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Some of the coolest things shown at E3

THIS year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 for short) was a strange one, and not necessarily in a good way. All the press conferences were slick, well presented and lacked that distinct ‘WTF’ factor of...

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IO Interactive have gone independent

Earlier in the year, it was clear that the fate of IO Interactive (the developers of the Hitman games, Kane & Lynch, Freedom Fighters and Mini Ninjas) was very unclear. Square Enix, their publisher, weren’t happy with the sales...

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Film Torments: Troll 2 (1990)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan takes a look at an all-time classic. The badness of Troll 2 is legendary in contemporaneity. Its infamy among the bad-movie-loving community (we’ll call them ‘shitslaves’) is legion. For shitslaves like...

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A Final Fantasy Retrospective: Final Fantasy VI (SNES)

MERCIFULLY, this is the last time I’ll need to preface these things with the circumstance of localisation. Final Fantasy VI was not released in its original form in Europe, so I played the American SNES release...

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Film Torments: Robo-Dog (2015)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan takes a look at some doggy wog filmo bong. The cottage industry of straight-to-video dog films has been churning out releases since the advent of Beethoven and Air Bud – sickly-sweet family films...

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Film Torments: Supergirl (1984)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at a forgotten lesson in comic book atrocities. There was a time when superhero movies were a marquee event. When the original Superman hit cinemas in 1979, comic...