Reviews

Calculator formation — Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2016 review

by 3 weeks ago

You’ve heard that saying “The only constant around here is change” in some capacity, and if you haven’t, welcome to the club. The reverse could be true of the sports …

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Heroes don’t take notes — The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel review

by 3 weeks ago

The turn-based RPG of my day is having a sort of crisis moment.  2016 could very well decide the future and fate of this genre now mired with tasteless clones, …

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Put up your dukes — Punch Club review

by 3 weeks ago

When I first heard about Punch Club, I thought it sounded pretty cool, but I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy playing it myself because I’m not much of a …

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Walk the Line — Tokaido Review

by 3 weeks ago

There is only one word that can adequately describe Tokaido: Zen. It is a relaxing and simple game. Players are pilgrims traversing the Tokaido road, the scenic route between Edo …

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All the outs in free — Oxenfree review

by 3 weeks ago

The past weighs heavily on those who choose to bear it alone. Even on an island away from all the noise of life, in a youthful rite of passage on …

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Close Encounters of the Dexterity Kind — Alien Wars Review

by 3 weeks ago

Just as I was beginning to open up Iello’s Alien Wars, a trailer for the new Independence Day movie appeared on the screen. By the time I finished playing the …

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Of dukes and pawns — Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen PC review

by 3 weeks ago

Dragon’s Dogma had quite the cult following on the last generation of consoles. It was always praised as an incredible title that was criminally underrated, but it took me until …

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Pikachu, you rogue! Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon review

by 1 month ago

I'm captivated by games which features roguelike elements and dynamically generated content. Pokemon? Admittedly, I'm ambivalent. But when I heard that Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon was out on the 3DS, …

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Anime with a dash of fay- Sword Art Online: Lost Song review

by 1 month ago

For those who might be unfamiliar with it, Sword Art Online is a popular manga and anime series which has been taking the genre by storm for the better part …

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King’s Quest Chapter 2 Rubble Without a Cause review

by 1 month ago

Choices. Action RPGs are always about choices, but King’s Quest’s second chapter carries with it a little more gravity than usual. My review of the first chapter (link here) was …

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Always be clearing — Amplitude review

by 1 month ago

Before Guitar Hero or Rock Band broke the rhythm game genre wide-open, Harmonix was already laying the groundwork with Amplitude. A rhythmic shooter where you blast notes to keep the …

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Too little too late? — Minecraft: Story Mode “A Block and a Hard Place” review

by 1 month ago

[The following is part four of our ongoing Minecraft: Story Mode review. Check out part three here.] With "A Block and a Hard Place," Minecraft: Story Mode begins a likely …

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