I can see why Twelve Minutes is so polarising now I’ve finished it

As the years go by, I have come to realised that video games have increasingly just become comfort food for me. There was a time where I would endeavour to play everything and anything that came out in order to give myself a rounder and more expansive perspective of what was available to me. These days I really do seem to want to stick with the tried and true games that I enjoy.

So it feels like a real nostalgia trip for me to come back and play a game like Twelve Minutes and be able to talk about it while it’s still a relatively hot topic.

I’m almost certainly going to spoil the events of Twelve Minutes during this post. So it you do have an interest in experiencing the game yourself, then I’d recommend against reading further. This is really one of those games that the act of talking about it will end up spoiling to some extent.

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – a Cynical Rant about a really good game

I finally managed to get my hands on a PlayStation 5. Over the course of the past six months I’ve always know that it was probably going to be Ratchet & Clank that made me break down and start searching out one of these giant monstrosities of a consoles.

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I praise and complain about The New Pokémon Snap

The latest in what feels like the miraculous return of long dead video game franchises; Pokémon snap makes its shock return to the Nintendo Switch in the imaginatively titled New Pokémon Snap. The first game on N64 was one of those games I played to absolute death as a young kid. So the idea of coming to a brand new entry in the series over 20 years later is kind of bizarre to me.

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