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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...
  • An Ode To Bonking

    If you smack them upside the head, with a weapon or some sticks instead,  That’s a bonking.   If you smash them between the eyes, With some furniture laying nearby, That’s a bonking.   If you swing your heavy weight, Round and round ’til they faint, That’s a bonking....
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    Foreclosed Review (PlayStation 4)

    FORECLOSED REVIEW (PLAYSTATION 4)   Foreclosed takes place in a dystopian Cyberpunk America where identities are owned by corporations. It’s May 3rd 2084, and Evan Kapnos wakes to find out his employer Securtech has gone bust. This means his identity is up for auction. To prevent him from leaving...
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 7)

    This is part 7 of a series of reviews, looking at Studio Ghibli‘s films. You can find Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, which look at Hayao Miyazaki’s, Yoshifumi Kondō’s & Gorō Miyazaki’s directed films, by clicking on the hyperlinks.   This is a difficult review to...
  • After Playing Iki Island

    Having liberated Iki island from the talons of the Eagle Tribe, I can’t help but think about what comes next. Of course, I have already made some suggestions for what could come next; You can find those here. The pertinent question, now that I’ve finished the Iki island expansion,...