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Games connect us to exhilaration in various ways. I love mine to scare me. Although the shock, horror and gore are all pretty unnerving, nothing comes close to the sweaty palms of playing games that take you to ridiculously high places - InFamous, Mirror's Edge and Uncharted to name a few.

I'll be blogging my way through the experience right here on this page - so you can enjoy it too. Read more about me.

Street Fighter X Tekken marks the coming together of the fighting genre's two biggest names. Capcom's blend of styles creates a dynamic new experience to master, but the online elite are already dauntingly good... read now

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is Namco Bandai's eighth instalment in the popular fighting series. The second Tekken game to feature a tag system, it allows a second character to be swapped in at will during fights, bringing new levels of complexity to the familiar gameplay... read now

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X-COM: Enemy Unknown places you as Earth's last line of defence against an alien invasion. You take control of every element of your strategy but in the end it is the strength of the alien force, and a bit of luck, that will determine who is victor. .. read now

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Dead or Alive 5 from Tecmo Koei continues to build on the fluid fighting of the previous instalments. But as much as the series' combat and sensibilities have evolved I have started to feel left behind; leaving me wondering if I have out grown it, or it has out grown me... read now

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Lollipop Chainsaw has Grasshopper Manufacture once again forcing an America shaped peg through a Japan shaped whole. A zombie hack-um-up it has surprising depth, though at times it can be hard to find it. .. read now

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Slender is a game about the fictional Slender Man, a mythical creature that when looked upon slowly robs your memory and health until, eventually, you die... read now

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I Am Alive was in development for years, constantly teetering on the brink of cancelation, it finally found a home with Ubisoft as a downloadable title. Chilling but flawed, it creates something quite unique in its rare moments of brilliance. .. read now

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Silent Hill: Downpour continues Konami's unnerving psychological horror franchise. A twisted reality reflects the tortured hero's mental traumas, but perennially awkward controls dampen the terror of Downpour's warped evil... read now

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Fez blends 2D visuals and novel game mechanics to form a charming platform game. Scratch beneath the surface and much more is revealed. With an ancient language to learn and codes to crack Fez is unbelievably deep, and a horrifyingly daunting task... read now

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Catherine terrifies me, for what it says about me. The supposedly nightmarish images it conjures up pale alongside the way it reflects my decisions back at me -- ultimately making me question my real life choices. .. read now

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