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BattleBlock Theater Quick Rinse

Darren Gargette is your puppet on a stick for this vignette of Behemoth’s XBLA and PC (this version) platformer, BattleBlock Theater. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can find many more (plus a […]

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Music Monday: Banjo-Kazooie

In the latest issue of the Cane and Rinse podcast dedicated entirely to Rare’s bear and bird we feature some of and celebrate Grant Kirkhope’s wonderful Banjo-Kazooie music. Music plays a huge part in that […]

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Music Monday: Burnout Paradise

Away from headliners Guns  N’ Roses and Avril Lavigne (pronounced La-vig-knee as far as I’m concerned) the selection of ‘EA Trax’ that make up Burnout Paradise’s extensive playlist features a smattering of quality tunes that […]

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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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Just Cause 2

The island of Panau is the perfect holiday destination – a place where anything goes, where the sky’s the limit; where the only thing keeping you grounded in Just Cause 2 is your trusty wrist-mounted […]

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Music Monday: Rez

With genius videogames auteur (and University Challenge question subject) Tetsuya Mizuguchi announcing his imminent return to game development, what better time to feature this outstanding track from Rez on a Music Monday? Adam Freeland’s Fear […]

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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 […]

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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 […]