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Jim Smale


130 games reviewed
80.8 average score
80 median score
90.0% of games recommended
Sep 6, 2017

A fine example of how to transfer a well known franchise into a different game type. Must play title

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9 / 10.0 - Risk of Rain 2
Aug 13, 2020

I just can’t emphasize how good the game is and how much fun it is, it scratches many itches at the same time but most of all it is enjoyable and accessible as even if you suck, you can still advance.

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9 / 10.0 - Wasteland 3
Aug 26, 2020

Wasteland 3 is the defacto strategy experience and one that every gamer owes themself the pleasure of playing.

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9 / 10.0 - Deathloop
Sep 13, 2021

Anyone wanting a different challenge need to play DeathLoop as there isn’t anything else like it on the market.

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9 / 10.0 - Madden NFL 23
Aug 24, 2022

It feels good to say finally, Madden is a must-buy this season! Finally, a Madden game that has risen to the challenge and made it one of the most accessible and realistic American football games

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8.8 / 10.0 - Fast RMX
Mar 6, 2017

Fast RMX is now a permanent fixture on my Nintendo Switch.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Puyo Puyo Tetris
Apr 25, 2017

This has so much game, One of the best examples of a Tetris game coupled with the awesome Puyo Puyo.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Flinthook
Apr 23, 2017

You will be hooked by Flinthooks fast fun gameplay!

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8.8 / 10.0 - Chess Ultra
Jun 20, 2017

Ripstone have gone far and beyond to make this the best Chess experience digitally.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Nidhogg 2
Aug 13, 2017

Pure multiplayer carnage times 100

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8.8 / 10.0 - DiRT 5
Nov 2, 2020

Dirt 5 could be the definitive arcade racer. It cuts out all the tweaking and modifications to the vehicles and lets you just spray a car how you want and jump straight in!

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Nov 25, 2020

It all comes together and wrapped up into a complete package that is hard to fault and all I can say is Assassin’s Creed is back baby!

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Feb 16, 2017

Pure arcade action like no other, An absolute blast of a game.

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8.6 / 10.0 - Tethered (VR)
Oct 24, 2016

The first must own PSVR title is here!

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8.6 / 10.0 - Yooka Laylee
Apr 3, 2017

Bringing back the 90s in a fresh modern twist yet maintaining its nostalgic roots.

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8.6 / 10.0 - DiRT 4
Jun 10, 2017

Codemasters still run the rally genre playground!

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8.6 / 10.0 - Ghost Blade HD
Jun 27, 2017

Perfect 90s influenced bullet hell that does nothing but delight.

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Jun 5, 2017

Separating itself from Diablo in so many ways, Victor Vran is a breath of fresh air in the ARPG genre.

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8.6 / 10.0 - Absolver
Aug 29, 2017

Absolver requires work but it rewards you so much for investing the time its a clever clever game.

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8.6 / 10.0 - Songbringer
Aug 30, 2017

true gem of a game and a future classic

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