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Review - GRID

GRID is one of those series that is looked at fondly by both hardcore racing fans and also the novice guy like myself. The GRID series started back in 2008, so to still be going strong eleven years later must say the fanbase is out there and still wanting more of what it offers. Many would class GRID as an arcade racer I think, but for me as a guy who doesn't really tend to stick around these types of game for long, it certainly has a tinge of the serious stuff too, with tuning available and also just how the game plays. An arcade racer to me is something that doesn't take itself too seriously and also has a certain quirk to it, seen in games like Blur and Split Second. Grid really doesn't have that, with the only thing being the rewind feature which we see in every racer these days it seems.

Loading up GRID for the first time I was a bit taken aback by the content actually in the game, with this review certainly going to come in at the short side purely down to what I ca…

Review - Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands

Stranded Sails was a game that popped up on my social media timeline one day and saw me sold on the idea ever since. Just something about games like this of late which see you having to go out and explore and take care of yourself and a bunch of others seems to be becoming my thing. Stranded Sails ticked a lot of the right boxes in trailers and in-game ideas the game showed off, but how did it go once I got my hands the game?

The game begins with you racing to your father's ship before they set off an adventure, with that adventure obviously going wrong once a colorful bird sits upon the mast of the ship and a storm comes crashing in. Waking up on an island you are shown the basics on how to do a few things which will help you in the game, with you finally making it to another island where your Dad lays injured inside the battered ship, with your job being to find the rest of the crew and also help feed and get them shelter, as you try to help them all survive and hopefully get h…