Stray review – I taut I taw a puddy-tat

Even now, I still can’t help but being blown away by the sheer level of popularity generated by Stray. It’s gameplay trailer back in June (2022) very obviously took the internet by storm, so it was a bit of a shock to me to discover it had teaser trailers dating back to 2020. One only […]

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Life is Strange: True Colours review – I refuse to spell it as “colors” and I will fight any Americans who say otherwise

For those of you keeping track, my opinion of the franchise of Life is Strange has been basically on a downhill trend ever since its inception. I quite liked the original by devs DontNod and then also kinda-sorta liked the prequel Before the Storm, but believe it was basically ruined by an absolutely garbage ending […]

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Alien: Isolation review: Maybe I’m the monster? No, the monsters are definitely the monsters

I like horror games. This might come as a surprise given how infrequently I talk about them, but that’s because I do not deal well with horror. I need lots of tea breaks, pauses where I try to get my heart rate out of the thousands and comforting reassurance that the big scary monsters are […]

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Life is Strange 2 review – This is why My Hero Academia would never work

I have something of an odd relationship with Life is Strange. I overall have pretty favourable memories about the first one, which is reflected in my review. I had my niggles, but I thought that the game largely did a lot right with its storytelling. Having said that, I’ve also repeatedly had discussions with Lamios about this and […]

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