Grow Up

I first came across ‘Grow Home’ while scouring casual downloads on Playstation Plus, in attempts to coax a friend away from yet another humdrum round of NBA 2K. As nice as it is to see someone passionate about their go-to game, when they take it […]

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

My introduction to Deus Ex began with a trailer back in 2010—yeah, you know the one. With its iconic black and gold aesthetic, cyberpunk themes, references to Greek mythology, and one of the most famous one-liners in gaming today: “I never asked for this…” Deus […]

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Furi

When combining genres, mixing Character Action and Shoot ‘em ups together seems like an odd combination as well as a very ambitious task. However, the Game Bakers took on this challenge and managed to execute a challenging bullet hell style game with tight melee swordplay. […]

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Mother Russia Bleeds

Beat ‘em ups were once arcade staples (when arcades were the staple) that started to go out of fashion as home consoles became more powerful and the genre itself became stale. When your 20-40 cent coin/s were at stake, each play basically amounted to a […]

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Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom

Generally, when people discuss anime that have made it into the pop culture lexicon, names such as Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Bleach, Naruto, and more are thrown around. However, heading into the late 2000s, it seemed that once a year one series would receive […]

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Worms W.M.D

One of the first games I can remember playing as a kid was Scorched Earth, which placed players in tanks and pitted them against one another on a fairly basic landscape. It had things like different weapon types, environmental factors that affected shot speed and […]

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No Man’s Sky

Author’s Note: I would love to have taken some screenshots to illustrate my points a bit better, but as you might have heard, the PC version of the game is a little crash-prone when it comes to alt-tabbing, screenshots or being opened. Apologies for the […]

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Bound

Do you remember a bizarre interactive art game released for PS3 called Linger in Shadows? If not, let me refresh your memory. It’s that weird game (if you can call it that) which featured a cat, tentacle robots, and a flying Basset Hound. I can’t […]

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I Am Setsuna

Even though turn-based games aren’t my usual pick, it’s always good to get out of your comfort zone and explore an unfamiliar genre more closely. With Square Enix’s I Am Setsuna, the further I progressed, the more I realised I might need to ask some […]

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ABZÛ

Did you ever go through a phase of telling everyone you want to be a marine biologist? Do you think games are art, and would love nothing more than to explore a virtual 3D display? Do you enjoy puzzling over clues and coming up with […]

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