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GAME REVIEW – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 4: Who Needs You (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Who Needs You is the fourth and penultimate episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, a five-part episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (Batman: The Enemy Within). In Episode 4, Star Lord must find a way out of a deep, dark cavern full of space worms while trying to hold the Guardians together.

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GAME REVIEW – The Journey Down: Chapter Three (PC, iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Journey Down: Chapter Three is the third and final chapter of the wonderful African art inspired point-and-click adventure game The Journey Down, created by independent Swedish studio SkyGoblin. Its release marks the end of an epic journey that began with the original free (low-res retro) version in 2010 (“there is artistry amidst its pixels, beauty within the world portrayed”), continuing with The Journey Down: Chapter One in 2012 (“any self-respecting adventure gamer owes it to themselves to experience this game”) and The Journey Down: Chapter Two in 2014 (“an indie endeavour that successfully captures the soul and spirit of the 90s adventure game”). In short, Chapter Three had two (or three) tough acts to follow.

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GAME REVIEW – Technobabylon (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Technobabylon is a cyberpunk adventure game created by indie developer James Dearden (Technocrat Games), published by Wadjet Eye Games. The city is Newton and the year is 2087. Players take control of Charlie Regis and his partner Max Lao, CEL agents hot on the trail of a serial Mindjacker – a criminal who steals people’s knowledge before leaving them dead. Originally released on PC in 2015 to critical acclaim, Technobabylon was released as a Universal App for iPhone and iPad on 16th August 2017.

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GAME REVIEW – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 3: More Than A Feeling (PC)

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More Than A Feeling is the third episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, a five-part episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (Batman: The Enemy Within). In Episode 3, Star Lord must decide the fate of the Eternity Forge while dealing with unresolved history between Gamora and Nebula.

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GAME REVIEW – Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 1: The Enigma (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman: The Enemy Within is a brand new five-episode adventure game from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy), DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Following on from last year’s Batman: The Telltale Series, Episode 1: The Enigma sees both Bruce Wayne and Batman puzzling over how to defeat the Riddler.

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BOOK REVIEW – Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith

By Marty Mulrooney

Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith

Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence is the new novel by award-winning writer Michael Marshall Smith (The Straw Men, We Are Here). It tells the story of Hannah Green, who has decided that her very existence is unfeasibly mundane. That is, until she discovers her grandfather has been friends with the Devil for nearly two hundred and fifty years…

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FILM REVIEW – Baby Driver

By Marty Mulrooney

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Baby Driver is a musical crime drama directed by Edgar Wright (Shaun of the DeadHot FuzzThe World’s End) starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Eiza González, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal. Baby – young Mozart in a go-kart – is the best getaway driver in town, working with some of the country’s finest thugs to pay off a debt from his past. He only has a few more jobs left before he’s out… but in the criminal underworld, things are never that simple.

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