Category Archives: Video Games

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

The first Yooka-Laylee game was incredible and soon became one of my all-time favourites. When I found out that its sequel would be a 2D platformer, rather than a 3D platformer like its predecessor, I was a bit disappointed. I … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

I was pretty intrigued when I found out that there was going to be an Animal Crossing game for smartphones. At the time, it had been a fair few years since the last proper instalment and I imagined that I … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo

Three years after Animal Crossing: New Leaf originally came out, Nintendo released a new version of the game with Welcome Amiibo added to the title. This updated version adds tonnes of extra content and, very nicely, Nintendo let owners of … Continue reading

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

As I start this review, I have to say once again: I love how Yacht Club Games added so much free DLC to Shovel Knight. I once read that if they had charged a single penny for each new campaign, … Continue reading

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Mega Man 2

For years I’d heard about how the Mega Man games were shining jewels in the crown of the NES, but unfortunately my experience of the first game wasn’t particularly great. I did have fun with it, but primarily because it … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong Country 2 (Game Boy Advance)

The original Donkey Kong Country 2 on the SNES is my favourite video game of all time. I’m sure nostalgia plays a big part in that, but I do think it has an excellent soundtrack, lovely visuals and highly enjoyable … Continue reading

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Hyrule Warriors Legends

This is one game which a lot of people would consider as obsolete at this point, but this is a game which gave me almost one hundred hours of fun and so I think it’s definitely worthy of praise. I … Continue reading

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SteamWorld Dig

This was an interesting looking game which I’d seen in the 3DS eshop and been curious about for some time. Recently, I finally got around to playing it and I have to say, it was quite a beautiful and enjoyable … Continue reading

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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows

Shovel Knight is probably one of the most popular indie games of all time – and with good reason: it’s good fun, it has a nice art style and a wonderful soundtrack. While it is just one main game, Yacht … Continue reading

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Clu Clu Land

There were a lot of games which Nintendo made for the NES which went on to become big franchises for them, receiving new instalments on various later consoles. However, there were also games which were never properly revisited. Sometimes this … Continue reading

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