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Space Bust-A-Move Review

by 5 years ago

Several puzzle games have a "Match 3" mechanic to them.  Some more recent examples are Bejeweled and Puzzle Quest.  One of the earliest games with this kind of mechanic was …

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Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island Review

by 5 years ago

When I was assigned Atelier Annie:  Alchemists of Sera Island (we’ll just call this one AA, thank you very much), I was seriously wondering what I had done to piss …

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Band Hero Review

by 5 years ago

I should probably admit that when I received Band Hero for review, it already had a couple strikes against it.  First, I’m a metalhead at heart, and pop music in …

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A Witch’s Tale Review

by 5 years ago

For the record, I’m a big fan of what Nippon Ichi does.  I’m not always a fan of their actual games, mind you, but I certainly appreciate the fact that …

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Scribblenauts Review

by 5 years ago

The Internet is a harsh mistress. It giveth, it taketh away and rarely does one know which way it will go (aside from the ardent fanaticism regarding Firefly.) My first …

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Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Review

by 5 years ago

40 years into the digital revolution, most people think they understand what a video game is. When they think of a video game they mostly think of two extremes: Mario …

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Dawn of Discovery Review

by 5 years ago

Thank goodness for the summer lull.   That's the kind of thing I would say if I was crazy, but I'm not. Dawn of Discovery harkens back to the city …

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Dokapon Journey Review

by 5 years ago

It seems like these days you need to combine genres to set your game apart from the other titles out there.  Most often, it seems like a game will try …

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Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled Review

by 5 years ago

If a new game developer wanted to make a name for themselves by crafting a lengthy (and I do mean lengthy) RPG modeled on the ye olde schoole style of …

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Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor Review

by 5 years ago

There are many life lessons I The Shin Megami Tensai RPG series (also commonly known as Megaten) has been around for a long time, but Devil Survivor marks a couple major …

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The Legendary Starfy Review

by 5 years ago

Nintendo has more characters and mascots than you can shake an Ice Climber at. Starfy plays like most every side-scrolling platforming game you've played, with a twist. Indeed it is, …

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Tokyo Beat Down Review

by 5 years ago

While the Nintendo DS has a lot of games, it seems like it is better suited for specific genres.  The DS is crowded with puzzle games and RPGs.  This isn't necessarily …

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