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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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Two Id@Xbox games revealed for July’s Games with Gold
12 months ago

Two Id@Xbox games revealed for July’s Games with Gold

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July’s Games with Gold have been revealed, and they’re right in our wheelhouse. Kicking off the month is the twin-stick shooter Assault Android Cactus. Our own Van Fitch gave it …
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Newsbits: E3 2018 Edition
1 year ago

Newsbits: E3 2018 Edition

To commemorate the biggest week in gaming and highlight some smaller announcements, we’ve resurrected our old newsbits format. We even pulled our classic header image out from storage and gave …
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Yoku’s Island Express review: Ori and the deaf, dumb, blind forest
1 year ago

Yoku’s Island Express review: Ori and the deaf, dumb, blind forest

Creating a new combination of two very different items will only ever have one of two outcomes: either they were secretly perfect for each other and beg the question “why …
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E3 2018: We Happy Few getting full release August 10
1 year ago

E3 2018: We Happy Few getting full release August 10

It’s hard to believe it was two years ago when We Happy Few made its splash at Microsoft’s E3 conference, showcasing their antidepressant-fueled dystopia via gameplay of the game’s unsettling opening. …
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E3 2018: Ubisoft reveals Trials Rising
1 year ago

E3 2018: Ubisoft reveals Trials Rising

While the main focus of Ubisoft’s E3 press conference was showcasing AAA games and forcing Nintendo characters into as many of them as possible, it also included a respectable showing …
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E3 2018: Adorable fox adventure Tunic coming to Xbox One
1 year ago

E3 2018: Adorable fox adventure Tunic coming to Xbox One

Otherwise known as the most adorable surprise from Microsoft’s E3 conference, Tunic is coming to Xbox One as a console launch exclusive. The game is an isometric adventure about exploring …
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E3 2018: Ori and the Will of the Wisps gameplay trailer
1 year ago

E3 2018: Ori and the Will of the Wisps gameplay trailer

The highly anticipated sequel Ori and the Will of the Wisps made its gameplay debut yesterday during Microsoft’s E3 conference. Not only does it somehow look more artistically stunning than …
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E3 2018: PUBG reveals new updates coming this year
1 year ago

E3 2018: PUBG reveals new updates coming this year

Microsoft spent a portion of their E3 conference giving an update on their Game Preview battle royale Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, debuting a new trailer that showcases where the game’s been since …
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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice review: Hela good
1 year ago

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice review: Hela good

A game about a warrior raging against the Gods to save a lost love is as cliche as a video game setup can get, but Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice does it …
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Minit review: Zelda games done quick
1 year ago

Minit review: Zelda games done quick

The intriguing yet horrifying idea of reliving the same moment forever is a trope that’s been repeated in pop culture ad nauseam, from the classic film Groundhog Day to that …
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