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More of the same, but different — Prime World review

by 6 months ago

To define Prime World as a MOBA would be an extreme over-simplification. Developed by Nival, Prime World offers lasting hero development like an RPG with single-player battles that follow some …

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A truly bountiful voyage – Rise of Venice review

by 7 months ago

For a number of years now, some very clever developers over at German studio Gaming Minds have been churning out solid titles centered on prudent trading and fierce tactical battles …

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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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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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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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A stomping good time–MechWarrior Online review

by 7 months ago

There was once a time, long before we’d ever heard of “free-to-play,” when MechWarrior was one of the flagship simulator franchises. Men and women across the world piloted immense walking …

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A spectacular achievement — Memoria Review

by 7 months ago

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have a storied past with point-and-click adventure games. They’ve never been a genre that clicked with me as I struggled to …

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Only for the stoics – Total War: Rome II Review

by 7 months ago

Sing in me, O muse, and through me tell of the Battle of Athens.  After my Macedonian armies captured the City of Athena from its rightful owners through might of …

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Let’s beat up some actors! Foul Play reviewed

by 7 months ago

Foul Play is charming. Let's get that one out there immediately: it's a cute little side-scrolling beat-'em-up situated squarely in the vein of old-school classics like Golden Axe or Final …

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Not quite what you were hoping – Metro: Last Light Tower Pack DLC Review

by 7 months ago

You’ve forgotten about Metro: Last Light, haven’t you?  Shame on you! Go back and play it. Go ahead, I’ll wait here while you get your fill of thick Russian accents …

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Strap on your hiking boots, it’s gonna be a long walk – Arma III review

by 7 months ago

Although I've long been a fan of the Operation Flashpoint lineage, which bears a striking resemblance and supplied a lot of the coding talent at work on Arma, I'd never …

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