Halo Wars 2 review – There’s a new Chief in town
Halo Wars 2 makes a strong case for early Game Of The Year consideration. I went into this sequel — a collaboration between 343 Industries and genre stalwart Creative Assembly — being a modest if fickle fan of the original Halo Wars. As someone that appreciates the complex gameplay... Read more
Dragon Ball Fusions review: Charging its Running Time Over 9,000

Dragon Ball Fusions is an enjoyable RPG that perfectly suits the Nintendo 3DS’ portable nature. If whenever you get tired of the game’s unnecessarily long battles you can simply shut the system and go about your day until the urge to play strikes again.

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Digimon World Next Order review – Digivolve like it’s 1999

This is a game that requires considerable time investment, and the dividends it pays hinges on whether you’re a digimon fan or not.

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Yakuza 0 review – Your initiation into a glamorous life of crime

Yakuza 0 is all about its characters, with a compelling story that grabs you and won’t let go.

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Steep Review – Riding the highs and lows of a risk taker

There’s enjoyment to be had here, especially wingsuiting, but if all you care about is nailing tricks, SSX is backwards compatible on Xbox One for a fraction of the price.

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Dead Rising 4 Review – Frank West has a midlife crisis

Dead Rising 4 is basically Dead Rising 3 with crazier weapons, more zombies to decimate and the grand return of original protagonist Frank West – with gameplay that’s almost unrecognisable to his original tale.

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Watch Dogs 2 review: A stronger open-world hacking sandbox

Watch Dogs 2 is a much stronger open-world hacking sandbox experience than the first.

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Keen to re-attempt my non-lethal, stay-out-of-sight playthrough of the original, I began Dishonored 2 with the aim of taking the stealthier route. Very quickly, that idea was shaken down as I realised enemies are smarter and more aware this time around. And the experience is all the better for it.

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Civilization VI review – Still evolving, still complex, still amazing

25 years after the launch of the original, Civilization VI proves Sid Meier and his crack team of strategy gaming experts have still got it. This is an epic turn-based strategy title full of complexity, depth and real-world history, and its several different 4X gameplay systems work in harmony to create one of the most engaging digital board games imaginable.

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Battlefield 1 review – The best Battlefield yet?

Battlefield 1 is the shooter to own this year. Its campaign is a well-rounded and suitably crafted anthology of Great War tales. Importantly, unlike Battlefield games before it, Battlefield 1 is worth owning for its campaign alone, with its added multiplayer depth there as an extra if you dare take the risk.

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