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World’s End Club – Review

Published by NIS America and IzanagiGames, and developed by Too Kyo Games, ‘World’s End Club’ is a JRPG puzzle and action-adventure game originally released on iOS devices and macOS computers in 2020, and now available on Nintendo Switch. The creative team behind this game features some well-renowned directors/writers in the

10

Chivalry 2 – Review

Developed by Torn Banner Studios, and published by Deep Silver and Tripwire Interactive, Chivalry 2 is a large multiplayer hack-and-slash game with siege-style game modes. It is available on Playstation 4|5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and PC with cross-play support, though this review will focus on the Xbox Series

8

GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- – Review

GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- is a fighting game and the seventh game in the main arch. Developed and produced by Arch System Works, I have mixed feelings about this one. At one point I liked it, then I wanted to delete it. Now, I am a huge fan of fighting games

8

Maid Of Sker – Review

Picture this, it’s 1898 and you are relaxing by the fire in your Welsh cottage and you receive a letter from your girlfriend. A simple request, journey to her family’s lovely Hotel on Sker Island and bring her home. Slightly nervous as you have never met her family, you pack

3

Outbreak: Endless Nightmares – Review

Developed by Dead Drop Studios LLC, ‘Outbreak: Endless Nightmares’ is the sixth installment to the Outbreak series which is a rogue-like horror game that supports single-player and split-screen co-op and pays homage to classic horror games such as the likes of Resident Evil. This review was done with the Xbox

8.5

BIOMUTANT – Review

Since Covid hit, we, the gamers, have been quietly waiting for a solid RPG to come and eat all our time up. Games have been quite scarce with deadlines being pushed back, production slowing down, and projects just being canned altogether. Hype is at fever pitch at the moment for

DEATHLOOP (Hands-Off) – Preview

Recently, the lovely folks over at Bethesda invited MKAU to their hands-off digital event for DEATHLOOP, an exclusive title promised back at E3 in 2019. Presented by Arkane Lyon’s very own Dinga Bakaba (Game Director) and Sébastien Mitton (Art Director), we were treated to some very impressive in-game footage and

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GTFO – Review

The definition of GTFO perfectly sums up the atmosphere, intensity, and general gameplay that is the GTFO the game. There is even an encouraging little disclaimer on the Steam page that states “Very Challenging experience, probably too hard for most players”. GTFO is not for the faint-hearted, but for fans

Boomerang X – Preview

Developed by Dang! And published by Devolver Digital, ‘Boomerang X’ has no planned release date on Steam, which breaks my heart because I couldn’t recommend this game enough. Boomerang X is all about small/medium/big arena fights with a boomerang that you get to toss and teleport while using a couple

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Size Matters – Review

This is it, my friends. Definitive proof that, despite what many of my partners have tried to reassure me, size really does matter. At least it certainly does when you’re a rapidly shrinking scientist doing your best to concoct a cure! Brought to us by the developers at Mazen Games,

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MotoGP 21 (Xbox Series X) – Review

There are a few things in this world that will remain constant; death, taxes, and yearly installments of sports genre games. While I agree that MotoGP 21 is a racing sim, the sport itself has been thoroughly explored in the latest edition of the long-running franchise. From the three-tiered campaign

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Space Otter Charlie – Review

In a world of modern-day shooters, smash and grab PVP, and intense story-driven action-adventure games, the classic puzzle platformers tend to take a backseat, but rummage around behind the seats and you’ll often find some long, lost gems hidden away. Such is the game of Space Otter Charlie; a blink-and-you’ll-regret-you-missed-it

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Oddworld: Soulstorm – Review

Oddworld: Soulstorm, developed by Oddworld Inhabitants is the newest installment of the Oddworld series and a re-imagining of Abe’s Exoddus. Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee was I believe the very first PlayStation game I ever owned when I got a PS1 for my birthday in 1997. As mentioned earlier this is the

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What Comes After – Review

“What Comes After” by Rolling Glory Jam and Fahmitsu, isn’t an incredibly long game but it is a game that will make you look at the world for the better, something we all definitely need in this trying time. What Comes After opens up the heart and the mind; a

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DOOM 3: VR Edition – Review

Bethesda’s DOOM franchise has been around for a while now, from its humble beginnings in basic 3D corridors with .gif enemies, to its most recent edition with ray tracing and high-poly enemies and environments. It is certainly one of Bethesda’s best-known titles, and for good reason; it is incredible. DOOM

9.5

Monster Hunter Rise – Review

Monster Hunter Rise is the sixth main installment to the franchise made by Capcom. It delivers the Monster Hunter hits to be expected and is out now on the Nintendo Switch, with the PC version set for early 2022 release. I will not be using the trend of World vs

8.5

Bladed Fury – Review

‘Bladed Fury’ published and developed by NEXT Studios (another Tencent studio might I add), is certainly not inventing the wheel but with its simplistic hack and slash qualities and manageable RPG elements is certainly a dang good time. In a feudal China, warring dynasties fight for power, and dark magic

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Eximius: Seize The Frontline – Review

Eximius: Seize the Frontline is a unique cross between first-person shooters and strategy-like tactical games, created and published by Ammobox Studios. Its very unique detailings and generic tactical gear create an interestingly developed game that has had the dedication of its developers and artists. Eximius: Seize the Frontline is set

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