Michael Plant

Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.

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Gaming review: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.; Deadpool; Scourge: Outbreak

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.

Gaming reviews: The Yawhg; XCOM: Enemy Unknown; Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

The Yawhg

£8.42

PC (via theyawhg.com)

Wyrmling's Workshop

****

Review: Luigi's Mansion 2

The Gamecube incarnation of Luigi's Mansion saw our hero nervously stalking in the shadows of a haunted house, hunting spooks with an overpowered vacuum cleaner.

Review: Lego City Undercover

Chase McCain's adventure is akin to GTA for kids, as the knowingly clichéd action cop takes to the open world streets as he looks to throw his arch nemesis Rex Fury back behind bars.

Review: BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite harbours some lofty ambitions as it paints its picture of American exceptionalism

Review: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

A clever, if necessarily limited, mix of gameplay styles

Review: SimCity

All is far from rosy in this eco-warrier revamp

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