Miitopia

Hey, you all like Miis, right? Y’know, those peculiar little homunculi with blank faces floating above Rayman-esque limbless bodies? You can try to give them your face or maybe create some of your favourite characters or celebrities, but regardless of what you do with them, […]

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Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania was announced at Sonic’s 25th anniversary celebrations in 2016 as a traditional 2D side-scroller, developed by Christian Whitehead in conjunction with PagodaWest Games and Headcannon. Christian is well-known to members of Sonic’s fan community as the mastermind behind, among others, the excellent iOS […]

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Matterfall

It isn’t often we see a developer like Housemarque move out of their comfort zone when it comes to new titles. Traditionally, they’ve always been about top-down twin stick shooting, but Matterfall takes the conventional formula they’ve nail time and time again and puts a […]

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Patapon Remastered

Patapon is an excitingly unestablished idea for video games. A rhythm-based real-time strategy game sounds ridiculous, but commanding troops with different patterns makes a lot of sense. It’s a premise that allows for both rhythm-based gameplay with player agency and strategy gameplay in which the […]

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Pyre

Much like its predecessors Bastion and Transistor, Pyre is a game built upon a highly moral and philosophically thought-provoking narrative – the kind of story which makes you consider your thoughts and actions, not just in the game, but as a human being with emotions […]

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Tacoma

While there is a sizeable portion of the gaming population who seemingly dislike “walking simulator” type games, I’ve always liked them for the storytelling and relatively short length they offer that make them a perfect match for beer and rainy Saturday nights. Gone Home, by […]

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Splatoon 2

Splatoon will likely go down as the Wii U’s flagship title; a fresh and inspired take on a crowded genre during a time of lacking enthusiasm towards Nintendo. On the Switch, though, Splatoon 2 faces a much larger audience than the one that received its […]

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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

As a long time fan of the Final Fantasy series growing up, I never had a chance to play Final Fantasy XII because I didn’t own a PS2. I can still recall when it was originally released and being hesitant about how well it would […]

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Aven Colony

Many of us are looking to the stars these days. We’ve messed up our planet to the point where a concerning percentage of the scientific community believes it’s irreparable, but other planets still exist out there. We’ll just grab a couple of rockets filled with […]

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Ever Oasis

I like RPGs, and at this point in my life, I’ve played quite a few. From amazingly epic adventures through time and space to small contained quests for freedom or family, whatever the general idea is, they’re usually all a pretty solid way to blow […]

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