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  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 3) 

    Whisper of the Heart   This is Part 3 of Adam’s series reviewing the films of Studio Ghibli. You can find Part 1 and Part 2 by using the hyperlinks.   Whisper of the Heart (1995) is the only Ghibli film to be directed by Yoshifumi Kondõ. Written by...
  • Ark : Survival of the Fittest

    This article was written by a Guest Author for the site, Dale, who you can find on Twitch as Cosmic Saboteur.   Ark: Survival of the Fittest is a Battle Royale spin-off of ARK: Survival Evolved by Studio Wildcard; in which you have to collect materials, craft weapons and...
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 2)

    My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service & Porco Rosso.   When watching the first two Studio Ghibli films helmed by Hayao Miyazaki, they left a distinct and vivid impression on me. However, I wasn’t entirely comfortable with presenting my opinion on this until I had watched a few more...
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    Why Dying is Essential in Children of Morta

    There are many reasons why Children of Morta is a remarkable game but the one reason that has taken root in my mind is how the simple act of dying serves a much greater purpose. Children of Morta is a grindy RPG Roguelike about the Bergson family and their...
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 1)

    Nausicaä of the Valley of The Wind & Castle In The Sky.   The first two films from the iconic team of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki – released in 1984 and 1986 respectively – lived up to the billing. In popular culture both Ghibli and Miyazaki have a...
  • Rock & Stone! (Deep Rock Galactic)

    It isn’t often that I buy games on a whim. I usually have a mountain of information at my disposal before making a purchase. Even if I haven’t sought it out to begin with, I usually have a good idea about the games I think might interest me. I’m...
  • Record Of Grancrest War

    Record Of Grancrest War is an anime that aired in 2018, based on a light novel series of the same name, by A-1 Pictures. It’s an anime I enjoyed watching but as I’ve sat with it since I’ve had more and more problems with it. I enjoyed it as...
  • Dying

    There’s no escaping it. For all that we avoid talking about it in real life, it’s a prevalent part of a lot of our creative endeavours. How a show, film or game deals with the deaths of characters can often be a defining part of its perception. Game of...
  • My Hopes For Dragon Ball Games In The Next Generation

    Dragon Ball is a series with a long list of video game titles stretching back all the way to 1986. They’ve had their ups and downs but the most recent ones have been truly transformative in my eyes. DB XenoVerse 2, my favourite, is excellent while DB FighterZ is...