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Not the hero we deserve — Scribblenauts Unmasked review

by 7 months ago

I had high hopes for Scribblenauts Unmasked. From the original DS title, the Scribblenauts formula struck a chord with me. A puzzle game at its core, the original Scribblenauts let …

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ONLY try this at home – Skydive: Proximity Flight review

by 7 months ago

I'm just going to take a stab at this and assume you’ve never been base-jump proximity-flying in a wingsuit before. Because, unless you have at least 200 freefall skydives in …

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Ankle deep – Rain review

by 7 months ago

A boy emerges from sleep in a bright, painted world. He climbs from his bed to gaze out the window when the rain begins. His eyes meet those of the …

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Hardcore cartography – Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl review

by 7 months ago

Six years ago, Etrian Odyssey created a challenging retro dungeon-crawler that has seen several sequels already, including one just earlier this year. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is the …

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Not quite worth the purse – Real Boxing review

by 7 months ago

Real Boxing, while fun, is a game that ultimately suffers an identity crisis. Light RPG elements are mixed with a relatively shallow combat mechanic and task you to master timing, …

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Family bonding time – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons review

by 7 months ago

Late in this generation, it seems that developers are learning how to more effectively leverage the unique properties of the video game medium to elicit emotional responses from players. Things …

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Cards, conflict and civil war – Ironclad Tactics reviewed

by 7 months ago

Ironclad Tactics is the latest game by Zachtronics, best known for quasi-science indie puzzler SpaceChem. Combining collectible card based deck management and realtime tactical challenge with a story set in …

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Is any of this for real or not? — Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX review

by 7 months ago

The original Kingdom Hearts is a true classic in video gaming. It is the emotional story of three heroes crossing universal routes to reveal the nefarious plots of once-sealed worlds, …

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The old school’s back and it’s a blast – Shadow Warrior reviewed

by 7 months ago

Shadow Warrior! Now there's a real blast from the past for any experienced PC gamer. Originally released in 1997 by 3D Realms, this was a first-person shooter with a distinctly …

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Not the platform you’re looking for – Star Wars Pinball 3DS review

by 7 months ago

With video arcades dwindling thanks to the rise of the home console, pinball is becoming somewhat of a lost art. What used to be a gaming staple is now a …

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The best sports title, period — FIFA 14 review

by 7 months ago

EA’s FIFA franchise has a unique task when it comes to the creation of their games, one that doesn’t heavily apply to other sports titles. With the whole world waiting …

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The Dave Franco of soccer games — Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 review

by 7 months ago

As many younger brothers know, it can be frustrating and disappointing to be the lesser sibling. That feeling of “good but not good enough” is one that the makers of …

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