Haimrik Review
Choosing the right words can be challenging...

Words have power and thus it proves in this quirky little puzzle adventure from Below the Game. Haimrik is a scribe and whilst writing his latest book he discovers that by using his own blood as ink he can enter the book and traverse its pages using the powers of words. As Haimrik discovers what […]

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Life is Strange 2 teaser drops
...and I think I know what it is!

Ever since French gaming company Dontnod dropped hints about Life is Strange 2 coming soon, the Internet has been awash with theories of what it might be. We basically know it’s not going to be about Max and Chloe, the two protagonists of the first Life is Strange and we also know it’s not going […]

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Nathan Fillion is Nathan Drake – finally – and it’s brilliant (in 15 minute short fan film)
... and Stephen Lang is Sully!!!

Ever since the first Uncharted game was released and Nathan Drake swaggered onto our screens, fans have clamoured for Nathan Fillion as the perfect casting choice to play him. Even the man himself has been open to it for that long. With an Uncharted movie floundering in development hell and Spider-Man Tom Holland attached to […]

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Why movies based on games are still not working

Super Mario, Max Payne, Street Fighter, Far Cry, (thanks, Uwe Boll). It’s an old chestnut, game movies don’t work, but they should. They are more cinematic these days, like interactive movies. There’s a whole section of movie goers who won’t witness Ezio jumping from the Pantheon onto an unsuspecting guard. They’ll never experience Nathan Drake […]

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Loot Boxes, Microtransactions and why I think some gamers are getting very lazy

Loot Boxes are a very hot topic at the minute – there is some controversy over the microtransaction system that requires real money to be spent after a game has been purchased and if indeed this was mandatory then it really is a calculated money grab from the Game Companies. However in most cases this […]

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Memorable Scenes – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – “The Wolven Storm”

There are moments in games that simply make you stop and just appreciate what you have just seen. It might be something you affect yourself and in other cases, you might have no control whatsoever. It is this latter case that might just be my favourite moment in gaming so far and I literally just […]

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There is going to be 4 New Versions of L.A. NOIRE including 4K and VR

Here’s some news to gladden the heart because if ever there was a game that would improve with a Next Gen upgrade then it’s Rockstar’s L.A. Noire. For those that don’t know, L.A. Noire is a police procedural adventure set in 1940’s Los Angeles amongst the fallout of the Second World War where unscrupulous businessmen […]

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It’s time to go back to Arcadia Bay with Life is Strange: Before the Storm…

  ….but before that, lets take a look at why we fell in love with the Town and it’s occupants, in the first place. When Dontnod’s Life is Strange was announced, its strong word of mouth and clever use of individually released chapters, we quickly realised we had something of a sleeper hit on our […]

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