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[REVIEW] Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun


By Dan Spence on February 6th 2017


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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is developed by Mimimi Studios and published by Daedalic Entertainment. It’s a throwback to the real-time tactics games of the late 90s and the early 2000s that outshines its predecessors in basically every way.

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[REVIEW] Pony Island


By Dan Spence on January 27th 2016


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On the face of it Pony Island appears to be a very basic game about a cute pony jumping over fences. This simple veneer is quickly stripped away, however and the game takes a significantly darker turn. Saying too much would undoubtedly spoil the game, as Pony Island is an experience that manages to play with your expectations at almost every turn.

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[REVIEW] Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide


By Dan Spence on November 6th 2015


 

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Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide is a 4-player co-op game set in the Warhammer universe and developed by Fatshark. The game sees players working together to complete a number of missions set across various areas of Ubersreik, a town infested with insidious Skaven rat-men.
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[REVIEW] Xeodrifter


By Dan Spence on September 2nd 2015


 

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Today I played Xeodrifter, a Metroid-style 2D action adventure game developed by Texas-based studio: Renegade Kid. Xeodrifter is a game riddled with large quantities of retro nostalgia but manages to feel fresh regardless due to some interesting design choices.

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[REVIEW] Qora


By Dan Spence on August 21st 2015


 

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Qora is a 2D indie adventure game that was developed by a two-man team consisting of Holden Boyles and programmer Ciprian Stanciu. Published by Curve Digital, the game features an unusual story and a unique pixel-art style.

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