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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – Review

Review by: Lauren Murphy Earlier this month, The Arcade and I were lucky enough to watch The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and even got to attend a virtual press conference for the movie where director Michael Chaves, producer/writer James Wan, and actors Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Ruairi O’Connor answered questions sent […]

Returnal – Review

If you are familiar with Housemarque’s previous titles, you’ll know they have made some awesome arcade titles. With the likes of Resogun, Super Stardust HD and Matterfall garnering high praise and additive gameplay. Now, they step into the rougelike genre with Returnal.  Step Into A New World Returnal is a third person shooter, that sees […]
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Narita Boy – Review

When a rogue computer program is unleashed, it initiates a safety protocol. This protocol sees the inhabitants of a computer world, call upon the prophesied Narita Boy, who is tasked to save the Digital Kingdom. A young boy from his 80’s era house, is transported into this cyber world via his computer and becomes Narita […]
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Encodya – Review

Protocol 3 Encodya continues to follow the story of Robot Will Protect You protagonists Tina, a 9 year old orphan and SAM-53, the nanny-bot assigned as her protector since birth. At the game’s opening the pair are homeless, living rough in a makeshift shelter on a city rooftop, siphoning power off a nearby neon advertising […]

Astro’s Playroom – Review

Booting up the PlayStation 5 for the first time, I knew the first game I’d be playing, would be Astro’s Playroom. Now, it was convenient that it’s free and already pre-loaded onto the PS5, but even still it was first on my list. What I was surprised about, was how much I loved playing this […]

Hiveswap: Act 2 – Review

Graphics The graphics of Hiveswap Act 2 are much the same as its predecessor. There’s updated sprites and a few additional animations, along with the ability to switch from Joey to Xefros as your playable character at will. Whichever character you don’t choose will then follow you around the screen as a companion. The backgrounds […]

Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS4) – Review

Spider-Man continues to be one of the most popular superheroes in pop culture, with a string of new comics, movies or games available each year. Most of these recent entries for Spider-Man, have been highly rated and beloved by both fans and critics alike. 2018’s Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4, was one such success. With Insomniac […]
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Watch Dogs: Legion – Review

Being the third entry in the Watch Dogs series, many things will feel familiar to any players of open-world games. What is new to the series however, is the ability to recruit any non-playable character (NPC), at any time and make them key player in your journey through the story. The Setup Watch Dogs: Legion’s […]

Windbound – Review

Windbound is the newest game from developer 5 Lives Studios. This open world survival title sees the player take control of Kala as she tries to find her seafaring tribe again after becoming shipwrecked and washing ashore on a small island among procedurally generated archipelago. To make it back to her people, she’ll have to […]

Catherine: Full Body – Review

Catherine is a game that I’ve been tangentially aware of since the original release back in 2011/2012. However, despite being a fan of Atlus based on their other work, I wasn’t really aware of the content of the game. I never owned a platform on which I could play it, so I never felt a […]
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