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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 4

I’m a massive fan of the Jackbox Party Pack games – they’re simple, hilarious and inventive game collections that pretty much anyone can play – and the barrier to entry is incredibly low, given that players can use any internet connected device to play while the main action plays out on the TV. There are six Jackbox Party Pack collections […]

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Review: Bug Academy

Version Played: Switch (also available on PC) – Price: £11.69/$12.99 – Published by: Ultimate Games Every now and then, a game comes along which really surprises you. Not always in a good way of course. Thankfully, Bug Academy is a game that surprises for the right reasons. A game about different types of insects working their way through lessons at […]

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Mobile Game Review: Minecart II

Version Played: Android (free) – Also available via itch.io ($1 minimum) The latest game in Kuneko’s planned series of minigames launching throughout 2020, Minecart II is a first person jaunt through a mine in a runaway cart. It’s a simple, straightforward affair and, though ad supported like other Kuneko games, the ads feel far less intrusive this time – and […]

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Review: Colin Thiele’s Storm Boy – The Game

Version Played: Xbox One – Also available on: Android, iOS, PS4, Switch, PC, Mac I hadn’t heard of Storm Boy before coming across the video game adaptation in an Xbox One sale, but the Australian novel it’s based on has been a perenially popular childrens book since its publication in 1966. It’s been adapted into a film twice – once […]

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Goosebumps Horrorland – Wii

Though I was a little too old for Goosebumps when it first released – being the ‘edgy’ teenager that I was in 1992, my tastes for scary fiction skewed way higher, with my favoured authors at the time being Stephen King and James Herbert – I’ve nonetheless read quite a few of the books in the last few years. There’s […]

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The Game Party Series: A Retrospective

Minigame collections were a staple on Nintendo’s Wii; following the enormous success of Wii Sports in bringing families together and shifting consoles themselves, given that it was included with the hardware, publishers fell over themselves to sell the huge Wii audience another set of games. Not many met with much success, however – for every well made collection, it felt […]