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About Rhys Wood

Rhys Wood is an aspiring video games writer. Rhys loves writing about his favourite games (and the games that make him rage) for the entertainment of the internet at large.
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The Misinformed Hatred of Linkle
1 year ago

The Misinformed Hatred of Linkle

By  •  Features

Ah, social justice warriors. A term given to a margin of internet denizens who either a) get offended over completely trivial things, b) send death threats to people who enjoy things that they hate…
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Tales from the Borderlands Review – Season One
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1 year ago

Tales from the Borderlands Review – Season One

By  •  Reviews

Borderlands is a very special franchise to me. The first game was one of the first last gen games I played back in 2009 (yes, I was a bit late to the party), and its sequel ended up being one of my favourites from that particular console era.

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Why The Forgotten City is the Best Skyrim Mod Ever
1 year ago

Why The Forgotten City is the Best Skyrim Mod Ever

By  •  Features

I love Skyrim… on PC, at least. While the base game offers a beautiful rendition of Tamriel’s wintry, mountainous north, that’s pretty much all it has going for it; after a while at least. Quests are extremely simple, the main story is a predictable bore, level scaling is…
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6 Spooky Video Games that are Great for Halloween
1 year ago

6 Spooky Video Games that are Great for Halloween

By  •  Features

Do you love Halloween, but resent the commercialisation of the traditionally Pagan holiday? Do you love video games? Then pull up a chair made of the haunted bones of your ancestors (but remember to bring a pillow, because some of those bones are sharp…
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Downwell Review – Descend into Addiction
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1 year ago

Downwell Review – Descend into Addiction

By  •  Reviews

Sometimes, all you want to do during your lunch break is get a bit of gaming time in. But what exactly do you play? Let’s say you have half an hour to an hour, tops. You can’t exactly play something that potentially requires longer to play, like a MOBA, or something that likes to space out its save points like an RPG.

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night Review – The Last Dance
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1 year ago

Persona 4: Dancing All Night Review – The Last Dance

By  •  Reviews

Over the years, Persona 4 has become somewhat of an anomaly in the industry. Starting out humbly on the PS2 in 2008, releasing to critical acclaim no less, the game gathered such an incredible word-of-mouth reputation that its global appeal led to a PS Vita re-release, two fighting game tie-ins with Persona 3, two anime adaptations, a dungeon crawler, and today’s topic: a rhythm game. Honestly, I don’t think a single JRPG has spawned its own franchise in quite the same way since Final Fantasy VII.

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3 Things the Next Super Mario Game Needs
1 year ago

3 Things the Next Super Mario Game Needs

By  •  Features

Mario is love. Mario is life. It’s hard to imagine a world without the paunchy plumber; the mascot largely responsible for ushering in the vast popularity of console gaming. Since the NES, each “main” Mario title on each generation of consoles has innovated, surprised…
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Super Mario Maker Review – Make My Day
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1 year ago

Super Mario Maker Review – Make My Day

By  •  Reviews

As an unapologetic Nintendo lover, I often consider it a bit strange that the everlasting Mario franchise doesn’t even register in my top five in terms of series created by the Big N. I certainly enjoy Mario titles and some games, like Paper Mario and the Thousand Year Door and Mario Kart 8are eternally among my all time favourites.

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Sega Bass Fishing Retro Reflection
1 year ago

Sega Bass Fishing Retro Reflection

By  •  Retro

Even though the Dreamcast sold like razorblade-embedded jelly babies, it’s hard to deny Sega’s impeccable run of software during its lifespan. I personally have waxed lyrical about these golden years numerous times, probably to the point of eye-rolling tedium.

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What Makes AdVenture Capitalist so Addictive?
1 year ago

What Makes AdVenture Capitalist so Addictive?

By  •  Features

Clicker games have certainly become a thing, haven’t they? From the marvellously tongue-in-cheek Cookie Clicker to the more RPG-centric Clicker Heroes, this bizarrely addictive genre is still in its early days, and has been refreshingly open to experimentation despite its mind-numbing simplicity.

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Dragon’s Dogma is Finally Coming to PC
1 year ago

Dragon’s Dogma is Finally Coming to PC

By  •  News

The planets must have aligned recently, because Capcom have finally seen fit to bring one of their best games from the last generation, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, to Steam…
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Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review – Kuma Chaos
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1 year ago

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review – Kuma Chaos

By  •  Reviews

FAIR WARNING: This review contains light spoilers for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. I know it’s a big ask, but I would highly recommend taking 60-70 hours of your life to play through this incredible game and its equally brilliant sequel, Goodbye Despair, before moving onto Ultra Despair Girls if you want to get the most out of its story. Read Review