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Jacob James

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Favorite Games:
  • Secret of Mana
  • Chrono Trigger
  • Super Mario RPG

13 games reviewed
70.0 average score
70 median score
69.2% of games recommended

Jacob James's Reviews

Jacob James grew up in the golden era of 8- and 16-bit games, forever shaping and molding him as a life-long gamer. Jacob graduated FullSail University with a degree in Computer Animation, so he has a working knowledge and understanding of what it takes to make these imaginative and immersive games he spends so much time playing and reviewing. You can follow him at www.LiveLootLevel.com
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Despite not being the remaster the CG trailers would have us believe, Re-Reckoning remains a worthy title everyone should experience.

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Sep 27, 2020

Some minor issues hold it back at times, but overall newcomers and strategy enthusiasts alike will have plenty to sink their teeth into.

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4 / 10 - Windbound
Sep 21, 2020

Whatever potential Windbound had went down with the ship.

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8 / 10 - Mortal Shell
Aug 17, 2020

Mortal Shell retains the best elements of the genre - weighty combat, tension, exploration, and progression - and succeeds in refining a deep and beloved genre in ways that feel rewarding, familiar, and new, all at the same time.

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8 / 10 - Othercide
Aug 1, 2020

Lightbulb Crew has successfully blended a complex turn-based strategy game with layers and layers of roguelike progression.

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Jun 16, 2020

Sometimes the try, die, retry system can grind your gears, but more often than not you’ll be enjoying the myriad scenarios in which you stealth kill your way to another victory.

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Nov 23, 2019

While wielding a lightsaber is immediately gratifying on a base level, the rest of the experience is hot and cold.

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8 / 10 - Sparklite
Nov 14, 2019

From the cog-shaped screen transitions to the endearing melodies, Sparklite is a delightfully well-crafted rogue-lite indie game with charming 2D pixel art and meaningful progression.

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Farming, crafting, exploring, discovery… all check-boxes marked. Unfortunately, Stranded Sails never introduces enough depth or reason for fans of the genre to really dig in and stay a while.

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8 / 10 - Frostpunk
Oct 21, 2019

Frostpunk: Console Edition is a brutal game where every choice comes at a price.

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