Review – Mushroom 11

PC
Developer – Untame
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You have to love Humble Monthly. For a meagre $12 per month, you get a curated selection of games. If you don’t subscribe before the first Friday of the month, you don’t get the games. It sounds like it shouldn’t work – I mean, what if the games are shit – but I’ve received some absolute belters. More than a few I already own. Spelunky, Grim Fandango and Besiege are two I can think of off the top of my head – but they’re all some of the best games ever made. Saints Row 4, which I’ve received four copies of spread over a few bundles has proven really valuable with the 30+ hours of co-op play I got from gifting it to a friend. All in, with Company of Heroes 2, Talos Principle and Legend of Grimrock 2 being wiped off my wishlist, I’ve got my money’s worth and best of all, I’ve discovered a load of new games.

Mushroom 11 is a game that I’d never even heard of and what a gem it is.

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Review – Broken Age

PC
Publisher – Double Fine
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When Tim Schafer was in his Lucasarts pomp, I was smoking pot, playing guitar and failing to get girls to fuck me. Computer games weren’t even in the periphery of my life, so when the Broken Age Kickstarter promised the return of the point and click story-driven adventure game, I didn’t really give a shit.

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Review – Medal of Honor (2010)

PC
Publisher – EA
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I’m told that Medal of Honor games were good once upon a time. I started Allied Assault about twenty times but to this day, I couldn’t bring myself to finish it. In fact, this is the first Medal of Honor game I have played all the way through. It’s hopefully the last.

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