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The Longing review – an ambient game in the purest sense

A frail shadow of a creature, trudging slowly from room to empty room. No aim beyond watching the long days pass. The drip of water, the echo of soft music. Time becomes a tangible thing, cold and suffocating. We dream of grass, of sky, of sun…

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Frankenstein and the anatomy of story in Bloodborne

From the moment the giant, snarling werewolf emerges from the floor, you can see where From Software’s Bloodborne takes its inspiration.

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Blasphemous review – sacred and provania

When it comes to video games, especially Metroidvania-style platformers, I’ve a couple of requirements: off-plot exploration, an excellent soundtrack and, most difficult of all to satisfy, an aesthetic based on medieval Spain’s particularly esoteric form of Catholicism.

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Worse Than Death review – a school reunion gone very bloodily wrong

Worse Than Death is the new game from Canadian indie developer Benjamin Rivers – a short horror adventure about a school reunion gone very bloodily wrong.

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