Chris Hyde


30 games reviewed
66.3 average score
70 median score
23.3% of games recommended

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God is a Geek
Chris Hyde
Apr 12, 2019

The Mystery of Woolley Mountain is an average point and click game that loses its spark by the end. A good mix of puzzles is offset by an unengaging plot and characters.

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8 / 10.0 - Tropico 6
Mar 29, 2019

Tropico 6 is the best in the series to date, taking the personality and humour from previous titles and adding extras that make being El Presidente feel better than ever.

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Chris Hyde
Mar 27, 2019

Yoshi's Crafted World is a beautifully crafted title - literally. Excellent level design, and childlike creative charm combine to produce a very enjoyable platformer.

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Chris Hyde
Mar 4, 2019

Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn has a great game tucked away inside. But the time that has passed since the original and the extra additions tarnish the experience we fondly remember.

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8.5 / 10.0 - APE OUT
Mar 4, 2019

Ape Out grabs you by the bananas and doesn't let go. A glorious combination of cathartic action, addictive gameplay and a rousing jazz backing.

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Chris Hyde
Feb 28, 2019

An ideal recommendation for veterans of the genre, Townsmen: A Kingdom Rebuilt scratches a really familiar itch. But there's nothing new here to entice newcomers away from other titles.

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5 / 10.0 - Forever Forest
Jan 28, 2019

Forever Forest looks and sounds nice, but that unfortunately masks a game with performance issues and repetitive gameplay that will put many people off.

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5 / 10.0 - Vane
Jan 21, 2019

Vane has some good ideas, but in stretching them out for too long across a pretty empty world, it soon becomes tiresome and frustrating.

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Chris Hyde
8 / 10.0 - My Time at Portia
Jan 15, 2019

If you're prepared to learn a lot, and have plenty of time to spare, My Time at Portia is very enjoyable. Sporadic use of a guide will allow you to experience it in the fun, relaxed way it was intended.

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6 / 10.0 - Pic-a-Pix Pieces
Jan 6, 2019

Pic-a-Pix Pieces is more of the same nonogram puzzles, with nothing new to bring to party. It's functional and simple, but don't expect anything more.

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6.5 / 10.0 - GRIS
Dec 13, 2018

As an audio and visual package, Gris is stunning. However some missteps in gameplay prevent it from being something special.

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Chris Hyde
Dec 6, 2018

By combining familiar gameplay with some new ideas, there's something in here for everyone. Smash Bros. is back and has never been better.

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Chris Hyde
3 / 10.0 - Wordhunters
Nov 30, 2018

Even those who enjoy a word puzzle will find Wordhunters frustrating and dull. It lacks any spark, and should be avoided.

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Chris Hyde
5 / 10.0 - Chimparty
Nov 19, 2018

Chimparty will appeal to children initially, but its over-simplified controls and odd way of rewarding victory in party games will even put them off before long.

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God is a Geek
Chris Hyde
Nov 18, 2018

Knowledge is Power: Decades is how not to do a sequel. The premise is still fun, but should only be purchased if you can't get access to the original.

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Chris Hyde
Oct 26, 2018

Nickelodeon Kart Racers is just about a passable karting game. It feels rushed and bland, meaning there's little here to inspire you for very long.

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5.5 / 10.0 - Warriors Orochi 4
Oct 19, 2018

There's too much packed into Warriors Orochi 4 making it an over-complicated mess. It's fun at first, but you'll lose interest as the challenge wanes and you get burdened with micromanagement.

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Chris Hyde
Oct 8, 2018

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise will undoubtedly appeal to fans of the series. For others, the wacky combat is the main draw, which should be enough to offset some pacing and story issues.

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6.5 / 10.0 - Flood of Light
Oct 2, 2018

For some, Flood of Light will be a relaxing, thought-provoking puzzler perfect for a rainy day. For others its slow pace, frustrating collectibles and difficulty will mean reaching for another title instead.

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God is a Geek
Chris Hyde
Sep 25, 2018

A compilation that will appeal to die-hard fans mainly. Others might fancy a dabble but will soon be put off be the repetition and lack of challenge before moving on to something else.

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