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Mario Party 10 Review: Booze Cruise

Mario Party is one of those game series that, like Rock Band, is best played accompanied with several friends and several bottles of something cheeky. The clue is in the title: It’s a party. It isn’t a game you’re likely to play all alone, in your pants, at two in the afternoon. […] Read more »

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Tales from the Borderlands Review In Progress (ep1-2)

If you’ve read my previous reviews of other episodic games you’ll probably know the rules by now. Each episode will get its own micro review and each is written based on the assumption that you’ve probably played the previous entry in the series, therefore you won’t mind some plot points […] Read more »

Doable: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review

Doable: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is actually the third game in the series; following on from The Critter Chronicles, the prequel to the original. As the title suggests, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is a sequel proper, set soon after the events of the original. Wilbur Weathervane, Aventasia’s […] Read more »

No Trigger Warning: Life is Strange

No Trigger Warning: Life is Strange Episode One Review

In Remember Me, Dontnod Entertainment’s debut title, Memory Remixing was an original and intriguing gameplay mechanic: rearrange someone’s memories so that, once their memories have been rearranged, they will act in the way that Nilin, Remember Me’s memorist protagonist, needed them to. Although it was a mechanic on which much of […] Read more »

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Review: Big Pointy Teeth!

(ED- This post is not by Gareth Newnham but guest writer Evan Cook – Enjoy!) I have always enjoyed a love/hate relationship with Capcom’s Monster Hunter series. On one hand we have a superbly deep RPG based around hunting monsters of unusual size; on the other hand the monsters have […] Read more »

Ḥarām Anachronism: Dying Light Review

Ḥarām Anachronism: Dying Light Review

The great advantage of the zombie, as a gameplay mechanic, is exactly that quality which had, until recently, resulted in its near extinction. Zombies are slow, relatively limited to close quarters combat, and unintelligent; put simply: zombies kinda suck. It is this very quality which made them so useful to the […] Read more »