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  • Rayman Origins Preview

    Rayman returns to his roots in a wonderfully animated 2D co-op platformer called Rayman Origins. Having bowed out five years ago to allow the Raving Rabbids a chance in the spotlight, will this retail release bring the limbless French curiosity back into the public eye? Of course, being a 2D platfo...

  • Anarchy Reigns Preview

    Platinum Games are bringing more stylish over the top action to consoles in their latest title Anarchy Reigns. Billed as an online action combat game by the guys at Platinum, players duke it out in hand-to-hand combat with characters from Wii game MadWorld, as well as a selection of brand new charac...

  • Starhawk Preview

    Developer LightBox Interactive is bringing a space-bound sequel to seminal downloadable online multiplayer shooter Warhawk known as Starhawk. LightBox itself is made up of developers who worked on Warhawk, so expect a sequel in the truest sense. As well as the series’ 32-player online battles...

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Preview

    The Counter-Strike series is by now, one of the most revered competitive first person shooters in all of gaming history. Championing a server based bias to cut down on host advantages, a ping under ten milliseconds is as important as the twitch reactions of meerkat. If you have no idea what any of t...

  • Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Preview

    It’s all for one, and one for all as Insomniac Games brings four player co-operative gaming to the Ratchet & Clank series with All 4 One. All 4 One starts shortly after the events of A Crack in Time and the comic that came after it, as one of Doctor Nefarious’ evil plots goes horrib...

  • Rage preview

    id Software’s latest entry to the FPS genre that they helped create is a post apocalytpic, open world shooter. Rage is also the flagship title for idTech 5, the newest version in their long line of industry leading game engines. So will it be a great game, or a technical masterpiece? Well hist...

  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon preview

    Is Namco’s ego writing cheques that its body can’t cash, or is the eighth entry in the Ace Combat series a highway to the danger zone full of frantic and enjoyable dogfights? Either way, we’re already out of Top Gun references, and there’s still plenty to talk about. The Ass...

  • Preview: Battlefield 3 multiplayer

    Battlefield is a franchise built on multiplayer gaming, and Battlefield 3 as a true sequel to the series has a lot to live up to. Unlocks and the Domination mode in Call of Duty are inspired by the earlier entries, and Star Wars: Battlefront wouldn’t have existed without it. Basically, it has ...

  • Need for Speed: The Run Preview

    Need for Speed: The Run is something of a make-or-break game for EA Black Box, the sole developer on the Need for Speed franchise for seven years. After the Criterion-made Hot Pursuit stormed the charts last year, does Black Box have what it takes to embrace the “reboot” of the serie...

  • Preview: Sound Shapes

    It seems like no portable can console go without a 2D rhythm game of some form, usually featuring bright colors and simple graphical design. The PS Vita is of course no exception to the rule, and Sound Shapes is the game to fit this trope. Developed by independent games studio, Queasy Games, Soun...

  • Preview: SSX

    Wise men once said “It’s tricky to rock a rhyme, to rock a rhyme that’s right on time. It’s tricky.” No truer words have ever been spoken, as they accompanied the release of SSX Tricky in 2001, ensuring the series a place in many a gamers heart. After the phenomenal SSX...

  • Batman: Arkham City Preview

    The Dark Knight returns in Batman: Arkham City, a sequel to runaway hit Batman: Arkham Asylum from 2009. The 3D Metroidvania brawler with a dash of forensics formula that proved so popular before is back again, but this time in the playground of a sprawling metropolis.  The criminals and psych...

  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 Preview

    As the follow-up to last year’s Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is the first direct sequel in the illustrious RPG franchise since Final Fantasy X-2. With a short development cycle and the legacy of the somewhat divisive X-2, is XIII-2 a quick cash in or a fully-fledged continuation? ...

  • Preview: Battlefield 3

    Battlefield 3 needs little introduction. Sequel to seminal PC title Battlefield 2 and cross-platform hit Battlefield Bad Company 2, Battlefield 3 is being placed in direct competition with Modern Warfare 3 by EA. However, when chest beating and legacies are put aside, how is the game shaping up? ...

  • Dark Souls hands-on preview

    After first playing the Dark Souls demo at E3 earlier this year, I had to admit to myself, reluctantly, that I was a little disappointed. Demon’s Souls had been revolutionary to me, its regression to the style of an era of gaming that predated the first time I picked up a controller drawing me...

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