A Way Out – Co-operative Prison Time.

‘A Way Out’ is a unique title with a requirement to play the whole game Co-Op with another player, either via online or on the Couch. No bots here people to fill the void, its time to get social. Honestly though, it’s good fun and the puzzles are not to hard as to cause online salt or old fashion fisty-cuffs on the couch.

Here is a bit of gameplay footage from about 2 hours in to the campaign. As you will see, it was a slick operation with the co-operation levels set to ’11’!

(Yep, that’s a Spinal Tap reference)

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Sea of Thieves Review, Xbox One S

Now unless you have been stranded on a deserted island somewhere then you are bound to have heard of Sea of Thieves from Rare and Microsoft. It has been a long time since I have seen as much promotion and marketing go into a game title.

Everything from large well advertised Alpha and Beta testing groups to Sea of Thieves hardware, including external hard drives, controllers, and stands.

They really have thrown everything at this Xbox/Windows 10 Play Anywhere title, you would hope with a bottle of bubbly cracked across the bow, it would be a beautiful launch and plain sailing for our rum soaked mates at Rare…

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Burnout Paradise HD Remastered, PS4 Review

For many Burnout Paradise was the best of the series, an open world racing game chock full of stunts, jumps, races and sexy cars, not forgetting the spectacular crashes crumpling som of the shiniest crashes to grace the PS3 or Xbox360.

It was something of a pleasant surprise that the HD rework was announced a mere few weeks before release, building hype and expectation amongst the people that wanted to be taken back to Paradise City.

They will not be disappointed. No silly narrative, no loot boxes, no customisation. Just balls to wall, pedal to the metal, smash me up in hail of sparks fun.

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Attack on Titan 2, PS4 Review

With something a little lighter than Senua… Nina’s back!

Attack on Titan is easily my favorite Anime, but I had no idea what to expect from it in video game form. I am delighted to say that I was really impressed with the experience.

That said though, it is a game for the fans of the Manga and Anime, as without some background knowledge, the overarching canon will take a bit to get your head around.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Review (Xbox One)

Welcome to Bohemia, 1403. You are Henry, son of a blacksmith from the the town of Skalitz.

And now thanks to Warhorse Studios you can experience the day to day tribulations of Henry in the medieval life simulator of Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

I might be getting older but the pace of Kingdom Come: Deliverance suits me perfectly. It may get close to tedium at times but the fact that even Fast Travel isn’t really that fast is refreshing, and it even gives me time to grab another handle of Mead whilst travelling…

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Burnout Paradise Remastered – March 16th!

Well, take me down to Paradise City!

A small, but very nice surprise to know that it won’t be long before we get given the chance to race, jump and smash our way across Paradise City in the ultimate car prang adventure – again.

Personally, I will always be a bigger fan of Burnout 2, and then Burnout 3: Takedown, but Paradise City stacks up above the competition and that includes a good chunk of its EA stablemates in the NFS franchise.

Either way, March 16th is just around the corner and who wouldn’t want to cruise under those HD blue skies?

Press release after the break…

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All Action arcade racing? Then get ready for ONRUSH…

Codemasters have today released a new gameplay trailer for ONRUSH, the action packed, arcade racer that will smash its way onto the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on 5th June 2018. The new trailer, available to view now at www.codemasters.com/onrush, showcases the game’s bold and vibrant approach to racing with thrilling boosts, insane jumps and incredible takedowns.

Designed to keep players always in the action, ONRUSH is a celebration of sensational speed, outright fun and over the top spectacle. Players battle it out on track to power up their RUSH meter which enables them to unleash the ultimate manifestation of boost and power as they wreak havoc on their opponents by performing death defying takedowns and stunts.

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Monster Hunter World Review

Our exhaustive Monster Hunter review from Reagan Morris an NZGamer and Buttonmasher regular who we managed to tempt with the promise of an Anjanath for breakfast, this take is an obsessive’s view of the franchise and the juggernaut that has recently taken the gaming world by storm.

“To say that my shit was well and truly flipped when the Monster Hunter World trailer played at E3 last year is an understatement.  The trailer revealed a Monster Hunter I had only dreamed of: a large open map, beautifully rendered environments, and monsters that finally looked as good as they were to hunt.”

Lead on…

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