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Review – Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Blight and the Woe Below

As far as gratuitously long Japanese game titles go, Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Blight and the Woe Below is actually not half bad. The “Woe Below” part carries a particularly nice ring to it. That said, you’re best … Continue reading

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Review – Bullet For My Valentine – Venom

At some point over the last couple of years, Bullet For My Valentine woke up to find themselves existing in an awkward state of musical limbo. The band achieved unprecedented success with “The Poison” in 2005 but they’ve been unable … Continue reading

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Review – The Devil Wears Prada – Space (EP)

In the style of 2010’s Zombie EP,¬†The Devil Wears Prada¬† have delivered another collection of tracks based on a single theme. Space captures the danger, wonder and excitement of what lies beyond our earth. The band has injected their modern … Continue reading

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Dragon Quest X and XI Coming to Nintendo NX, and Why You Should (Not) Be Excited

Yesterday we learnt that Dragon Quest X and XI will be coming to the 3DS, PS4 and Nintendo NX. On the surface this looks like great news for Nintendo fans, and it probably is. Nintendo struggled big time in winning … Continue reading

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Review: When Marnie Was There / Omoide no Marnie

Studio Ghibli has returned with yet another high-quality offering for fans and newcomers of all ages. When Marnie Was There is based on the book by Joan G. Robinson and explores the life of two young girls who come from … Continue reading

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Review – Parasyte: The Maxim (Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu)

[A quick note: There will be some minor spoilers here, but the source material for this show is 25+ years old so go figure. The narrative is by no means original or groundbreaking but I will avoid mentioning anything overly … Continue reading

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Opinion: Zelda U Is the Last Chance For the Gamepad to Be Relevant

In November of this year the Wii U will be 3 years old. Looking back, the console had a very rocky launch period and took a long time to build sales momentum. However, with the success of titles like Mario … Continue reading

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