Video Game Review: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse

I just dropped over 300 dollars this last weekend. Limited Run Games decided to rerelease the original Shantae on both the Switch and GameBoy Color. I bought multiple copies, I am not ashamed. Since I dropped so much on this game, I figured I should review a few of the other games. Released in 2014 and developed by WayForward, Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse launched on the 3DS initially and then everything else over years. Pirate’s Curse quickly became one of the best platformers on the 3DS and a fan favorite among 3DS owners.

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Video Game Review: Battle Brothers

It’s been over five years since the release of Battle Brothers. In the time since, I’ve found myself coming back to it repeatedly, especially when the game gets major updates and DLCs. I’ve only picked up the free DLC, Lindwurm, myself, but the other three are great additions to the world of the base game, from my understanding. Today, we’ll just be talking about the base game and the one DLC I have.

The game was developed by Overhype Studios, a small team from Hamburg, Germany that actually focuses on making games that are by gamers, for gamers. This passion, along with a very flavorful Germanic mythology, really makes this game interesting, challenging, and immersive. Helping with that immersion are the musicians that compose the amazing soundtrack, Breakdown Epiphanies.

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PC Game Review: Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Civilization VI was first released on 21st October 2016 and has been a massive success of the series. Released on XBox One, PS4 and PC the game has such potential for the future and infinite hours of game play at your disposal.

The game itself is a turn based, strategy game and world builder. It takes most of its design elements from real life itself. One of the key features I really enjoy is everything from its world leaders you can play as, to the wonders you can build, to the units you build and the research you uncover; all of which are provided with a full real life history of the subjects. The shear scale of this game is a wonder in itself.

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Video Game Review: Minecraft

Ok, so you might say this one is low hanging fruit, but not everyone has played it, and the main issue with people not playing it is based on stigmatisisms I consider somewhat unfounded. So I wanted to give this a review so those who might be missing out on one of the best games of all time realise that this might be the game for them more so than they ever knew.

We’ve all heard of Minecraft, we all know about its blocky nature, and for most that’s about it. This game is on literally every platform imaginable including VR, but for our purposes it started on PC.

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Video Game Review: Warframe

Warframe is a Sci Fi action game that has cooperative free to play with some elements that have MMO like qualities. This game has many epic features and an in depth lore around it which entices the player to sink their teeth into.

The game is free on PC (Steam) and console. The developers to regularly release new content and is a game much loved by the masses.

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