Reviews

Magna Ludum: Mare Nostrum: Empires Review

by 3 hours ago

I do not expect to finish a first play awestruck by the experience, but my initial playthrough of Mare Nostrum: Empires took on a legendary status. Five players, a mixture …

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Watch out for [REDACTED]! – Pandemic Legacy

by 1 day ago

Once in a while a game comes around that ends up defining a genre, setting the standard that all other games are measured against. Arkham Horror fits this bill for …

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Fire, ice, and everything nice: Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice review

by 1 day ago

For the past ten years, Sonic the Hedgehog has been on a roller coaster of quality. After the horrendous atrocity that was Sonic ’06, we were exposed to games ranging …

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Take a walk: Rogue Wizards review

by 2 days ago

Dungeon crawlers have to walk (crawl?) a precarious line, and all too often fall to one side or the other. All too often, roguelikes fall short of becoming addicting, and …

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Afloat, but with a few barnacles – Tempest review

by 2 days ago

Tempest is an open-world seafaring adventure, casting you as customizer, cannoneer, and course charting captain. Part RPG and part resource management simulation, Tempest looks to put a tricorn hat back …

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Guardians on the wall – Destiny: Rise of Iron review

by 3 days ago

If you read the comments written below any Destiny article, you're bound to find someone write, with enmity, "People still play this game?" Two years after the somewhat tumultuous launch …

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Neon Chrome – Blade Runner and Crusader had a baby

by 4 days ago

Neon Chrome feels like what might happen if classic cinematic masterpiece Blade Runner and isometric gorefest Crusader: No Remorse met up, fell in love, and had a top-down shooter baby. …

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Take a walk: Dear Esther: Landmark Edition review

by 6 days ago

Having evolved from a Half Life 2 mod, Dear Esther is an immersive walking simulator that explores a mysterious island with an unnamed narrator and the little things he has …

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Pissed off: Safety First review

by 1 week ago

I’m a fan of strange games. Whether they’re about shooting aliens while dancing with a late Michael Jackson, rolling things up with a ball, or capping pens, I love me …

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An incredible Aussie adventure – Forza Horizon 3

by 1 week ago

I called Forza Horizon 2 “Easily the best racer I’ve played in the last decade,” in my review, leaving Playground Games a tough act to follow. An incredible amount of …

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What kills you makes you stronger: Lost Castle review

by 1 week ago

The key to a good video game is to make players want to keep coming back, whether it’s for an engaging story, thrilling action sequences, or simply beautiful scenery. With …

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Unshockingly Awesome: The Bioshock Collection review

by 1 week ago

There’s always a lighthouse. Also, there’s always a remaster. The Bioshock series contains some of the most transformative titles in gaming, and possibly the most important games in the past …

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