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Namco’s weapons-based brawler continues

Namco’s weapons-based brawler continues

According to a press conference at Namco Bandai’s Levelup Dubai 2011 event, the SoulCalibur series is set to continue with SoulCalibur V. The new entry will be set 17 years after the fourth game ended, around the story of a new character, Patroklos, Sophitia’s son. 

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Team Bondi make the case for LA Noire

Team Bondi make the case for LA Noire

As an homage to pulp crime fiction, LA Noire looks pretty definitive. Everything about it, from the visuals to the characterisation, appears to be straight out of a Humphrey Bogart film. Developed by Team Bondi (The Getaway) and published by Rockstar, it seems to be a title I’ve waited my entire life for. And those graphics? Just perfect. IGN scored […]

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Max Payne 3, not Max Payn3…

Max Payne 3, not Max Payn3…

Cast your memories back to 2001. I was still in secondary school but this marked a very important moment for me – it was the first time I ever built my own computer, a computer that was all mine! Back then this was a big deal, but what was an even bigger deal were the games I received on that […]

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Duke Nukem still kicks ass…still chews bubblegum?

Duke Nukem Forever used to be one of the biggest figures of fun in gaming circles, as I’m sure you’re aware. Bad comedians even made jokes about it. With a tortured development that has taken over a decade, many of us had reached the point where we never ever expected it to see the light of day. Despite numerous set-backs, the […]

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That Silent Hill sequel gets a plot…

That Silent Hill sequel gets a plot…

In the pantheon of video game adaptations, 2006’s Silent Hill is easily one of the more reputable. Creepy, well-shot but not necessarily memorable, the film bypassed lukewarm reviews to make almost $100 million in the States. Given such numbers, it’s surprising how long it has taken for Silent Hill: Revelation to rear its Pyramid Head. The plot sounds derivative enough:  “For […]

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Wii-writing the future

Wii-writing the future

It was only a matter of time before Nintendo leaped into the HD realm. Not long after the launch of their phenomenally-popular 3DS, the company have revealed plans to unveil a successor to the much-loved Wii. With Microsoft and Sony exploiting the Wii’s motion-control gimmick to varying degrees of success, the Mario camp was beginning to look outdated. Ironically, the 360 […]

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