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GAME REVIEW – Inside (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Inside is a puzzle-platformer created by independent video game developer Playdead. In 2011 Alternative Magazine Online reviewed their first game Limbo, describing it as “an unforgettable, game-changing experience” and “a masterpiece.” The premise of follow-up Inside is simple: Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.

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GAME REVIEW – Rocketbirds 2: Evolution (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Rocketbirds 2: Evolution is a twin-stick run and gun shooter created by independent publisher and developer Ratloop Asia. The sequel to 2011’s Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, which AMO described as an “addictive” and “unusual little gem”, Evolution sees the return of tough-as-nails, plucky chicken super-agent Hardboiled. The evil penguin Putzki is somehow still alive and has teamed up with a gang of space owls. Hardboiled must hunt down his nemesis and eliminate him once and for all!

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GAME REVIEW – Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture is a first-person exploration game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. Originally released on PlayStation 4 in 2015, the game went on to win three times at this year’s British Academy Games Awards. On 14th April 2016, the game was released for Windows PC exclusively on Steam.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 3: What We Deserve (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Give No Shelter is the third and final episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part episodic miniseries from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thronesbased on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Can Michonne protect an innocent family from Norma and the vengeful Monroe crew while coming to terms with the haunting loss of her daughters? Only you can decide…

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 5 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from clay and cardboard by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Following on from Chapters 1-3 (“not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers”) and Chapter 4 (“inspired point-and-click storytelling from a small indie studio with big ideas and even bigger dreams”), this penultimate chapter sees Victor continuing his quest to save his pregnant wife and defeat The Dream Machine once and for all.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 2: Give No Shelter (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Give No Shelter is the second episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part episodic miniseries from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones) based on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. In Episode 2, Michonne, Pete and Sam must run for their lives following a daring escape from the floating colony of Monroe.

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GAME REVIEW – Deponia Doomsday (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Deponia Doomsday is the fourth instalment in the Deponia trilogy developed by Daedalic Entertainment… wait a minute, come again?! That’s right! Following on from Deponia, Chaos on Deponia and Goodbye Deponia, Daedalic has surprised fans of the series around the world by releasing yet another point-and-click adventure game starring Marmite anti-hero Rufus. The ending of Goodbye Deponia (the final game of the original trilogy) seemed pretty definitive (and indeed, divisive) so… how is Goodbye Deponia even possible? Two words: time travel!

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