Category Archives: Video Games

Top 5 Zelda Games

Thanks to the YouTuber PeanutButterGamer, November is sometimes referred to as ‘Zelda Month’ and it just so happens that I’ve been particularly enthusiastic about Zelda recently, so I thought I’d make a post about the series in honour of Zelda … Continue reading

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Halo 3

Halo 3 is probably the Halo game which most people know about. I remember when the game came out and just about everybody was talking about it. Back then, I was a little rigid in my gaming and wouldn’t really … Continue reading

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Spyro 2: Gateway to Glimmer

Spyro 2 is pretty much the ideal video game sequel. At its heart, it follows the same formula as its predecessor, but it enhances that formula while adding in several new features. Though I loved the original, it didn’t take … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed II

After playing the first Assassin’s Creed game, I was a little reluctant to keep going with the series. I found it to be such a dreary game and I was concerned that the second game might be a similarly unenjoyable … Continue reading

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StreetPass Quest II

I always appreciated that the 3DS came with a number of free games. SteetPass Quest was one of my favourites and I was very pleased when Nintendo went ahead and added a sequel for free via a software update! Functionally, … Continue reading

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Unofficial Chinese Pokémon Cards

A few weeks ago, I was blessed with a rare visit from my world travelling friend, Tulin. Together with my housemate Sophie, we went to get some delicious food and had an all-round lovely evening. Not only was her company … Continue reading

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The one way 3DS will always be above the Switch

I love the Nintendo Switch. It’s a fantastic new addition to Nintendo’s line of consoles. I like that it can be played on the television and on the go. I like lots of the games on it and I like … Continue reading

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Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

I kind of enjoyed playing Battletoads on the NES and I found Battletoads on the Game Boy pretty good. As the SNES is a console for which I hold a great deal of nostalgic affection, I was pretty excited to … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong Classics

Of the original Donkey Kong trilogy, it’s probably Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr. which are the most well known. Donkey Kong Classics gathers together these two iconic games on one NES cartridge. The original Donkey Kong is pretty fun. … Continue reading

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Female Versions of Male Characters

A common trope in fiction is for male characters to be re-imagined as female characters. To be honest, I think this is a fairly lazy approach to writing female characters. It feels as though writers who employee this too liberally … Continue reading

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