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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Review

Posted by Joel Guttenberg On Sunday 23 November 2014ADD COMMENTS

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Available on PC l Published and developed by The Astronauts l Unclassified l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is the story of Red Creek Valley, its people, and the awful things that happened there. This is an immersive first person mystery adventure where the player must carefully explore the gorgeous environment for clues and artefacts in order to unravel the sequence of events that led to the vanishing of Ethan Carter. The game is slow paced, but this suits its melancholy atmosphere and sombre subject matter. My only complaint was that it seemed a bit short.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Review

Posted by Adam Rorke On Wednesday 19 November 2014ADD COMMENTS

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Available on Xbox One l Published by Microsoft l Developed by 343 Industries and Bungie (original trilogy) l Classified MA15+ l Supports 1-32 players

REVIEW IN BRIEF > The numbered Halo titles have touched down on the Xbox One and all in one big convenient package! More than just a port from previous console generations, The Master Chief Collection has seen a glossy finish added to every facet of the originals. This one is a great pick-up for both fans and newcomers to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Lords of the Fallen Review

Posted by Stephen del Prado On Tuesday 18 November 2014ADD COMMENTS

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Available on XBO, PS4 and PC l Published by Bandai Namco and Square Enix l Developed by CI Games and Deck13 Interactive l Classified MA15+ l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Proving that ‘derivative’ doesn’t have to be a dirty word, Lords of the Fallen is an enjoyable action RPG that initially promises controller-throwing levels of difficulty before petering out due to a lack of balance in the latter half. While it may pale in comparison to the titles it imitates, it does enough to warrant interest from anyone looking for a ‘Light Souls’ experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review

Posted by Matthew Hewson On Monday 17 November 2014ADD COMMENTS

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Available on XBO, PS4, PC, 360 and PS3 l Published by Activision l Developed by Sledgehammer Games l Classified MA15+ l Supports 1-12 players

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Another year, another CoD, but in something of a surprise new developer Sledgehammer Games has brought us the best entry in the franchise for years. A futuristic setting, a cheesy yet enjoyable sci-fi story and a host of improvements to movement make the single player portion a blast. The multiplayer is also top notch, acting almost like a ‘best of’ collection of CoD features. All this makes Advanced Warfare the best round of CoD since Modern Warfare. Read the rest of this entry »