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  • Zeus makes another enemy

    Posted by amaranta on February 17, 2015 in Gaming

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    Apotheon is a stylistic action/platformer for PS4 and PC “The gods have abandoned you!” says goddess Hera as Nikandreos approaches her after slaying the game’s first boss. Does that sound familiar? Well, it should. It’s the premise of nearly every action or adventure game set in ancient mythological Greece. But Apotheon is different. It’s a […]

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  • Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Unity – Dead Kings

    Posted by amaranta on February 9, 2015 in Gaming

    Apology accepted Assassin’s Creed Unity: Dead Kings just about works as an apology from Ubisoft for launch issues with the original game As I pointed out in my review, I might not have encountered any game breaking bugs in Assassin’s Creed Unity, but a lot of people did. With several patches rolling out since release, […]

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  • Heroes of Might & Magic III HD Edition

    Posted by amaranta on February 2, 2015 in Gaming

    Be the hero Command your minions to glory in the HD remake of Heroes of Might & Magic III, the classic turn-based strategy title If you were a gamer who grew up in the nineties, chances are that you would have come across a Heroes of Might & Magic game at some point. Gamers were […]

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  • Game Review: The Crew

    Posted by amaranta on January 27, 2015 in Gaming

    Fast, but how furious? If you’ve got a few buddies, The Crew might be the game to give you that arcade racing fix. Sometimes you just need an arcade racing fix. You don’t want to be worried about driving the perfect line, or overtaking with the grace of a ballet dancer—you just want to drive […]

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  • Game Review: WWE Immortals

    Posted by amaranta on January 19, 2015 in Gaming

    Wrestling, super-powered WWE Immortals is an over-the-top fighting game for mobile and tablet which is set in an alternate universe, and it somehow works What do you get when you take all your favourite WWE superstars, create alternate-dimension versions of them, give them crazy superpowers and make them fight each other? Why, WWE Immortals, of […]

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  • Game Review: The Swapper

    Posted by amaranta on January 12, 2015 in Gaming

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    Multiplicity The Swapper will make you question the value of life itself as you’re solving its intelligent puzzles in space You’ve got to hand it to Sony—they really know how to pick ‘em. This month’s free suite of PSN games includes The Swapper, a puzzler set on a derelict space station where cloning yourself is […]

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  • Game Review: Velocity 2X

    Posted by amaranta on January 5, 2015 in Gaming

    Saving the universe at the speed of light Velocity 2X combines fast platforming and rapid arcade-style action to good effect Do you know what Velocity 2X is? If you’ve got a Playstation Plus subscription, it’s that game that’s been in your collection for a while now, but you just haven’t gotten around to playing. Here’s […]

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  • Game Review: Dragon Age – Inquisition

    Posted by amaranta on December 29, 2014 in Gaming

    Lead them or fall Dragon Age: Inquisition is one of the year’s top RPGs, and a better game than its predecessors ever were The word ‘Bioware’ will surely mean something to fans of RPGs everywhere. Either they’ve played legendary games such as Baldur’s Gate II and Knights of the Old Republic or were ‘let down’ […]

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  • Game Review: Tales from the Borderlands

    Posted by amaranta on December 22, 2014 in Gaming

    Episode One – Zer0 Sum There’s something here for fans of both the Borderlands series and adventure games in general   With Tales from Monkey Island, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and more recently, Game of Thrones in their resume, developers Telltale Games have seemingly managed to […]

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  • Game Review: Destiny – The Dark Below

    Posted by amaranta on December 15, 2014 in Gaming


    We’ve woken the Hive! The Dark Below expansion pack doesn’t fix a lot of Destiny’s problems, but is sure to please fans of the game Destiny is a game that you can’t not have an opinion about. You either played it for a few hours, were disappointed by the lack of story content or developer […]

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