Author Archives: Zed

About Zed

Game designer, developer, writer, person who runs SkipCutscene.net

Angry Birds: Transformers – Weep With Me

We don’t cover news on SkipCutscene, unless we feel we stand to gain something from it. There’s a million and one sites out there that will provide more consistent updates for your news-grubbing needs, so we’d much rather just wait … Continue reading

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An Open Letter: Fight The Dragon (Steam Early Access)

Here at SkipCutscene, we refuse to do traditional reviews of Early Access games because, in our opinion, they’re not finished yet. Instead, we file them under the SkipCutscene version of a preview, an ‘open letter’ to the developer, commenting on … Continue reading

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The Big E3 Review – Microsoft

As the curtains close on another media hype spectacle of hyperbole and buzzwords, it’s time to take stock of what we were REALLY presented with. SkipCutscene is the best place to get your totally objective, just-the-facts report on what actually … Continue reading

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Review – Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

Met with almost universal praise, it’s not unfair to say that Mario Kart 8 has taken the world by storm this week. I’ve seen the figure ‘1.2 million’ flying around like a blue shell, so I think it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Sonic the Hedgehog Fan-Made Original Characters – Parody or Not?

A few days ago, SEGA unveiled ‘Sticks the Badger’, the newest addition to the Sonic the Hedgehog universe, set to make her debut in the animated reboot ‘Sonic Boom’. Sticks joins a wealth of supporting characters including Big the Cat, … Continue reading

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Review – Arcadecraft (PC)

I don’t understand why it’s taken us until 2014 to get a PC game about managing an arcade. There was a time when it was basically all I wanted to do, and I STILL think, even in a time when … Continue reading

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Waifu Jam 2014: Three Random Picks

Until Haddaway’s classical melody of 1993, nobody could be arsed to ask the simple question “What IS love?” as we were all far too busy inventing the minidisc player and drilling for marshmallows in Cuba. Not even Shakespeare, renowned the … Continue reading

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