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Ultimate Chicken Horse

Game Review: Ultimate Chicken Horse

April 4, 2016 Comments Off on Game Review: Ultimate Chicken Horse

The real appeal of this new indie game lies in its innovative gameplay, not its curious name. But then, mixing things up is actually what Ultimate Chicken Horse is all about. It blends the easy-to-pick-up-but-hard-to-master level building of the recent hit Super Mario Maker and the hardcore (but fun) platforming of Ori And The Blind Forest to brilliant effect.

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For the love of gaming

April 1, 2016 Comments Off on For the love of gaming

A warm, spring breeze lifts my hair as I crest the hill and, turning, wait for my friends to catch up.

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An accidental history of football gaming: a decade of revolution

March 21, 2016 Comments Off on An accidental history of football gaming: a decade of revolution

Football games have existed since the video game industry crawled from the primordial soup of late 70s coin-ops.

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Win tickets to gaming festival PLAY it! in Manchester

March 12, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to gaming festival PLAY it! in Manchester

WIN TICKETS TO PLAY IT! AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY 

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Daedric Armor Cosplayer at PLAY it! Gaming event, at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester

Review: PLAY it! Manchester, MOSI

July 28, 2015 Comments Off on Review: PLAY it! Manchester, MOSI

Back in the late 90s I was stuck on a level of Tomb Raider.

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Revolution in the Bedroom at Gallery Oldham

July 31, 2014 Comments Off on Revolution in the Bedroom at Gallery Oldham

The game was startling in its simplicity but my 12-year-old son stared at the screen as if bringing an Airbus in to land.

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