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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition review

Lara Croft is dead. This time, she was ripped apart by wolves. Death has also come in a variety of other forms: boulders, bear traps, spikes to the throat–each over-the-top execution a display of vulnerability. These shocking moments are heavy-handed with

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 review

Gabriel Belmont–aka Dracula–is a deeply conflicted character, pulled in multiple directions by the dark and light influences of Castlevania: Lords of Shadows 2’s story. As such, he’s an unfortunate but entirely apt metaphor for the game’s overall problems. At heart,

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Hearthstone review

I was in middle school when I got my first deck of Magic: The Gathering cards. Whether I was playing pick-up games at school or trading cards with friends at the local game store, there was a period of my

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Elite: Dangerous review

There are 400 billion star systems in Elite: Dangerous’s 1:1 recreation of the Milky Way. That’s as many as scientists think are in the one we’re spinning through now. It’s a dizzying, overwhelming number, but makes for a compelling space

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‘Dragon Age Inquisition’ Strategy Guide: All The Romance Options

When BioWare and EA began to roll out the marketing for their next-gen RPG behemoth Dragon Age Inquisition, plenty of the game’s features got their time in the spotlight. The combat, the overarching story of Templar/Mage conflict, the world itself, and the

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New ‘God of War’ Not Coming For Another Few Years

After God of War 3 blew us away with its amazing visuals, fluid gameplay and mindblowing boss fights, Sony’s Santa Monica Studio quickly dampened our enthusiasm for Kratos and his violent endeavors with the far less impressive God of War: Ascension. The lackluster installment was to God

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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor review

Nostalgia is a very potent sensation. Like any long-lived MMO, World of Warcraft extends its lifespan with expansions that tap into the happy memories held by many of Azeroth’s veterans, giving them a comforting mix of the familiar with a

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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions review

Nothing else in gaming feels like Geometry Wars. Nothing. That shudder of adrenalised anticipation as the level warps in. The heightened alertness as you neatly gun down the first couple of waves, seemingly nonchalant, but senses tightening in readiness. Then

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