Tag: PS3

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Videogames: A value judgement

Units shipped, sales figures, review scores, profits, subscribers, Metacritic ratings, attach rates, awards won, active users, hours of gameplay, number of levels, top 100 lists, map size, polygons rendered and emotions thusly felt – we […]

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Music Monday: Strider

I’m rather enjoying the recent downloadable Strider title that’s been put together by Double Helix in association with Capcom. It’s a slick, briskly-paced dash’n’slash ‘metroidvania’ type game that’s closer to something like Bionic Commando Rearmed […]

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Few things are more comforting than the voice of Patrick Stewart. The fact that his narration is the first thing that greets you in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow lends an air of reassurance and familiarity […]

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Music Monday: Shatter

New Zealand artist Module’s soundtrack for Sidhe Interactive’s spangly Breakout/Arkanoid variant Shatter cunningly and curiously managed to sound simultaneously retro, contemporary and futuristic. Such devilry. More importantly it was toe-tappingly, grin-inducingly compelling, and elevated a […]

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Saints Row IV Quick Rinse

Darren Gargette is very much feeling one of 2013’s absurdest highlights, Saints Row IV. Here Gargles is enjoying the PC version. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can find many more (plus a […]

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Metro: Last Light

Metro: Last Light is as atmospheric as its predecessor, despite sacrificing some of what made the original so unique. Beware: spoilers. Nuclear apocalypse has been a popular theme this console generation, but no game has […]

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Skydive: Proximity Flight

I’m the kind of person who will eat the third Shredded Wheat… The kind who will happily eat chocolate before swimming and, in my old age I may well wear socks with sandals. All pretty extreme […]