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    The Greatest Superhero Games Of All Time That Aren’t Named Arkham

    There was a time, not so long ago, where good superhero games were few and far between. In fact, many of them ended up being unplayable messes that only served to reinforce the stigma that followed licensed properties, particularly throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. Here we look at four of the best that aren’t part of the Arkham series.

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    Theme Park Review: Is The Original Still The Best?

    Released in 1994, Theme Park was a classic Bullfrog Productions game, combining humor with a fairly complex management sim that was both deep and accessible. However, nothing of note has come from the series since 2001, which made it all the more surprising that Theme Park Studios was announced as a PlayStation VR game. To celebrate the revival of a game that inspired a slew of imitators, let’s take a look back at what made it so vital in the first place.

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    The Saga Of No Man’s Sky

    There are few games that can claim credit for a fall from grace quite as dramatic and pronounced as the one that Hello Games No Man’s Sky has experienced over the last few months. It has gone from being one of the most hotly-anticipated properties on the PS4 to one of the most hated games of the current generation.

    But how did it all get to this point? Here we unfold the saga behind No Man’s Sky.

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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review – The Game That Started The Phenomenon

    The fourth Call of Duty game, subtitled ‘Modern Warfare’ set a new benchmark for online shooters and offered a pretty decent single-player experience to boot. Now, with Infinite Warfare and a remastered version of Modern Warfare both in stores – pushing the limits of franchise fatigue in the process – we look back at the game that many still claim is the best in the entire series.

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    Five Games That Were Ahead of Their Time

    There are many games that have revolutionized the industry, however, some are so ahead of their time that they don’t necessarily receive as much recognition as they deserved for what they did. All of these games introduced ideas that would take a long time, and sometimes use in more popular games, to catch on.

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    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review (PS4)

    After a whole lot of hype the latest Deus Ex game is upon us. Players will return to the fold as Adam Jensen, marking the first time in the history of the series that we’ve had a returning protagonist. However, what Deus Ex is best known for is gripping storylines and tons of choice in terms of how you can play the game. Does this one offer the same? What else does it bring to the table? Let’s find out.

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    The Five Craziest Videogame Endings

    Not every game is particularly keen on offering the catharsis that we hope for out of an ending. In fact, some just go crazy to the point where all you can really do is sit back and wonder what the hell you just watched. Each of these games went a little over the deep end with their endings, often suffering for it

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    Deus Ex Review: The Game That Started It All

    With Deus Ex: Mankind Divided now officially on store shelves and picking up the rave reviews that we hoped it would, it seems like a good time to take a look back at the a game that started the series. The original Deus Ex was revolutionary for its time, winning an enormous amount of ‘Game of the Year’ awards way back in the year 2000. Does it still hold up? Let’s find out.

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    Looking Back at Team Ico

    For a while it felt like Team Ico had completely disappeared from the world of gaming. The company, which had been responsible for some of the most spectacular gaming experiences on the PS2, seemed to almost disappear entirely during the PS3’s run, with only whispers about The Last Guardian being heard. Thankfully, we now know that it is getting closer, with an October release date looming on the horizon. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the other two games that Team Ico have built their reputation on.

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    The Nintendo NES Mini Misses One, Crucial Point

    The Nintendo NES Mini stands a great chance of being the best seller Nintendo needs. Yet it still misses the mark in a classically Nintendo way.

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