Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is a game that wears its limitations and shortcomings on its sleeves. It has many things about it that I don’t particularly like and yet it is also somehow very worthwhile. It provides a really nice place to explore and […]

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To tamp it down for you: Beans is not good if you’re expecting a genuine simulator, or if you want something that relates what it’s like to work in or manage a cafe, or if you want a game with any depth or longevity to […]

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I realise I’ve been mostly negative about Birthdays the Beginning, which probably makes it seem like more of a shambles than it is. It isn’t terrible, it’s just dull, and it feels like it should be better. I can sense it distantly appealing to the […]

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Old Man’s Journey is a visually stunning, accomplished small game that mostly achieves what it sets out to do. If you’re looking for some gentle environmental puzzling, you’re bound to enjoy what’s being offered, and you may even get something out of the story along […]

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Quake is back! Although, I guess it was only a matter of time given every other IP under the sun is getting the reboot treatment. Just over the horizon, the Quake we know and love, cloaked in modern graphics, is marching itself unapologetically into the […]

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I’ll be honest with you, there are several reasons I think I’m under-qualified to evaluate this particular game: (1) I’ve never read the Guardians of the Galaxy comics (or any Marvel or DC comic series for that matter – I mean, where do you even […]

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As 2017 rolled around, I partook in the great yearly tradition of reading end-of-year lists to work out which games from the year before I’d missed and should catch up on over summer. Pony Island, by one-man-team Daniel Mullins, came out the previous January, which […]

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