Review: Sacred 3
Aug12

Review: Sacred 3

It’s hard to avoid the shadow of Diablo when approaching a similar game in the same genre. You can either refer to it as a ‘watered down’ version or an admirable alternative. Sadly this game falls under ‘watered down’. But there is something else poisoning the water too; atrocious humour. Sacred 3 is a less tactical affair than Diablo, owing a larger debt to hack and slash titles. The combat is more visceral and less deliberate, but...

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Competition: Win The Expendables 3 merchandise
Aug08

Competition: Win The Expendables 3 merchandise

The Expendables 3 blasts into UK cinemas on Thursday August 14 and to celebrate, we’ve got 5 sets of exclusive merchandise to give away to some lucky winners, including branded sunglasses, muscle-tee’s and The Expendables 1 & 2 on blu-ray. In The Expendables 3, Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney....

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Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money
Jul28

Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money

Watching movies about winning big is almost as exciting as the real thing. Whether the film is about winning money online or about con-artists in the old west, the following five films are some of the most entertaining movies about gambling ever produced. Ocean’s Eleven This 2001 film is a remake of the popular ‘Rat Pack’ thriller. Starring Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and George Clooney. The movie takes place in Sin City and...

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Review: Valiant Hearts: The Great War
Jul23

Review: Valiant Hearts: The Great War

The Ubiart framework engine has had a pretty good year, hasn’t it? In the last 12 months alone we’ve had the fantastic and frantic platformer Rayman Legends followed by dreamy RPG Child of Light – both utilising the Ubiart engine to produce a gorgeous hand-drawn aesthetic. The first impression you get when playing Valiant Hearts is a sense once again of this illustrative style, but its look is distinctive from the other titles using...

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Feature: Six things I learnt on my first London Film and Comic-Con

Last week I travelled to London to attend one of the big film and comic-cons of the year, London Film and Comic-Con, held at Earl’s Court. A place where a myriad of comic, film, gaming and television sci-fi and fantasy geeks were going to meet, spend money, have photos taken with their heroes and get autographs. I had previously attended a couple of smaller conventions based mostly on talks, but nothing quite as big as this....

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6 Things I Learned at my First London Film and Comic-Con

  Last week I travelled to London to attend one of the big film and comic-cons of the year, London Film and Comic-Con, held at Earl’s Court. A place where a myriad of comic, film, gaming and television sci-fi and fantasy geeks were going to meet, spend money, have photos taken with their heroes and get autographs. I had previously attended a couple of smaller conventions based mostly on talks, but nothing quite as big as...

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Games inspired by famous literature
Jul11

Games inspired by famous literature

In pop culture and entertainment, we hear a lot about remakes and sequels. Indeed, more and more content is based on past entertainment in some way or another. But what may surprise many people is that this idea extends even into a strange but very strong connection: literature and gaming. Over the years, there have been a number of video games—from small and strange to widespread and popular—based on famous literature. Here are a few...

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5 Unexpected Actors in Woody Allen films
Jun07

5 Unexpected Actors in Woody Allen films

  Over the last couple of years I’ve watched and read about quite a lot of Woody Allen’s work, and have kept being surprised and amused to spot famous actors I’d never have expected to see in his films – actors who would’ve have been starting out in their careers back then, but are famous for other things now.    [1] Helena Bonham- Carter – Mighty Aphrodite (1995)  Perhaps most famous now...

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Review: Watch Dogs
Jun01

Review: Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs was first showcased nearly two years ago at Ubisoft’s E3 conference and took home the gold medal for most anticipated new IP. A couple of delays and a whole lotta hype later and we finally get to experience Ubisoft’s latest creation. Here’s how it lives up to expectations… Story Watch Dogs follows the story of Aiden, a former criminal turned hacker with a conscience. After the death of his niece Lena...

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Girl on Girl in Films stats with Brick Mansions
May01

Girl on Girl in Films stats with Brick Mansions

Where else could you find out % of clothing in girl on girl fights in films? Ever wondered which girl on girl fight rates supreme in films? Look no further! To celebrate the release of Brick Mansions (in cinemas tomorrow!!), this awesome infographic has been created to give you all the deets you need on girl on girl fights.     Brick Mansions is out in cinemas on May 2nd. Check out the trailer right...

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