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The Leisure Lab

Haymarket's new site establishes the top five most cinematic games.


The average age of gamers is rising, and as we grow up, we're demanding grown-up games. We want rounded characters, meaningful themes, inventive cinematography and incredible surround sound. In these days of HD equipped, Blu-ray capable consoles, why shouldn’t our games be as immersive as our movies?

To answer that question, The Leisure Lab’s reviewers have fired up their consoles and risked irretrievably broken relationships in order to play through their collections and bring you the Top 5 Games that can challenge Hollywood - our pick of the most cinematic games of all time. And before you ask, no, the Hot Coffee mod didn’t make the cut.

The Leisure Lab's reviews are presented by a team of experienced journalists from and, who bring their extensive knowledge of home cinema systems to bear on the task of choosing the most cinematic games of all time, and you can view the results here:

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