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Welcome to REWIND, a new feature where we look back at overlooked games and hidden gems from yesteryear! If you’d like to submit a review, get in touch via e-mail at Crisis Platform: PlayStation Year: 1999 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom After Resident Evil thrust the survival horror genre into the spotlight, a wave of similar titles arrived on the scene. […]


Let’s talk about… NIOH (PlayStation 4)

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Between the betas for Battleborn and Overwatch, it was easy to miss Nioh. Originally announced in 2004 and based on an unfinished script by Akira Kurosawa, Team Ninja’s upcoming title brings Dark Souls-style adventure to a feudal Japanese setting. Available from April 26th to May 5th, the alpha demo was packed full of sword swinging, samurai slaying fun. Here’s what I learned from my […]

Why The Division succeeds where Destiny failed

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It’s got to be said – Ubisoft are doing some pretty exciting things right now. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Rainbow Six: Siege and FarCry Primal put a brave new spin on their respective franchises, experimenting with new settings and game mechanics. Their latest title Tom Clancy’s The Division is no different.  Throwing you into a New York turned no-mans-land following a viral outbreak, you […]

Emily is Away: Is “Chat’em up” a genre?

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emerly35 has signed in. Emily Is Away is developed and published by Kyle Seeley. This hybrid choose-your-own-adventure visual novel is showing gamers that you don’t need big-budget set-pieces to move  your audience. It’s available for free on Steam has been met with highly positive reviews since its November release, and no wonder! The game simulates […]