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Rick Lane

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Rick Lane is the games editor of Custom PC Magazine and is a freelance writer for Eurogamer and other outlets. He specialises in PC gaming and sometimes talks about the graphics. You can follow him on Twitter.

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FeatureDead Space is the sequel Resident Evil 4 deserved

From the archive: Extra terrors trial.

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Friday the 13th review

Press axe to Jason.

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Strafe review

Two steps sideways, one step back.

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Take on Mars review

Crossing the Weir.

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AvoidRollercoaster Tycoon World review

Exit through the thrift shop.

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RecommendedTyranny review

Grist to the mill.

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Adr1ft review

Re-entry level.

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Prospekt review

Shephard Commander.

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FeatureThe Sims' social simulation is even more affecting now than it was 15 years ago

Splines they are a changin'. Looking back at Maxis' original.

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Trine 3 review

Depth perceptions.

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FeatureBlack & White combined the sublime with the stupid

Where the falling angel meets the rising ape.

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Lichdom: Battlemage review

Pain in the arcane.

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FeatureHow Left4Dead changed my life for the better

A little story about the wonder of a sadly departed games magazine and Valve's excellent co-op shooter.

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FeatureDeveloping by the sword

Exploring the challenge of creating authentic and entertaining melee combat systems in games.

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DayZ alpha review

Hiking prices.

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FeatureJedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast retrospective

An elegant game for a more civilised age.

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FeatureBelayed potential: The art of videogame climbing

Getting to the crux of why there are so few climbing games, and how that could change in the near future.