The Novelist

So I thought it was about time I wrote my next review. It was then that I realised that I never wrote this review. Oops. The Kaplan family has temporarily moved to new house, led there by the husband and author, Dan Kaplan, who is suffering from writer’s block. But it just so happens that […]

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Contrast

So I’m aware I’m a little bit late for this one. Winter has truly come which means I’m unable to hold back the tide of the work that is amassing. Not only does this mean I’m unable to find the time to write, but also unable to find the time to play the games I […]

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Helldivers

There are three things that Arrowhead game studios seem to exalt: Cooperative, action multiplayer Satirical humour Friendly – fucking – fire On average, I accidentally shot my companion in the back once every mission. And considering that the mission times range between five and twenty minutes, that’s a lot allied blood on my hands. Helldivers […]

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Life is Strange (Episode 1)

Short of a long, waxed beard; cafes where non-coffee drinks are served in jars; and black, square-rimmed glasses,  Life is Strange is the epitome of hipster. The main character, Maxine, uses an old Polaroid camera; gets bullied by a short-haired girl who uses an iPhone and looks like her wardrobe came from the 70s (ironically […]

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Armikrog

Looks like my Christmas break is over. Another successful kickstarter and for that I thank the gaming gods. I have a couple of pledges that are several years old and there is a strong chance that I’ll never see the reward (despite the constant excuses from the “kickstartees”). Armikrog is the kickstarted creation of Pencil […]

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