4X games are one of those things that you either sink your life into or brush aside. There’s rarely a grand strategy game you can come in and out of, probably because grand strategy doesn’t lend itself to a time-poor lifestyle. Unfortunately, time-poor is the […]

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End


Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End feels more like a sequel to the original Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune than it does an evolution of the formula solidified in the second and third game in the series. Massive, astonishing set-piece scenarios take a back seat to exploration, and […]

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I’ve been hanging out for Battleborn for quite some time – since its announcement at PAXAus, in fact – and now that it’s here, I feel somewhat conflicted. The game isn’t bad, it just feels oddly unfinished in some areas, and, overall, it feels far […]

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Western Press


“Up, down, left, down, B, X, DINK, DINK– CRAP.” This is but one of a few dozen similar phrases uttered by me while playing Western Press, though that shouldn’t be taken as a failing of the game. Parodying the well-established trope of Western duels, the […]

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Stardew Valley


I am surprised I have managed to drag myself away from Stardew Valley to actually write this review. I mean even doing a slight amount of research for this article I just spent half an hour looking jealously at other people’s farms. So before I […]

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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada


The original Battlefleet Gothic was one of those niche games that fulfilled a very specific task. In the 40K lore, massive space battles are always spoken of in grandiose terms, and BFG tried to catch that spirit in the game. Now, we have Battlefleet Gothic: […]

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Dark Souls III


Dark Souls (2011) was a freak of a game that, despite all logic, was a massive hit. Its success was built on the cult following of FromSoftware’s previous title Demon’s Souls (2009), and its legend cemented by its superb, brutal gameplay. Although there has been […]

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Housemarque has certainly made a name for themselves in the twin-stick shooting space. Intense, arcade style fun is rarely executed as exceptionally as Resogun or Super Stardust. Alienation, a co-operative, role-playing alien shooter, doesn’t tarnish that reputation. Instead, it broadens the genre, building on the […]

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Hyrule Warriors Legends


Just a little disclosure before we begin, I am a huge Zelda nerd. The first console I ever owned was a NES, and one of the first games my parents ever bought me was the original Legend of Zelda. As I continued to grow up, […]

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Short, sweet, and a little melancholy, The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human (TAAotLH) is probably one of the shortest games I’ve ever played but will likely be one of the most memorable. Short games aren’t always a bad thing, either; there’s something to be […]

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