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Terrorhythm – Switch

Terrorhythm – Out Now on Switch (£8.99) – Published by Forever Entertainment There’s an immediate appeal to Terrorhythm’s beautifully stylised visuals and pulsing electronic soundtrack; it’s intoxicating. Feeling like a hybrid of the beautiful, compelling synaesthesia of Rez and – to me, at least – NES/arcade classic Kung Fu/Kung Fu Master, Terrorhythm eventually hits all the right notes, but there’s […]

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Batman: The Brave and the Bold – DS

Based on a cartoon that was broadcast between 2008-2011, Batman: The Brave and the Bold (which released in 2010) takes the show’s concept of featuring a different super hero team up in each episode and turns it into a fun, straightforward platformer with a few neat touches. The cartoon series was excellent; many episodes featured a pre-credits scene which quickly […]

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The Magic of Wii/DS Connectivity

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke Though connecting consoles is hardly impressive these days – especially when you can even play multiplayer games cross-platform, across computers and consoles from different manufacturers – there was a time when it felt like magic. Though the Wii and DS could link up and share information or unlock […]

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A Birthday Story

So another birthday is drawing to a close. This one was my 42nd. It doesn’t even seem possible. When you’re a kid – even when you’re a teenager – being […]