The Phantom Pain dog companion: How to unlock
“D-Dog” might sound like something you’d call your best friend, but in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, it’s, quite literally, Big Boss’ most important living asset in battle. D-Dog, or “DD”, has the ability to detect points of interest, and will place provisional markers on all soldiers,... Read more
How to unlock Mission 46 in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
If you’ve made your way through Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (and kudos to you if you already have), then you might have noticed a glaring omission in the main missions: Mission 46. The game skips over it entirely, moving to missions 47-50. It essentially gives you... Read more
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain review – Solid game, little pain

If ever there was a time to get into Metal Gear Solid, The Phantom Pain is probably it.

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Mad Max review – A harsh mistress

It’s far from perfect and design issues can severely hinder the experience, but I like how Avalanche Studios has created a game brimming with life, ironically within a world that is hostile towards the will to survive.

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Halo: Spartan Strike review – Strike where it hurts!

It lacks the challenge of the first game but its tighter controls and sleeker visuals give it an upgraded feel. Lack of cooperative play is a major disappointment, though.

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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood review – Old blood, new game

I loved returning to MachineGames rebooted Wolfenstein universe, and The Old Blood certainly nails the B-movie feel the developer was aiming for, particularly in the game’s spontaneous shift in the second chapter.

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Grand Theft Auto V PC review

It was only a matter of time before GTA V appeared on PC. It still stands up as a hypnotising open-world adventure, with addictive characters and a broad aesthetic that gives Los Santos a mind of its own.

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Mortal Kombat X review – Raiden your living room!

There’s so much content here, with Mortal Kombat X doing a great job of offering an accessible and challenging fighting experience for a genre novice.

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RIDE review – Ride the line

There’s no doubting Milestone’s enthusiasm for the sport, and it’s clear that RIDE is very much a game for the fans. The problem however is that it’s bogged down by bad AI and poor design choices, while lacking the sort of atmosphere we expect from a racing game.

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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham review – To Gotham and Beyond

You really couldn’t ask much more of a LEGO game. There’s so much content here, a great DC lineup, and plenty of action to keep you entertained for around 10 hours.

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