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Happy Mario Day!

Seeing as MAR 10 is Mario Day, I thought I’d take the opportunity to once more cover my experience with the very first Super Mario Bros game I ever played […]

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Film Review: Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984)

Though the Star Trek movies got off to a shaky start with the first film – The Motion Picture, which I reviewed here – the second film was an absolutely spectacular romp, full of high stakes action, superb writing and excellent character development. It ended on a pseudo-cliffhanger too, with the death of Spock. Despite Leonard Nimoy’s apparent desire for […]

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Review: Ski Sniper

Version Played: Switch – Out Now (£4.49/$4.99) Imagine Sniper Elite, only instead of sniping the testicles of German soldiers you’re shooting at skiers. And instead of being able to roam expansive levels, sniping at targets in whatever order you choose, generally at your own pace, instead you’re in a fixed position with only a few seconds to hit a fast […]

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Pecaminosa – Crowdfunding Campaign Launch

Though I’ve shone a spotlight on Pecaminosa a few times before, the game’s Indiegogo campaign is live as of today – so it’s a great opportunity to spread the word of this wonderful looking game once more. Billed as a ‘Pixel Noir’ game, Pecaminosa is a game that has definitely had my attention for a long time now. Dripping in […]

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Opinion: Google Stadia – Staying Alive?

This time last year (or close enough – the announcement came at GDC 2019 on the 19th of March), Google were busy hyping up their incredible looking games streaming service – Stadia. It was a massive and presumably very expensive event, for a service that was – again, presumably – very costly to develop and launch. Pre-orders for the Founders […]

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Review: Depixtion

Version Played: Switch – Price: $7.99/£TBC I first played and reviewed Depixtion last year, albeit on PC. I’m pleased to say that it’s as good on Switch as it was […]

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Oivo Switch VR Headset

I was asked to check out Oivo’s Switch VR Headset (disclaimer: they provided me with a unit to review) and I’m pleased to say that it’s a robust and comfortable alternative to Nintendo’s cardboard Labo headset, with the added advantage of the user not being required to hold it in place. The only thing that lets it down is something […]