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King of Fighters XIV (PS4)


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KOFXIV is up there with my favourite KOF games - let's get that right out of the way. While the graphics are some of the worst in the series, relative to the standards of the times, the gameplay is smooth and there is a great variety of characters, including some interesting new members. The battle...

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Just Cause 3 (PS4)


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I'm pretty much over open-world games. There have been so many since GTA3 and they are all pretty similar in many ways. Just Cause 3 is no exception, really - the story missions are the usual fare (here's a fetch mission, here's an escort mission, here's a rail-shooter mission, etc), and the general...

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Shin Megami Tensei IV (3ds)


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After Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden, I wanted to try out the parent game series, Shin Megami Tensei - and apparently SMT4 is a pretty good starting point. I even bought my n3DSxl for this game, more or less.

Take away the Japanese schoolkid socialising/drama aspect of Persona, add a more...

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Ninja Ryukenden/Ninja Gaiden (NES)


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This is the first NES/Famicom game I have ever completed - and what a fantastic game it is. While my eyes boggled at the bizarre colours and backgrounds, the incredibly fluid and fast gameplay, excellent controls, great music, awesome cutscenes, and just all-round badass-ness of Ninja Ryukenden had...

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Code: Realize (PS Vita)


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A visual novel, and this time a specific sub-genre known as 'otome' - where the main character is female, and most of your companions are male. It's not a dating sim, however the various routes do end in some form of romance with one of the characters. If you don't think you can handle this, clearly...

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