Unless you've been living under a rock this past week, you've probably either been playing The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on Nintendo Switch or hearing a lot about it from those who are. I actually took a couple days off from work specifically to give myself more time to play it - … Continue reading First Gameplay Impressions of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (No Story Spoilers!)
My To-Play List: April-May 2023 Progress!
A few weeks ago, I wrote one of my "To-Play List" articles, specifically talking about which games I was hoping to play and complete before The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launched. This post is the natural follow-up to that, talking about my progress with some added thoughts on what I've played. Of … Continue reading My To-Play List: April-May 2023 Progress!
My Top 5 The Legend of Zelda Games!
There's less than a week to go until The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is finally upon us. In preparation, I thought this was an ideal time to run through my five favourite games from the series, before Tears of the Kingdom inevitably makes me re-consider my rankings! The Legend of Zelda is … Continue reading My Top 5 The Legend of Zelda Games!
Pokémon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Are the Comfort Games I’ll Always Go Back To
Being truthful, the last couple months have been rough for me in my personal life. This has included the passing of my black labrador Pippa, who's been a best friend for me since 2008. When I'm in this tumultuous headspace, I sometimes feel as if I don't know what to do with myself; even the … Continue reading Pokémon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Are the Comfort Games I’ll Always Go Back To
Sea of Stars Demo Review: Classic Appeal With A Modern Twist
The recent Nintendo Direct contained many highlights, and one standout for me was the upcoming RPG Sea of Stars from Sabotage Studio, developers of the critically-acclaimed The Messenger. In addition to the short showcase of gameplay footage, we received the announcement of a new demo for the game, which I promptly proceeded to download and … Continue reading Sea of Stars Demo Review: Classic Appeal With A Modern Twist
My 5 Favourite Announcements from the Nintendo Direct! (08/02/23)
This week, Nintendo did what Nintendo does best; suddenly drop the news of an imminent Nintendo Direct. It was announced on Tuesday and then shown on Wednesday, and was roughly 40 minutes long - which gave Nintendo plenty of time to showcase a smorgasbord of exciting games. Maybe they realised it was #LoveYourBacklog month and … Continue reading My 5 Favourite Announcements from the Nintendo Direct! (08/02/23)
10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet
As I mentioned in my last post, I'm currently playing Pokémon Scarlet, one of the two new mainline Pokémon games - you may have heard of them, haha! They feature the new, open-world region of Paldea and plenty other new innovations to the series, so there's a lot to discuss. However, with the game naturally … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet
A Little Zelda, A Lotta Farming: Takeaways from the Nintendo Direct!
Hey everyone! So, this week we were treated to a full-length, 40-minute Nintendo Direct where we saw reveals and updates for SO MANY GAMES. Seriously, if you remember the Directs we got in the Wii U days, it's amazing to see how things have changed. In this post, I'm going to briefly run through my … Continue reading A Little Zelda, A Lotta Farming: Takeaways from the Nintendo Direct!
Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Review
Hi there! This is another review I'm bringing over and polishing up from my old WCRReviews blogspot site. Batman: Arkham City, which was originally developed by Rocksteady Studios, is a well-known and much-loved game across multiple platforms, and was even updated for Batman: Return to Arkham in 2016 - but I first came across it … Continue reading Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Review
Super Crush KO Review
Developed and Published by: Vertex Pop Inc. Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PCRelease Date: Out Now! You know, sometimes games are just straightforward, distilled fun. Yes, I know, a revolutionary concept, right? Super Crush KO is a fantastic example of this, with a sharp, short story, a strong visual flair and energetic, absorbing combat platforming. It's … Continue reading Super Crush KO Review