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George slumbers darkly in the wastelands of rural Wiltshire, England. He can often be found writing, gaming or catching up on classic television. He aims to be an author by profession, although if that doesn't pan out you might be able to find him on Mars. You can argue with him on Twitter: @georgecheesee

‘Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds’ is More of a Good Thing

And if you never tried Horizon Zero Dawn around its release, due to the influx of great titles released in the February-April period, now is the perfect time to pick it up.

‘Ghost of Tsushima’: How Sucker Punch Can Make Their Best Game

If Sucker Punch can get these elements right, Ghost of Tsushima could be the best game the developer has ever made.
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Android Dreams: ‘NieR Automata’ and the Human (S)oul in Visual Storytelling and Design

flowers for m(A)chines NieR Automata is a lot of things. Stripped of artistic value, it is a highly pleasing and utterly polished action game that...

Anime Adaptations: Why Does Hollywood Always Fail?

Anime adaptations have a sordid history in Hollywood’s production studios. Death Note is the latest property to get adapted by the US. A seminal...

‘The Solus Project’ Is A Sturdy Vessel, Lost In Space

The Solus Project is a linear exploration game, with simple crafting and survival mechanics to add another level of game-play to what is, for the most part, a walking simulator.

‘Freaking Meatbags’ Review: An Imperfect Organism

A comedic sci-fi strategy game that experiments with genres and mechanics, but is ultimately a jack of all trades. Enjoyable, unfocused and shallow.
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Which Stephen King Novels Would Make Great Games?

There’s no denying that Stephen King is one of the mostly influential novelists of the twentieth century. His prolific novel output is matched only by the works his stories have inspired, from Netflix’s Stranger Things to games such as Alan Wake and Resident Evil VII: Biohazard.

Why Nintendo Is Smart To Avoid Achievements

Last month, our managing games editor Mike Worby argued that its high time for Nintendo to adopt achievements. All the competing systems in the past decade have incorporated achievements, ever since Microsoft introduced them in 2005. Nintendo have been the only major console developer to not adopt the system in any shape or form.

A Butterfly with Broken Wings: MadameBerry’s ‘Fragile Soft Machines’

Game: Fragile Soft Machines Developer: MadameBerry Publisher: MadameBerry Platform: PC Butterflies are often used as a symbol for freedom and beauty in literature, and the butterfly is symbolic of...

The Best PlayStation VR Software (So Far)

It’s been just over half a year since the first commercially viable virtual reality headset became available to the purchase. PlayStation VR has had a decent start thus far, and while the promotional material was scaled back since its launch, in part due to the lack of availability of the platform, the virtual reality hardware has still sold over a million units.

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