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Mobile Game Review: A Lonely Alpaca

Version Played: Android – Price: Free (ad & donation supported) If it feels like only yesterday that I was talking about mobile games that can struggle to find an audience […]

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Mobile Game Review: Lab Chaos

Available Now on iOS & Android – Free (in-app purchases available) There’s a real dismissal of mobile games as ‘not real games’ or as bottomless pits of monetisation, even among those in the gaming community who would usually be considered – or consider themselves – as very open minded. Though there is an awful lot of shovelware and titles designed […]

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Review: OmoTomO

Version Played: Switch – Out Now (£8.99/$9.99) – Published by: Forever Entertainment Puzzle games can go one of two ways for me; they’re either extremely frustrating or incredibly compelling. I’m pleased to report that OmoTomO falls into the latter category. A puzzle game featuring two snake-like plant creatures trying to make their way to the pots filled with water in […]

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Film Review: Jurassic Park III (2001)

Note: My reviews of Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park can be found here and here respectively. The original Jurassic Park was a revelation when it first released. The special effects were nothing short of astonishing and it really did push boundaries, breaking new ground in visual effects technology that unquestionably changed the way that films were made, […]

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Review: Colin Thiele’s Storm Boy – The Game

Version Played: Xbox One – Also available on: Android, iOS, PS4, Switch, PC, Mac I hadn’t heard of Storm Boy before coming across the video game adaptation in an Xbox One sale, but the Australian novel it’s based on has been a perenially popular childrens book since its publication in 1966. It’s been adapted into a film twice – once […]

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Board Game Review: Duelosaur Island

My dinosaur obsession – or, perhaps more specifically, my dinosaur theme park obsession, thanks to Jurassic World: Evolution – has spilled over from the TV screen to the tabletop, with two player board game Duelosaur Island being the latest way I’ve discovered to scratch that very particular itch. The little brother of critical and commercial darling, Dinosaur Island – a […]

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Review: Roll’d

Out: Now – Price: £1.79/$1.99 – Nintendo Switch A strange but oddly compelling little game, Roll’d dumps you into proceedings without telling you anything at all – your little character running along a pathway for…reasons. It takes a few seconds – and a few failures – to truly grasp what’s going on. You don’t control the character at all; in […]

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Weekly Round Up

I seemed to cover an awful lot of ground this week; though it was at my usual pace of an article a day, it certainly felt as if I covered more than usual. So I wouldn’t blame you if you missed anything; it seems to me that it’s a good idea take a look at what I wrote about over […]

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Review: Down to Hell

Version Played: Switch – Out Now – Price £8.99/$9.99 – Published by: Ultimate Games SA I always think that developers make their lives so much harder for themselves when creating […]