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GAME REVIEW – Unavowed (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Unavowed is the new game from Dave Gilbert – creator of the critically acclaimed Blackwell adventure game series – and Wadjet Eye Games (Shardlight, Technobabylon). Described as an ‘urban fantasy adventure’, players take control of the latest member of an underground group of supernatural guardians known as the Unavowed, investigating the unknown and fighting evil in a perpetually rainy New York City.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Anomaly – the debut novel of Hollywood screenwriter Michael Rutger – is described by publisher Bonnier Zaffre Books as “a thriller that grips like a vice – Michael Crichton meets Stephen King.” Of course, publishers have been known to exaggerate before, but The Anomaly more than lives up to the promise of its glowing reviews and extensive marketing campaign. Not all secrets are meant to be found – especially those hidden away in deep, dark caves – but it’s already too late for amateur archaeologist and The Anomaly Files host Nolan Moore…

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 1: Done Running (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Walking Dead: The Final Season is the latest episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (Tales From The Borderlands, Batman: The Enemy Within). Split into four parts, this new series will conclude the epic journey of iconic video game character Clementine that began with The Walking Dead – “a tear-jerking masterclass in interactive storytelling” – in 2012.

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GAME REVIEW – Detective Gallo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Detective Gallo is a hand-illustrated and hand-animated point-and-click adventure game developed by Footprints Games and published by Adventure Productions. The star of the show is Gallo, a hard-boiled feathered bird detective investigating a string of plant-based murders with his trusty sidekick Thorn the cactus. As Gallo, can you track down the killer and bring them to justice?

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BOOK REVIEW – The Vinyl Detective: Victory Disc by Andrew Cartmel

By Marty Mulrooney

Victory Disc is the third book in the Vinyl Detective series written by Andrew Cartmel and published by Titan Books. Following on from Written In Dead Wax – “charming, funny and engaging” – and The Run-Out Groove – “a follow-up every bit the equal of its highly memorable predecessor” – Victory Disc pulls the Vinyl Detective into the world of big band swing music and a murder mystery from World War II.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Feed by Nick Clark Windo

By Marty Mulrooney

The Feed is the debut novel of Nick Clark Windo, a film producer and screenwriter living in London. Described as a ‘high concept thriller’ by publisher Headline with the TV rights already snapped up, The Feed is set in a future where everyone relies – relied – on a worldwide network called The Feed, which sends information directly into its users’ brains. What could possibly go wrong?

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FILM REVIEW – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (IMAX 3D)

By Marty Mulrooney

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the second film in the Jurassic World trilogy and a direct sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World. Helmed this time round by Spanish director J. A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls), Fallen Kingdom sees Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) returning to Isla Nublar to rescue the dinosaurs from an impending volcanic eruption.

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