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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. […]

SUICIDE SQUAD (2016) Review

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Starring: Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Viola DaviesDirected by: David AyerRunning time: 2 hours, 10 minsIn 2013, Warner Bros. Pictures and Detective Comics launched their cinematic ‘Extended Universe’ with Man of Steel, chasing after the critical and commercial success of Marvel Studios. The film was met with mixed reception and its sequel, Batman v […]

Five comic-book games we want to play

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Even though games based on comic-books often let us down, occasionally a title will come along that makes us smile. Whether it’s the web-slinging freedom of Spider-Man 2, the bone crunching combat of Batman: Arkham City or the city smashing chaos of The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, there’s some serious fun to be had amongst the rubbish. […]

E3 2016: Official GameFace Coverage

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The dust has settled and we’ve all had enough time to calm down. That means it’s time to proudly present our complete reaction to E3 2016: you can see the press conferences in full, footage of some of our highlights. Hannah Reeves of Manchester University’s Gaming Society and our own jordanjabroni have written up their ‘winners […]


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 […]

Inside Rainbow Six: Siege – OPERATION DUST LINE

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After a successful partnership with Electronic Sports League, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege is about to drop its biggest update yet. Available tomorrow, ‘Operation Dust Line’ delivers the second wave of seasonal content as well as various new features and tweaks to the core game for the incredible price of free. Let’s take a look at what Dust Line […]

20 incredible Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection screenshots

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As Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End draws closer to release, we thought we’d get excited by sharing some stunning screenshots we took in The Nathan Drake Collection within the Photo Mode. A feature found in The Last of Us Remastered, God of War III Remastered, Batman: Arkham Knight and Mad Max, Photo Mode allows you to customize camera angles, filters and frames to create some […]


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After the crushing disappointment of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I needed a pick-me-up; a shot in the arm of positivity, a restoration of faith in the superhero movie genre. That shot has come in the form of Captain America: Civil War, the latest entry in the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ which continues the grand adventure that […]

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 […]

#PS2PS4: Why PlayStation backwards compatibility is failing

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For the past few years, backwards compatibility has been a major talking point when discussing new consoles. Being able to play previous-generation games is a huge bonus for gamers, allowing them to discover titles they had overlooked and revisit old favourites. At the dawn of the eighth-generation of consoles, backwards compatibility was ruled out by both Sony and […]