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Mechanic Escape – Quitting Review + Quick Look

As I work my way through a large backlog of games on Steam, I have started to realize that I am not required to play every single one to completion. Over the years I have accumulated a significant collection of games via various sales and bundle deals. Mechanic Escape came from one of those game bundles and as you can imagine from the title, it is also one of those I will not be playing to completion anytime soon.

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown + Enemy Within Review

The original X-COM: UFO Defense is often regarded among the top strategy and PC games of all time and so after a decade of inactivity we finally get a reboot to the series. XCOM: Enemy Unknown follows the spirit from the original game but it also applies over a decade of advancements in gaming by streamlining the overall experience. Be sure to check out the written review as I also took the perspective of a massive fan from the original game and I’ll say that there are a few surprises to be seen below.

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WRC 4 FIA World Rally Championship – Review

After several hours spread across four race seasons, I finally won the World Rally Championship along with finishing first in my WRC2, WRC3 and JWRC seasons. With four full seasons of experience under my belt, I put together a video review which can be found below.

Of course since racing games are one of my favourite genres, I simply could’t help myself but compare it to the next best competitor. Why did I compare WRC 4 to a game that predates it by eight years? Find out in my extra discussion following the video review below.

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Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien – Quitting Review

The Bit.Trip series has always been an interesting and unique franchise. Very much inspired by old Atari style graphics, the previous games have always used very simple and blocky graphics. This time around Gaijin Games decided to aim well above their previous work by modernizing their graphics and delivering a significantly larger game than their previous titles combined.

While the game has been quite enjoyable up to this point, it is very unlikely that I will continue through the rest of the game. Since it would be a waste to throw away all of that experience we are introducing a new style of review which you can find more details about below.

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Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning – Review

My long adventure through the Faelands of Amalur have finally come to an end. During my long playthrough I have covered everything from small tasks and side quests to changing fate, saving lives and effectively saving the world.

While some would be satisfied knowing my overall takeaway was generally positive, others would rather enjoy a lengthier review before investing their time in this game. If you wish to know more, read on for a video review and some extended thoughts on the overall game.

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