Mark Warren

The Legacy of Fallout New Vegas

The Legacy of Fallout New Vegas

The Legacy of Fallout New Vegas Mark Warren revisits the unique world of one of the Fallout series’ most beloved entries and dissects what continues to make it stand out almost a decade after its release.

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TV show review: Netflix’s The Witcher: Season 1

TV show review: Netflix’s The Witcher: Season 1

When Netflix, everyone’s favourite endless depository of everything from big budget Hollywood blockbusters and generation defining TV shows to Bollywood musicals and gritty documentaries about the depressing reality of being a football fan in Sunderland, announced their plans to bring out an TV series based on The Witcher, my initial reaction was to remain quietly […]

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Review: The Outer Worlds

Review: The Outer Worlds

I’m going to start this review with a statement of fact. The Outer Worlds is my pick for 2019’s game of the year award. The fact that I feel comfortable writing that, despite this year still having two months to go, should tell you all you need to know about how highly I rate Obsidian […]

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Review: GRID (2019)

When I heard earlier this year that Codemasters were dusting off the GRID series and rebooting it after a short hiatus, I let myself get a little bit hyped. I know, I shouldn’t have let my guard down. After all, 99% of all games that attract any kind of hype, from mild excitement to almost […]

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Review: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums at the Tyne Theatre

Review: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums at the Tyne Theatre

Someone deep in the depths of the balcony replies to a request for a household object with ‘a toaster’. The scene begins. A man named Graham removes some toast from a toaster and asks his wife why it looks so strange. It’s because of her new hobby, she explains. She’s taken to re-creating people’s faces […]

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Review: Dangerous Driving

Review: Dangerous Driving

Car crashes are an inevitable part of any driving game. However, few games take the simple phenomenon of an object moving at a high velocity coming to a sudden stop and turn it into a major gameplay element. Yet, for a number of years, humanity’s strange fascination with high octane road accidents was the driving […]

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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

I’d like to start this review with a confession. I, the esteemed author of this piece of assuredly high quality video game journalism, have never played a Dark Souls game. Some of you will be understandably incensed by this revelation. You’ll stand up in front of your computer, phone or toaster (or whichever other gadget […]

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Review: Dirt Rally 2.0

Review: Dirt Rally 2.0

Dirt Rally 2.0 waltzed into my life and almost immediately presented me with a rather unique dilemma: do I review it as a Dirt game, meaning as the most recent entry in the Dirt series since 2017’s Dirt 4? Or, on the other hand, do I review it as the second game in the Dirt […]