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OUR CONSOLE: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has always been a company that pushes the boundaries, delivering something fun and quirky with each new console. In 2001, we had the GameCube and its iconic controller, the Wii and its revolutionary motion controls arrived in 2006, and in 2012 came the WiiU,…

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REVIEW: Link’s Awakening

With the announcement of the Breath of the Wild sequel at E3 this year, the hype for The Legend of Zelda is truly at a high. The  Link’s Awakening remake is a welcome addition to the Switch as the wait for a brand new Zelda…

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REVIEW: Darkest Hunters

I’ve always loved the fantasy genre; I remember being utterly entranced by swords and sorcery at a very early age – no doubt fuelled by the pop culture renaissance that occurred across a variety of media, following the rise of Dungeons & Dragons as a…

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REVIEW: Awesome Pea

There’s a cutesy retro look to Awesome Pea that somewhat belies its nature as a super-tough, unforgiving platformer. With the default graphical settings making the game look like a monochrome Game Boy game, albeit with a distorted CRT filter (the CRT filter can be removed,…

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REVIEW: Dustoff Heli Rescue II

Strongly evoking memories of 80s arcade classic Choplifter, which saw players controlling a helicopter rescuing POWs from various side-scrolling warzones – and which had a number of outstanding computer and console ports too – Dustoff Heli Rescue II is a game that should be immediately…

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REVIEW: Box Align

Sometimes, puzzle games can be a little too complicated for their own good; layering on not just mechanics but also overly complicated menus or design elements. There’s a very pleasing minimalism to Box Align, a puzzle game by QUByte Interactive. Upon starting the game, you’re…

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REVIEW: Undead’s Building

Zombies eh? It feels like only yesterday that I was complaining that they were everywhere. Then as if to prove my point, here comes another game featuring the undead, flesh-eating antagonists. Thankfully, Undead’s Building isn’t your typical zombie game. Rather than taking them on directly…