All in a name — Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation review

by 2 months ago

There is a very thin line between acceptable mediocrity and dull uselessness, and being on the fence is not a position that you want to find your game in.  Unfortunately …

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And so We March On – Progress: Evolution of Technology

by 2 months ago

Every time I play big 4X games like Eclipse or Exodus: Proxima Centauri I find myself pulled to the technology tree, feeling that the rest of the game is simply …

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Grim Fandango Remastered – a bumpy trip through the Land of the Dead

by 2 months ago

The recent spate of game remakes has, in my opinion, been an absolute boon.   It breathes new life into the classic games I grew up with, letting me share them …

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Why do Pirates use Maps Anyway? – Plunder

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I remember playing Clue when I was very young. It is one of the first boardgames that I vividly remember playing. I also vividly remember when I realized that it …

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Grey Goo – reinventing the RTS genre

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I bought my Pentium 100mhz PC to play Command & Conquer.  I upgraded it as the franchise grew, and I was sad to see the series head in some bizarre …

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Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Review – a little from column A, a little from column B

by 2 months ago

When I wrote my review of Saints Row IV, I commented that I thought it was what happens when Volition completely takes the shackles off of reality and simply lets …

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A worthwhile F2P title? We review Kingsroad on iPad and PC

by 2 months ago

There are two classifications of games that I roundly ignore -- free-to-play, and browser-based games. With the opportunity to review a game that ticked both of those boxes, I thought …

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Evil Revisited — Resident Evil HD Remaster Review

by 2 months ago

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost 20 years since Resident Evil lurked onto the video game scene and completely redefined the survival horror genre.  There has been …

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Fight for your Rivet life — Rivet Wars Eastern Front Review

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A while ago a game called Advance Wars came onto the scene for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. While it contained a cute aesthetic, it made war games accessible to …

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See you starside – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

by 2 months ago

There are a few people I play games who turn their nose up at Kickstarter games. The phrase, “Well it is only a Kickstarter game,” has been spoken on more …

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Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

by 2 months ago

There are two ways to succeed with new offerings in the saturated deck-building market. Interesting stacking effects are the core of any deck-builder, but just as important are the palette …

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The Day the Disco Died — Funk of the Titans Review

by 3 months ago

There are three basic ingredients that make a good platformer: solid controls, challenging levels and engaging design. You can read back through the catalog of classic platformers and find these …

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