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    • Being Human US Season Two (DVD) Review

      Being Human US Season Two (DVD) Review A show where a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost live together. What could possibly go wrong? We reviewed the first season very recently of this TV show that lasted on the air for four seasons. Here’s a quick summary/reminder of the show’s premise. A vampire and a werewolf both work at a local hospital.

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    • Nikita The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Review

      Nikita The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Review In this modern US TV remake of the now classic story Maggie Q plays the title role of an assassin on the run. The backstory so far as we enter the show is as follows. Nikita was sentenced by the US court system. Seeing her potential talents her death is faked and she is recruited by a secret organisation known as Division.

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    • Cast-Up: Scare-Up 2014

      What, you thought we’d let Halloween go by without doing a podcast? There is no way in any hell we’d let Scare-Up 2014 end without one! Since Ben, Phil and Kim hogged the microphones last time and didn’t let us join in their EGX fun this time we left them out. There might have been some real life responsibilities involved as well but we don’t give credence to baseless rumou ...

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  • The Originals Season One (DVD) Review

    … The Originals Season One (DVD) Review The Vampire Diaries spin-off takes us to a new city through the eyes of an old enemy, but is it any good? Klaus (Joseph Morgan), a hybrid and one of the first vampires ever to exist he’s been a villain everyone feared in The Vampire Diaries for a number of seasons. At the end of the fourth he headed to New…

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  • The Vampire Diaries – Season 1-5

    … The Vampire Diaries Season 1-5 One girl and two vampires star in a blood-soaked vampires vs witches vs werewolves series that’s not like anything we expected. In the first season the young innocent Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) fresh from losing her parents is being looked after by her aunt. With a depressed drug using young brother on a downward…

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  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (DVD) Review

    X-Men: Days of Future Past (DVD) Review The future, a cold and dark world. Like many franchises before it X-Men heads forth to a place where machines leave humans in fear. We begin in that future. Mutant’s like our X-Men heroes are on the run from large advanced androids known as sentinels. An enemy well-known by fans of the comic book origins these sentinels have been crafte ...

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  • 1 Year, 9 Months-Up… and Up

    …, discussing opinions on video games and the industry, or simply having a good old chat; so get in touch with us via the details on the Hook-Up page and keep the conversation going. So in the words of Ne-Yo, that modern-day Shakespeare: “I would redo every time I had to leave in the middle of a session, I know when you don’t get to finish you’ll…

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  • Why Everyone Should Play Shadow of Mordor

    … the air I felt the rush of triumph. It had been more than dispatching a nameless Orc, it had been a campaign, a war of attrition. It had been personal. Shadow of Mordor should be everything I hate in a game and truth be told it is. It relies on Ubisoft-esque principles of unlocking the map simply by scaling a tower, it rips off Rocksteady‘s…

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  • He’s coming…

    … Last month we enjoyed fun and scares with horror month with a wide variety of games and DVD reviews for items sure to keep you up at night. From cinema classics to modern gaming we had it all. So the question comes, what’s next? Well, he’s traveled half way around the globe to be with us but everyone’s favorite Godzilla is being reviewed…

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  • Scare-Up: The Evil Within

    … We told you we we’ve been busy playing horror games. This time around it’s my turn in the Scare-Up spotlight taking a recently released horror game for a creepy spin: The Evil Within by Tango Gameworks and the mind behind Resident Evil, Shinji Mikami. The Evil Within aims to revive the survival horror genre by returning us to its roots…

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  • 1001 Future: Outlast

    … Platform reviewed: PC Source: We downloaded the title from Steam for £14.99 Trailer: YouTube Prequel: None Sequel: None Other 1001 title: None 1001-Up: A very well polished game that sucks you in and scares the living daylights out of all that play it. 1001-Down: Not for those that want to be a gun-toting hero. Rating-Up: POWER-UP (48 out of 60) REVIEW-UP…

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  • Scare-Up: Five Nights at Freddy’s

    … out Five Nights at Freddy’s on Steam and the trailer for the sequel. Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: chat up, entertainment, Five Nights at Freddy's, game, gameplay, gaming, Halloween, horror, indie, PC, Scare-Up 2014, Scott Cawthon, video, video game…

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  • The beejezus files: the scariest games I’ve played

    … My brother-in-law once asked me: “How can a video game be scary?” He’s never played a horror before. He prefers to play strategy games and the genre in general isn’t really his thing. I, on the other hand, have had the bejeezus scared out of me by a great variety of titles. There was one jump scare in a film I saw years ago that caught me both…

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  • 24: Live Another Day (DVD & Blu-ray) Review

    … 24: Live Another Day (DVD & Blu-ray) Review After an eighth season which was heavily promoted as the last Jack Bauer returns once again to show time isn’t on his side. As we join season nine Jack Bauer a former field agent for the US government who has defended America against every kind of threat on the home shores is now overseas himself…

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  • Filmed in Supermarionation (Blu-ray) Review

    … Filmed in Supermarionation (Blu-ray) Review What is Supermarionation? Well, for starters it’s a new old word to add to auto-correct. For it’s meaning if you’ve ever watching the delights of Thunderbirds, Stingray or Captain Scarlet you already know it’s value and now it’s time for a documentary on the classic storytelling method. In the 1960′s…

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  • Video game urban legends

    … work when ran in DOSbox. All the main characters were already dead when the player started. Staying in one spot for too long cause their health to deplete and if they died in this manner a new character revealed himself: a man whose limbs were long and bent like a spiders’, and whom gamers started calling ‘the Assassin’. They noticed…

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  • Scare-Up: Home

    … for that. Continue on below for our Play-Up video. Home by Benjamin Rivers is currently available on Steam for £1.99 which is a bargain for a cold Halloween night. Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: adventure, Benjamin Rivers, chat up, entertainment, game, gameplay, gaming, Halloween, Home, horror, indie, PC, Scare-Up 2014, video, video game…

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  • Five games for Halloween

    … Halloween (or Hallowe’en – I never know) is coming up on Friday. So what better way to spend it than by closing your door, ignoring the knocks and doorbell rings, and playing some video games? I would if I could but being a Dad comes first and that means trying to put two sugar-infused children to sleep at a reasonable hour. Challenge accepted…

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