offering fresh historical insights and gameplay.
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Game review: WWE 2K24 (Xbox Series X)
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Even though Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold cannot wrestle in real life right now, you can play as them in the all-new WWE 2K24 video game.
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Game review: Helldivers 2 (PS5)
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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After nine long years, we finally got a sequel to Helldivers, simply called Helldivers 2, which is out now for PC and PS5. .
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Game review: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (PS5)
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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Rocksteady's new PS5 title flips the script: Villains target heroes in 'Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.
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Game review: Tekken 8 (PC)
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Tekken 8 introduces new aggressive fight mechanics, with characters being able to unload “Heat” moves and devastating “Rage Art” attacks.
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Game review: The Last of Us Part II Remastered
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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It’s now 2024, and another rerelease is here with The Last of Us Part II Remastered out exclusively for PS5.
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Game review: Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown (Xbox Series X)
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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While we are still waiting for Ubisoft to release a remake based on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the company has finally released a new game in the series in 2024.
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Game review: Lego Bricktales (Meta Quest 3)
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Lego Bricktales gets an exclusive virtual reality version for the Meta Quest Pro, Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest 3. Techday’s Darren Price checks out the game on the Meta Quest 3 headset.
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Game review: Super Mario RPG (Nintendo Switch)
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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It’s now 2023, and a remake has been developed by AtrePiazza. This new remake is simply called Super Mario RPG, and it’s exclusively available right now for the Nintendo Switch console.
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Game review: Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections (PS5)
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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If you have never played or watched Naruto before, Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections is a good introduction to the series for beginners.
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Game review: Just Dance 2024 (PS5)
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Just Dance got famous back when it was released originally for the Nintendo Wii in 2009. Now, Just Dance 2024 is here and here are my thoughts about it.
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Game review: Tales of Arise: Beyond the Dawn DLC (PS5)
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Tales of Arise's new DLC, Beyond the Dawn, offers an interesting story and great gameplay, but lacks new content. Verdict: 6.5/10.
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Game review: EA Sports WRC (PC)
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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EA Sports' expert motor racing studio, Codemasters, has finally got its hands on the World Rally Championship licence.
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Game review: The Talos Principle 2 (PS5)
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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The Talos Principle 2 offers stunning graphics and challenging puzzles, making it a must-play for fans of adventure-style puzzle games like The Witness.
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Game review: Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Switch)
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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Nintendo has released Super Mario Bros. Wonder, and it’s arguably one of the best games to be released in 2023!.
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Game review: Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (PS5)
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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Insomniac Games' Marvel's Spider-Man 2 for PS5 is the best-looking and most fun Spider-Man game yet, featuring both Peter Parker and Miles Morales.
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Game review: Fate/Samurai Remnant (PS5)
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Well, now it's 2023, and Omega Force has released something totally different. 2023 sees the release of a new action RPG called Fate/Samurai Remnant.
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Hands-on review: EA Sports FC 24
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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EA Sports announced it would be continuing its popular football franchise under a new title, and it feels strange to say that 'EA Sports FC 24' is finally here.