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Matthew Sainsbury
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The Friday Ten: Celebrate the Nintendo Switch's first birthday with these games
List by Matt S. Can you believe that the Nintendo Switch is one year old? Only one year old? I genuinely can’t remember not having that console at hand; it gives me a home console experience while on the go, and that’s something really valuable to me. In ju...
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Review: Mulaka (Sony PlayStation 4)
Review by Matt S. We need more games like Mulaka. I don't say that because it's a particularly good game to play - it's a workable action adventure game, and we've seen better examples of that out there. But Mulaka is stand out, potent, and important, becau...
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Russian developers are looking to mix Darkest Dungeon and Dungeon Keeper, and it looks great
News by Matt S. Unfrozen is a new developer that works out of St Petersberg in Russia. Its debut game, Iratus: Lord of the Dead, is one interesting title indeed. Basically the game's looking to mix the satirical villainry of the brilliant Dungeon Keeper wit...
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Interview with Tomas Rawlings; on making games about Cthulhu for a decade
Interview by Matt S. Way, way, way back when DDNet was a very different publication to what it is today, we were absolutely in love with a tactics strategy game that was effectively Final Fantasy Tactics, Cthulhu, and Nazis all brought together into somethi...
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VIDEO: "Culture Games" - Why they are so valuable
Video by Matt S. Games like Never Alone, Toren, Mulaka, Okami, and others are games that represent the core values and storytelling of the cultures that have produced them. In a sense, they are to games what "foreign films" are to films. And we should play ...
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Review: Hollow (Nintendo Switch)
Review by Matt S.  I bought myself a copy of Hollow because the trailer on the eShop was positively classy . The developer made something with genuine production values, what with a quality cover of "Mad World" forming the soundtrack and all. Yeah, it looke...
Review: Hollow (Nintendo Switch)
Review: Hollow (Nintendo Switch)
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Yay! We have a release date for Happy Birthdays!
News by Matt S.  Birthdays: The Beginning wasn't everyone's cup of tea. The reviews and consumer response to it has been largely mixed. It's because you don't kill stuff in Birthdays. It confuses a lot of people into thinking a game's no good if it doesn't ...
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Review: Zwei! The Arges Adventure (PC)
Review by Pierre-Yves L. I recently had the pleasure of sitting down to Zwei: The Ivalard Insurrection (also known as Zwei II in Japan). In a pleasant turn of events, my hope to one day experience its predecessor came to pass as Falcom’s first title has now...
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Review: Moss (Sony PlayStation VR)
Review by Matt S.  I know a game has something special about it when I'm playing, and my wife sees it in passing, taps me on the shoulder, and asks me to have a go. Moss, thanks to its achingly charming mouse protagonist, is immediately appealing and engagi...
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Review: Moss (Sony PlayStation VR)
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Review: Immortal Redneck (Sony PlayStation 4)
Review by Matt S. Roguelike FPSers are a rather specific genre, but I do like them. If done well they’ll be fast paced, high action shooters, reminiscent of the Dooms and Heretics of old, and that random level design means that these games can be interestin...
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