Going Full Circle: Revisiting the Pokémon Ranger Trilogy (& Why It Should Return)

Oh hi there! This post is part of Pokémon: Creator's Catch, a collaboration event created by NekoJonez. In this collaboration, creators from all over have united to cover the Pokémon series for the 25th Anniversary today! You can go to the hub page for this by clicking here, where you can find links to other … Continue reading Going Full Circle: Revisiting the Pokémon Ranger Trilogy (& Why It Should Return)

The Long Way Round: #LoveYourBacklog Month 2021

It feels as though the backlog is a unavoidable part of being a gamer - however well-intentioned, sometimes buying a game doesn't end with ticking it off your personal to-play list. Even if you are enjoying the game, sometimes stuff just gets in the way, whether it be other games, different media, or other responsibilities … Continue reading The Long Way Round: #LoveYourBacklog Month 2021

Mario Strikers Charged Football Review

Developed by: Next Level Games Published by: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U Release Date: Out Now! The first Mario football game - Mario Smash Football on the GameCube - was distinctive in how, well, un-Mario it was. Whilst sports spin-offs such as Mario Kart involve taking out your opposition and claiming victory through … Continue reading Mario Strikers Charged Football Review

I Choose You: Pokémon 25th Anniversary Celebration Tag

This year is a landmark one for Pokémon; the popular catching-and-battling series is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of Pokémon Red and Green, and there are subsequently lots of events - both from The Pokémon Company and fans around the world - happening all year long! With the actual day of the Anniversary … Continue reading I Choose You: Pokémon 25th Anniversary Celebration Tag

The Medium Review

Developed by: Bloober Team Published by: Bloober Team SA Platforms: Xbox Series X/S (Series S Reviewed), PC Release Date: Out Now! Sometimes, you just get a feeling from a trailer or pre-release marketing that a game may resonate with you. For example, I recall it happening for Celeste, and now it has occurred again with … Continue reading The Medium Review

Blog Update: Thanks for 100 Follows!

Hi there, and welcome to another of my occasional blog updates. The main reason for this one is to touch on the site recently reaching 100 followers! Whilst it is perhaps a relatively small milestone, it feels significant to me; so, whilst I am going to keep this short (I would like to avoid being … Continue reading Blog Update: Thanks for 100 Follows!

Gaming Photo Album: Sea of Thieves

Seriously, one of my favourite features of the Xbox Series S is the ease of taking screenshots. The input is well-placed in the middle of the controller with lots of surrounding space, making it inviting to press as you play (pro tip - turn off the notifications for when recordings begin and end, it stops … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Sea of Thieves

5 Genres Supergiant Games Could Tackle Next

Last year, developer/publisher Supergiant Games rightly garnered a lot of praise for the mega-hit roguelike Hades, which opened the company up to a much larger audience beyond the relatively cult following it had after the releases of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre. Now, hopefully, people have been searching out their back catalogue after enjoying Hades, and … Continue reading 5 Genres Supergiant Games Could Tackle Next

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

Oh hey there! Before we get into the review proper, just a quick note. This review is taken from my WCRReviews Blogger site, which I ran back nearly a decade ago. Now I have returned to more frequent writing, I thought it would be a good idea to unify that site with this one by … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

Let’s Chat: Our Most Anticipated Games of 2021!

So here we are, in 2021. After video games were one of the few bright spots of 2020, that trend is set up to continue this year - there is plenty to get excited about, whether that be announced games or whispers from the rumour mill. Joining me for this first Let's Chat of 2021 … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Our Most Anticipated Games of 2021!