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GAME REVIEW – Everything (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Everything is a video game developed by Irish artist David OReilly, published by Double Fine Productions. It’s a simulation where anything you can see, you can be – from plants and animals, to planets and galaxies – narrated by the late great British philosopher Alan Watts.

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GAME REVIEW – Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Yooka-Laylee is an open-world platformer developed by Playtonic Games (a team made up of Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country Rare veterans) and published by Team17. The game was funded via Kickstarter in June 2015, raising an incredible £2.1 million from more than 80,000 backers. In Yooka-Laylee, Yooka (a green male chameleon) and Laylee (a purple female bat) must work together to collect stolen ‘Pagies’ and defeat Capital B, a wealthy capitalist bee who runs Hivory Towers and plans to steal all the world’s books.

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GAME REVIEW – The Last Guardian (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Last Guardian is an action-adventure game developed by genDESIGN and Japan Studio, published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Designed and directed by legendary video game designer Fumito Ueda (Ico, Shadow of the Colossus), the game was originally announced way back in 2009 as a PlayStation 3 exclusive. Following numerous delays and a lack of updates from Sony, there was genuine concern that the project had been cancelled.  However, The Last Guardian was finally released in December 2016 as a PlayStation 4 exclusive. Only one question remains… was it worth the seven year wait?

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GAME REVIEW – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. A sequel to the critically acclaimed original PlayStation 3 trilogy that ended in 2011 with Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Uncharted 4 has been confirmed by Naughty Dog as the final game in the Uncharted series. Picking up several years after the events of the previous game, A Thief’s End sees Nathan Drake drawn back towards a life of adventure when his long lost brother Sam turns up asking for help.

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FEATURE ARTICLE – Uncharted 4’s Beautiful Photo Mode

By Marty Mulrooney

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an absolutely gorgeous game, but don’t just take our word for it. Feast your eyes on these breathtaking pictures captured during AMO’s first playthrough!

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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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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Rolf Saxon (George Stobbart, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse)

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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse is a point-and-click adventure game created by British game developer Revolution Software. In 2013, the studio raised $771,560 (over $823,000 including PayPal donations) via Kickstarter to create the latest instalment in the classic Broken Sword series, which was eventually released as two episodes. Alternative Magazine Online’s review of the first episode described The Serpent’s Curse as “not only an excellent new instalment in the series, but an excellent adventure game full stop.” Broken Sword 5 was released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in September 2015, making the game available to a whole new audience. It seemed like the perfect time to catch up with the charming man behind the voice of the series’ much-loved protagonist George Stobbart. AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with American actor Rolf Saxon.

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