Rik Henderson

Rik Henderson has been writing about videogames and technology for the best part of 33 years. Also a former deputy editor of Home Cinema Choice, he not only enjoys playing games, he looks to do so in the best formats possible. Currently also a senior editor of news & features on Pocket-lint, he has edited and written for a wide variety of magazines, including CVG, Your Commodore and PC Review. He also appeared and produced on 90s TV shows, GamesMaster and Games World.
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    PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: Which Next-Gen Console is Best?

    by Rik Henderson
    PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: Which Next-Gen Console is Best?
    We compare Sony's PS5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X game consoles and try and resolve the thorny question - which one is best?  
  • Gaming Review

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    Sony PlayStation 5 Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Sony PlayStation 5 Review
    Sony's new games machine is here. The PlayStation 5 is bursting with power, has decent games at launch and the best controller on the planet.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Microsoft Xbox Series X Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Microsoft Xbox Series X Review
    The teasing, the previews, the information one-upmanship are all over now and the Xbox Series X, Microsoft's newest gaming and media powerhouse, is finally here.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (PS4) Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (PS4) Review
    A remaster of the first two games in the Tony Hawk series: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (1999) and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2000) which includes tricks introduced in later games such as the revert, spine transfer and wall plant plus the ability for players to create their own skater and skate park.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review
    Paper Mario returns at last, with his first appearance on the Nintendo Switch being one of 2020’s biggest gaming releases.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Ghost of Tsushima Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Ghost of Tsushima Review
    Evoking the samurai movies from such well-renowned directors as Akira Kurosawa, Ghost of Tsushima is quite beautiful and offers your samurai character the chance to try new warrior tactics in the fight against invading forces.  
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    The Last of Us Part II Review

    by Rik Henderson
    The Last of Us Part II Review
    The Last of Us Part II explores the next chapter in Ellie's struggle for survival in a post-apocalyptic United States as she comes into conflict with a mysterious cult.  
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    Final Fantasy VII Remake Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Final Fantasy VII Remake Review
    Square's classic Final Fantasy VII has had the remake treatment - will this updated retelling find a whole new generation of fans and still hit all the right nostalgia buttons?  
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    Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (Nintendo Switch)

    by Rik Henderson
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (Nintendo Switch)
    Nintendo's first Animal Crossing for Switch sees your character persuaded to move to a desert island by a brochure that promises "A carefree new life just beyond the horizon." Does it live up to that pledge?  
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