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About Nathan Bowring

I'm a software developer who enjoys gaming, and I know how cliche that sounds. I've been playing XBLA games for some time now, and I'm a huge fan of the price and creativity of these games. Writing about them is almost as fun as playing them. Almost.
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Felix The Reaper review: What we do in the shadows
4 weeks ago

Felix The Reaper review: What we do in the shadows

The most ubiquitous trope in all of video gaming is “run around and kill things”. From family-friendly affairs to mature bloodbaths, most games cast you as a figurative angel of …
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Life is Strange 2 sees the light: Episode 4 impressions
3 months ago

Life is Strange 2 sees the light: Episode 4 impressions

It was obvious by the previous episode’s finale that the Life is Strange 2 was heading somewhere new, but I was still surprised by the drastic change that was Episode …
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Life is Strange 2 should’ve said no to drugs: Episode 3 impressions
7 months ago

Life is Strange 2 should’ve said no to drugs: Episode 3 impressions

Much like how the previous episode of Life is Strange 2 felt suspiciously like a delayed Christmas adventure, Episode 3: Wastelands feels like it just missed out on a much …
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Guacamelee 2 Review: Double Dipping
9 months ago

Guacamelee 2 Review: Double Dipping

I don’t know what compelled me to review Guacamelee 2. Despite the critical acclaim I wasn’t a huge fan of the original. I found it rather forgettable, making the sequel …
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The Life is Strange 2 Holiday Spectacular: Episode 2 Impressions
10 months ago

The Life is Strange 2 Holiday Spectacular: Episode 2 Impressions

While holiday spirit is by no means the focus of the story, it still feels weird playing a Christmas episode right after the day has passed. I have to wonder …
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Donut County Review: A Hole New Experience
11 months ago

Donut County Review: A Hole New Experience

There’s a hole under Donut County. There’s a hole under Donut County. There’s a hole, there’s a hole, There’s a hole under Donut County.

There’s a raccoon in a hole …
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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Review: More XCOM than X-Men
12 months ago

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Review: More XCOM than X-Men

The only thing you need to know about Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is that you can play as a duck. A grizzled, gun-toting, anthropomorphic duck. The design is …
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First Games with Gold of 2019 revealed
12 months ago

First Games with Gold of 2019 revealed

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A new year is right around the corner, and with it comes the usual half-hearted resolutions, existential fear of time’s steady passing and new games for Xbox Live Gold members. …
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The Gardens Between review: Be kind, please rewind
12 months ago

The Gardens Between review: Be kind, please rewind

It’s hard for me to imagine time travel as anything but a harrowing experience. Maybe going into the future wouldn’t be the worst, but the past is terrifying. There’s the …
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ADIOS Amigos review: estoy en espacio
1 year ago

ADIOS Amigos review: estoy en espacio

Space travel is a fickle thing. For something that requires massive machinery and high-powered rockets, a successful mission relies on intense precision. Years of scientific progress and intense training go …
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