As a sequel of sorts to the #LoveYourBacklog event in February, Ace Asunder and Later Levels also created #MaybeInMarch - this is where you select a game from said backlog and commit to it for the month. I chose God of War, a game I bought back in 2018 but for some reason continually put … Continue reading Thoughts on God of War: #MaybeInMarch 2021
Oh hi there; happy weekend! This latest Let's Chat is focused around the recent Square Enix Presents, a digital showcase in the Nintendo Direct vein that showed off several of their upcoming releases. Prior to the show starting, it was announced that there would be the world premiere of a new mainline Life is Strange … Continue reading Let’s Chat: New Life is Strange & More Square Enix Reveals!
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)
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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