David Roberts

PROFILE:

I've been gaming since my dad made the bad decision of buying me a Nintendo when I was four years old. Every day I'd find myself with my face glued to a TV screen, punching away at buttons, getting furious with Bowser, Dr. Wily, and those freakin' birds in Ninja Gaiden. Since then I have failed to get my parents to play any board game with me, I sold my full copy of Earthbound with box and guide for $300 to some dude in Austria for rent money, and I still believe in Nintendo even after all these years.

Posts by David Roberts:

Ad nauseum — Fantasy Life review

by 5 hours ago

I'm tired of fighting monsters. Now, I love a good dragon slaying or eldritch defeat like everyone else, but there's more to questing than simply stabbing kobolds in the face. …

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Angels and demons — Bayonetta 2 review

by 6 days ago

You know what's weird? We live in a world where Nintendo has not only published a Legend of Zelda/Dynasty Warriors hybrid, but has also resurrected Bayonetta, one of the niche-iest …

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition review

by 2 weeks ago

Oh, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, you disappoint me so much. Two years ago, you came out for PC and consoles, and no one really knew what to make of you. …

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Gotta trap ‘em all—Skylanders Trap Team review

by 3 weeks ago

My first reaction toward Skylanders Trap Team is one of deep, unmitigated cynicism. "I know exactly what you're trying to do to me," I say to the game, as I walk …

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments review

by 3 weeks ago

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is probably the most literary game I've ever played. I'm not saying that's it's the most artistic or thought provoking game, or even one with …

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MOGA Rebel review

by 4 weeks ago

It's weird to think that mobile devices like phones and tablets are getting their own dedicated gaming controllers. "Why even bother," you might ask yourself, "when I could just get …

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D4 is a hell of a trip, and it’s only just getting started

by 1 month ago

Did you know that airplane tires are filled with nitrogen? Apparently, it's so the tires don't burn up when the plane lands. I didn't know this until I played D4: …

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The Triforce of Silliness — Hyrule Warriors review

by 1 month ago

Hyrule Warriors is really, truly, fantastically stupid. And it's some of the most ridiculous fun I've had with the Legend of Zelda series in years. Let me back up for …

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Skylanders Trap Team preview — Like console, like tablet

by 1 month ago

I recently got to sit down for a hands-on preview of Skylanders Trap Team, and walked away confident that the series will likely remain as kooky and fun as ever. …

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Skylanders Trap Team preview – I believe in magic

by 1 month ago

I wasn't sold at first. Skylanders Trap Team looked like a gimmick—a neat looking game with a dumb reason to buy a whole bunch of extra figurines. I'd only ever …

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Destiny – A review in progress

by , , and 1 month ago

So Destiny launched with over $500 million in sales, the largest launch of a new IP in history.  Since it’s unlike most other games, we figured we’d take our time …

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Infamous: First Light review

by 1 month ago

The worst part about Infamous: First Light is that it doesn't have anything important to say. It's a prequel to Spring 2014's Infamous: Second Son, a pretty decent game in …

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