Reviews

The final round for a classic fighter — Ultra Street Fighter IV for PS4 review

by 22 hours ago

There’s a sweet science to competitive fighting games. Not unlike real-life boxing, there’s a lot of careful thought and tactics underneath the uppercuts and jabs. The cream of the crop …

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Mighty morphin’ management rangers — Chroma Squad review

by 22 hours ago

Chroma Squad evokes a lot of the same responses that many children of the 90s have to Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. The clear inspiration for the game, Power Rangers was …

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Platforming is alive — Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark review

by 1 day ago

If you put a modern platformer in a box, and you couldn’t see the mechanics and gameplay of that platformer, would the genre be dead or alive?  Though the question …

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A week in her service- Destiny: House of Wolves Review

by 1 day ago

This past Tuesday the much anticipated second expansion to Activision’s Destiny finally launched, bringing with it a large assortment of additions and changes to the original title and even its …

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Ink-redible — Splatoon review

by 1 day ago

Nintendo has never really been known for their online efforts. Usually associated with family-friendly offline affairs, Nintendo has always seemed to be hesitant to embrace the internet battlefield. Sure, recent …

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Filmed 100% in IMAX — Imperial Assault

by 2 days ago

Leading up to the release of Imperial Assault during GenCon 2014, many throughout the boardgame world had for a while been openly and loudly wishing for a Star Wars themed …

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One Man’s Espionage Agent Is Another’s Freedom Fighter — Specter Ops Review

by 2 days ago

Specter Ops: Shadow of Babel is a hidden movement game for 2-5 players. It was designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, as the first collaboration between his company Nazca Games and Plaid …

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Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Review

by 5 days ago

I don’t play a lot of what might be categorized as casual games. I found Candy Crush to be fairly pay-to-win, so that didn’t stay installed long. Don’t get me …

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Madness in Grayscale — Castles of Mad King Ludwig Review

by 1 week ago

Castles in contemporary culture are almost invariably associated with a certain skew towards the less than sane. They occupy a strange corner in our architectural imagination, somewhere between Arthurian nostalgia …

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This BBQ sauce is bland – Swords & Soldiers II Review

by 1 week ago

The unquenchable and ravenously adorable Vikings are back and pushing forward (well, more like to the right) to adventure, glory and the culminating feast. This time it’s for a mysterious …

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Origin EON15-X Review: An incredible desktop replacement

by 1 week ago

    Gaming laptops aren’t new. Big box companies like Dell and MSI have been making rigs and labeling them as “desktop replacements” for years. For the average consumer, those systems are …

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    Project CARS Review (PC)

    by 2 weeks ago

    With all of the racing games that focus on huge car rosters, crashes, or “Drive-atars,” developer Slightly Mad Studios aims to shift the focus back on what automotive enthusiasts truly …

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