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Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One review – a gripping interactive detective drama
The detective returns to his childhood island home to solve an elegant series of cases in this lively open-world story

Tauriq Moosa

26, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Mexico is ridiculously beautiful’: how Forza Horizon 5 drove fresh sights into living rooms
The UK developers at Playground Games talk about how they cut no corners in creating the latest Forza game, and tried to ensure it gives players an authentic and cliche-free view of the Mexican landscape

Keith Stuart

26, Nov, 2021 @9:38 AM

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Halo Infinite: finally, a multiplayer shooter for grownups
Fed up of getting destroyed by teenagers whenever you play online? The more tactical, slower-paced combat of Halo Infinite makes older players feel at home again

Keith Stuart

25, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Jurassic World Evolution 2 review – the closest we’re going to get to a real Jurassic Park
Though there are moments of bloody mayhem, the focus in this beautiful game is on wondrous natural history

Richard Wordsworth

16, Nov, 2021 @2:06 PM

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Call of Duty: Vanguard review – nostalgic warfare that takes us back to the start
A band of inglorious stereotypes go on a covert mission to uncover a Nazi plan in a traditional instalment of the series

Keith Stuart

10, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Unpacking review – moving house has never been so moving
Two decades of house moves are condensed into one relaxing puzzle as you help the narrator to unpack – and unpick her life in the process

Keith Stuart

09, Nov, 2021 @1:15 PM

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Battlefield 2042 hands-on – it’s back, and more tactical than ever
It is refreshing to return to the world of Battlefield: two big sides and lots of multi-level combat

Keith Stuart

06, Oct, 2021 @10:03 AM

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‘My housemates and I are addicted’: 15 video games perfect for lockdown brain
Guardian Australia staff – and their children! – recommend games they’ve turned to for joy, diversion and much-needed escapism

Michael McGowan, Josh Taylor, Matilda Boseley, Josh Nicholas, Isaac Keneally, Alyx Gorman, Michael Sun, Nick Evershed, Ben Smee, Bertin Huynh, Karishma Luthria, Joe Koning, Miles Martignoni, Ang Nettle-Smythe and Patrick Lum

01, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Fifa 22 review – a flamboyant multiplex of total football
The latest iteration of the all-conquering football sim favours more structured play and rains down a multitude of modes and options – but ethical questions about Ultimate Team remain

Keith Stuart

01, Oct, 2021 @9:01 AM

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2021 has been slow for video games. Will autumn fix that?
After the year of plenty that was 2020, 2021 has so far been a pretty lean one for video games. Are things about to turn around?

Keith Stuart

03, Sep, 2021 @8:33 AM

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Lake review – a small-town drama about delivering post in a picturesque place
This peaceful circuit is perfect for the kind of person who tries to observe traffic laws when playing Grand Theft Auto

Keza MacDonald

01, Sep, 2021 @2:11 PM

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Psychonauts 2 review – a surreal adventure that’s unashamedly itself
The warped worlds inside people’s minds are yours to explore in a bold and beautiful sequel that never fails to surprise

Keza MacDonald

25, Aug, 2021 @10:46 AM

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