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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! 51allout’s Guide To Don Bradman Cricket ’14

Want to be an expert at Don Bradman Cricket ’14? Well, keep looking. Want to be a little less shit? We may be able to help…

3 Comments | September 10, 2014 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #11: Don Bradman Cricket ’14

Good cricket games are about as rare as Indian Test victories away from home. Could we really see both in the same year?

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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #10: International Cricket (NES)

Our list of cricket games to review is becoming perilously short, hence the need to turn to a ‘classic’ whose best feature is its frankly awesome cover art.

No Comments | April 27, 2013 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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In the Air! And Safe! And Out! #9: Brian Lara Cricket ’96 (Megadrive)

Now is the winter of our discontent, where the only international cricket on offer is Zimbabwe vs. Bangladesh. So we have cracked out a classic video game instead.

No Comments | April 18, 2013 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
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An In The Air! And Safe! And Out! Special: Introducing Steve Smith International Cricket

So incensed were we at the state of the cricket video game market, we decided to concoct our own effort. Honestly, the best thing about it is probably the cover art. Which still puts it ahead of most efforts available these days.

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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #8: EA Sports Cricket 2004 (PC)

In our latest review we do our very best to avoid libeling EA Sports. We think we were mostly successful. Fingers crossed.

1 Comment | November 10, 2012 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #7: Shane Watson’s Power Play Cricket (Nintendo DS)

The Nintendo DS is home of some of our favourite games in the whole world: Animal Crossing, those weird ‘hands on’ Japanese dating games and Shane Watson’s Power Play Cricket.

1 Comment | October 27, 2012 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #6: Shane Warne Cricket ’99 (Playstation)

You may know this game better as Brian Lara Cricket ’99. Either way it’s an absolute belter, and one of the very best ever made in the genre.

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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #5: Wii Cricket (Wii)

Wii Cricket: the Bryce McGain of cricket games.

No Comments | September 9, 2012 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
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In The Air! And Safe! And Out! #4: International Cricket 2010 (Xbox 360)

The Xbox 360: like a ZX Spectrum, but with better quality tapes.