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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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Manifold Garden Review: Up the Sideways Stairs
3 weeks ago

Manifold Garden Review: Up the Sideways Stairs

The most iconic work of MC Escher is Relativity, or as Stewie Griffin calls it, “Crazy Stairs”. The iconic image image was created in 1953, depicting gravity-defying pedestrians traversing an …
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Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break Review: Gathers Some Moss
1 month ago

Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break Review: Gathers Some Moss

History’s greatest rock and roll trilogy is finally complete with Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break. It all began when Sisyphus finally got fed up with his eternal punishment, …
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Superliminal Review: Perception is really confusing
2 months ago

Superliminal Review: Perception is really confusing

Superliminal operates on the premise that “perception is reality”, a simple-sounding phrase that is incredibly difficult to describe in further detail. In practicing on actual humans, this is the most …
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Maneater review: We’re Not as Cool as Sharks
4 months ago

Maneater review: We’re Not as Cool as Sharks

Statistically speaking, humanity’s fear of sharks is largely unfounded. Attacks are so infrequent that yearly death counts rarely go beyond single digits. It’s not something you should be worrying about …
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Life is Strange 2 borders on greatness: Episode 5 impressions
7 months ago

Life is Strange 2 borders on greatness: Episode 5 impressions

While I adored the original Life is Strange, I can’t deny just how badly it fell apart in its finale. After four episodes of increasing quality, the ending buckled under …
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Trover Saves the Universe Review: Get a Job!
8 months ago

Trover Saves the Universe Review: Get a Job!

I’m going to assume everyone checking out this review is doing so because they’re a fan of Rick & Morty, as you only need to take a glance at Trover …
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Lost Ember review: A wolf in wombat’s clothing
9 months ago

Lost Ember review: A wolf in wombat’s clothing

Lost Ember begins by building a compelling mythology: upon death a human’s spirit is delivered to the heavenly City of Light, but those unworthy must remain on Earth and become …
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Felix The Reaper review: What we do in the shadows
10 months 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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