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Blood Bowl 2 - Legendary Edition (PC) Review: A Gridiron Goblin 5

Blood Bowl 2 – Legendary Edition (PC) Review: A Gridiron Goblin

Some things just go together, like peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, or deep, strategic football simulations and high fantasy settings. If some of those didn’t sound familiar to you...
Kingsway (PC) Review - Roguishly Inventive; Royally Fun 4

Kingsway (PC) Review – Roguishly Inventive; Royally Fun

If I’m being honest, I missed the whole Rogue thing when it first came around. In my defence, I didn’t own a PC until long after the days of ASCII art...
The Lion's Song (PC) Review - Complex Simplicity 1

The Lion’s Song (PC) Review – Complex Simplicity

I do, at times, think of myself as the pretentious artsy sort of person. It’s an unpopular thing to be in most circles, so I try not to go overboard with...
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs (PC) Review - A Little Less Regal 6

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs (PC) Review – A Little Less Regal

So I am one of those jaded anime fans who went through their phase of loving hyperactive, cutesy stuff and came out the other side bitter and cynical, at least as...
Sundered (PC) Review - Expectations Torn Asunder(ed) 27

Sundered (PC) Review – Expectations Torn Asunder(ed)

There was a time when video games were in a massive arms race against each other to achieve the “best” graphics. This competition resulted in an increase in technological progress at...
Life is Feudal Forest Village (PC) Review 2

Life is Feudal Forest Village (PC) Review

The first game I ever saved up my own money for was SimCity on the SNES. The game was colourful, interesting, and unlike anything I had played up to that point....
Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days Review - Forgettable Twin Stick Shooter 1

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days Review – Forgettable Twin Stick Shooter

Everyone has an opinion about overly verbose, philosophic, crime movies. While most of my friends were extolling the virtues of Pulp Fiction, I preferred Reservoir Dogs for my overly talky, ultra-violent...
The Long Journey Home Review- A Different Experience

The Long Journey Home Review- A Different Experience

To be completely honest, I did not like The Long Journey Home the first time I played it. The controls were clunky, the learning curve was steep and what I had...
Expeditions: Vikings - A Slightly Strategic RPG

Expeditions: Viking Review- A Slightly Strategic RPG

By and large, video games are exercises in overblown fantasy. Whether we are swallowing the essence of dragons, ruminating on the validity of artificial intelligence, or rummaging through a nuclear hellscape,...
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Review - Trying to be Something it's Not

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Review – Trying to be Something it’s Not

While sneaking through underbrush and scanning the horizon for the best sniper perch, and I’m forced to confront something that had been boiling in my brain for the past hour. While...
Forts Review - A Fun 2D RTS

Forts Review – A Fun 2D RTS

The nature of war is a hotly contested within the gaming space. Those in fear of impending nuclear annihilation will quickly remind you that war, war never changes, while a particularly...
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Hacknet Labryinths Review – More Hacknet

There are few things that scratch the same itch as a bad movie, and there is no bad movie that I go back to as often as 1995’s Hackers (The Craft...