Review: Blues and Bullets – Episode 1: The End of Peace (Sony PlayStation 4)


Review by Matt S.  Blues and Bullets is a game that appeals to almost all of my sensibilities. It’s narrative-focused and striking, and fits neatly within the crime noir genre; something that has fascinated me into many, many years of study. Related reading: The other staff favourite episodic game series…

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Review: The Detail: Episode 1 Where the Dead Lie (Apple iPad)


If you’re going to promise a noir genre game, then you should deliver one. The Detail starts well. Players find themselves thrust into a world of heavy contrast and are immediately tasked with helping two cops break into a house to apprehend someone potentially responsible for doing some very nasty…

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Anime review: Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (DVD)


Review by Matt S. It’s important to explain the history behind this brilliant anime series before we talk about the anime itself. French literature has an equivalent to Sherlock Holmes, his name is Arsène Lupin. Like Sherlock Holmes, Lupin is a roguish gentlemen, but unlike Holmes, Lupin is a thief.…

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