At the end of the day, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a fantastic port of the original MK8 on the Wii U. Far from just being a simple re-release, Nintendo threw in all the DLC from the first incarnation, then proceeded to add in extra […]

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Troll and I Review

Troll and I never ceases to appal, impugn or confound. The time I’d spent with it, I liken to a mild form of torture, like having to listen to your in-laws passive/aggressively assert their petty concerns over a burnt roast of turkey. You could call […]

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In the five-year absence of Mass Effect in my life, I’ve held out hope that Bioware would come back to its fans with all guns firing in a blaze of glory. Unfortunately, their return has been with more of a bang and then fizzle which […]

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As a series, Bomberman has its bad entries but is otherwise considered to be among the ranks of gaming classics. Super Bomberman R spits on that as one of the undeniably worst entries in the series, taking into account the time at which it was […]

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Styx: Shards of Darkness is a refreshingly obtuse stealth action game, with a snarky but endearing lead character and an old school difficulty curve. It might occasionally make you put your head through your keyboard, but once it gets going this game offers a sense […]

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Yooka-Laylee Review

Despite the dozens of complaints I have, I still had a blast playing Yooka-Laylee. At its core, the characters feel great and play well. For all the frustrating time spent figuring out some environments, I spent plenty more blissfully collecting each and every item in […]

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Super Mario Run Review

I love when Nintendo is willing to take risks. Sometimes they pay off, sometimes they don’t, but their track record is far more in the green than it is in the red. Super Mario Run is another triumph in every sense of the word, and […]

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Fans of open world adventures were absolutely spoiled for choice in 2011, with exceptional works from genre pioneers Bioware [...]

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands isn’t a Ghost Recon game. It is neither strategic or overly tactical in any way that pushes its genre forwards. It’s a pointless mish-mash of ideas plucked from a limited pool trying to push what was once a deep and […]

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NieR: Automata Review

I can’t tell you how good it feels to recommend a Yoko Taro game without first apologising for all of the shortcomings you must work through to appreciate its brilliance. By combining his out there ideas with a developer who knows how to make phenomenal […]

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