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A captivating yet flawed world
December 20, 2015 - Wii U finally has a system-selling RPG. After spending the past two weeks almost exclusively playing it, I've now completed Xenoblade Chronicles X. I'm a huge fan of all things Xeno but does this installment live up to its predecessors?
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Review
A less than stellar shooter
December 19, 2015 - I have a deep, abiding love for top-down, twin-stick shooters. I love the power-ups and the spray shots and the strafing and that sweet feeling of taking down a wall of enemies with just a sliver of health to spare. Unfortunately, Zotrix doesn't seem to understand on a very fundamental level what makes my heart go all pitter-patter for those games.
Read more: Zotrix Review
Everyone's favourite rapping dog returns
December 15, 2015 - PaRappa's been in the hip-hop game longer than most rappers. This sequel to his debut title is full of fresh rhymes that'll keep your head bobbin' and thumbs tappin' so pick up the microphone and start spittin' wit' ya dog.
Read more: PaRappa the Rapper 2 Review
A crown-worthy reboot
December 10, 2015 - My fascination with Sierra's King's Quest series did not begin during childhood. I have no fond memories of exploring the magical Kingdom of Daventry, no nostalgic recollections of helping King Graham on his quest to save his family, and no hilarious stories of accidental deaths and unwinnable save-states. No, my love of the series began with a Let's Play in 2009.
Read more: King's Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember Review
Commander Video's glorious rock hard six-pack returns
December 10, 2015 - Commander Video is back and this time all six of his original games can be played on your favourite PlayStation console. BIT.TRIP has come a long way since its WiiWare debut back in 2009 so let's see if these gems hold up.
Read more: The BIT.TRIP Review
A new Peanuts video game? Good grief!
December 6, 2015 - There hasn't been that many games from the Peanuts gang over the years. Sure, we saw Snoopy take on the Red Baron and enjoy a few rounds of Tennis but this adventure promises to be grand! However, it probably isn't as grand as you're lead to believe...
Read more: Snoopy's Grand Adventure Review
Omega Force's Zenithian Warriors
December 5, 2015 - It's been years since a Dragon Quest game was released here. However, Square Enix decided to measure if western fans are still craving more of the series. Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below is now available for PlayStation 4 and PC, complete with a cast of many familiar characters as well as a few newcomers. So, grab your Zenithian Sword and let's start slashing monsters!
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Picture puzzles with Pikachu
December 4, 2015 - It's always an interesting experiment whenever game franchises unite. This new 3DS free-to-play puzzler combines the classic Nonogram gameplay of Picross with the charm of Pokemon. When you're ready, unsheathe your stylus and let's start tapping.
Read more: Pokemon Picross Review
Strap a helicopter to your bum and get ready for adventure
December 3, 2015 - You don't often get to play as a subterranean mammal yet here's Miko with an interesting new game. Don't let his cute appearance fool you, he's one greedy little fellow who loves snatching diamonds back from Evil Corp so put on a helmet and let's get digging!
Read more: Miko Mole Review
Bursting with 2D shoot 'em up bliss
December 1, 2015 - Today is a great day to be a retro shmup fan. With countless indie developers tackling the genre, it's awesome to see a classic series make a triumphant return. Get ready to dodge and shoot because this is a prime example of pure challenging old-school shooting.
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