Articles written by Stephen Palmer (Page 4)
August 13, 2016 - While nearly everyone else has been jetting through space, exploring exotic worlds and generally chilling out in No Man's Sky this week, I've been running around a haunted house getting scared to death by a bunch of murderous dolls. Yay.
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Super Challenge indeed
August 4, 2016 - After debuting on 3DS in 2012, the latest edition of Mutant Mudds arrives for PS4 along with its trademark unforgiving level of difficulty.
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August 2, 2016 - Previously available on PC and Xbox One, Lifeless Planet now lands on PS4 with its Premier Edition re-issue. Time to suit up, blast off and go exploring...
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Learning can be fun
August 1, 2016 - An educational game about typography might not sound like the most thrilling combination to a lot of people. However, Type:Rider is proof that games can be both informative and enjoyable.
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August 1, 2016 - Moon Hunters bills itself as a co-operative personality test RPG that encourages multiple playthroughs. But is this an adventure worth going on again and again (and again)?
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July 29, 2016 - Chambara is one of those games that has such a wacky premise it almost begs you to try it out just for curiosity's sake.
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My poor X button
July 26, 2016 - Dungeon Punks tries to be a throwback to classic arcade brawlers like Golden Axe and Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom. However, its mind-numbingly repetitive combat means it falls well short of its ambitions.
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Fails to deliver
July 20, 2016 - Ninja Pizza Girl attempts to serve up a 2D speed-runner topped with an important social message but the end result feels rather half-baked.
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Guaranteed to bug you
July 15, 2016 - MilitAnt is designed to frustrate. From bullet sponge bosses to difficult-to-make jumps and maliciously placed checkpoints, it seems to delight in making you do the same thing over and over again - no doubt partly due to the fact it only contains a handful of levels.
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Can you hack it?
July 14, 2016 - Dex is a lot of things. It's an adventure game, an RPG, a side-scrolling action game, a Metroidvania-esque platformer, and at times a top-down shooter. And thanks to a rich game world and intriguing storyline, it's also a very enjoyable experience.
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