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Diablo II. Blizzard North (2000) PC

Diablo 2 falls into the category of “one of my most played games of all time”. It is the game I used to play on 56k dial-up which eventually led me begging my parents to upgrade to broadband internet. Prior

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Posted in PC

Fallout 4. Bathesda (2015) PlayStation 4

War, War never changes except when you’re 5 games deep into a series then war does start to change and, bizarrely, Karma no longer seems to matter.

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Posted in Playstation 4

Final Fantasy VII. Squaresoft (1997) PlayStation

Yo, everyone i’m doing it. I am actually doing it!!! THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! I honest to god love this game,and Final Fantasy VII was my favourite game until I played Final Fantasy VI and Silent Hill 2. However,

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Posted in Playstation

Costume Quest, Double Fine Productions, Xbox 360, 2010

Costume Quest > Stranger Things. Oh, shi – *is crushed by a tidal wave of internets* I kid of course, apples and oranges and all that. But there are a few similarities between the Netflix smash hit and this little

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Posted in XBox 360

Rogue Legacy. Cellar Door Games (2014) PlayStation 4

I was harangued into buying a PS4 by Craig, and rather than playing something “new” I decided to play a retro inspired indie game because I am a curmudgeon-ey bastard who hates himself almost ad much as I hate others.

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Posted in Playstation 4

Dark Souls II. From Software (2014) Xbox 360

I loved Dark Souls, the game was pretty hard (Earthworm Jim is harder) but was as tight as a gnat’s chuff hole and not an ounce of fat in need of a trim. So when I finished it, I ┬áimmediately

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Posted in XBox 360

Dark Souls. From Software (2011) Xbox 360

Who likes smashing their face against a wall repeatedly? Because that is what happens in Dark Souls. It is a game where you headbutt a concrete wall so many times that you’ll eventually start to chip away at it. You

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Posted in XBox 360

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

Shining Force II, Sonic Software (1994) Sega Genesis

I enjoyed Shining Force, in fact I enjoyed it so much I decided to jump almost straight into the sequel. I’ll be honest, fatigue did set in a few times, and I struggled to play for long periods, but that

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Posted in Sega Genesis

Shining Force. Climax Entertainment (1993) Sega Genesis

After chatting to a number of people on Twitter, and seeing a “Top Genesis games” list that featured Shining Force as the top Megadrive game, ┬áI figured I would finally have a playthrough and see what it is all about.

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Posted in Sega Genesis
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