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Why game-makers want to get inside your head

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In the 1990s, 27-year-old video game archaeologist Lara Croft became internationally recognisable, in part thanks to her unfeasibly tiny waist, panoramic bust and a slew of appearances on the covers of magazines such as Rolling Stone, Newsweek and Time.

Halo 5: Guardians – first play

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Five is set eight months after Halo 4 and, with what is described as “mysterious events threatening the galaxy”, the game will bring an expansion to the fundamental Halo canon.

Jamestown+ review – going great guns for all abilities

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Modern 2D shoot-’em-ups are infamously demanding. But while their hyperactivity and hails of bullets make them a darling of hardcore cliques, the genre is less inviting for casual fans despite attempts in the past to dilute the “shmup” DNA, often at the expense of quality and depth.

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Why game-makers want to get inside your head

In the 1990s, 27-year-old video game archaeologist Lara Croft became internationally recognisable, in part thanks to her unfeasibly tiny waist, panoramic bust and a slew of appearances on the covers of magazines such as Rolling Stone, Newsweek and Time.