James Wood


15 games reviewed
71.9 average score
72 median score
40.0% of games recommended
Scores 0.4 higher than average

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9 / 10.0 - Observation
May 21, 2019

For whatever visual blemishes show up, or for however far the third act strays, Observation remains a deeply fascinating experience.

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6.3 / 10.0 - The Cinema Rosa
May 12, 2019

The Cinema Rosa presents a fascinating mirror image of its creator and how a vision to create something that feels pure can often collide dramatically with reality.

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Apr 22, 2019

This is your adventure, your journey as an Arisen, and while it is not free of technical hiccups, the game well and truly earns its reputation as one of the best fantasy games of all time.

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6 / 10.0 - Pressure Overdrive
Apr 10, 2019

Pressure Overdrive is a fun, lighthearted romp of a game.

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Mar 27, 2019

She Remembered Caterpillars is fun to play but even more enjoyable to bang your head against and although its presentation can feel clumsy at times the feeling the game leaves you with is undeniably beautiful.

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5 / 10.0 - Claybook
Mar 12, 2019

Overall, Claybook‘s presentation isn’t bad, it’s just completely ordinary. Which is a brand that Claybook never really elevates itself above

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Fans of Travis’ previous adventures may be disappointed by this down-scaling but in reducing the size of his vision, Suda has been able to finally begin adapting it for a modern market.

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9.5 / 10.0 - GRIS
Dec 13, 2018

It’s deeply spiritual, achingly human, immaculately constructed and absolutely demands to be experienced in a time when games and art are finally indistinguishable from one another.

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Dec 3, 2018

Cursed Kingdom is a fun, occasionally frustrating, romp through a world I hope we get to revisit one day.

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Nov 8, 2018

There is a good time to be had here, just don't expect to be going back to it again after you're done

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Oct 16, 2018

Sinner merely serves as a tempting taste of what could be but for those willing to sacrifice an already perfected formula, there is some redemption to be found in this new realm Dark Star Game Studios have brought to life

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8 / 10.0 - Unavowed
Aug 12, 2018

The ambition of Unavowed is immediately evident and the game rarely puts a foot wrong

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5.5 / 10.0 - 20XX
Jul 9, 2018

Ultimately a great soundtrack and immaculate controls aren’t enough to stop 20XX feeling like an overtly repetitive cycle of missed opportunities.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Moonlighter
May 28, 2018

The tale of Will, a man who wants so badly to rise above his station in life and achieve great adventures, will resonate with many. Paired with an addictive gameplay loop and beautiful respect for inspiring art, Moonlighter is well worth the price of admission.

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9 / 10.0 - Frostpunk
May 20, 2018

The impact Frostpunk can have on the player is truly remarkable.

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