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The 10 most disappointing games of 2010

After the epic Top 20 Games of 2010, here’s a list of gaming let-downsAlan Wake (Remedy Entertainment, Xbox 360)This noir-esque “psychological action thriller” from Max Paynedeveloper Remedy emerged blinking into the sunlight after no lessthan five yea…

Back to the Future: The Game – review

PC/Mac; $24.95 (£16.22); Telltale GamesTelltale was one of the first developers to crack a profitable model for episodic gaming, thanks to an inspired reboot of the Sam & Max franchise. Now the same trick is applied to the far bigger property of Rober…

Venetica – review

Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £39.99; cert 16+; Deck 13/dtpA striking feature of 2010 has been the way in which action-role-playing games (action-RPG) have enjoyed a major renaissance – efforts such as Mass Effect 2, Fable III and Fallout: New Vegas have dragged…