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Darryn Bonthuys

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Favorite Games:
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  • The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Pokemon X/Y

318 games reviewed
75.7 average score
80 median score
53.3% of games recommended

Darryn Bonthuys's Reviews

I write about video games, I live in beautifully sunny South Africa, my cats are delightful conversationalists and I'm current;y obsessed with collecting Combiner Wars Transformers. Life is fantastic right now!
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Mar 12, 2015

Ori and the Blind Forest doesn't add anything new to the genre of gaming that it was inspired by, but few other games can match the polished gameplay and humbling difficulty of this charming little fella.

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Jul 1, 2015

Reinvigorated and ready for the ultimate fight to save Gotham City, Rocksteady's Batman is going out with the biggest of bangs in the definitive Dark Knight game.

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9 / 10.0 - Bayonetta 2
Oct 13, 2014

Bayonetta 2 is something new blended with something familiar, improved in every way possible. Few other games can top it for sheer audacity and ballsiness, and if this is the last time we'll ever see the leggy witch, then she's going out with one hell of a bang.

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9 / 10.0 - Doom
May 17, 2016

DOOM is unrepentantly old school. It's gore porn to the max, a ballet of bullets and blood that I can't get enough of. Satisfyingly brutal, solid and most importantly, fun.

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Far more than a simple remake, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire returns players to the past, with all the new bells and whistles intact in this latest installment.

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Apr 28, 2016

Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza distills the entire Hitman experience down to one homicidal happy level, resulting in some fatal fun in the sun.

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Agent 47 is back and better than ever. The first season of Hitman has produced the definitive Agent 47 experience in a world of intrigue, espionage and murder. Not only the best Hitman game ever made, but also one of the top contenders for game of the year.

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9 / 10.0 - DiRT 4
Jun 23, 2017

The sensation of rubber recklessly drifting across the sand, of splattering across your face and a grumpy Scotsman calling out the course before you as you violently swerve around corners. Rally racing is mental stuff and Dirt 4 captures that manic joy perfectly. The full fearless package of graphics, guts and glory.

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9 / 10.0 - Destiny 2
Sep 15, 2017

Destiny 2 is action at its finest. An improved expansion you'd say, but a magnificent one at that which nails the idea of what it means to forge a legend.

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Oct 5, 2017

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is Lord of the Rings turned up to 11. Improving on nearly every idea from the original Shadow of Mordor game, it's a gargantuan sequel in both size and scope.

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