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Gaming technology and techniques fascinate me, always have and always will do. They've driven me to a gaming degree, and aspirations to a whole lot more. Here though, I'll be reviewing games for how they put their technology to work to deliver a compelling experience.

I'm here to review games with the technical knowledge and history I have in hand. Maybe I can give you the inspiration to get started in the industry I love, and if not that to just play some technically great games. Read more about me.

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I'm planning to have a close look at the Wii version of Skylanders Swap Force to compare it to how the Wii version of Disney Infinity worked. So i've been watching these Swap Force Let's Play Videos... watch now

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City turns the tables as we fight for "the man" rather than humanity. Cosying down with The Umbrella Corporation felt a little odd at first, but I soon got into the swing of things... read now

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The PS Vita carries the weight of great expectation on its diminutive shoulder buttons. Not only does it have to make a break from the foibles of the PlayStation Portable and PSPGo! but it has to establish a new way of playing portable games -- not to mention coping with a silly name... read now

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Tetris 3DS is a treasure chest of game modes and options. There are a couple of ragged edges, but for the most part this collection is a definitive narrative in the block stacking cannon... read now

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Let's Golf 3D may not be the most intricate of Golf simulators, but the bite-sized challenges, addictive gameplay and the fact that it installs to the handheld mean that this is a title I keep coming back to over and over... read now

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Rayman Origins comes to the 3DS, after a popular appearance on the big consoles. Will the attractive animation translate to the small screen with the big depth?.. read now

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Tropico 4 leverages a technical experience like Sim City, but then injects Fable's good or bad mechanics for truly open world. You may need to bring your own fun, but for those who invest the time, Tropico gives back as good as it gets... read now

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Real Racing 2 HD extends its impressive delivery for iPad and iPhone 4S with a new four player party mode. Elsewhere it puts the extra horsepower to good use improving visuals... read now

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Mario Sports Mix has a facade of technical prowess, but beneath this both design and technique on display here are less than impressive for a top tear Wii game... read now

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