It truly does seem that 2015 is the year of remasters. Between Gears of War Ultimate Edition, the Uncharted Collection and every other remaster and re-release in between, we’re getting to relive our favourite experiences again and again. Which is fine – sometimes. It’s when a re-release comes out and does absolutely nothing to entice players to buy it (other than look shinier) is when I have an issue with the whole remaster/re-release set up.
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Many moons ago I lived in what could be described as “Sleazy, student accommodation”. Most interestingly about this little fact is that at the time, neither myself or any of my mates were in fact students. We were just living the student lifestyle – a bit past it’s sell by date. We would all crowd around the TV and play games on the houses Xbox 360 – Gears of War, Ghost Recon and then… N+.
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Fans of JRPG’s rejoice! There’s a new daddy in town. The Awakened Fate Ultimatum is the finest roguelike/dungeon crawler the PS3 has ever seen. The game which comes from Nippon Ichi Software and is a pseudo sequel to The Guided Fate Paradox is likely to be one of the last great JRPG’s of the seventh generation, but as the saying goes; why not save the best for last.
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Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters is one part board game, one part visual novel and one part Japanese X-Files. In a lot of ways its a winning combination – it’s just a shame that the games bizarre battle system doesn’t better serve it’s interesting and compelling narrative.
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Red: The Woolfe Diaries is a pretty impressive game given the size of it’s development team. Grin Studios have crafted an intriguing little game, that serves as a teaser for something much grander. Visually the game is splendid and it’s hark back to the 3D platformers of old is both a blessing… and a terrible curse.
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To describe the thing that annoys me about Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode, I need to walk you through two scenarios. Nick Mendoza walks into a room – three criminal are inside. They haven’t seen him yet. He ferociously opens fire on the criminals with an Uzi. Now… the other scenario. Nick Mendoza walks into a room – three criminals are inside. They haven’t seen him yet. He flashes his badge and they all freeze and drop their guns. He calmly arrests the three men and continues on.
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Helldivers is the Starship Troopers game you never knew you wanted. It’s also potentially the Sony exclusive, you never knew you wanted. Coming from Arrowhead, the folks behind the endlessly entertaining Magicka game series on PC, Helldivers is an isometric twin stick shooter, with a large persistant world where teamwork is key.
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