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Mars: War Logs returns
June 29, 2016 - Very few game genres are as compelling as narrative-driven action RPGs. The Technomancer is a follow-up to 2013's critically panned Mars: War Logs, but does it provide an experience worthy of travelling back to the red planet?
Read more: The Technomancer Review
Do you heart to slash?
June 27, 2016 - Indie games that attempt to recreate specific moments in gaming are always interesting experiments. Heart&Slash feels like a long-lost 3D arena combat brawler for Dreamcast so plug in your VMU and get ready to fight!
Read more: Heart&Slash Review
Punch, kick, play something else
June 25, 2016 - Believe it or not, Kinect is still a thing. Kung-Fu has been Live on PlayStation 3, had a High Impact on Xbox 360, and now it's kicking it up a notch on Xbox One, but is it worth getting off the couch for a third time?
Read more: Kung-Fu for Kinect Review
Classic 2D action at your Beck and Call
June 22, 2016 - Mega Man may not be around much anymore, but a new blue robotic hero is here to save the day. Beck sure has some enormous shoes to fill so let's see how Mighty No. 9 holds up to the classics.
Read more: Mighty No. 9 Review
Piper's back with a new pal
June 21, 2016 - For those who already enjoyed the fantastic SteamWorld Heist, here's some more content to keep you strategizing. However, is this new mysterious robot chum worth inviting into your ship?
Read more: SteamWorld Heist: The Outsider DLC Review
Prepare for war
June 20, 2016 - Turn-based strategy RPGs could always use a little variety. Thankfully, Grand Kingdom is here to provide an immersive and unique experience but is it a war worth fighting? Keep marching forth and let's find out.
Read more: Grand Kingdom Review
It's a great time to be a gamer
June 18, 2016 - E3 has already come and gone for the year so now's the time to recap what went down. There were a lot of games and new technology unveiled but hopefully this list will be enough to whet your appetite for what's to come.
Read more: E3 2016 Highlights: The Aftermath
A Far Cry from Fusion
June 16, 2016 - Game crossovers are nothing new yet this one sure is unexpected. Was combining Trials gameplay with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon's world a good idea? Warm up your hot tub time machine and get ready to revisit the '80s and see for yourself.
Read more: Trials of the Blood Dragon Review
Same old Kirby, brand new robot suit
June 15, 2016 - Everyone's favourite pink puffball is back for a new adventure. After being rendered in yarn and clay, Kirby's in his original form yet again but this time he's a little more tech-savvy so let's see if he's made of sterner stuff.
Read more: Kirby: Planet Robobot Review
I think we're gonna need a bigger map
June 14, 2016 - When it comes to addictive gameplay formulas, nothing beats a Metroidvania game. I've reviewed quite a lot of them in my career so here's my take on a few stand-out titles.
Read more: Metroidvania Games Review Roundup (Part 1)
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