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Richard Wood

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If flip flopping the line between cynicism and enthusiasm was an illness then I would have a nifty obscure disease named after me, but seeing as how it has yet to be diagnosed, I'll settle with just being inconsistent.

Hollywoodification of our AAA Titles

Call me a massive cynic, but looking through the dozens of Game of the Year lists these past weeks, I can't help but notice that our big AAA titles have had none of the 'wow' factor they used to have.
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Games that stand the test of time

Of late, despite all the hype over the release of the two new games consoles from Sony and Microsoft, I have found myself going back to older games and re-experiencing titles I've already finished.

The Biggest Problem with Pokémon X/Y: Team Flare

After Pokémon Black and Pokémon White were released, it seemed like Nintendo and Game Freak wanted to put some more thought and depth into the series to make it a more believable, living world.

Stealth: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There’s no feeling that satisfies quite like knowing you have just got away from something, and no genre of games puts that feeling to use quite as much as the stealth game.

Why I still love Pokémon

It’s getting to the point where I have been walking around on this planet for a long ass time, and in spite of the leaps and bounds I’ve made toward the elusive feeling of ‘adulthood’, I can’t help but squirm in excitement over the release of a new Pokémon game.