Reviews

A nod to the past – Shadow of the Beast review

by 1 week ago

Shadow of the Beast is one of the reasons I play games today. Back on my Amiga 500 I set off across this side-scrolling alien landscape, brutally eviscerating foes in …

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Full Time: Soccer 17 Review

by 2 weeks ago

If there’s a genre where board gaming still takes a backseat to digital platforms, it’s in the world of sports games. While I’d much rather play a game of Second …

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A goofy name for a decent game – TASTEE: Lethal Tactics review

by 2 weeks ago

What the hell is TASTEE? I found myself asking that same question when this game came across my desk. In this case, it stands for Tactical Asynchronous Simultaneous Turn-Based E-something …

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Serendipity, zombies, and shrimp: MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies review

by 2 weeks ago

When I went to college, not once did I have to gather a group of friends and face evil forces.  This is extra disappointing considering it took me four and …

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Life Finds a Way to Fight: Jurassattack Review

by 2 weeks ago

Jurassattack has all the might and brawn of an epic dinosaur showdown, but adds a layer of deep strategy that catches you by surprise. This two player brawler is as …

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Intergalactic manifest destiny: Stellaris review

by 2 weeks ago

One of humanity’s greatest aspirations lies in space exploration. The feeling of reaching out beyond our terrestrial shackles and seizing the vast, empty vacuum of potential before us is romantic, …

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A multicolor world, mysterious and vast: Cyber City 2157: The Visual Novel review

by 2 weeks ago

    Cyber City 2157: The Visual Novel plays in a storybook style, much like other visual novels. You can save your progress on whichever scene you choose, and you can skip …

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    Oil Leak: Oil Enterprise review

    by 2 weeks ago

    Growing up in a rural part of Colorado, I was always around oil fields and the oil industry. I used to gawk at the giant pumps, and wonder what it …

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    A Beautiful Game: Tak Review

    by 2 weeks ago

    Games like chess exist outside of time. Chess feels less like a board game as we know it—with a designer, a publisher, and a discrete release date—than a fundamental element …

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    Finding home: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End review

    by 3 weeks ago

    Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s greatest strength not only is in how it succinctly wraps up the story of Naughty Dog’s beloved treasure hunter Nathan Drake, but also in how …

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    Mixing the melting pot: Battleborn review

    by 3 weeks ago

    Since first glance, Battleborn has had an identity crisis. A new shooter from the quintessential “gun company,” Gearbox Software has struggled against attempts at labelling Battleborn within conventional genres like …

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    The long and winding road: Sebastien Loeb Rally EVO review

    by 3 weeks ago

    Rally car racing is a strange motorsport event, representing the middle ground between multi-car racing events and a simple time trial.  Sebastien Loeb is one of the very best to …

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