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Rise of the Tomb Raider – review roundup

Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive this year, but is it a good one?

The Xbox 360 and Xbox One gets possibly one of the biggest exclusives of 2015 with Rise of the Tomb Raider – the sequel to Crystal Dynamics’ 2013 reboot.

Rise of the Tomb Raiders promises to have an expanded combat system and more tombs and puzzles. Check out all of the scores below:

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Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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Fallout 4 – review roundup

Fallout 4 releases around the world tomorrow. We haven’t seen much of the game since it was announced at E3 earlier this year but fans all around the world simply cannot wait to get their hands on the huge Bethesda RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world. Below you’ll find a collection of scores from a handful of publications:

Brady Ruiters

Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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The Witness review round-up

The Witness, Jonathan Blow’s follow up to Braid seems to be doing quite well with the critics.

Jonathan Blow’s The Witness hits PC and PlayStation 4 this week and promises a 3D island filled with head-scratching puzzles.

Announced back in 2009, anticipation has been rather high due to the success of Braid.

GameSpot – 9/10
Polygon – 8/10
IGN – 10/10
Destructoid – 10/10
PC Gamer – 89%
TIME – 5/5
PC World – 4.5/5
Wired – no score
The Escapist – 4/5
Hardcore Gamer – 4/5
Venture Beat – 70/100
Eurogamer – Recommended

The Witness is out on PS4 and PC January 26

Brady Ruiters

Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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Unravel – review roundup

Yarny’s adventure in the upcoming Unravel seems to be doing rather well with the critics.

The EA-published game from Sweden, Unravel, is out tomorrow. Developed by ColdWood Interactive, Unravel puts players in control of Yarny, a character made up entirely of , you guessed it, yarn.

Yarney makes his way through Northern-Scandinavia, by completing physics-based puzzles and also includes some platforming.

If you have EA Access on Xbox One or Origin Access on PC, you can try it right now.

Check out some of the scores below:

Unravel is out tomorrow on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Source: VG247

Brady Ruiters

Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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Street Fighter 5 review roundup

Street Fighter 5 is out tomorrow but critics have already had time with the game. The real question is if it’s good or not.

After a few beta tests, Street Fighter 5 is ready to be released upon the world and is also the first foray on new-gen consoles for the series. No, Ultra Street Fighter 4 doesn’t really count. It will launch with several of modes, including a tutorial mode, survival and also challenge modes.

At launch the game will have what Capcom is calling a Character Story Mode. It doesn’t seem to be a campaign mode but instead looks at character backgrounds and motivations. A fully fledged cinematic campaign has been confirmed for sometime during June. The game is co-funded by Sony, and will feature cross-platform play between PC and PS4.

Here are the reviews thus far:

Street Fighter 5 is out tomorrow, 16 February 2016, for PC and PlayStation 4

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Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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Far Cry Primal review roundup

Far Cry Primal releases tomorrow and some critics have enough time with the game in order to formulate an opinion – does it improve on what its predecessors achieved?

Far Cry Primal is out this week and instead of taking place in a modern setting, it’s set in a prehistoric land. Some elements will feel familiar to fans of the previous titles such as hunting wildlife and crafting weapons. There’s no cooperative mode feature this time around and will be rather heavy on the storyline.

Here’s a roundup of the reviews thus far:

GameSpot – 8/10
Forbes – 8/10
The Koalition – 95%
IGN – 7.9
Shacknews – 6/10
GamesRadar – 3/5
Hardcore Gamer – 4/5
Time – 4/5
Game Reactor – 8/10
Evening Standard – 4/5
Push Square – 7/10
Lazy Gamer – 7.7
VentureBeat – 73/100

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Known as Brady Ruiters by day and GuitarDemon by night (Well, on the PSN mostly…) Professional, creative and frank, a self-proclaimed gaming journalist moulded by a passion and fascination for gaming and music, and in turn, taking a crack at shaping the rest of the world with the very same obsession. That, however, remains a trying task.

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The Division – review roundup

Nearly a week after The Division’s release, some critics have delivered their verdict of the game.

Ubisoft’s RPG Shooter, The Division has been in the hands of gamers a critics alike for nearly a week. Some have reached the campaign level cap of 30 or the Dark Zones cap of Level 50.

If they’ve been doing it right, they should have sunk many hours into the shooter. Some of the earlier reviews have already surfaced and more are yet to come. Check out some of the scores below:

Gamespy – 5/5
GameSpot – 8/10
Metro GameCentral – 7/10
Daily Star – 4/5
The Examiner – 5/5
Cheat Code Central – 4.6/5
IGN Italia – 9/10
JeuxActu – 17/20
The Jimquisition – 6.5/10
Eurogamer Italy – 9/10
Xbox Achievements – 80/100
Hardcore Gamer – 4/5
Ars Technica – no score
PC Games N – 8/10

The Division is currently available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.