Puyo Puyo Tetris

Tetris and Puyo Puyo are games that rely on similar fundamentals. Clearing lines in Tetris is easy for anyone, but consistently clearing stacks of four and maximising a score takes planning and quick thinking. Popping a group of four Puyos is simple too, but creating […]

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Persona 5

For dedicated fans, Persona 5 has been a long time coming, so I probably don’t need to say much to sell you on the game. For newcomers, however, there has never been a better time to get on board with the series. Persona 5 is […]

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Berserk and the Band of the Hawk

Back in 2006, I started to watch anime at the recommendation of a friend at the time. Being that we were both new to the medium, the results of our misadventures had a spectrum of quality ranging from terrible to “OK.” One of the first […]

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Batman: The Telltale Series

The caped crusader becomes a lot less intimidating if you pronounce his name wrong. He is the night, he is the darkness, he is… The Batmun. Not to be confused with the Megamun, Aquamun or Butman, Batmun’s legacy is so long that it would take […]

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Just Dance 2017

There was one big question hanging over everyone’s head at the end of 2015 – “Will there be another Just Dance game?” Ok, so maybe it was not quite the “Who shot JR?” of this generation, but it was certainly a question circulating the interwebs. […]

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NBA 2K17

As someone who’s into video games and pop culture quite profoundly, friends and strangers are both in agreement when they react to my interest in sport with surprise. However, I’ve always been an avid sports fan and participant since a young age – and basketball […]

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Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom

Generally, when people discuss anime that have made it into the pop culture lexicon, names such as Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Bleach, Naruto, and more are thrown around. However, heading into the late 2000s, it seemed that once a year one series would receive […]

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As a long time gamer, JRPG enthusiast, and all-around man about town, I was more than eager to jump at the chance to review the latest Star Ocean game – Integrity and Faithlessness. To be fully transparent with my review, I also have to admit […]

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LEGO and Star Wars: these are just two of my favourite things. I have to be honest, though, as this is somehow the first LEGO Star Wars game I’ve played despite the fact the first game in the series launched on more than a decade […]

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII

This is the first Romance of the Three Kingdoms (ROTK) game I’ve ever played, so I can’t compare XIII to the rest of the series. On the other hand, I have read a translation of the ROTK novel, and I’ve probably played too much Dynasty […]

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