Metroid Dread Review

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11 years. That’s how long it took Nintendo to release a new 2D instalment in the Metroid franchise. It took them a long time to find someone else to pick up the mantle after the disappointing Metroid: Other M. The Dread project was given to MercurySteam after they proved themselves with the awesome Metroid: Samus Returns. Metroid Dread played like a very refined Metroid: Samus Returns. Samus’ parry ability and 360 free aim returned, but she also developed the ability to slide … Read More

LTTP: Yakuza Kiwami 2

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Yakuza 2 on the PlayStation 2 was an eye opening experience for me. It was my first Yakuza title and it was also my first time experiencing a smidgen of life in Japan. The neon of Japanese nightlife, the small cramped alleyways, the hostess clubs, and the art of punching tigers in the face. Yakuza Kiwami 2 allowed me to revisit all those wonderful memories through its faithful remake of that 2006 cult classic. When I think back at Yakuza … Read More

Tesla Model Y Impressions Part II

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It’s been over three months since I jotted down my initial impressions of the Tesla Model Y and a number of things have happened since then. Bless the Super Charger Network We took a number of road trips down to Toronto over the summer and early autumn. We took so many road trips that we found ourselves using up all the free KMs that were given to us via the now defunct referral program.  Our first impression was not very positive … Read More

LTTP: Psychonauts [Xbox]

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I played Double Fine Production’s classic adventure platformer way back in 2005 on the PC, but I never actually finished it. I enjoyed what little I played, but I never took the opportunity to return to it until Psychonauts 2 — a game that I helped crowdfund — finally launched. I’m so glad I went back to finish it because it was a pleasant and wholesome game that stood the test of time.  I played Psychonauts on the Xbox Series … Read More

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