Furi

When combining genres, mixing Character Action and Shoot ‘em ups together seems like an odd combination as well as a very ambitious task. However, the Game Bakers took on this challenge and managed to execute a challenging bullet hell style game with tight melee swordplay. […]

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Mother Russia Bleeds

Beat ‘em ups were once arcade staples (when arcades were the staple) that started to go out of fashion as home consoles became more powerful and the genre itself became stale. When your 20-40 cent coin/s were at stake, each play basically amounted to a […]

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Obduction

I’m stuck. I’ve been walking around these same areas for a solid half-hour now without a damn clue as to where to go next. I can feel the end is near, the sweet, tantalising nectar of conclusion beckoning at my footsteps, but how the hell […]

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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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Worms W.M.D

One of the first games I can remember playing as a kid was Scorched Earth, which placed players in tanks and pitted them against one another on a fairly basic landscape. It had things like different weapon types, environmental factors that affected shot speed and […]

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No Man’s Sky

Author’s Note: I would love to have taken some screenshots to illustrate my points a bit better, but as you might have heard, the PC version of the game is a little crash-prone when it comes to alt-tabbing, screenshots or being opened. Apologies for the […]

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Bear With Me – Episode One

When I first stumbled across Bear With Me, I’m not sure what struck me first: the fact it’s a point ‘n’ click adventure or that it’s a noir-inspired tale starring a teddy bear detective. I’m a massive fan of crime and mystery thrillers from the […]

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Monster Hunter Generations

I was a fairly late-comer to the Monster Hunter series, only picking it up after the release of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (MH4U), and for that, I feel cheated. Why had no one sat me down and told me exactly how great this series is? […]

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Bound

Do you remember a bizarre interactive art game released for PS3 called Linger in Shadows? If not, let me refresh your memory. It’s that weird game (if you can call it that) which featured a cat, tentacle robots, and a flying Basset Hound. I can’t […]

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I Am Setsuna

Even though turn-based games aren’t my usual pick, it’s always good to get out of your comfort zone and explore an unfamiliar genre more closely. With Square Enix’s I Am Setsuna, the further I progressed, the more I realised I might need to ask some […]

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