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David Coulson

Durham

Favorite Games:
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Fortnite
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

10 games reviewed
84.3 average score
87 median score
90.0% of games recommended

David Coulson's Reviews

Beginning his gaming journey in 1993 SNES as an avid Super Mario World fan, his passion for games led him into journalism in 2019. When he's not cranking 90s in Pleasant Park, he can often be found playing the latest releases including Resident Evil, The Legend of Zelda, and Grand Theft Auto.
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Feb 2, 2022

Pokemon Legends Arceus, while a really fun experience, feels like a very confused game. It tries to blend the traditional Pokemon style of gameplay together with aspects of Breath of the Wild and Monster Hunter, yet unfortunately fails to do anything as good or better than any of them.

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9 / 10.0 - Halo Infinite
Dec 10, 2021

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer is one of the most fun gaming experiences that I have had in 2021, and I’m not even good at the game as I’ve barely played online Halo over the years.

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If Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy – Definitive Edition was $30 and on Steam I could perhaps justify buying into the hype and being excited about these games. But, $60 on Rockstar’s own launcher that you will forget even exists and never turn this game on? No, I can’t recommend this game with good conscience.

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Oct 28, 2021

Age of Empires 4 is an incredibly fun game that you can easily find yourself lost in for many hours as you take part in lengthy battles that can span over an hour or more. It's not vastly different from Age of Empires 3, instead slightly improving in most areas. This means that if you're a die hard Age of Empires fan then picking up Age of Empires 4 is a no-brainer, but don't rush out to play the game at full price if you own Game Pass because you can try it out for cheap.

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9 / 10.0 - Deathloop
Sep 13, 2021

Although the game didn’t really click with me in the first hour or so, once things started to fall in place for me I got completely sucked into the story of the game. I would tell myself, “I will do just take out this Visionary and then I will turn it off” but I just kept playing, that is the sign of a great game.

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is a great nostalgia package to relive the early years of the series. Although it would have been nice to have a complete version of each game, an arcade port with console additions, the collection ticks enough boxes to make it a worthwhile purchase for fighting game fans.

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8.2 / 10.0 - The Medium
Feb 2, 2021

While it is a little rough around the edges from a visual and gameplay standpoint, plus the fact it does dip below 30 fps from time to time, something that shouldn’t be acceptable in 2021, it has to get a pass due to the impressive feat that it pulls off with the Dual-Reality Gameplay.

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Sep 4, 2020

Playing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Remastered gave me the same feelings I got at 9 years old when I first played the series and fell in love with the game, the music, and skateboard culture.

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Aug 29, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is truly a breathtaking game. The realism and depth that this game has managed to achieve is second to none, but it once again needs to be stated: this isn’t a game in the traditional sense; there is no story or action or objectives.

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8.4 / 10.0 - DOOM Eternal
Mar 25, 2020

The game is action-packed, chaotic and tons of fun, and it looks fantastic, too. Some great games are coming out across 2020 as well as the start of a new console generation, and this is a great way to truly kick off gaming in 2020.

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