Zombie Army 4 Review

It’s a zombie tank. And no on-screen character treats this as weird, and frankly, we and our teammates are equally at ease with taking down an undead tank that’s spilling zombies from its rotten bowels as it trundles past. Zombie Army 4 is playing by its own rules, and its brand of schlocky arcade horror never fails to raise a ...

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Bloodstained The Next – Level Video Game

Five years is a long time, and the metroidvania genre has grown substantially in that period, but sometimes you don’t want a variation on a familiar theme. You want the same game in a new package. Rejoice, because with Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, that’s exactly what you’re getting.It should, considering that was the whole pitch of the Kickstarter back ...

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Star Wars Jedi : Fallen Order Review With oceanofgames

You are also probably the deadliest person in the universe. Though you spend your days cutting crashed Star Destroyers open for parts, within your cloak you hide the true star of Jedi: Fallen Order—a blue lightsaber that you will use to strike down hundreds of stormtroopers across the course of the game.You can feel the influence of those games in ...

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Hades Review | Ocean Of Games

A cross between Aesop’s Fables and Hollyoaks, Greek myth forms the basis of every story ever told. Scarface, King Lear, that episode of Hey Duggee where they find a dead body in the woods, all of them are essentially rehashes of the time Zeus and his pals got up to some mischief around the pantheon.Hades, an isometric beat-em-up from developer ...

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Roller Coaster | Review Just Is One Line

As black screens go it’s a very good one, the kind of fathomless void you’d expect Lovecraftian horrors to float around in. In fact, I briefly wondered if this was Rollercoaster Tycoon World’s new, avant-garde direction, a theme-park sim set in a dimension where the rides drive you insane.Rollercoaster Tycoon World has so much potential. All of the base pieces ...

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Review : Shenmue 3

In 2001, Shenmue II earned its creator, Yu Suzuki, endless plaudits. It was hailed as a masterpiece among the greatest games ever made. Sadly, it also saddled its publisher, Sega, with a titanic loss – lavished with a budget somewhere upwards of $50 million, it arrived just as Sega (following various marketing debacles) was about to withdraw the console it ...

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Review : Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Once upon a time, the Trine series was heralded as some of the most visually impressive indie games around. Developer Frozenbyte had released the game in 2009 to rave reviews and fan reception in an era when downloadable games were just starting to take form.Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince is a sequel that plays it very safe – which, in ...

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