Manny Brown

Manny Brown (Google+) has been writing videogame articles and reviews since 2007, joining the AVF team in 2010 after several years' freelance work and twelve months as a full-time editor on a gaming website.

In-between writing reviews and helping out with games PR contact for AVF, Manny splits his gaming time between PC, PS4, Xbox One, 3DS, Vita and the Dreamcast, forever holding a flickering torch aloft for the sadly-defunct Sega hardware.

You can also find him cursing the luck of Cardiff City Football Club, watching terrible films at the cinema, digging an allotment, spluttering at the gym or tinkering with the TV settings for the fifteenth time in an evening.

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    Sennheiser G4ME One Gaming Headset Review

    by Manny Brown
    Sennheiser's balanced sound comes to the world of videogames.  
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  • Gaming Review

    QPAD QH-90 Gaming Headset Review

    by Manny Brown
    The highly-regarded QPAD QH-90 remains evergreen, but it is ever-great?  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Screamride: Xbox One Review

    by Manny Brown
    Rollercoaster Tycoon meets Angry Birds meets Wipeout. Bite-size fun from Frontier Developments.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Dead or Alive 5 Last Round PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    A final chance for one of the best fighter's of last generation to find a new audience.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    The Escapists: Xbox One Review

    by Manny Brown
    Prison Break by way of Skool Daze, The Escapists is a sandbox like no other.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Evolve PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Asymmetrical multiplayer comes to the fore in this co-op sci-fi shooter from Turtle Rock Studios.  
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  • Gaming Review

    Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    With one eye on Akihabara and another on pseudo-vampires, Akiba's Trip fuses neither into a compelling videogame.  
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  • Gaming Review

    Saints Row IV: Re-Elected PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Re-Elected bundles everything Saints Row IV into one neat package, then sends you all the way to hell.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Blue Mo-Fi Stereo Headphones Review

    by Manny Brown
    We take a look at popular Blue's very first headphones, complete with integrated amplifier.  
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  • Gaming Article

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    Best Local Multiplayer Games of 2014

    by Manny Brown
    Trivia, karts, bullets and arrows. These are the best local multiplayer games of 2014.  
  • Gaming Article

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    Best Wii U Games of 2014

    by Manny Brown
    Retro, modern and classic: these are the best Wii U games of 2014.  
  • Gaming Review

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    WWE 2K15 PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Does WWE 2K15 mark a serious departure for a long-running series?  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Far Cry 4: PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    We take a look at Ubisoft Montreal's iteration on Game of the Year contender Far Cry 3  
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  • Gaming Review

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    PES 2015 PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Konami's celebrated series gets a new-generation overhaul. Join us as we delve into why that matters.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Bayonetta 2 Wii U Review

    by Manny Brown
    We take a look at Platinum Games' Nintendo-published sequel to one of the greatest action games of all time.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    NBA 2K15 PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    NBA 2K15 for the Playstation 4 proves that the best just got better, even if it still plays with a persistent injury.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Corsair K70 RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

    by Manny Brown
    We take a look at Corsair's update to their hugely popular K70 mechanical gaming keyboard.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    FIFA 15 PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    EA's annual update to its football juggernaut continues, but this time with feeling.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    The Sims 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    The Sims continue their bizarro-world journey, but this time acting on a whim.  
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  • Gaming Article

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    Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros Roundup

    by Manny Brown
    Batman! More Batman! Mortal Kombat X! Shadow of Mordor!  
  • Gaming Article

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    Gamescom 2014: Evolve Preview

    by Manny Brown
    Asymmetrical multiplayer comes to the fore in this co-op sci-fi shooter from Turtle Rock Studios  
  • Gaming Article

    Gamescom 2014: PES 2015 Preview

    by Manny Brown
    A challenger appears.  
  • Gaming Article

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    Gamescom 2014: FIFA 15 Preview

    by Manny Brown
    FIFA returns with a familiar suite of tweaks. Is it enough to keep the throne?  
  • Gaming Review

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    LIGHT PC Review

    by Manny Brown
    You can hack terminals and hide bodies in this stealth game from Just A Pixel but the fun fades quickly.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Mousecraft PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    A cross between Lemmings and Tetris, with an added dose of cheese.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    GRID Autosport Review

    by Manny Brown
    Mixing five different tiers of racing discipline, Codemasters' latest GRID title pools its all of its expertise into one title.  
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  • Gaming Article

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    E3 2014: EA Press Conference Reaction

    by Manny Brown
    EA's 2014 roster of sports, guns, cars and Sims comes home to roost in the LA heat of E3.  
  • Gaming Review

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    Bound by Flame PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Bound by Flame looks to capitalise on a captive next-gen PS4 audience with its Tolkien-esque fantasy mashup gameplay.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Spidey's back! Blander, choppier and disappointingly more average than ever before.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Sportsfriends PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Four award-winning sports-themed mini-games that bring back the glory days of local multiplayer.  
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  • Gaming Review

    Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day PS3 Review

    by Manny Brown
    A schoolgirl with mysterious powers takes on an army of monsters, tentacles and pomeranians on a quest for revenge.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Dark Souls 2 Xbox 360 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Manny Brown reviews Software's masterful follow-up to one of the best RPGs of recent times. Fear. The. Dark.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode 2 PC Review

    by Manny Brown
    Burial at Sea is a two-part DLC series for Irrational's Bioshock Infinite, taking the adventure back beneath the waves to pre-war Rapture.  
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  • Gaming Article

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    Titanfall: A PC Perspective

    by Manny Brown
    Crafted by one of the co-creators of Call of Duty and other key developers behind the Call of Duty franchise, Titanfall is among the most highly anticipated games of 2014, having been shrouded in mystery for nearly three years.  
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    Bravely Default 3DS Review

    by Manny Brown
    Crystals, airships, sullen teenagers with the power to save the world. Stop me if you've heard this one before.  
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  • Gaming Article

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    Frozen Endzone: Early Access

    by Manny Brown
    Frozen Endzone is a simultaneous-turn-based tactical game set around a brutal futuristic sport played by robots. Sound familiar?  
  • Gaming Review

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    Knack PlayStation 4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    Knack is lead PS4 architect Mark Cerny's first game project in years, combining a platformer and a brawler in a mascot-driven adventure.  
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    Dark Souls 2: The First Hours

    by Manny Brown
    A sneak peak at FromSoftware's follow-up to their surprise dungeon-crawling fantasy hit. Just as rock hard as the original.  
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    Zoo Tycoon Xbox One Review

    by Manny Brown
    Management games on consoles? Turns out there is hope after all and Zoo Tycoon might sway you.  
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  • Gaming Review

    Resogun PS4 Review

    by Manny Brown
    A neon-tinged rendering of arcade classic Defender, gussied up for your PS4.  
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