Let’s just move on from the Duke Nukem Forever taking forever puns, shall we? They were old long before Gearbox took control of the franchise and rescued it from development limbo. Hell, they were old a decade ago.

The problem with Duke Nukem Forever isn’t that the subject matter is tasteless. It’s that this shooter urinates on the memory of the series a whole generation held dear, through sheer banality. Kind of ironic, since Duke pissing is exactly how the game opens.

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June 9th, 2011

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is Nintendo’s attempt to bolster a Nintendo 3DS software line-up seemingly running out of steam, but does a 13 year old N64 adventure really have what it takes to impress modern players?

Grab your sword and shield and join us in our The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D review as we prepare to find out.

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June 6th, 2011

The quest for the holy grail of a proper Star Wars lightsaber game? It may have just been ended by Star Wars Kinect. News had earlier spread of the game’s details, but E3 attendees got to see more of the Force-filled title in action.

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May 17th, 2011

LA Noire is a remarkable gear change for Rockstar, which for some years has relied on its Grand Theft Auto franchise and shoot-in-face-then-steal-car/horse gameplay mechanics. It’s languid, it’s smart and it doesn’t resort to flapping genitalia for laughs. But does a slow burning mystery make for a fun weekend when you could be killing people in Black Ops instead? We’ve been playing the game ahead of release: read on for our LA Noire review and our findings.

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May 3rd, 2011
Virtua Tennis 4 review

As predictably as a British wildcard crashing out valiantly in the early stages of Wimbledon comes Virtua Tennis 4. “Another Virtua Tennis game?” you say. Ah, but this one’s different, and not just because it features PlayStation Move and Microsoft Kinect functionality. Is Virtua Tennis 4 the best in the series yet? Read our review to find out…

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April 19th, 2011

Portal 2 whipped Half Life fans into a frenzy when it was revealed at E3 last Summer, with more mind blowing puzzle play and shock PS3 support. Now the stand alone sequel is here at last, promising to do for potatoes what the first did for cake. Read our full Portal 2 review to find out all about it.

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March 29th, 2011

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Shift 2: Unleashed review

Shift 2: Unleashed is the latest step in developer Slightly Mad Studios’ grand plan to deliver the ultimate driving simulator for console and PC. With Gran Turismo 5 firmly in its sights there’s a lot riding on Shift 2: Unleashed to deliver on its promises to be the best in class. Could it really snatch a podium position off the very best? Read our Shift 2: Unleashed review to find out.

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March 22nd, 2011

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Crysis 2 review

Crysis 2 puts you at the centre of an alien invasion of New York City in arguably the finest looking console shooter of this generation. Looks alone won’t get Crysis 2 surging up the sales charts. Fulfilling promises such as different ways to play its  unique campaign and multiplayer mode will. Does Crysis 2 deliver? Read our Crysis 2 review and find out.

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