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About Nathan Bowring

I'm a software developer who enjoys gaming, and I know how cliche that sounds. I've been playing XBLA games for some time now, and I'm a huge fan of the price and creativity of these games. Writing about them is almost as fun as playing them. Almost.
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ADIOS Amigos review: estoy en espacio
4 weeks ago

ADIOS Amigos review: estoy en espacio

Space travel is a fickle thing. For something that requires massive machinery and high-powered rockets, a successful mission relies on intense precision. Years of scientific progress and intense training go …
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Nefarious review: crime doesn’t pay
1 month ago

Nefarious review: crime doesn’t pay

Video games love to put players in the role of a morally dubious anti-hero, or let you choose your own morally grey path, but few make you unquestionably the villain. …
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Life is Strange 2 starts off strong: Episode 1 impressions
2 months ago

Life is Strange 2 starts off strong: Episode 1 impressions

Beyond a familiar art style and a healthy dose of teenage angst, the premiere of Life is Strange 2 is setting up something entirely unlike its predecessor. It opens on something that’s …
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Bad North review: could’ve been worse north
2 months ago

Bad North review: could’ve been worse north

I’m going to try to refrain from calling anything in Bad North ‘simple’ because it would get tired quick. I don’t mean that in a bad way, in fact, it’s …
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Dead Cells review: Good genes
3 months ago

Dead Cells review: Good genes

Roguelikes are a genre I’m never super hyped about. It’s not that I think they’re bad, it’s just hard to get excited about a game I almost certainly won’t finish. …
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Jump Gunners review: don’t jump with scissors
3 months ago

Jump Gunners review: don’t jump with scissors

Tired of waiting in long lines at the airport, just to have your flight delayed? Troubled by the constantly rising price of a plane ticket? Sick of security invading your …
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Newsbits: sales milestones edition
3 months ago

Newsbits: sales milestones edition

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While tough-as-nails sidescrollers tend to be for a niche crowd, Cuphead has quickly become the poster child for Xbox exclusive titles. This love letter to old games and older cartoons …
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Elder Scrolls Online leads Free Play Days for August 9-12
3 months ago

Elder Scrolls Online leads Free Play Days for August 9-12

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Microsoft is inviting everyone to their summer barbecue with another weekend of Free Play Days. For the next four days all Xbox Live members can play online and enjoy the …
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Mugsters review – Planes, trains and UFOs
4 months ago

Mugsters review – Planes, trains and UFOs

I hate it when I don’t understand a game’s title, mostly because it ends up being my only idea for a review opener. With no dialogue and little text, Mugsters
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New Xbox Game Pass games announced for August
4 months ago

New Xbox Game Pass games announced for August

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Xbox Game Pass has just gone through its usual monthly rotation, expanding their catalog of 100+ games with seven fresh titles. They range from AAA hits to indie darlings, and …
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