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May 02

For the Love of the Game Episode 6 – Resident Evil-ity and the Survival Horrors That Come With It

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The survival horror genre has been thrown around a fair bit over this last generation of video gaming and it’s interesting to see how far it has moved from the initial concept but one name will always arise when breaching the subject with the fans: Resident Evil. Known as Bio Hazard in Japan, Resident Evil …

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Feb 28

GAME REVIEW: The Darkness 2 (Xbox360/PS3/PC)

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Do you have that personal favourite game? You know the one. It’s that game that not too many other people you know have played but it feels like it’s perfect. Like the developers made it specifically for you. Where the story pulls the right strings, the controls feel natural and the stars are aligned and …

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Jan 04

For Love of the Game Episode 5 – The Castlevania Chronicles

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It seems everyone is doing a Castlevania bit at the moment. Angry Video Game Nerd did his excellent marathon spanning the first 7 odd games and Egoraptor did his amazing Sequelitis episode on the differences between Castlevania 1 and 2. Irate gamer has done one or two, RPG fanatic did his, basically Youtube is full …

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Dec 01

GAME REVIEW: Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)

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Ah, do I love me some Mario. He’s the only iconic video game character that doesn’t need a convoluted story or intricate subtext to make a new game. The outings are straight-forward but the level design will make you let out a laugh and even a “damn that’s clever” and you’ll have a smile on …

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Jul 14

Game Review: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (3DS)

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These HD remakes lately have been kinda pissing me off. “Tomb Raider” copped one and they used the older looking PS2 builds rather than the superior next gen versions of Legend or 10th Anniversary and “Prince of Persia” just showed that it really was 8 years ago when they were good games. Some do make …

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Jul 13

Game Review: Shadows of the Damned (PS3/Xbox360)

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You know those awesome games that slip under the radar when they’re first released but become popular after they’ve been discontinued and get no credit for their creators because the title’s been out of print for so long? Games like “Beyond Good and Evil”, “Psychonauts” and “Castlevania Lords of Shadow” all seemed to miss making …

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