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  • Botanicula: An Unforgettable Journey

    As a child, I was never that much into video games. Instead, I found my solace in books. Besides, I used to think videogames were just another form of mindless entertainment.

  • Battle Royale Done Right

    It's no secret that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has achieved mass popularity in a very short span of time.

  • A punch-up brawler for the fans

    The Tekken series has never been afraid to be a little bonkers, even in a world where every little disagreement can be solved with a few rib jabs and kicks to the face.

  • A Therapeutic Beauty

    When I finished Firewatch last year, I was left with feelings of despair and regret.

  • THE BEST F1 GAME TILL DATE

    Codemasters' latest edition of the acclaimed F1 series, F1 2016 has been a giant leap forward compared to the previous installments.

  • NFS: Payback Wish List

    The reveal trailer for Need for Speed: Payback dropped about two weeks ago and honestly, I am not impressed.

  • Stronger Than Ever

    Superman and Batman once again duke it out. This time, it doesn't matter what their moms' names were. If DC Comics' movie-makers

  • A Deceptively Challenging Experience

    In Bangladesh, we don’t have many game developers who are adamant on pushing the boundaries of what a video game can actually be. This can be attributed to a myriad of factors such as lack

  • Time to try Heroes of the Storm

    Despite having provided the medium for the classic MOBA model as codified in DotA, Blizzard has elected to shy away from imitating this template.

  • Godfather II

    EA's second installment in the Godfather franchise is quite memorable for the hype it received during release time and the polarised reviews it accumulated as some found the gameplay fun while others considered it bland.

  • A Video Game in Words

    I got my hands on the first Assassin's Creed video game tie-in novel by Oliver Bowden almost a year ago, and being a fan of the video game, I decided to give the series a read. Even though there are eight of them, I will be reviewing the first three.

  • A DISAPPOINTING CONCLUSION

    I tried. I tried so hard to come up with something good to say about The Ringed City.

  • Return of the Yakuza

    SEGA's trademark Yakuza series is well-known for its critical acclaim and revolutionary installments.

  • ANDROMEDA: THE FINAL VERDICT

    Gamers who have frequented social media, recently, are no strangers to the myriad of memes and videos mocking Mass Effect Andromeda's animations and writing.

  • A TRUE SYSTEM SELLER

    Since 2004, developer Guerrilla Games has been chasing Halo. Tasked by Sony with producing a big-budget first-person shooter to...

  • AN UNPOLISHED MASTERPIECE

    With the abundance of remasters and first person shooters, 2016 kept me yearning for something that was fresh and unique.

  • GET CREATIVE

    Set 15 years after the underdog adventures of Corvo Attano, Dishonored 2 starts in the city of Dunwall long after it fell to ruin thanks to the infectious rat plague.

  • GET CREATIVE

    Set 15 years after the underdog adventures of Corvo Attano, Dishonored 2 starts in the city of Dunwall long after it fell to ruin thanks to the infectious rat plague.

  • THE WALKING DEAD – A NEW FRONTIER: DARKER, GRITTIER, BETTER

    The second season of Telltale's critically acclaimed The Walking Dead had three alternate endings. So, I was very curious as to how they were going to continue the story. After almost two years of waiting, we have the third season, dubbed as “The Walking Dead – A New Frontier”

  • REAPER

    REAPER

  • Commandos and Desperados in Feudal Japan

    In Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, Mimimi Productions has married the gameplay of Commandos with intrigues and conflicts of Edo Japan.

  • TITAN FALL 2 - THE SLEEPER HIT OF 2016

    The slide and shoot in Titanfall 2 is a thing of beauty. Your sprinting, super-powered pilot drops to their knees, whisking along the ground and out of cover, aiming a shotgun towards a group of bewildered foes.

  • TRIED SO HARD BUT DIDN'T GET FAR

    2014 saw the controversial release of the first Watch Dogs game with the main complaints being attributed mostly to the severely downgraded graphics, bland storyline, repetitive gameplay, and an obvious lack of content.

  • OVERWATCH GUIDE

    OVERWATCH GUIDE

  • The Icon Returns: Rise of The Tomb Raider

    Square Enix raised a storm over the internet two years ago when they announced that the sequel to the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot, Rise of the Tomb Raider would be a timed exclusive to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 systems.

  • NBA 2K 17 - PICK UP THE BALL

    One of the greatest sports video game franchises, NBA 2K has made a name for itself as both Basketball's and sports' premium video game series.And as expected, this year's NBA 2K was an extremely hyped release.

  • Bungie Steps it up

    Destiny: Rise of Iron is nothing revolutionary. It doesn't carry the impact of the last expansion. What it does right, however, is breathe new life into the franchise and provide enough incentive for players to invest another 100 hours.

  • Pokémon

    POKEMON - STADIUM

    The Pokémon series has had quite a mixed reception if its console games are taken into account. But, the second installment of Pokémon Stadium is sensational.

  • Deus Ex

    DEUS EX: MANKIND DIVIDED

    2011's Human Revolution stayed true to the traditional Deus Ex formula. However, it was riddled with inconsistency, and the game was held back from becoming something truly great by the limitations of its developers.

  • Yearning for the Past

    If you're a gaming aficionado, you're probably already well-acquainted with the remastering trend that's been going on for the past 2 years. What caused this trend to emerge though? Was it the players? Or are the developers scared to create new IPs?

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