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Dragon Age: Inquisition

Brian Tarran loses himself in the latest entry in BioWare’s Dragon Age series. You know those games: the ones that are so brilliant that when you start playing them you secretly hope they’ll go on […]

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Bloodborne and the etymology of horror

Bloodborne, the newly-released PlayStation 4 exclusive from legendary developer From Software, sets itself apart from its Demon’s and Dark Souls predecessors by being oriented around imagery of traditional horror rather than fantasy. While it was […]

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An hour with… Evolve

Pitched as “a four-on-one experience”, unveiled in February 2014 and then released a year later, Evolve is an asymmetrical multiplayer game developed by Turtle Rock Studios (Left 4 Dead). Four Hunters must work together to […]

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Alien: Isolation

In your living room, everyone can hear you scream. Brian Tarran reviews The Creative Assembly’s spiritual sequel to the classic space-based survival horror movie, Alien: Isolation The first time it appeared, I ran as fast […]

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Music Monday: Spelunky

I remember hearing a Scottish games journalist (whose name escapes me – many apologies) enthusing about the original, free PC version of Spelunky on his “Best Worst Games” feature on the One Life Left podcast, […]

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Strider

Brian Tarran slices and dices his way through the 2014 remake of the ninja action adventure. If the 2014 remake of Strider was a car, it would be a mid-range sports model. It has precision […]

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Wolfenstein: The New Order

MachineGames has turned the prototypical first-person shooter into a stealth-action-adventure game – with surprising results. I would have loved to have been in the room when MachineGames, the developer of Wolfenstein: The New Order, pitched […]

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Thief

Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the Thief franchise is a tense, tactical sneak-a-thon for the most part – but it tries too hard to please everyone. I’ll state from the outset that I’ve not played a […]