Mentioning Thief will catch my attention almost instantaneously. Telling me I can have four hours hands-on time makes me squeal like a little girl. With that out of my system, I cleared my schedule, sat down and got critical digging deeply into this upcoming stealth epic.
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Hitting the second show of 2014, Dave and Josh battle wretched hangovers and disturbingly hot weather to bring you previews of upcoming heavyweights, such as Thief, Dark Souls II and The Lord of the Rings bad-arsery of Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor.
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It may seem a odd to see a HD makeover less than a year on. Tomb Raider’s Definitive Edition is more than just a cash grabbing endeavour. From what I’ve seen, a massive effort has gone into the next-gen upgrade of this reboot. Let’s take a look at how it’s shaping up.
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Another year has passed and again it is time to check out the latest Call of Duty title. However, this year Infinity Ward aim to change up the formula a little. Curious, rawDLC rocked up to a preview event. Grab our thoughts after the jump. Continue reading “Preview: Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer” »
It was 2006 when I had my first lash of LEGO gaming. An editor at Official PlayStation Magazine tossed me the LEGO: Star Wars II review. What did I do wrong? I asked. Oh, you’ve never played one before? he responded. Well, you’re in for a treat, and he was right. Continue reading “Preview: LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes hands-on” »
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After taking umbrage at some of the issues raised at our ‘Why So Serious’ panel at PAX, we grabbed Mark Ankucic from Dusty Cartridge to elaborate on the difficulties breaking into the games industry as part of the up and coming new breed. Heated debating ensues. Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: Much Ankucic About Nothing” »
Welcome to rawDLC’s first Mind-meld. In these pieces Josh and Dave will both voice their opinions on a topic or report on an upcoming title and even split a review down the middle if it’s divisive enough. First up is the World of Warcraft’s card game Hearthstone. Continue reading “Mind-meld: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft hands-on” »
Take one open world first-person shooter. Infuse it with neon and a banging retro styled soundtrack. Grab an iconic linchpin of 80s action movies, knowingly take the piss and you’ve got Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, the most fun you can have with your clothes on. Continue reading “Preview: One bonerific hour with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon” »
Ever since I saw Dawn of the Dead I’ve yearned for the perfect zombie survival game. Dead Island was close, but a little unfinished. Thankfully Deep Silver has a second bite at the genre. At a hands-on session I went native to see if this is a step forward or Z-grade trash. Continue reading “Preview: Team-up to survive in Dead Island: Riptide” »