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James Swinbanks

Sydney, Australia
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43 games reviewed
67.3 average score
70 median score
46.5% of games recommended

James Swinbanks's Reviews

Freelance videogames writer and reviewer - As seen @ IGN, GameSpot, Hyper Magazine, PC PowerPlay, Waypoint, Player2 and others!
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7 / 10 - Planet Zoo
Nov 21, 2019

Planet Zoo is a detailed management sim that's both rewarding and educational, and the cute animals certainly don't hurt.

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5 / 10 - MediEvil
Oct 29, 2019

This nostalgic puzzle-platforming action game, newly transported into the modern day, looks great but feels old.

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C - Grid
Oct 28, 2019

A competent, if unambitious arcade racing game that puts in a solid midfield performance, but falls well short of making the podium.

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Aug 13, 2019

Lose yourself amongst the stars in this excellent space combat and trading sim with a dry, southern drawl.

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a pretty rough ride that takes two steps back for every step it takes forward.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s excels with its art and design, and once it’s up to speed, offers some wonderfully enjoyable platforming action. But its slow start will inevitably push some players away.

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9 / 10 - F1 2019
Jun 28, 2019

F1 2019's fast and strategic racing elevates it to the top step of the podium.

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8 / 10 - Mordhau
Jun 18, 2019

Steel meets flesh in this violent but refined take on large-scale medieval combat.

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May 17, 2019

The Blue Blur is back in this fast and fun kart-inspired arcade racer, with a few twists for good measure.

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3 / 10 - Left Alive
Mar 15, 2019

This third-person stealth action game is better left alone.

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