Preview | Tunic (XBO)

I love myself a pleasant adventure, and so when Microsoft revealed Tunic during their E3 presentation last year I was already sold on the aesthetic and basic gameplay just from that short trailer. I must admit though, I completely forgot about the project until I saw the game at RTX London last year, and immediately (and too excitedly) sat down to play.

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Review | Mario Tennis Aces (NSW)

Mario and his friends have been getting into sports-related scrapes for years, duking it out across tennis, football, golf and several trips to the Olympics. As long as you don’t think to much about the odd canonical implications of them, they’re often really fun games. So enter the latest sportsball free-for-all Mario Tennis Aces for Switch! But is it advantage Nintendo, or a disappointing double fault?

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Feature | Top Ten Resident Evil Husbandos

With the release this year of the Resident Evil 2 Remake, I’ve found myself feeling really nostalgic for Resident Evil as a franchise, the iconic survival horror game series that’s been challenging and frightening gamers for more than 20 years. One thing that the series isn’t given enough credit for though is the sheer amount of prime husbandos throughout. So, consider this my attempt to rectify this gross mistake.

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Review | Timespinner (PS4)

The Metroid-Vania, or exploration platformer as I prefer to think of them, has been an essential mainstay in gaming since Symphony of the Night in 1997. Multiple developers have experimented with the formula to middling success, but I was struck immediately by Lunar Ray Games’ Timespinner, and just how much it reminded me of the classics of the genre.

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Review | Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (NSW)

Being quite the fan of the fantasy genre, it’s with excitement that I approached this Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen review. A Switch port of an enhanced version of a Playstation 3 era title, this game really needed to be special to prove it was still relevant in today’s market.

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Review | Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NSW)

You all know Super Smash Bros., that fighting game that a lot of people claim isn’t a fighting game where you can play as Kirby and wipe the moustache off Mario’s face with a hammer? Well, Nintendo have only gone and released Sakurai from the asylum he lives in during his downtime to make another one – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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Review | Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (NSW)

Personally, I’m a huge fan of JRPGs, the problem being that I often don’t have time to play them through. Ignoring my better judgement over whether it would be wise, I started Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana on Nintendo Switch, and I settled in for what I was prepared to be the long haul.

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