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Leo McCloskey / Author
Leo owns a full set of Winnie the Pooh cuddly toys and has watched all of the first two series of Glee, yet is totally married to an actual woman.
Articles written by Leo McCloskey
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  Let’s take a look at the Pillars of Eternity backer beta. There’s giant spiders,...
Posted on September 11, 2014
Etherlords Feature
Lost in the Ether It’s not that including in-app purchasing options in a game necessarily...
Posted on September 8, 2014
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Handicapped Let’s take care of some housekeeping, shall we: there are literally dozens of more...
Posted on September 3, 2014
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Apples and stairs In a world of flying bowler hats, walking alarm clocks, and floating...
Posted on August 19, 2014
Wraith war What with all the mentions of butt-cheeks and overwrought Saturday morning kids’ TV...
Posted on August 7, 2014
Pure Pool featured
Something about balls Do you know anyone who’s really good at pool? You know the...
Posted on August 2, 2014
Radiant energy As a proof of the potential of fledgling indie developer, Just a Pixel,...
Posted on July 23, 2014
Guac featured
Juan for the road Guacamelee! is still good, folks. It was good a year ago...
Posted on July 17, 2014
Shovel Knight featured
Trowel in paradise There was a time when pixel art and chiptune noises in modern...
Posted on July 4, 2014
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Jail beta   For any game just a few months away from retail storefronts, you...
Posted on June 20, 2014
Heavy Bullets014
One bullet at a time It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what to expect from a...
Posted on June 10, 2014
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Salt of the Earth Look, let me save you some time. In about eight paragraphs...
Posted on May 31, 2014
ASM featured
The path less travelled, the road not taken Always Sometimes Monsters is a playground of...
Posted on May 23, 2014
Rollabear featured
With collectibles spewed throughout and a perpetual pursuit of star ratings and unlockables, Rollabear is...
Posted on November 13, 2013
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Lone Survivor is as it has always been: every reluctant step is wearying, each...
Posted on October 16, 2013
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There’s a sheen to Velocity Ultra’s galactic veneer that belies the game’s true worth....
Posted on May 27, 2013
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What does ‘good’ sound like? There’re headsets out there to suit the tastes of a...
Posted on April 11, 2013
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There’s a kind of futile optimism to everything about Urban Trial Freestyle. It’s not...
Posted on March 4, 2013
Special Forces Team X Screen 3
Special Forces: Team X isn’t your average third-person cover-shooter. Glazed with executions, game-changing special weapons,...
Posted on February 20, 2013
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Space is chuffing massive. A sprawling tapestry of ghostly nebulae and echoing blackness, it reaches...
Posted on February 8, 2013