Category Archives: Video Games

Review in Brief: Mortal Kombat (2021)

Maybe rather than trying to stumble upon the secret formula for a successful game-to-film adaptation, it should be agreed that the answer remains “don’t”. MORTAL KOMBAT looks visually impressive for the most part, and fans of the games will doubtless … Continue reading

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Review: Ratchet & Clank (2016)

I’m a big fan of Insomniac Games’ RATCHET & CLANK series. I played through them all on the PS2 and grew very attached to the characters, the high-octane action and the knowing sense of humour throughout. This year the original … Continue reading

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Review: Warcraft (2016)

Despite being a regular gamer myself, WORLD OF WARCRAFT is something that has passed me by. You can’t not be aware of it as a phenomenon, but I’ve never played it and have no real familiarity with the story. I … Continue reading

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Review: Until Dawn (2015)

I haven’t done one of these in a while, but then again it’s been a while since I’ve played a video game with enough comparable elements to review it as I would a film. UNTIL DAWN is an absolute treat … Continue reading

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Review: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

A now for something a little different. I’m going to review a video game just as I would a film. I know, movies and games are very different forms of art and entertainment with different purposes and different requirements of … Continue reading

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