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    The Serpent Rogue: An Unlikeable Introduction

    Have you ever watched a video game trailer or read the synopsis of a soon-to-be-released game and felt an instant connection with it? You inevitably construct a version of the game you hope to play. The Serpent Rogue was like that for me. The synopsis promises an action-adventure about...
  • Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Review

    One of my main worries when picking up this game for review was how I would react to its graphics. I bounced off Dynasty Warriors 9 when it released a few years ago because it literally gave me a headache  looking at it. I had a few attempts but...
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    6Souls Review (Xbox Series S)

    6SOULS REVIEW (XBOX SERIES S)   In this beautifully pixelated hardcore platformer, adventurer Jack and his talking canine companion Butch journey to an abandoned castle to presumably find treasure but end up stumbling into the evil plan of a warlock who has trapped the Clifford family into Soul Crystals....
  • TUP10 Revisited – Adam 2021

    I recently joined Ben, Lucy & Aadil on Tanked Up for episode 295. One of the main topics for that was what I have dubbed “my TUP10”. However, my list of cool things from the year didn’t go entirely to plan. My own arbitrary rules for putting together my...
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    Pumpkin Jack Review (Xbox Series S)

    PUMPKIN JACK REVIEW (XBOX SERIES S)   Pumpkin Jack, from singular/lone developer Nicolas Meyssonnier, tries to kickstart a resurgence of classic 3D platformers, and it’s not a terrible attempt at doing so either. It’s only a matter of time before we’ll see a tidal wave of 3D platformers, and...
  • I Conquered My Son A Kingdom And Now He Hates My Guts

    As the recently crowned King of Bohemia I was presented with a golden opportunity; the sort that you don’t turn down. Not only did I have the means and manpower to conquer the neighbouring Kingdom of Hungary but the powerful allies I could call upon would ensure an overwhelming...
  • Star Wars: Visions Has Everything I Love About Anime

    I finally got around to watching the nine stand alone stories showcasing Star Wars in various unique Japanese animation styles. Star Wars: Visions showcases exactly what I love so much about anime. What makes it an art form that speaks to me, and so many others, in the way...
  • My Hero Academia

    I have set my stall out a few times in various pieces of writing that I believe in the “less is more” philosophy of creation. From books, to films, to video games, to music, no matter what the medium – less is often more. You want to leave your...
  • Samurai Warriors 5 Review

    Koei Tecmo’s Samurai Warriors 5 is a hack ‘n’ slash experience that is easy to fall in love with. The latest game in the Musou series features beautiful art and character design. The action speaks for itself when you see it in full flow. However, there are a few...