REVIEW: Tomb Raider


Lara Croft is back, younger then ever and slightly resembling Cheryl Cole.  The new Tomb Raider endeavors to tell the story of how our iconic explorer came to be the woman we have known and loved over the past 16 odd years.

Review scores have been overwhelmingly positive about the much touted reboot of the franchise which is a shame because I’m about to piss on that parade because quite frankly I see very little to merit.

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REVIEW: Post Eurogamer Thoughts

Seeing some of the enormous queues made me wonder whether or not getting to front of them would be classed as time well spent or not.  Never the less I had a go at a few titles, some unexpected highlights and some confirming what I’d already thought.

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PREVIEW: Eurogamer Expo

Eurogamer kicks off today marking its fifth year running and third at Earls Court.  The expo offers members of the public and game industry regulars a chance to meet up, be social and play many of the new releases that are still a long way from being released.  Although for me personally this years expo hasn’t got a lot to offer, there is most definitely something for everyone and if you’re over the age of eighteen then even more as well.

Below is a list of where you are likely to find me throughout the course of the day.

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What’re Ya Boyin’

Failed attempt to phonetically recreate the ramblings of this man‘s iconic one liner as a subject for your latest entry is always a good way to start a post.  Reason being is that, shown above, is what I will be buying over the coming months and I’m going to tell you why.  Obviously if I find myself with some spare dolla I’ll pick up some other bits as well but failing that, this will definitely be hitting my shelves on day 1 of their release.

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Final Fantasy XIII-2. Give it a Chance

I’ve literally just done all that there is to do on Final Fantasy XIII-2 and it’s taken me roughly 70 hours.  Although by mainstream Final Fantasy standards, this is usually the end of the first disk, do bare in mind that this is pretty much a tacked on addition to the main story in true rushed out sequel fashion.  Although, with most rushed out sequels some polish can be noticeably missing, Final Fantasy XIII-2 does well to win over lost fans and present itself with a neat and tidy story, ultimately leading to more content, probably in the form of DLC.

How has one game managed to cause such a stir amongst fans and have opinion literally split down the middle on where the franchise is headed?  Fingers crossed I can make some sense of it.

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 – Demo

It’s notoriously hard to condense what is essentially a one hundred hour plus JRPG into a thirty minute demo however Square Enix have done just that and it’s live for download right now.

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What Are My Top 10 Games

This morning while making bacon sandwiches and listening to Lara’s video game theme covers got me thinking about what my favourite games of all time are.  If you haven’t seen Lara in action then do that now, then come back ad read this.

So what are my favourite games of all time?

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