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Category: Shooter

Classic Movies 2

It Came From The Bargain Bin – 3: Stranglehold

Format Played: XBox 360 Current CEX Price: 50p It’s fair to say that, once John Woo left Hong Kong in the early 90s, his movie output struggled to match the quality of his previous films. Though his first US film – the Jean-Claude Van Damme action vehicle Hard Target (in which Van Damme has the most spectacular wet look mullet) […]

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Pawarumi – Switch

Pawarumi – Out now – $14.99/£13.49 – Published by Manufacture 43 I’m not very good at shoot ’em ups (or shmups, as they’re affectionately known among enthusiasts). Or at least, I stay away from them for the most part because I’ve found many shmups to be far too challenging to be enjoyable. Pawarumi is different, however, with unique playthroughs available […]

Forever Entertainment 2

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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Alien Syndrome – Wii

I’ve discovered a new pastime: combing through the Wii section of second hand game shops for the cheapest titles I can find – in the hope that I can find hidden gems among the shovelware. I’ve found some games for £1-£2 that have been surprisingly good; excellent, even. Even when they aren’t, there’s usually enough of interest to justify playing […]

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RICO – Switch

First person shooters are somewhat under-represented on Switch. I imagine that’s something to do with the relative lack of horsepower compared to other current gen consoles – but also, I […]