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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Armikrog

Having played many point-and-click adventures throughout my childhood, The Neverhood was always a standout for me with its quirky humour and claymation art style. I remember being glued with interest by the oddly-shaped hero, Klayman, and the world he lived in; it was unlike any […]

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX

As an avid rhythm gamer, I’m always on the lookout for a new title I can sink my teeth into. Unfortunately the number of games I find that fit the standards of what I’m looking for are few and far between. When I heard that […]

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LEGO Jurassic World

Developer: TT Games Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 12/06/2015 I told myself I wasn’t going to review any more Lego games; after all, there weren’t any franchises left that I had been dying to see as playable Lego characters. Next minute, playable dinosaurs, movie-accurate worlds and a […]

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Splatoon

Developer: Nintendo Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 30/05/2015 Leave it to Nintendo to take the dullest, iterative and derivative genre of the times and shoot pink ink right in its face. I rarely find a reason to play realistic racing games or hyper-technical fighting games; […]

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Mario Party 10

Developer: Nintendo Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 21/03/2015 Mario Party 10 brings everyone’s favourite minigame filled board game to the Wii U with amiibo, the gamepad, and HD visuals. For better or for worse, this release inherits much of Mario Party 9’s ideas and qualities, […]

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Developer: Grezzo Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS Release: 14/02/2015 The main story of Majora’s Mask is standard apocalypse-averting Zelda fare though there’s so much more to the game what appears on the surface. While searching for Navi, the fairy that accompanied him during his adventures in Ocarina […]

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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth

Developer: Atlus Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS Release: 04/12/2014 There can be a lot of hesitation when a crossover game is announced, particularly when each individual franchise is incredibly popular and has its own large fanbase. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth combines the Persona and Etrian […]

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Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

Developer: Nintendo Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 03/01/2015 I wasn’t expecting much with Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, but I’ll be damned if it wasn’t a great little title to start this year for Nintendo. You start playing the moment the game loads, placing you in […]

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 21/09/2014 SSB4-3DS* was rad and all, but let me tell you about a little game called SSB4-WiiU**. This game makes me feel like a kid again because in so many ways, whether intentional or not, it feels like a really […]

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