Image

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.
Latest Posts | By Nathan Bowring
Bad North review: could’ve been worse north
2 days 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 …
Read More

Dead Cells review: Good genes
4 weeks 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. …
Read More

Jump Gunners review: don’t jump with scissors
1 month 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 …
Read More

Newsbits: sales milestones edition
1 month ago

Newsbits: sales milestones edition

By  •  News

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 …
Read More

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

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

By  •  News

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 …
Read More

Mugsters review – Planes, trains and UFOs
2 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
Read More

New Xbox Game Pass games announced for August
2 months ago

New Xbox Game Pass games announced for August

By  •  News

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 …
Read More

The Walking Dead: The Final Season demo available now
2 months ago

The Walking Dead: The Final Season demo available now

By  •  News

The fourth and final season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead won’t premiere until later this month, but fans can get a small bite of its flesh today. A free demo …
Read More

Nidhogg 2 review – extremely mortal combat
2 months ago

Nidhogg 2 review – extremely mortal combat

“Nidhogg” is the anglicized spelling of the name of the mythological Norse serpent Níðhöggr. This legendary creature was said to constantly gnaw on the roots of Yggdrasil, the tree that …
Read More

2K publishing sequel to NBA Playgrounds
2 months ago

2K publishing sequel to NBA Playgrounds

By  •  News

The follow-up to last year’s basketball arcade-action hit NBA Playgrounds is getting a bit of a face lift thanks to a new publisher. While most commonly known for handling triple-A …
Read More