Overwatch – 2016 Game of the Year Review

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Overwatch Overview Blizzard’s multiplayer hero-shooter Overwatch was the winner of over 100 game of the year awards in 2016. So what makes this multi-console game so excellent and why should you consider joining its ranks of players? To start with Overwatch is deceptively simple. It lacks a set story, but this is easily covered by the media tie-in content. […]

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Fantasy Review: With Blood Upon the Sand

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Overview Bradley P. Beaulieu wrote the excellent fantasy novel The Twelve Kings of Sharakhai which we previously reviewed. However, as noted in our review there were a few shaky series’ beginning issues with this fictional work. So how does With Blood Upon the Sand compare as a fantasy sequel?     Plotting With Blood Upon the Sand continues to develop […]

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Voltron: Legendary Defender – Seasons 1-3 a Review

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Voltron: Legendary Defender has now run through three seasons of high quality animation on Netflix. For fans of shows such as Avatar: The Last Airbender or Star Wars: The Clone Wars/Rebels this is worthy viewing, as each series develops the characters to greater extents.   Voltron’s Premise Voltron: Legendary Defender follows five human heroes, who discover they are the next paladins […]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is our current tip for best game of 2017. It takes the concepts that worked in all previous Legend of Zelda games (storytelling, graphical style, exploration, puzzling, some minor role-playing elements) and transforms them, energising them again. Breath of the Wild also takes the elements of the best role-playing games […]

July 2017 Newsletter

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For those who have subscribed to The Write Stuff the first monthly newsletter has been sent to inboxes. This contains a detailed list of all the posts from the month of July, alongside some hints of upcoming posts. There was also a bonus post especially for the benefit of subscribers. Following is a sneak peak of the […]