Author: Daniel Hollis

Nintendo Switch Lite Review

It’s often noted that ‘bigger is better.’ But sometimes it’s more notable to appreciate the smaller things in life. The Nintendo Switch Lite aims to show that smaller is a viable option. The goal? To provide the same hybrid experience the original console produces, but in a handheld-only setting. With the 3DS reaching the end […]

Control Review

Reviewed on Xbox One. Also available on PS4 & PC. On the surface, Control looks as generic as they come. A run of the mill action-adventure game with a telekinetic twist. It’s nothing that genre hasn’t played with before and certainly won’t be the last, but Control manages to defy all expectations to a massive […]

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Preview: Scarily Enjoyable

Insomnia Gaming Festival – Preview Replaying Luigi’s Mansion & Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon recently has showcased how incredible of a job Nintendo did with this unique series, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 is no different. Within a few minutes of the demo it was clear how much love has been poured into this property and enough […]

Borderlands 3: A Familiar, Yet Refreshing New World

Insomnia Gaming Festival – Preview It’s been an entire console generation since the last main entry into the Borderlands series and playing Borderlands 3 was like stepping into a comfortable set of old slippers. Immediately boasting its crisp combat, it’s clear the quality of life improvements that have been made to bolster a more refined […]

Insomnia Gaming Festival 65: Retrospective

Multiple times a year, the UK plays host to a progressively expansive festival known as Insomnia Gaming Festival. As of August bank holiday weekend, the event has now reached its 65th show, taking place at the National Exhibition Centre located in Birmingham, England. Starting off as a celebration for the PC gaming community, the festival […]

Judgment Review

In 2005 the Yakuza series was brought to life on the PlayStation 2 and absorbed an audience which has only snowballed over the last few years, garnering an increased amount of interest from western audiences. 2019 sees the release of Judgment, a spin-off in the series that invites an injection of new ideas and concepts […]

The Dangers of Hype

Booting up Nier: Automata for the first time was weighed by heavy odds. The game had come out over two years ago and yet, still remained on my shelf, unplayed. There was no real reason for it, just that other games and life itself got in the way and the game got pushed back into […]
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