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Chris Schilling


Chris Schilling writes about video games for a living, and knows an awful lot about Pokémon. Ask him anything. (Though he may have to confer with his son.)

Featured articles

FeaturePES 2018 proves that slower can be better

Gimmicks, Griezmann and gegenpressing: hands-on with this year's model.

Ever Oasis review

Just deserts.

RecommendedYakuza 0 review

Dragon age: origins.

FeatureForget Go - Pokémon Snap is the series' greatest spin-off

And this week's Virtual Console release is the perfect opportunity to revisit it.

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour review

It's (probably not) in the game.

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review

Might and magitek.

Mario Party 10 review

Toy soirée.

Screamride review


LittleBigPlanet 3 review

Material weakness.

Entwined review

Knot great.

Drakengard 3 review

So Nier, and yet...

Surge Deluxe review

Electric feel.

Fable Anniversary review

Albion my way, then.

Dr Luigi review

Going viral.

RecommendedJoe Danger Infinity review

Bigger, better, more Battenberg.

Wii Party U review

Instant Mii play.

Saints Row 4: Enter The Dominatrix review

Tune in, strap on, cock out.

FeatureGTA Online: Rockstar ate my gangster

Is the troubled multiplayer mode worth persevering with?

Blackbar review

Blankety blank.

FeatureThe play's the thing

Smarter writing in games is a good thing, but let's not forget the importance of intelligent systems.

SteamWorld Dig review

Gouge away.

Flashback review

The quest for identity.

Saints Row 4 review

Grand heft auto.

Kokuga review

Huh, what? From the maker of Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga? Gimme!

GoatUp 2 review

Guff love.

Crabitron review

Chela instinct.

Crush review

No more candy for you.

Into the Dead review

A zombie auto-runner? Yep, sounds like the end of days.

Impossible Road review

Roll with it.

The Football Playbook review

No silver linings.

Beastie Bay review

Creatures of habit.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: The lost art of keeping a secret

Are big budget games losing their mystery in the face of aggressive marketing?

App of the Day: Joe Danger Touch

Contains scenes of moderate peril.

Retro/Grade Review

For those about to rocket, we salute you.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: How do you solve a problem like Mario?

Does New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent a creative cul-de-sac? And if so, does it even matter?

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Yearning Japanese

Lamenting the death of the import scene.

App of the Day: Slydris

Lateral damage.

App of the Day: Autumn Dynasty

Fall of the empire.

App of the Day: Cytus

Bemani for nothing.

FeatureRetrospective: Virtua Striker 3 ver. 2002

"Rainbow! Fantastic! Wonderful goal!"

App of the Day: Extinction Squad

Death becomes herd.

App of the Day: Oh! Cube

Chip off the old block.

App of the Day: Penny Time

Baby I'm board.

App of the Day: This Could Hurt

Press screen to not die.

FeatureRetrospective: P.N.03

Schneider house rules.

App of the Day: Disc Drivin'

Flicking with friends.

Fable Heroes Review

Hobbes spring eternal.

FeatureRetrospective: Killer7

Try it, you might hate it.

App of the Day: EPOCH.

Shoot many robots.

App of the Day: Fibble

Roll with it.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review

The course whisperer.

App of the Day: MotoHeroz

Trialz and errorz.

Yakuza: Dead Souls Review

Don't scream it's over.

App of the Day: Dungeon Village


App of the Day: Hank Hazard

Cunning stunts.

App of the Day: Tongue Tied!

Finger-licking good.

App of the Day: Monkey Bump

Simian mobile gusto.

Grand Slam Tennis 2 Review

Services rendered.

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