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Psychonauts. Double Fine (2005) XBox

I’ve been putting off writing about Psychonauts for *checks notes* ever. Our relationship is…complicated. Layered. Not like an onion, but like a 3 tiered cake where the middle layer hates my guts but the outer layers love me and want

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Posted in XBOX

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. Intelligent Systems (2005) Gameboy Advance

Fire Emblem (2003) was a game that had a tonne of potential, but was ultimately let down by the fact that it tore up it’s own rule book two thirds into the game and had maddening difficulty spikes. Additionally, it

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Posted in Gameboy Advance

UFO: Aftershock. Altar Games (2005) PC

UFO: Aftershock is the sequel to UFO: Aftermath, and is not officially related to UFO: Enemy Unknown (X-Com: UFO Defense). Interestingly, the 3rd game in the series, Afterlight, is not a sequel to Aftershock in terms of the story. Of all

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Posted in PC

Indigo Prophecy (AKA Fahrenheit). Quantic Dream. PS2 (2005)

Fahrenheit – the story of a lonely man with a passion for thermometer repair. Nah, just kidding, he’s done a murder.

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Posted in PC, Playstation 2, XBOX

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell : Chaos Theory (2005), Ubisoft, Xbox

As “an overgrown adolescent who thinks himself clever”, I’ve got my fair share of opinions. One of those is that if you throw shade at somebody you’ve never met because they didn’t like your favourite game, well golly, you might

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Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, Midway (2005) PlayStation 2

I have a history with Mortal Kombat, I used to think it was the greatest thing ever, but after replaying 1, 2, 3, and bits of Sub Zero: Mythologies, it became clear to me that Mortal Kombat wasn’t just a

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Posted in Playstation 2

Resident Evil 4, Capcom, (2005) Nintendo Wii

I am not sure how to do this one. Resident Evil 4 is a great game, but is it really a Resident Evil game? For the uninitiated, there is no Umbrella, there are no Zombies, there are no Tyrants, no

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