Reviews

Clockwork Aquario

It must be devastating for all involved when a game is cancelled. All that effort, brainstorming, and hard work with nothing to show for it. The case of Westone’s Clockwork Aquario is a tad more understandable than most cancellations though. It was...
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Beyond A Steel Sky

Back in 2003, UK-based Revolution Software was challenged with bringing Broken Sword into the third dimension, aiming to broaden its appeal to the PlayStation 2 generation. It was a task far harder than it may sound – few point ‘n click adventure...
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Exo One

It comes as a surprise to discover a last-gen version of Exo One is available. Putting a shape-shifting UFO at your control, it entails crossing vast distances of interplanetary terrain at sound-barrier breaking speeds. As you hurtle through electrical storms, skim across...
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Panorama Cotton [Updated]

This year’s Cotton series revival shows few signs of slowing, with the SEGA Mega Drive shooter Panorama Cotton re-emerging for release on modern systems. This month also marks the first time the game has been reissued since its original Japan-only appearance over...
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Gynoug

Picture the scene. It’s 1991 and you have a whopping £40 birthday money in your wallet. As you glance over the Mega Drive section in your local game store, you’re met with some of the biggest names of the era. Mickey Mouse,...
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Unpacking

She’s an inspiring artist with a soft spot for Nintendo. He’s an Xbox owner who follows fashion. Her brightly coloured controllers clash with the colour scheme picked for his living room décor, mostly comprising of varying shades of grey. This clash of...
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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

After giving us their take on Tomb Raider in 2018, with Crystal Dynamics stepping down to a support role, Eidos-Montréal was tasked with creating a much sought-after single-player Marvel game – a supposed companion piece to the ‘live service’ Marvel’s Avengers. Guardians...
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Cotton 100%

In our Panorama Cotton review we mentioned that the Cotton series was, historically, rarely afraid of reinvention. Cue an emphasis on the word “rarely” because there was one exception: Cotton 100% on Super Famicom, which has recently been re-released on PS4 and...
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