Dead Cells

Games don’t excite me the same way they used to. I tend to be so cynical that I may as well have the title “of Rivia” because only Geralt and I see the world for […]

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Unforeseen Incidents

It’s with an unshakeable sense of surprise I write you this review of Unforeseen Incidents – which is somewhat fitting, I guess, given the title. A point-and-click adventure, the first from a tiny, unknown indie […]

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It’s been a busy few years for CRPG fans. After a decade-long dry spell, during which the word “isometric” was replaced by “action” at the front of “RPG,” tabletop nerds had resigned themselves to endlessly […]

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BattleTech

Everyone has their take on what a BattleTech game should be. Those of us who dream of being in the seat of a three-storey walking disaster zone believes the Mechwarrior series to be the perfect […]

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ARK: Survival Evolved

That’s it. We’ve reached peak game. At last, after more than two decades of gaming, we finally have a piece of software where you can tame and ride dinosaurs. I can already hear Blizzard closing […]

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Micro Machines World Series

I have a lot of fond memories from my childhood playing Micro Machines on the Sega Mega Drive. It’s a top-down racer with colourful graphics, unique tracks, and fast action that was an absolute blast […]

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Darkest Dungeon is such an excellent game in so many ways, and I’ve spent a disgusting amount of time with it despite the way it punishes me. Like a battered lover, the only thing keeping […]

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Rakuen

If I were to pinpoint the moment where I first developed an appreciation for indie games, it would almost certainly be during my time playing To The Moon. While basic in many of its core […]

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Dreamfall Chapters

When The Longest Journey appeared almost a decade ago, I was immediately drawn to it. It had the kind of dark fantasy plot I typically enjoy, a female hero, and it was listed as an […]

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Yooka-Laylee

Banjo-Kazooie is a nearly 20-year-old game that is still such a joy to play. Of course, a spiritual successor built by the same key creatives wouldn’t have any trouble being crowdfunded. Yooka-Laylee’s gladdening origins as […]

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