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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 »

Sunset Overdrive Review

Posted by Peter Nickless On Thursday 13 November 2014ADD COMMENTS

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Available on XBO l Published by Microsoft l Developed by Insomniac Games l Classified M l Supports 1-8 players

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Sunset Overdrive is a bold shot in the exclusivity wars. It exudes personality and bright colours with a genuinely refreshing take on the third person shooter. It may take you a while to warm to its over the top style and unrealistic gameplay, but after a few hours it all becomes addictive. Throw in a hectic multiplayer mode that lets you use your campaign character and you have a brash and hugely fun game.

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