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Review: What Remains of Edith Finch

The term ‘walking simulator’ is often used in a derogatory way, but I’m a huge fan of many games that fit the description. They’re often tightly scripted, narratively satisfying experiences that don’t outstay their welcome; heavy on atmosphere and light on frustration or direct encounters with other characters. What Remains of Edith Finch is a walking simulator with a difference […]

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Comic Book Review: Aquila: Blood of the Iceni

2000AD has a reputation for hard-hitting, violent stories that pull no punches, though these are often dressed up in fantasy or futuristic clothes. Aquila is a little different, given that it takes place in a historical setting that takes its cues from real events and even features genuine historical and religious figures. That’s not to say that the fantastical elements […]

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Review: Wanderlust Travel Stories

Version Played: Switch – Price: £13.49/$14.99 – Published by Forever Entertainment – Release Date: 27th Feb 2020 Even if you’ve played visual novels before, it’s probably fair to say that you’re unlikely to have played anything quite like Wanderlust: Travel Stories.   The narrative – or narratives, given that you’ll encounter the stories of more than one character as you […]

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Fiction: Liquid Space

Jen adjusted her suit; the mimetic fabric – studded with hundreds of thousands of minuscule cameras and screens – looking like a relatively normal black jumpsuit in standby mode. Her helmet, a bubble of opaque black from the exterior – was already making her perspire, causing condensation to fog up the glowing HUD inside. Her operator, Dex, was creating the […]