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  • Botany Manor Review

    Lucy and Ben discuss Botany Manor, the new puzzle game from Balloon Studios and Whitehorn Games. This review is taken from the Tanked Up Podcast, episode 406....
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    One Last Breath Review (Xbox X/S)

    In this 2.5D puzzle platformer, Nature takes on a humanoid form in a last-ditch attempt to restore balance to Earth. In the guise of Gaia – a feminine figure made of roots and leaves – you must reverse the apocalyptic renderings of Mankind. Story In One Last Breath, Earth...
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    Mediterranea Inferno Review (Xbox X/S)

    Set in Italy post COVID-19, Mediterranea Inferno is a psychedelic visual novel about three Gen Z’s readjusting to reality after the pandemic. Before the viral outbreak, our three protagonists were known as the Sun Guys (which sounds so much more poetic in Italian) and were revered by their peers...
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    The Mobius Machine Review (Xbox X/S)

    The Mobius Machine is a Metroidvania Soulslite about an Astronaut who crashlands on an alien moon after investigating a distress signal emanating from its surface. The Astronaut’s robot companion malfunctions during the unsuccessful landing, so our little hero must investigate the source of the distress signal by himself. The...
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    Anomaly Agent Review (Xbox X/S)

    In this 70’s-style mish-mash of martial arts and futurism, you take on the role of Agent 70, who works for an anomaly detection bureau. This 2D combat-centric Platformer is like James Bond meets Star Wars – use your espionage skills to take down an army of clones, and look...
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    Lords of Exile Review (Xbox X/S)

    Lords of Exile is an homage to linear 8-bit Action Platformers and within the first 20 minutes, I knew I hated it. As a callback to classic NES games, it features all the archaic physics and controls that I had hoped we had abandoned by now. Lords of Exile...
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    Froggie – A Retro Platformer Review (Xbox X/S)

    Froggie – A Retro Platformer does exactly what it says on the cartridge, so to speak. It’s a 2-bit Platformer where the titular Froggie hops, wall climbs and slides through 100 levels. Story Froggie – A Retro Platformer has no story but if I had to make one up...
  • Immortality PS5 Review

    Taken from episode 394 of the Tanked Up Podcast...
  • Arizona Sunshine 2 Review

    Alright, so, I’ve got a thing for zombies—no shame in that. I mean, zombies have always been my go-to monster across all media. And being a VR player, I’ve had my fair share of slicing and dicing virtual undead. Now, once upon a time, Arizona Sunshine was the undisputed...