Dead Cells Review

Dead Cells is a fantastic melding of two seemingly contradictory design philosophies. A Roguelike at heart, the game utilises Metroidvania levels in a way that gives the player freedom of choice without making any style of play pointless. There’s plenty of opportunities to employ your […]

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Overcooked 2 Review

When I first saw Overcooked 2, I knew there was something special about the game. The fact that Nintendo chose what was a little-known, independently developed game to showcase at E3 this year alongside flagship franchises such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate demonstrated their faith […]

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In 1996, Lara Croft the Tomb Raider first appeared on our consoles and fast became a fan favourite – polygons and all. But over the past twenty-two years, a number of challengers for the title of top action archaeologist have emerged (or re-emerged) in popular […]

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It’s well known that RTS suffer from being less accessible than other genres, but I think the reasoning for why is oversimplified and under-analysed. Most people attribute the accessibility woes of RTS to their steep learning curve, but that’s only part of it. If the […]

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2013 was an interesting year for gaming, and looking back it’s easy to see why the industry is in the state it’s in today. AAA titles were being rushed out the door to meet annual release schedules, sequels were being pumped out for quick cash-grabs, […]

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Visual novels are not the irredeemable pit of weeb and anime that many people (i.e., I) think they are. There are plenty of games that poke fun at the [...]

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There’s more that goes into a collection than just cobbling together some working form of your games and dropping them onto the market, which sadly happens more often than not. Man X Legacy Collection (1 + 2) bucks that trend by offering “improved” visuals, settings, […]

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Octopath Traveler Review

For everything I could criticise about the design of Octopath Traveler, I would not hesitate to recommend the experience to any fans of the genre. Between excellent character customisation and one of the best combat systems I’ve had the joy to experience, the faults are […]

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After finishing Dead Space, I took away two big things. The first being that it’s a flawed experience, despite being a good game, and the second being that if its problems were ironed out, a sequel could be truly groundbreaking. After watching some retrospectives before […]

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is another solid port of a fantastic Wii U game, with gorgeous visuals, improved resolution, and solid puzzle-solving [...]

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