Category Archives: Video Games

Starwing

When you think of the SNES, you probably imagine 2D side-scrollers and RPGs, but actually it was also a console on which you could find some of the earliest examples of 3D gaming, including Starwing, the first game in the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Banjo-Kazooie in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

This week has been the week of E3 and there have been a number of exciting pieces of video game news and announcements. There were a lot of things I was particularly impressed by, but the thing that appealed to … Continue reading

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Super Mario Odyssey

As much as the quality of the series remained relatively high, I have to say that by 2017, Mario’s games had started to become a little predictable. Sure, there’d be a new power-up or something like that, but you’d know … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

With a lot of long-running video game franchises, we really love the instalments we play as children and consider them our favourites. We then enjoy the games which come later, but never feel like the later games reach the heights … Continue reading

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog are two of the biggest icons in gaming history and, for a long time, had been rivals too. As the gaming landscape changed, Sega and Nintendo stopped working against one another and started to build … Continue reading

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Sopham

My friend Sophie and I recently started playing the game Ever Oasis together. By using the word “together” I don’t mean to indicate that the game is multiplayer, rather we’re just playing independently at the same time. It’s a nice … Continue reading

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Conker: Live & Reloaded

As a child, I wasn’t really aware of Rare being bought out by Microsoft. I didn’t keep up to date with big developments in the gaming world. This meant that when I saw Conker: Live & Reloaded in the shops, … Continue reading

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Super Mario Bros. 2 (The Lost Levels)

When most people think of Super Mario Bros. 2 they think of the game with vegetables and Shy Guys and Wart and Birdo, but not many of them think of the real Super Mario Bros. 2 or Super Mario Bros.: … Continue reading

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Smash Spirits and Absent Friends

I’ve recently been quite addicted to the game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s pretty darn good and I strongly recommend it. Its reinvigorated my interest in a series which had recently failed to excite me as much. One particularly appealing … Continue reading

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Snake Pass

When I try to think of games where you play as a snake, other than the classic mobile game, I can’t really think of anything. What’s so amazing about Snake Pass, is that it is the only game I know … Continue reading

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