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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Review


  Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is probably the best LOTR-themed game in recent years, possibly since the tie-in game for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. It steadily improves as a game through play, strongly conveying the growth in power of the player’s character Talion through play as well as story, and in a most welcome change, it exercises moderation in how it touches upon the lore that surrounds Middle-earth. While one of the key draws for LOTR games is being able to explore the environments we’ve seen in films or read of in the books, the word judicious doesn’t come […]

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Interview – Ben Penrose, Art Director, Forza Horizon 2


As part of EB Games Expo, Save Game were lucky enough to have the chance to interview Ben Penrose, Art Director at Playground Games, the studio responsible for Forza Horizon 2. Up for discussion were a variety of topics from weather features to car damage to classical radio stations. Check out the full interview below.

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FIFA 15 – Review

8 out of 10 Great

FIFA 15 is EA Sport’s quintessential football simulation. Having played the last 5 iterations of the franchise, it is remarkable to see the subtle yet profound changes that have created what most fans would agree, is their most realistic and challenging game of football. It’s become almost a cliche to refer to FIFA’s yearly release as “evolutionary” while Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series, has had to implement “revolutionary” changes to compete with EA’s juggernaut. However, while FIFA15 offers the user a myriad of gameplay features, excellent presentation and an engaging multi-player experience, it still leaves this particular virtual football player […]

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The Iron Banner comes to Destiny


While it’s true that competitive multiplayer is not every shooter fan’s idea of a great time, for those who enjoy squaring off against other players, Destiny’s Iron Banner just might be a dream come true.  Read on to learn more about this new mode where you’ll be able to take all of your fancy gear into battle.

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SEGA unveils the Alien Isolation launch trailer


Well, this is it.  The time has come to see if Alien Isolation can become the game all Alien fans have been waiting for, or if it will just be added to the mountain of past failures.  If the brand new launch trailer is any indication, at least the team at The Creative Assembly has gotten the mood right.  Read on to see the trailer for yourself. 

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Hands on preview with Battlefield Hardline


I had the chance this week to have a hands-on preview of the upcoming Battlefield: Hardline, the newest instalment of the Battlefield franchise being developed by Visceral Games. It’s a significant departure from the military theme that’s been so endemic to the previous games, harkening back to the old playground favourite, Cops and Robbers; a relic from a time when kids could point their fingers at another and shout BANG! without being brought before the vice-principal. Ah, but the game.

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Forza Horizon 2 goes gold, gets demo

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  Start revving those engines, Forza fans.  The latest entry in the long running car racing franchise, Forza Horizon 2, has gone gold.  To celebrate the milestone, Microsoft has released a demo for the game, which is available exclusively on Xbox One.  There’s that “exclusive” word again that we all love so much.  Read on for the details.

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The rumors were true. Microsoft is buying Mojang.


Well, it looks like all the rumors were true.  After weeks of internet grumbling, Microsoft has officially announced that they are buying Minecraft developer Mojang for a whopping 2.5 billion dollars.  That’s billion with a B.  At the same time, Mojang’s founders have decided to leave the company.  So what does all this mean for the future of the game?  Read on for the details.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 gets a bloody new trailer


One of the most prolific franchises in the history of gaming is about to make a comeback to current and next gen consoles.  Resident Evil Revelations 2 will be released early next year, and Capcom has just unveiled the game’s first trailer.  Not surprisingly, it’s an unsettling, bloody affair that hits all the familiar Resident Evil notes that we’ve come to expect. Read on to check it out.

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Big surprise: Destiny is getting a day one patch


One of the realities of modern gaming life is that the days being able to play a new game right after popping it into your console are over.  Day one patches are here become a ubiquitous part of our hobby, and the launch of Destiny will be no exception.  Read on to see what this patch adds, what it takes away, and how long you’ll have to watch it download.

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