Song in the Smoke (PS4 - PSVR) - Game review

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Battle strange beasts and brave the elements to stay alive in Song in the Smoke: an expansive and mysterious VR survival game set in a world outside of time. Song in the Smoke puts survival in your hands. Enter a dangerous world and craft weapons, make clothes, build fires, and brew potions to defend yourself against vicious predators. Block, parry, and strike back with your club, attack from distance with your bow, or use your wits to sneak past the lethal creatures that call this land their home. The hunted also becomes the hunter. Use your senses to stalk prey in virtual reality: track their smell, follow their footprints, and plan your strike. When you’re ready, show off your skill with intuitive and responsive VR controls that let you execute the perfect shot. Travel between wildly different environments as you follow the guidance of your ancestors, and uncover the secrets of Song in the Smoke... [click here...]

 

Hell Let Loose (Xbox Series X/S) - Game review

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Join the ever-expanding experience of Hell Let Loose - a hardcore World War Two first person shooter with epic battles of 100 players with infantry, tanks, artillery, a dynamically shifting front line and a unique resource based RTS-inspired meta-game. Fight in the most iconic battles of the Western Front, including Carentan, Omaha Beach and Foy and more. This is combat at a whole new scale.... with lumbering tanks dominating the battlefield, crucial supply chains fuelling the frontlines, you are a cog in the machine of colossal, combined arms warfare. Hell Let Loose puts you in the chaos of war, complete with deep player-controlled vehicles, a dynamically evolving front line, and crucial unit-focused gameplay that commands the tide of battle... [click here...]

 

Sophie Hutchings: Echoes in the Valley - review

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Australian pianist and composer Sophie Hutchings releases a new album of solo piano pieces via Decca. Echoes in the Valley consists of 11 tracks (40 min, 10 sec). Recording sessions had originally been scheduled to take place in Berlin, but when COVID hit and the world was forced into lockdown, Hutchings changed her approach entirely. She chose to embrace isolation, and use it as a means of moving through the quiet chaos and collective trauma that people around the world were experiencing. Listeners made contact with Hutchings to tell her their stories, and share how her music has helped them to stay grounded and calm... [click here...]

 

Andrea Bocelli: One Night in Central Park - Music

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Ten years since Andrea Bocelli performed a concert, packed with surprise guest singers, at Central Park, Decca Records reissues the album on CD, digital download and vinyl... [click here...]

 

 

I Expect You to Die 2 (PSVR) - Game review

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Welcome back, Agent! Right now, Zoraxis believes you are dead. To capitalize on this moment, we are sending you deep undercover to explore some diabolical intelligence the Agency has received regarding Zoraxis’ move for world domination. Here’s what we can tell you now...your first mission is to protect the prime minister, who is attending a theater production featuring world-famous actor and celebrity John Juniper... [click here...]

 

The Joy Formidable: Into the Blue - Music review

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The Joy Formidable unveil their new album, Into The Blue, via Full Time Hobby. It's released on the same day as the second single from the album, 'Back to Nothing'. The LP follows hot on the heels of 2018's Aaarth... [click here...]

 

 

Star Wars: Boba Fett Electronic Helmet - review

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Commemorate Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with The Black Series Boba Fett Electronic Helmet. This roleplay item with premium deco, realistic detail, and movie-inspired design is a great addition to any Star Wars fan’s collection. Featuring a flip-down viewfinder with flashing LED lights and an illuminated rangefinder HUD, fans can imagine what it was like for the famous bounty hunter to suit up for galactic action... [click here...]

 

Re:Scored: Epic Classical: Vol. 2 - Music Review

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This is the second album in Silva Screen Records' Re:Scored series and a follow up to Re:Scored Epic Classical. The Re:Scored series introduces fresh, thoughtful and contemporary film score reworkings of established genres. On Epic Classical Vol. 2, composer Antonin Roux re-arranges classical favourites in “epic” film score mode. Bach’s 'Cello Suite no. 1 in G major', Strauss’s 'The Blue Danube Waltz' and Elgar’s 'Pomp and Circumstance March in D Major' feature award-winning singer Merethe Soltvedt... [click here...]

 

LEGO Star Wars: TIE Fighter (75300) Toy review

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Roleplay as the villains from the classic Star Wars trilogy with LEGO's latest version of the Imperial TIE Fighter (75300). Capturing the authentic, sleek design of the iconic starfighter in the Imperial fleet, it features three minifigures (a TIE Fighter Pilot with a blaster pistol, a Stormtrooper with a blaster, plus an NI-L8 Protocol Droid), an opening cockpit and two spring-loaded shooters... [click here...]

 

Before We Die - Soundtrack review

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Silva Screen Records digitally release Jeroen Swinnen’s dark Symphonic score for Before We Die, the Channel 4’s Bristol Noir remake of Sweden crime series Innan Dör... [click here...]