Matt Eakins


66 games reviewed
70.8 average score
70 median score
46.2% of games recommended
Scores 6.8 higher than average

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Matt Eakins
7 / 10.0 - Mini-Mech Mayhem
Jun 18, 2019

Minor complaints aside, Mini-Mech Mayhem offers PSVR owners a fun, bright, and lighthearted strategy game to fill that niche in their VR library. It’s approachable, engaging and packs in plenty of charm.

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9 / 10.0 - Blood & Truth
Jun 3, 2019

Once the credits roll, you truly get a sensation of closing out the thrilling finale of an action movie.

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May 31, 2019

It’s fun, it plays smooth and although simple, it offers up a gameplay loop that can keep you going for quite some time.

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Matt Eakins
Apr 1, 2019

I had high expectations, but Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice lived up to them.

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6 / 10.0 - Fimbul
Feb 28, 2019

When the credits scrolled and I finished Fimbul, I wanted there to be more. I wanted to explore more of the world. Go to the places that were just out of my reach. Was it because I loved what I played and needed to have more of it? I don’t think so.

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5 / 10.0 - The Mage's Tale
Feb 6, 2019

The Mage’s Tale has some great elements, but the whole of the experience left me feeling a bit underwhelmed.

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Dec 17, 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate beautifully tows the line of accessibility for casual players and depth for the hardcore fans.

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6 / 10.0 - I Am The Hero
Dec 12, 2018

High-score chasers and leaderboard-savvy players will have lots to love, but those looking for a casual beat ’em up may find themselves turning away at some point.

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Nov 2, 2018

It is, at times, sluggish and frustrating, but those moments pass by as quickly as your opponents after you take a missile to your backend. GRIP: Combat Racing fulfils its duty as being an engaging, fast, and unforgiving racer.

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5 / 10.0 - Soulblight
Oct 29, 2018

Soulblight isn't built for everyone, even diehard rogue-like fans. One day I'll venture back to the Soul Tree, I'm sure of it. Just don't think it'll be anytime soon.

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7 / 10.0 - Death's Gambit
Aug 27, 2018

Whether you're a masochist or a hardcore masochist, Death's Gambit might have something for you. At the very least, you can see an amazing take on the character of Death wearing an apron.

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5 / 10.0 - Sleep Tight
Jul 31, 2018

All together, Sleep Tight does what any tower defence/survival game should; it gives you a place to protect and the tools to do so, and does its best to keep you engaged.

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8 / 10.0 - Mugsters
Jul 26, 2018

Small games from smaller studious continue to amaze me with their effortless charm and unbound creativity, and Mugsters is easily one of those games.

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5 / 10.0 - Rainbow Skies
Jul 13, 2018

For what it's worth, Rainbow Skies provides a good challenge and a fun levelling system. Though dense and repetitive at length, there are moments that are memorable.

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8 / 10.0 - Esper (VR)
Jul 12, 2018

Hopefully Esper 2 will make its way from Oculus to PSVR at some point so I can perfect my telekinesis powers even further. In the meantime, I think PSVR owners should definitely give this game a shot if they are itching for an engaging, lighthearted, and challenging puzzle game.

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5 / 10 - Soccer Slammers
Jun 18, 2018

Despite its fun art style and great arcade feel, Soccer Slammers doesn't capture the magic and spirit of the sport it emulates.

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Matt Eakins
May 21, 2018

Despite its shortcomings, Wizard of Legend is still wonderfully put together. For a project from a two-person indie dev team, it's definitely worthy of praise. It's all the the things I absolutely love about Magicka 2 blended together with the replay value and challenge I adore about The Binding of Isaac.

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Matt Eakins
May 15, 2018

Laser League is special. A simple premise with deep intricacies that begs to be played over and over again, it deserves a lot of recognition. From the vibrant colours to the high octane action on the pitch, Laser League never fails to be an eye-catching and remarkable gaming experience.

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May 1, 2018

It's one hell of a good time.

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Matt Eakins
Apr 30, 2018

As the tech advances and Nintendo goes back to the lab, I think we will continue to see Labo grow. I am keen to see where this goes. Where Nintendo goes, everyone's eyes and ears follow. I will never doubt Nintendo in its pure, honest pursuit of making gaming a labour of love, passion, and enjoyment.

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