Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Season One

In the early 2000s, the fantasy genre had perhaps its largest surge in popularity thanks to the mainstream success of The Lord of the Rings film franchise. While there was somewhat of a lull after this, eventually the heavily chronicled “A Song of Ice and […]

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Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise

Before you see James Bond (now more of a hit man who has random epiphanies, than a classic spy) in Spectre, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to play Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise. “Agent A is a spy-themed point-and-click puzzle […]

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Soda Dungeon

Numismatists, reluctant soft drink abstainers and casual gamers take note. Here is a game that will quench your thirst for a solo adventure- delivered as a novel carbonated currency themed app. Welcome to Soda Dungeon. As a savvy medieval wayfarer, you recognize the nearby foreboding […]

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Ninja Pizza Girl

There’s something about teaching and games that never quite works. 90% of the time, the games that try to hammer home a message just don’t deliver a satisfying game. There are certainly exceptions to the rule (like Particulars), but the vast majority of educational games […]

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Pokémon Shuffle Mobile

With the recent Pokémon GO announcement sending wannabe Pokémon trainers (i.e. every ’90s kid) into a frenzy, it seems only fitting to painstakingly examine every element of Nintendo’s first foray into mobile app gaming (Pokémon Shuffle) in order to better speculate about the success of […]

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Armello

When I was a kid, I loved Brian Jacques’ Redwall series – woodland creatures playing out medieval epics with swords and sorcery – and I still have the books to this day. In adult life, I’m a pretty avid board game player, with an extensive […]

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Pac-Man 256

Developer: Hipster Whale Platform(s): Android & iOS Release: 18/08/2015 I’m not a stranger to mobile games; however, I’m also not their biggest fan. I like the idea of small, cheap games that can provide a few hours of mindless, arcade-style entertainment for a couple of […]

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Bad Dinos

Developer: Insomniac Games Platform(s): iOS, Android Release: 30/06/2015 Bad Dinos is a fairly typical tower defense game. What stood out to me about it though, is its creators; Insomniac Games. The Ratchet & Clank and Sunset Overdrive developers are going crazy with projects at the […]

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Fallout Shelter

Developer: Bethesda Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 14/07/2015 Whoops. It’s been two weeks now, and I was supposed to have written a review for this. I’ve just been so busy with making my vault dwellers dance (literally) for my amusement that I got carried away. I’ve enjoyed […]

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Developer: Double Fine Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 28/04/2015 Spoiler Warning: This is the conclusion to my review of the first “episode,” which was released in February 2014. If you haven’t finished the game, I don’t recommend going any further as it contains spoilers. Consider yourself warned. […]

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