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  • Death’s Door review

    I have a big problem with Death’s Door, or at least with the writing of this review. Whilst I want to tell you about it, the charm of the characters, the fluidity of the combat and the sheer joy it’s brought me I’d much rather just be playing it....
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    Glyph Review (Switch)

    GLYPH REVIEW (SWITCH)   In this rolling puzzle platformer a robotic dung beetle called Anobi wakes Glyph up from a deep sleep to help aid it in finding the lost Temple City of Aaru. Buried under the sand by a corrupt machine, Glyph must restore the Temple of Aaru...
  • Geek Out Weakly 23 – Love, Death, and Robots vol. 2

    Aadil and Ben get together to talk about volume 2 of the netflix series Love, Death, and Robots. They discuss faves from both series, what they like about anthologies, disappointments, discussion of the main themes and a whole lot else besides. Our theme song is by captiveportalmusic, used under...
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    Deiland: Pocket Planet Review (Switch)

    DEILAND: POCKET PLANET REVIEW (SWITCH)   A crystal crash-lands on the minor planet Deiland, and out of that crystal comes Arco – a 10 year old boy who must defend the island’s fauna and flora from monsters. To survive on this tiny planet Arco must harvest crops, grow trees,...
  • The Balls Are Gathered & Then Scattered Once Again

    We’re finally at the end of a long journey. I’ve watched 291 episodes of anime and written 12 articles about them – including this one. That’s a lot. Easily the biggest undertaking I’ve had as a writer thus far. I actually dread to think about the word count of...
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    DARQ Review (PlayStation 4)

    DARQ REVIEW (PLAYSTATION 4)   In this horror environmental puzzler you play as a young boy called Lloyd who astral projects into a nightmare realm every time he goes to sleep. These nightmares play by a different set of rules: in this place he can walk on walls, channel...
  • Ted Lasso – Or Why You Are Watching the Wrong TV Shows

    In this lecture, I will be outlining precisely why Ted Lasso is one of the finest shows on TV, and if you haven’t seen it, will demonstrate why you are watching TV entirely incorrectly. I will be dodging spoilers as far as possible, but the odd one from the...
  • Forgotten Fields Review

    Sid is a struggling writer. He’s had some success with his first novel and is trying, but failing to capture the magic of that first book. With a deadline looming for a funding application he starts to panic. Why won’t it come to him? Brief flashes of his old...
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    Narita Boy Review (PlayStation 4)

    NARITA BOY REVIEW (PLAYSTATION 4) Narita Boy takes place in 1980s Old York (an alternate history to New York, most likely). One night while coding, a programmer is incapacitated by a rogue AI that attacks him through his computer monitor. At the same time, a benevolent AI reaches out...