Author: Will Russell

Freelance Writer, Editor, PR specialist, Games collector and Tech Junkie

Recently the world was introduced to Tumbleseed, the “Rolly Roguelike” that sends seeds scrambling up a mountain filled with threats and bottomless pits with all the charmingly friendly visuals and music you can imagine. The path is fraught with dangers in the form of insects and small moles that burrow holes into the mountain face, […]

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When I first saw Vroom in the Night Sky appear in the Nintendo E-Shop I was confused. A Magical girl flying on a motor bike? No clear objective in the ad-reel? The price tag read $10. I was intrigued. I wasn’t interested, but I was intrigued. So I waited. I thought on it for a […]

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Snake Puns everywhere! SumoDigitalLtd’s latest game Snake Pass for the Nintendo Switch is a lot of things. It’s a fun, beautiful and lighthearted puzzler. It’s a family friendly and brightly colored game with a catchy soundtrack. Most importantly: it’s the single best Snake simulator game I’ve ever played. I played SnakePass on the Nintendo Switch, […]

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The Overwatch community has been waiting with baited breath for the presumed arrival of the 24th hero on the roster to arrive this week. In a Developer update posted this afternoon, Jeff Kaplan takes us into a bit of detail on the new backstory of Orisa, Overwatch’s newest Tank class hero! Orisa is a repurposed […]

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We here at Pixelrater have been eagerly awaiting Nintendo’s first foray into the world of iOS gaming. We were blown away when it was announced on September 7th of this year at the Apple iPhone event, as none of us saw it coming. We watched the teaser videos with eager anticipation, we spoke at length […]

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Hey, It’s me: Sombra. After much waiting and stress over the Alternate Reality Game: decoding clues into the identity of Overwatch’s hinted character in the web, Blizzard has officially confirmed and released Sombra as a playable character this afternoon at Blizzcon. Sombra has been a heated talking point for fans of Overwatch for the last […]

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The small team over at Squad has just taken a major blow as the majority of the development team quit to seek higher wages on a new project elsewhere. A reddit post by the lead creator states that low pay and regular requirements of extended hours are the primarily factors in the decision for the […]

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Duskers Review

Surrounded by the hum of servers and monitors I anxiously await a report from “Ethan”, my scout Drone three rooms over. Chirping happily to himself as he drops a probe and observes it skitter off into the dark, eagerly expectant for the little bug to give good intel on the room. My monitor lights up […]

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