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Review: Guardians of The Galaxy

Marvel Studios has officially done the impossible. They've turned a little known, little loved comic book title like Guardians of The Galaxy into cinematic gold. And cinematic gold translates to big bucks for Marvel! By now, Marvel Studios has managed to keep up a pretty steady pace, barely faltering at all along the way. Not every entry in their now very much established cinematic universe has been a complete masterpiece, but with each entry they prove time and time again they are the masters Read more [...]
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Roll Out! Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

Going to see the new Transformers was actually a bit of a difficult choice. The simple fact is based on the previous movies I could pretty much predict this was going to be a pretty horrible movie in terms of story with a lot of action and robot on robot fighting action with explosions. However while all the previous Transformers movies are definitely not shining beacons of movie magic I can’t help but enjoy the action and robot fighting which can usually get me through Read more [...]
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Opinion
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Franchise is not a dirty word

'Where are all the new IPs?' It's a phrase that's all too familiar to us. Every year the same tired titles are trotted out, with a new feature or two and minor graphical upgrades that seek to obscure the facts its more of the same. The shelves of game stores (both real and digital) are overrun with sequels, HD remakes and series reboots, and if a large publisher does take a chance on a new IP, any success will mean a sequel is right around the corner . But is the practice of forming franchises Read more [...]
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Why a hangover is like regeneration for a Doctor Who fan.

Let me set the scene. Your well and truly into your third white wine spritzer for the evening and its only been three hours, so you decide it’s time to call it a night because you’ve got that important meeting first thing in the morning.  All too familiar scene yes? Hell no.  You hit the bottle, and when you hit the bottle, I’m talking hard, like trying to finish Binding of Isaac without hands hard. You slam whatever your poison is in stupid amounts disregarding the truth of the oncoming Read more [...]
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My Top 5 Games EVER!

I’m not sure what compelled me to write this but I’ve been thinking about my top 5 games of all time, (or at least my current list) and thought I should list them out and discuss why they are my top 5. I should note these are my personal choices, if you think one of my top 5 is the worst game ever in your opinion then that is your choice, but these are mine. I’ll try not to be too long winded but let’s be honest, I may rant a bit and you will just have to bear with it if you want to read Read more [...]
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Meet the Zeds: New Killing Floor 2 Trailer

Looks like there will be new Zeds in Killing Floor 2! Of course, some fan-favourite fodder will return too. What started as a Unreal Tournament 2004 mod, now has a large following in one of the few successful co-op survival horror games. The creators have continued to support the game since it's launch on PC with seasonal events, continual updates and unobtrusive DLC for additional Skins and Read more [...]
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Shovel Knight to be released on June 26th

Shovel Knight is an old-school, 2D side-scrolling, platform game. This humble tale started last year on Kickstarter where a knight and his trusty shovel (plus a very impressive trailer) surpassed their quest for funding 415% over the original goal. Despite being 8-bit style the game has a wide range of inspirations both new and old. These include Read more [...]