Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review

A feline frenzy. The colossal Super Mario series has always been a pristine vessel of impeccable refinement, brilliant innovation, and unapologetic nostalgia. Both its 2D and 3D affairs are ground-breaking masterpieces that undisputedly defined a medium of unparalleled engagement and escapism. Its branching sub-series and experimental genres are equally as refined and exceptionally masterful, providing […]

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Spiritfarer Review

An occasionally rocky voyage across the sea… As a welcomed amalgamation of Metroidvania style progression, intuitive platforming, and an Animal Crossing-like management system, Spiritfarer is an engaging piece of time management and organized structure, all of which is fostered in an impressively fulfilling sense of progression. With an impeccably crisp and vibrant visual pallet and […]

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Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review

Big fun in small packages. LittleBigPlanet is a relatively dormant franchise that lives in the shadow of its own success, failing to maintain the meteoric success and quality achieved through its genesis. LittleBigPlanet Karting and LittleBigPlanet 3 unfortunately did not live up to the established pedigree, seemingly dropping the PlayStation staple off the edge of […]

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Astro’s Playroom Review

An illustrious station for nostalgic play… As a pre-installed bundle of goodness for every PlayStation 5 console, Astro’s Playroom is a remarkably creative and inventive platformer that reinforces and capitalizes off of the surprisingly nostalgic history of the PlayStation ecosystem. From some of the most ingenious and exquisitely charming Easter Eggs in the gaming medium […]

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Ghostrunner Review

A freerunner’s fever dream… In a cadence of free-flowing, responsive fluidity, movement in Ghostrunner strikes a resounding semblance of elegance and satisfaction. With an illustrious cyberpunk setting that is bombastically rich with atmosphere and some of the most electrifying and addictive music to grace the gaming hemisphere, Ghostrunner is as blissful to the senses as […]

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Celeste Review

*This review originally appeared at wizarddojo.com* An inspirational climb to greater heights. This independent platformer with tremendous heart, is a poignant masterpiece that should not simmer under anyone’s radar. While its sense of scale is rather diminutive, its level of quality never falters, making it an undeniable front-runner for game of the year. Plated with its […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Review

*This review originally appeared at wizarddojo.com* Reach for the moon… The Super Mario series requires no introduction; to say that it is synonymous with the video game medium would be an immense understatement. Its cadence to this unanimous praise is heavily warranted as the Super Mario series is game development at its finest. One staple and […]

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Classic Corner – Banjo-Kazooie

As much as I loved my original PlayStation growing up, I can’t help but feel that I truly missed out on some of gaming’s greatest treasures when I skipped out on the Nintendo 64. Seeing as I grew up in the 3D prominence of gaming – with 3D platformers being one of my favourite genres […]

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Inside Review

An absolute dream or nightmare? Pretension is a fickle element that has slowly seeped its way into the contemporary gaming community, whether if it’s an added spice that caters to your flavour or an intolerable trend that’ll shortly meet its demise.  With the rising popularity of the smaller, independent development, video games have reached a […]

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

The best game of 2014 that I never played Boy oh boy was I a fool to have neglected what is easily an underrated gem of the current generation. Thanks to the consistent reminders and high recommendation from Wizard Dojo, I eventually decided to give Tropical Freeze a slice of my time. While I extensively […]

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