Sam Gowing


8 games reviewed
67.1 average score
71 median score
50.0% of games recommended
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Feb 12, 2020

Kunai is a short and sweet metroidvania with an exciting premise. In this era of rapid technological change, however, Kunai ultimately doesn't do enough to separate itself from the pack.

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5.5 / 10.0 - Skellboy
Feb 9, 2020

A standard hack-and-slash adventure, Skellboy offers a fun twist on the usual inventory format. Beyond that, though, performance issues and a general lack of polish leave the game feeling underdeveloped

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Jan 27, 2020

Satirical and self-aware, Journey to the Savage Planet shrinks the discovery of No Man's Sky down to a single planet that's bonkers and brilliant - and one you'll definitely want to visit.

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Coteries of New York is a return to the world of Vampire: The Masquerade that fans will enjoy. Those unfamiliar with the series might be left feeling underwhelmed, however.

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Dec 22, 2019

King of Cards is another excellent addition to the Shovel Knight saga - an exciting and grand finale for the series.

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Dec 20, 2019

If you treat Where the Water Tastes Like Wine as a visual novel with added interaction, you'll find a unique premise surrounded with a host of interesting characters and stories. As a video game, however, it is too stripped back to feel substantial and remain engaging through its lengthy run time.

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4 / 10.0 - Rune II
Dec 13, 2019

The bland monotony of Rune II removes the majority of fun from an otherwise exciting premise. There is a slim chance that problems can be fixed and more can be added, but don't hold your breath.

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83 / 100 - Planet Zoo
Nov 14, 2019

Planet Zoo is undoubtedly the most authentic zoo simulator you can play, perhaps to an extent that will deter some people. While micro-management and organization can be frustrating at times, the beauty of your creations, welfare of your animals, and happiness of your guests makes all that effort worthwhile.

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