Reviews

Card Hunter Review: Something free should not be so good

When I first learnt about Card Hunter from Direcow, Penny-Arcade and Rock Paper Shotgun, I figured that coming from so many people I trusted, it had to be good. I didn’t know how good it was. The first day I started playing, I didn’t stop until 2am. And then managed to oversleep and get into work late. That’s how good …

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Comic review: Date King 1

The dating scene in Singapore has been touted as the most terrifying around the world and sometimes those of us wanting to navigate the minefield might sometimes get flummoxed at the intricacies of it all. Growing up the guide for most of us was The Teenage Textbook, but with a new generation comes a need for a new updated guide. …

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Preview

I think I’m on a card game run. First Android Netrunner, now Blizzard’s Hearthstone? One thing’s for certain though- Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a very different beast from Android: Netrunner. However, it is quite a similar beast to Magic. And that’s not exactly a bad thing. If you know how to play Magic, you know how to play Hearthstone. …

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Red 2: The movie review

Frank Moses and the gang are back! Red 2 is the sequel to Red, which was based on the original mini-series by writer Warren Ellis and artist Cully Hamner for DC Comics. We liked the original which combined some good action set-pieces with some very fun shenanigans, but will the sequel capture lightning in a bottle for the Retired, Extremely …

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Pacific Rim: The reviewgitation

We can build it. We have the technology. But the only way we’re going to be able to do any justice to a Pacific Rim review is by mind melding, two of us dancing in perfect unison. Do we then agree that the movie is awesome like possums? Two possums? Read on! Direcow and Kakita initiate neural handshake and risk …

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