PC Reviews

The Reality of War — This War of Mine

by 3 days ago

War. It’s a common thing in video games as is the violence that results from it. Very few games remember the horrors of war, and that is the core of …

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Good Times and Bad Times — Valkyria Chronicles

by 6 days ago

As the sweeping score of Valkyria Chronicles rushed to meet my ears and the introduction sequence started to roll, sweet memories of the past came to me. It was six …

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Endless deaths; Dungeon of the Endless review

by 1 week ago

I thought everything was perfect. I had strategically placed turrets and healing modules along my path to freedom. I had the rooms along my escape route lit up. I was …

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Rediscovering Sound — Wicked Audio’s Reverb Headphones

by 2 weeks ago

I so often find myself utilizing less­ than ­ideal mechanisms for the enjoyment of music and game audio (my buzzing car stereo, rattling TV speakers, or the tinny whistles of …

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A linage of strategy – Crowntakers review

by 2 weeks ago

I made a lot of strange and entertaining comparisons during my time with Crowntakers. Among the first was Infinity Blade, where I originally encountered the now popular theme of playing …

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Crude repetition — Randal’s Monday Review

by 2 weeks ago

Nostalgia isn’t always a good goal for a game. In some cases, it’s better to take past ideas and expand on them, innovate on them, rather than simply recreate them. …

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Starpoint Gemini 2 – the spacefarer’s guide to the galaxy

by 2 weeks ago

Exploring space is an endeavor for the patient; there’s a vast amount of area to cover and the scenery doesn’t change very often. But when you do see something unique …

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It’s all-stealth action! Styx: Master of Shadows reviewed

by 2 weeks ago

The bar for stealth action in video games has been set fairly high in the modern era of gaming. Once upon a time a game which boasted "stealth mechanics" was …

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Souls for newbies — Lords of the Fallen Review

by 3 weeks ago

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and the developers of Lords of the Fallen have made it no secret that they aim to recreate the magic of the Souls …

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Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut – Time to ante up, Chummer

by 3 weeks ago

I've never felt more confident in the Shadowrun gaming revival than after having played Dragonfall Director's Cut. It seemed that Harebrained Schemes were on the right track after successfully Kickstarting …

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A strong start to a long journey — Dreamfall Chapters: Book One Review

by 4 weeks ago

Episodic games are a challenge to evaluate on a by-release basis. The sagas are usually a sum of their parts rather than standalone works, and so it’s hard to understand …

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0-16 — Front Page Sports Football review

by 4 weeks ago

One of the appealing aspects of sports simulation games is the depth of control, stat-geeking, and overall full immersion into the strategic side of sports.  The trade-off is usually a …

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