James Wood


21 games reviewed
66.4 average score
65 median score
28.6% of games recommended
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9.5 / 10.0 - GRIS
Dec 13, 2018

It’s deeply spiritual, achingly human, immaculately constructed and absolutely demands to be experienced in a time when games and art are finally indistinguishable from one another.

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9 / 10.0 - Frostpunk
May 20, 2018

The impact Frostpunk can have on the player is truly remarkable.

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9 / 10.0 - Observation
May 21, 2019

For whatever visual blemishes show up, or for however far the third act strays, Observation remains a deeply fascinating experience.

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Apr 22, 2019

This is your adventure, your journey as an Arisen, and while it is not free of technical hiccups, the game well and truly earns its reputation as one of the best fantasy games of all time.

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8 / 10.0 - Unavowed
Aug 12, 2018

The ambition of Unavowed is immediately evident and the game rarely puts a foot wrong

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Fans of Travis’ previous adventures may be disappointed by this down-scaling but in reducing the size of his vision, Suda has been able to finally begin adapting it for a modern market.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Moonlighter
May 28, 2018

The tale of Will, a man who wants so badly to rise above his station in life and achieve great adventures, will resonate with many. Paired with an addictive gameplay loop and beautiful respect for inspiring art, Moonlighter is well worth the price of admission.

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Dec 3, 2018

Cursed Kingdom is a fun, occasionally frustrating, romp through a world I hope we get to revisit one day.

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Mar 27, 2019

She Remembered Caterpillars is fun to play but even more enjoyable to bang your head against and although its presentation can feel clumsy at times the feeling the game leaves you with is undeniably beautiful.

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Aug 1, 2019

In a time when marketers are tripping over themselves to distance their games from the overt politics they draw upon, The Church in the Darkness unapologetically runs in the opposite direction. Freedom Town isn’t just a facsimile of a political movement, it’s a borderline reenactment that asks players to take its world, and history, seriously.

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