Samantha Ooi

Staff Writer

Ex-game-studio grunt, now freelance writing and floating around. Just don't ask me about what I have seen~


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Skyhill Review – Bulimia Doesn’t Work That Way

Set in a gloomy future in the aftermath of World War III, Skyhill is a roguelike where bioweapons remain a looming threat. You play as Perry Jason, a man on…

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Devotion Review – Nostalgia Tinged with Regret and Tragedy

I want to clear the political elephant in the room first. Devotion and developers Red Candle Games have been on the receiving end of intense hostility from mainland Chinese players…

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Darkest Dungeon Switch Port Impressions – Portable Pain

As 2018 begins, the Nintendo Switch continues to build its library of ports with the recent release of Darkest Dungeon, along with and its two official DLCs The Crimson Court…

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New ‘Alien’ Game to be Developed by Cold Iron Studios, Under FoxNext

FoxNext has announced that a new game in the Alien franchise is being developed with their recently acquired Cold Iron Studios. The addition of the studio would allow FoxNext to…

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Steam Further Restricts Which Copies Impact Review Scores

Valve has announced more changes coming to the Steam Customer Review system, intended to further “fine-tune the relevance and accuracy of the overall review score for each product.” Reviews from customers using gifted…

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How 8-Bit Zelda Helped Prototype Breath Of The Wild

At the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) 2017, Nintendo provided some insight into how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s mechanics were actually prototyped in 8-bit form. During the conference, Nintendo’s…

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Kult of Ktulu: Olympic Review – Ph’nglui Mglw’nafh D’ora T’t Exp’lora

Something is astir on the luxury White Star Line in Kult of Ktulu: Olympic; something distinctly eldritch and Lovecraftian. The game is a primarily text-based narrative that chronicles the journey of 13-year-old…

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Mass Effect Themed Cards Against Humanity Pack Inbound

Is the wait for Mass Effect: Andromeda killing you with anticipation? Are you one of those already getting hot and bothered over the new alien race? Do you have an active…

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Angels with Scaly Wings Review – Close Encounters With The Draconic Kind

Frankly, the review could be summed up by your reaction to the ‘proposition’ from the beefcake of a dragon above. How would you react to this sudden (censored) dragon dick? This is…

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Nintendo Confirms Production Of NES Classic Edition Will Continue

Rumors of the Nintendo NES Classic Edition going out of production are apparently unfounded, according to a statement from Nintendo UK. Their statement is in response to speculation about the…