Reviews

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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A fistful of pixels — Westerado: Double Barreled review

by 2 weeks ago

I'm not going to lie: I almost hung up my spurs and quit within the first ten minutes of playing Westerado: Double Barreled. I felt frustrated by how it didn't …

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A breath of fresh air for Nep — Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed review

by 2 weeks ago

While the Neptunia series is largely recognized for its steady stream of JRPG releases, Action Unleashed is a new frontier for the series. Bringing on Tamsoft, the developer infamous for …

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Caution, “scientists” at work — Alchemists Review

by 3 weeks ago

I remember playing with my chemistry set as a kid and getting the idea to mix together everything that said "poison" or "danger," which seemed the only natural thing to do. …

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The terrorism shuffle — Breach and Clear review

by 3 weeks ago

War may never change, but strategy most certainly does.  For members of the world’s elite Special Operations, you’ve only got one shot to get in, kill, and get back out …

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Bite-sized beauty — Toren review

by 3 weeks ago

From the first build I played, Toren has held my attention. The minimalist storytelling and unique art style are captivating. A lot was on Swordtales shoulders to deliver as a …

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Solid, but could have been so much more — Wolfenstein: The Old Blood review

by 3 weeks ago

Wolfenstein: The New Order was one of the biggest surprises of 2014. Leading up to its release, few people expected the title to be as fun and frantic as it …

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Falling Short of Super — Zen Pinball 2 – Avengers: Age of Ultron

by 3 weeks ago

Zen Pinball 2’s Age of Ultron table is an interesting beast.  It lies somewhere between blatant cash in and labor of love.  You can tell that the designers wanted to …

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A meteoric mash-up — Lost Orbit review

by 3 weeks ago

There are some games you come across in this industry that manage to merge two seemingly conflicting ideas to great effect. Likewise, there are some concepts that, when mashed together, …

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Don’t fix what isn’t broken — The Weaponographist review

by 3 weeks ago

There aren't many game mechanics as frustrating as weapon degradation. Getting attached to a certain tool of destruction, spending time and resources making it that perfect implementation of your destructive …

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Cities: Skylines — Easy to Build, Hard to Break

by 4 weeks ago

It’s impossible to avoid that Cities: Skylines stands on the shoulders of its predecessors. SimCity laid the foundation for modern city building games, and Cities: Skylines very much slips into …

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A whole new world — Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker review

by 4 weeks ago

The Nintendo DS holds a special place in my heart. Years of road-tripping, traveling, and stealth-gameplay-sessions during study hall or concert band practice bonded that little red piece of hardware …

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