Alto's Adventure

Posted on March 23, 2015 in Reviews, Software & Games.

It's not often that I post a review on my blog, but once in a while something comes along that I feel I should just give a little nod to.

Alto's Adventure is a beautifully stylised game for iOS, with changing weather, simple objectives, and the replayability of Super Mario.

The premise of the game is simple. You play as a snowboarder attempting to get as far through the world as possible, while collecting points for stunts, and rounding up escaped Llamas.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Posted on February 03, 2012 in Reviews, Software & Games.

The crisp detail of Deus Ex shown in the bar.

I bought Deus Ex just before Christmas and managed to convince my brother to buy it as well.

Our Christmas holidays thereafter consisted of myself trying to resist the urge to sit in front my of my laptop and play, and my brother just loosing himself in the game for what seemed like days at a time.

As a big fan of Sci-Fi, the story line was a huge appeal to me. The game is set in 2027, and mankind has been developing human augmentations. This has divided humanity between people who believe that augmentations are an abomination, and people who believe they are just the next step in our own evolution.

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