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  • Game Spot Reviews: Return Of The Obra Dinn Review - The Good Ship

    Like Lucas Pope's previous game, Papers, Please, Return of the Obra Dinn is primarily concerned with processing information. In the latter, you play as an insurance clerk assessing claims on a mysteriously abandoned ship rather than a customs agent assessing documents at the border of a totalitarian country, but in both games, you are presented with fragments of data and asked to check their veracity through cross-reference and deductive logic.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Lego DC Super-Villains Review: Mediocre Mischief-Makers

    It's been obvious for a very long time that Lego games iterate more than innovate. If you pick up a Lego title, you are guaranteed a wholesome romp in whichever licensed universe is at hand. Everything is breakable and spits out glittery, golden collectibles when destroyed. Beloved characters are Lego-fied and reenact their famous antics with an extra dollop of cartoon absurdity. Those qualities remain appealing, but every so often, developer Traveller's Tales stumbles onto an idea that requires an extra bit of creativity to really make it sing. Sometimes TT steps up to the plate, like it did for Lego City Undercover and Lego Dimensions.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Dark Souls Remastered Switch Review: A Very Special Revisit

    When it comes to delivering a memorable and tense experience, not many games can match up to the original Dark Souls. Many fans swear by the approach From Software takes with its stoic and uncompromisingly bleak action-RPG series where one wrong move can cost you dearly, and it's become one of the most challenging and anxiety-inducing franchises in recent memory.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Review - Queen Of Cards

    With the Witcher trilogy, developer CD Projekt Red established that it's capable of making compelling role-playing games with tough decisions, hearty combat, and engrossing lore. In Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, all but one of these aspects has persisted. This prequel is as captivating narratively as some of the Witcher series' best tales, filled with gut-wrenching decisions that have far-reaching consequences. The only difference is that instead of fighting with a sword, you battle with cards.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Reigns: Game Of Thrones Review: Swipe Wight

    After nearly a decade, the end of the Game of Thrones TV show is in sight. Fortunately, fans of the series have new things to look forward to, but even for those with faith in George RR Martin, the prospect of a new Song of Ice and Fire novel looks increasingly unlikely. Similarly, what the future holds for video game adaptations of the franchise is unclear. Telltale is all but dead, and for a series that has proven to be such a phenomenal success in other mediums, it's surprising that there haven't been more game adaptations.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Big Changes

    As a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes--multiplayer, Zombies, and the new battle royale mode Blackout--pull from and build upon previous games. Multiplayer is largely successful in its mix of old and new, while Zombies struggles more with dated elements. Blackout, though, strikes an excellent balance, putting a clever Call of Duty spin on a genre entirely new to the series.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: SoulCalibur 6 Review - Transcending History

    What truly distinguishes SoulCalibur from its genre contemporaries is a pervading sense of adventure. It tells a grand tale of knights and ninjas, axe-wielding goliaths and pirate warriors, all struggling over mythical weapons of good and evil. It accents this with a rousing orchestral score and grandiose narrations about entwined destinies and inescapable fates. Sure, deep and rewarding mechanics are at the heart of every good fighting game--and SoulCalibur VI certainly has that--but for this series, adventure has always been the soul.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Armello Review - Nintendo Switch Update

    [Editor's Note: We have updated this review to reflect our experiences with Armello's Nintendo Switch version]

    Armello's hybrid of tactics, dice-rolling, and political intrigue has aged better than expected in the three years since its release, and on Nintendo Switch, the game is almost as formidable as it is on PC. Its charming blend of animal kingdom hijinks and turn-based strategy gameplay has yet to be replicated by a newer, flashier title; Armello has definitely held up well, and its uniqueness is undeniable. However, there are a few major differences between PC version and Switch releases, and not all of them are positive.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review - Endless Space

    Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a game about flying through space, exploring new planets, and shooting a lot of aliens. Set in a seamless open-world galaxy, it sees you pushing back occupying forces by battling enemies, setting up outposts, and completing simple tasks set by your allies. For better and worse, it's a distinctly Ubisoft game, from the huge spaces (seven separate planets and the vast depths of space that separate them) to the maps overloaded with activities. But thankfully, Starlink is not quite so full that it feels bloated--just full enough so that there's always something for you to be working towards.

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  • Game Spot Reviews: Child of Light Review

    There are times I want to be sad, when I'd rather be all alone, quietly thinking about my life, or hugging a loved one to forget about the day's trouble. Child of Light embraces that melancholy beautifully and its various elements cultivate a doleful mood. From the overgrown foliage threatening to overtake the neglected environments to the tired inhabitants wasting away their days, there's a somber tone that permeates this storybook adventure. I was struck by that desperation in the whimsical poetry of the dialogue; conversations are constructed with overtly meticulous rhymes that betray the bewilderment building below the surface. And the docile piano melody made my heart all the heavier.

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  • Abingdon Council News: 1918: The Bloody Road to Victory

    Abindon Museum presents:

    '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory'

    Friday 9th November 2018 
    starts at 7.00 pm (doors 6.40pm) at the Amey Theatre.
    Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon. 0X14 1DE

    BBC historian Gareth Howell returns to recount the harrowing story of the end of the Great War.

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  • Abingdon Council News: Bus service 41 re-introduced

    Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce that from 21st October 2018, the Bus service 41 will be re-introduced.

    This service is operated by Thames Travel and is based on the previous 41 service which stopped when the Oxfordshire County Council could no longer subsidise a lot of bus routes. Now Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council have funding for a year to bring the service back.

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  • Abingdon Council News: Meeting of the Town Council

    Please note that the Council meeting on Wednesday 17th October 2018 will be held in the Main Hall of the North East Abingdon Community Centre, Lindsay Drive at 7pm. This meeting is open to the public. Please click here to find link to the agenda.

  • Abingdon Council News: GREAT WAR PROPAGANDA

    From 6th October to 23rd December 2018

    Very moving exhibition open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

  • Abingdon Council News: Mission Space will take Abingdon fair to new heights

    The organisers of next week's Abingdon Michaelmas Fun Fair are promising a bigger and better version of one of last year's hit attractions. Mission Space will replace the Sky Fly ride on Ock Street, towering 40 metres (130 feet) high. For two days only – Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th – riders will be able to enjoy an exhilarating experience as they are twirled high over the rooftops of the Oxfordshire town.

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  • Abingdon Council News: 100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice

    100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice

    Please see below a list of events organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council to commemorate the First World War Centenary. 

  • Abingdon Council News: Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!

    Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.  The Michaelmas Fair is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street.  This historic street fair has its origins in the shortage of labour following  the Black Death of 1348/9.  The Fair was a hiring fair, the equivalent of today's

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  • Abingdon Council News: Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service

    The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, will be holding her Civic Service at 10:30 AM on Sunday 9th September in St Helens Church, Abingdon.

    The Service will be led by the Rector of Abingdon, Dr Charles Miller.

    All are welcome to attend the service.

  • Abingdon Council News: August Bank Holiday bin collection changes

    Please see below we have received from The Vale of White Horse District Council - 

    Householders are being reminded by Vale of White Horse District Council of changes to their bin collections during the week following Bank Holiday Monday.

    There will be no bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August. Everyone’s bins will then be collected one day later than usual.

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  • Abingdon Council News: IT issues at Town Council

    The Council has been experiencing IT problems and in particular the receipt of e-mails. No e-mails were received by addresses on Tuesday 7th August or this morning until 12 noon(Wednesday 8th August) and there was further problem until 3pm. The matter has now been resolved.

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