Yearly Archives: 2013

Review: The Wolf Among Us – Episode 1

Telltale Games have a lot to prove going in to The Wolf Among Us. Following the huge success of the wonderful and heartbreaking The Walking Dead, the question on everyone’s lips has been ‘Can they do it again?’. A fair question,

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Review: SteamWorld Dig

SteamWorld Dig recently popped up on Steam after originally launching half a year ago on the handheld 3DS. With the near-universal praise it received on that system, I knew I had to check it out on PC.

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Soapbox: The Unified Theory Of Christmas Music

When you work in retail in December, you get a lot of time to think about Christmas music.

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Review: Burial At Sea – Episode 1

Burial At Sea – Episode 1 is the latest piece of downloadable content for BioShock Infinite, and is the first entry in what will be a two-part story. It sees protagonists Booker and Elizabeth transposed from the sky to the sea,

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Short Scary Stories #2

More horror stories, written for the Short Scary Stories subreddit.

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Short Scary Stories #1

Recently I’ve been posting short scary stories to the eponymous subreddit – horror stories, no more than 3 paragraphs in length each. Below are the ones I wrote this week. Be warned – they err towards the gruesome.

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Thoughts On: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Ultimate Edition

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a seriously muddled game, on almost every level. It’s an attempted reboot of the classic Castlevania franchise, and it’s very clearly an attempt to modernise the series and bring in new fans – but it’s also

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Review: Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons

Brothers is a supremely confidently-made game, almost arrogant; it takes huge risks at almost every level, pulls it off spectacularly every time, and then points triumphantly at its own success. This is a studio showing off exactly what they can

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Review: Pigsy’s Perfect 10

Pigsy’s Perfect 10 is the DLC bundled in with the recently ported (and recently reviewed by me) Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition. It’s what makes it so premium. It’s one of the best pieces of DLC I’ve ever played.

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Review: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition

For reasons unknown, the previously console-only Enslaved: Odyssey to the West was recently ported to PC, popping up on Steam as a ‘Premium Edition’ (some 3 years after its original release). I was excited to check it out – being

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