Reviews

Dual Brain Vol. 2: Reflex

This follow up to Dual Brain Vol. 1: Calculation made me think of Radiohead, in the way that both make me think everything is pointless. Vol. 2: Reflex is a brain training game that makes absolutely no effort to justify its existence....
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Rise of Insanity

Developers gleefully boasting about what they’ve managed to achieve with the humble Switch pleases us greatly – it’s the adulthood equivalent of running out the school gates while proudly clutching a piece of paper smothered with dry pasta and glue. Pineapple Works...
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Football, Tactics & Glory

Football games can be compared to clubs. FIFA is obviously Manchester United. A commercial juggernaut off the pitch, but a bit aimless on it. PES is Arsenal. Once great, underinvestment has turned it into a postcard of managed decline. Football Manager is...
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Music Racer

During their skint as the James Bond license holder, EA released the deeply flawed 007 Racing on PSone. Much to the amusement of the gaming press, it featured no racing whatsoever, being a mission-based affair. Some twenty years later, developer Abstract Art...
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Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf

The Warhammer 40K universe is brilliant. Set in a world rippling with esoteric detail, it’s so quintessentially British. It brings together living-dead Emperors, weird Roman Christian iconography, and a bunch of eccentric green-skinned Orks. Moreover, there are no good guys and everyone’s...
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Space Blaze

Even though it’s a straightforward horizontal shooter, UIG’s Space Blaze is an odd proposition. It prides itself of being a retro throwback – a delightfully old-school experience inspired by the classic shooters of the ‘80s. The product description does its best to...
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