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:

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

by 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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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Infamous: First Light review

by 2 months 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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Metro Redux review

by 3 months ago

New consoles bring with them new experiences, but they also give us a chance to improve those games we really loved most. And as publishers tirelessly work 'round the clock …

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Something in the way – The Last of Us: Remastered review

by 4 months ago

It's hard to write about The Last of Us without sounding a bit like a crazy person. On its surface, it seems like just another apocalyptic zombie tale mixed with …

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Life, or something like it – Tomodachi Life review

by 6 months ago

Tomodachi Life is difficult to encapsulate without actually playing it. It’s not really a game. Like Nintendo’s other life sim Animal Crossing, Tomodachi Life is a game you pop into every …

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Murdered: Soul Suspect review

by 6 months ago

Murdered: Soul Suspect reminds me of a bygone era – the PS2 era, specifically. It was a time when mid-tier development was actually a thing, when developers with a smallish …

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Steelseries Stratus review

by 6 months ago

iOS controllers haven’t exactly had the best run of luck lately. Whether they’re too damn expensive, or just plain not up to snuff, it’s been hard for hardcore gamers to …

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Stealing your heart – Sly Cooper Collection review (Vita)

by 6 months ago

Sony hasn’t exactly had the best run of luck in porting its classic games to its versatile handheld. The Vita is capable of pulling off some fantastic visuals (one look …

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Clementine is transforming right before our eyes – The Walking Dead: Season Two continues

by 6 months ago

Season Two of TellTale’s The Walking Dead is shaping up to be quite the excellent package of narrative delight. The game is more visually appealing than the first season, and …

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