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Guardians of the Galaxy game review

When I first saw the reveal trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG for short), my immediate reaction was trying to skip the segment but forgetting it was a live show and begrudgingly sitting through it. Then, the game came out and it was a resounding success with critics and fans alike; so, I stopped […]

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The Last Stand Aftermath

I’m always on the lookout for good roguelikes, so a recent one I got into is The Last Stand: Aftermath, which is a zombie roguelike that mostly does what you’d expect (but really well) and has a few neat tricks up its sleeve. Beyond some excellent gameplay and a really addictive game loop, what kept […]

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Nobody saves the world is a fantastic game

Drinkbox studios claim to fame is the excellent Metroidvania franchise Guacamelee! that consists of two games I really like yet I never finished. I really enjoyed them and found them to be great, but then something distracted me, and never thought about them again; I have great respect for them and are some of the […]

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Is difficulty a good metric for quality?

Most of us had that conversation before and will have it again many times, whether it’s us criticizing something as “simple” or whether it’s someone else criticizing something we like as “easy”. I’ve had this conversation recently about music, movies, games, anything under the sun can fall into that category. For me, the answer is […]

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The 1 to 5 on games: The Gunk

This format is a shorter, more to-the-point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant a more […]

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The Forgotten City game review

In the world of video games, 2021 will be remembered for one thing: Time-loops. Appropriate for a year where most of us had expected to return to normality after a year during a pandemic, yet even beginning to return to that past normality was met with further lockdowns and setbacks, as if we were stuck […]

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Sable game review

There’s an area in Sable that is a shipyard/graveyard of old ships. As I waited to complete a quest that needed some time to pass, I decided to venture into that area one last time, before completing the game; I realized that this vast, open space filled with dead ships can be connected to the […]

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Psychonauts 2 game review

When this year’s Game Awards nominations were announced, one of the most noteworthy news was that Xbox is the most nominated publisher of the year – the other one being the controversial snub of Forza Horizon 5 from the Game of the Year category. That news alone points to how far Xbox has come in […]

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Unpacking review and a discussion on game pricing and worth

Gaming discourse can be a fun space to interact with. I remember back in 2017 when Odyssey was first revealed and people (including myself) absolutely lost their minds when Mario had nipples; all that additional power of the Switch utilized to give Mario what he has been missing all these years: Nipples. It was some […]

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The 1 to 5 on games: Dodgeball Academia

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]