Home Authors Posts by Aaron Potter

Aaron Potter

When Aaron isn't busting out his parents' old Sega Megadrive and playing way too much Mortal Kombat II in an attempt to re-live the classic days, he usually spends his days up to his neck podcasting about movies, covering events and of course writing about video games. Primed to take on anyone who critiques the genius of 2005's Timesplitters: Future Perfect, Aaron is the epitome of the term "Pop Culture Nerd" with the collection of comics, games and statues to prove it
Batman Arkham VR

The Best Batman Video Games

Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman: Here are 10 of our favourite Batman games that let you play as the Caped Crusader.

Resident Evil Revelations on Nintendo Switch is Old but Gold

There are times when Resident Evil: Revelations shows true flickers of what made fan-favourite Resident Evil 4 so lauded and unnervingly tense.
Assassin's Creed Origins Header R

How Assassin’s Creed Origins Delivers the Strongest Protagonist Yet

Ezio might have been Assassin's Creed's most alluring protagonist so far, but it's time he moves over: Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek is here.

Super Mario Odyssey Review: Mario’s Most Madcap Adventure Yet

 Super Mario Odyssey is the type of game that I'd probably have taken for granted as a kid, but as an adult, I'll cherish it for decades. 

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows Review: Creepy But Cute

Midnight Shadows is the definitive Yomawari experience for anyone seeking a slightly fresher take on a survival horror game.

Neon Chrome on Switch Packs a Good Cyberpunch

What goes best with a shiny new console? An equally shiny twin-stick shooter. No, really! Clue’s in the title.

‘Blood, Sweat, and Pixels’ is a Fascinating Look at the Complexities of Game Development

While games as art continues to be debated, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels is the book that proves they are at least the result of laborious time and passion.

Meaningful or Pretentious? Analysing 2017’s Most Ambiguous Narratives

We take a look at how game narratives are changing, with a focus on Breath of the Wild, RiME and What Remains of Edith Finch.
Lichtspeer Header 2

Lichtspeer’s New Switch Exclusive Mode is Couch Co-op Hilarity

Lichtspeer on Switch packs in the same wave-based fun the game has become known for, with the exception that you can now do so co-operatively with a friend.

The 10 Best Limited Edition 3DS Consoles That Any Collector Will Want

There are more members of the 3DS family than you can shake a stick at, but which limited edition designs are the most desirable in 2017? Come take a look.
Metroid Samus Returns Header

Metroid: Samus Returns Review: 2D Metroid Caught in an Identity Crisis

Metroid: Samus Returns' amalgamation of some things old and some things new results in a 2D Metroid game that is caught in somewhat of an identity crisis.
League of Evil Body 3

Review: League of Evil Isn’t Afraid to Turn Up the Challenge

Originally finding success back in 2011 on mobile platforms, League of Evil is a no frills yet dangerously addictive platform game in its purest form.

Splatoon 2’s Salmon Run is the Horde Mode all Games Should Strive For

Salmon Run offers up a calamari-filled dish of creative ideas that largely succeeds in challenging players to think differently.
Splatoon 2 1

Splatoon 2 Review: Feel Good Ink

Oozing with style and simply bursting with colour, the fact that there hasn’t been an online shooter quite like Splatoon really says a lot about the IP’s sheer originality.

I and Me Review: Far from Purr-fect

Much like the game’s title and style of play would suggest, I and Me is very much a game of two halves.

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review: Pixel-Powered Port

It’s not accusations Ultra Despair Girls has you hurling at your foes this time around; just good old fashion bullets.
Crash Bandicoot N Sane

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy’s Success Proves We’re Hungry for Nostalgia

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has quickly become the biggest single-format release of the year, but does this bode well for the wiley bandicoot's future?

Zombeer Review: More Scooby Don’t than Scooby Doo

If the idea of cracking open a few cold ones with the undead isn’t what B movie fans’ dreams are made of, then I don’t know what is.

The 5 Big Takeaways From E3 2017

When we weren’t discussing the games themselves at this year's E3, these were the other aspects of the show that piqued our interest.

Bethesda E3 2017: Doubling Down on Single-Player Narratives

Oooofh! So we’re already roughly half way through this year’s series of E3 press conferences and it’s been a whirlwind of excitement, hype... and...

Connect With GameSpew

Popular This Week