When I first saw the leaks for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, my mind was immediately filled with images of Shadow the Hedgehog holding a gun. It seemed like an idea that just wasn’t going to work. Now that it’s here, however, I’m pleasantly surprised […]

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SteamWorld Dig 2 Review

Without a doubt, SteamWorld Dig 2 is a fantastic example of how to make a sequel. It takes fundamental gameplay elements that were already fun and finds new ways to refine them without losing sight of what was great in the first place. Between an […]

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At the end of the day, XCOM is not a game that’s meant to allow the player to feel powerful. It’s a struggle, you’re always supposed to feel like you’re on the back foot even when things are going well, and at best you merely […]

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Knack II Review

Knack II is a great example of a sequel making things right. A lot of the characters dampen the story as they did the first game, but Knack’s personality and the cartoony villains are enough to keep things entertaining. The strengths of the first game […]

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Even with significant failings in the character performances and writing, it would be impossible for me not to recommend Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. It’s been a while since I had such consistent fun while playing an action RPG as I eliminated hordes of enemies […]

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At some point in time, mainstream media gave up on the innocent girl next door trope and decided it would be better if we began to question whether our neighbour’s trimmer was more commonly used on hedges or heads. Films like Disturbia (2007), Kept Woman […]

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I think the major appeal of ARK is how much stuff there is in it. Sure, it’s half-baked, but maybe there’s an item or a raid to do that will reinvigorate me further down the line. As it stands, however, everything on offer feels unpolished […]

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In the end, I think it’s fair to say that there are two main things StarCraft: Remastered has going for it. One is nostalgia, which it feeds off simply by tastefully re-packaging StarCraft, a game which so many of us played growing up. If you’re […]

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Let’s play a game. Open up the Wikipedia page for the Lynx constellation. You need to navigate to the page for the 1995 film Babe in as few clicks as possible without leaving the site. Oh, and no typing in the URL at the top, […]

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The original Life is Strange is admittedly a series I played quite late. I was never pulled towards it when it came out despite all the positive press and my undying love for Telltale-style games. It wasn’t until last year I finally sat down, played […]

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