Articles by Duncan Aird

As We Play

Octodad: Dadliest Catch – As We Play

Format – PlayStation 4 Octodad is a game that needs to not be taken seriously. I know that may seem obvious, but it needs stressing. I’m hesitant to say it, but Octodad: Dadliest catch almost feels like Pewdie Bait. What is Pewdie bait, you may ask; it’s a term coined…

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Child of Light – As We Play

Format – PlayStation 4 As is becoming a trend; I must begin this As We Play with a confession – I do not know anything about turn-based RPGs. I’ve never liked Final Fantasy, Ni No Kuni remains sealed on my shelf for a day that may never arrive, and going…

As We Play

SteamWorld Dig – As We Play

Format – PlayStation 4 It’s been a while since I’ve got excited for a downloadable title. Sure, I buy quite a few, but far more often on a whim or during a sale. SteamWorld Dig is an exception to that statement and is a game I have been excited about…

App Store

Shift Jump – As We Play

Format – iOS (iPhone) Judging from the AppStore screenshots, this looks like it’s going to be an Impossible Game/Super Hexagon style game. Genital-twisting difficulty but satisfying as hell to nail just right. Hopefully with a kickass soundtrack on top of it all. I’m hoping that prediction pays off because I…