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Clustertruck

I haven’t got far enough in Clustertruck to give it a full review, but I’ve played it enough to tell you that it’s really, really good. A surreal variation on […]

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Randy’s Camera – Kickstarter

Though regular readers of my blog will know that I usually write reviews, previews and retrospectives, today I wanted to do something a little different. I’ve been checking out an indie game called Randy’s Camera, which is currently live and seeking funding on Kickstarter. Randy’s Camera is a 2D platformer with some original mechanics, based around the main character’s magic […]

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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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Scooby-Doo! First Frights – Wii

Though I often cover Wii games that can pretty much be bought for pennies, occasionally I’ll venture into a slightly higher price range. The exception I made this time is for Scooby Doo: First Frights – having always been a fan, I thought I’d give this a try, especially as the blurb and cover art looked so appealing. Though I […]

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Gunpowder on the Teeth: Arcade – Switch

Gunpowder on the Teeth: Arcade – Release Date: 25th July 2019 – $4.99/£4.49 – Also available on Steam My plan was this: download Gunpowder on the Teeth: Arcade and play through as much as possible in order to get a review out in time for release day. Given that the game releases on the 25th of July 2019, and today […]

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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 […]