BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 2 (XBOX 360)

atlasAfter the stomach-churning finale of Burial at Sea’s first episode, the story in now continuing through the eyes of Elizabeth, and with a new aim and a new debt to pay.

Trying to tie together all the story strands of the first and third BioShock games is a pretty tall order.

Will it live up to the promise? My review below, First published at SquareGo, will tell you.

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BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea – Episode 1 (XBOX 360)

burial-at-seaUnder the sea….. oh Under the Sea….

Darling it’s better,

down where it’s wetter,

Take it from me…..

Yes we’re going back under the briny with the new DLC for BioShock Infinite,

This time instead of the city in the clouds, the story is returning to the underwater landscape of Rapture.

Will it live up to the hype or drown in it’s own glory?
First published on SquareGo

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The Stanley Parable (PC)

open-graph-300x300What are games all about? What is life like for the subject of a videogame?

Do we really have any choice, or any agency in them at all?

Galactic Cafe have aimed to try and explore these issues in the humourous first person romp The Stanley Parable

I reviewed it for SquareGo, full text below the cut:

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Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs (PC)

Amnesia-A-Machine-For-Pigs-300x168In the midst of Victorian London grows a horror, the likes of which is beyond reason.
Naturally I felt impelled to seek it out, and discover what secrets of eldritch nightmare lay within.

What I found was a story of dread, revultion and the complete loss of sanity.

What I found, was a machine, a machine for pigs.
First published on SquareGo

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I AM LEVEL (Android)

iamleveltitle-300x225Remember the old days, the days when the old 32 and 64 bit computers ruled the world?  The days of only having a few colours and bloopy sound effects to render everything from Flight sims to Bubble creatures into existence?

You don’t? Too young? KIDS THESE DAYS DON’T KNOW THEY’RE LIVING!!!

Still, in the interests of helping show how the world can learn from the past, I review I AM Level, for SquareGo
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The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief – Chapter 1 (PC)

What’s this? A mystery afoot? raven

There’s been murder, thievery, and deception!
The only man who can save the day is a mild mannered Belgian cop, close to retirement?
To confront these strange going on, I take a look at the new adventure title from Nordic Games, and try to get to the bottom of a string of enigmas.

Originally published at SquareGo, full text below the cut:

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