Reviews

Spoiled fruit is never good – The Spoils

by 2 weeks ago

Much like rectangles are not always squares, tabletop games are not always boardgames. What is often overlooked by boardgamers is one of the cornerstones of modern tabletop gaming: the card …

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The first rule of DRIVECLUB is… – DRIVECLUB review

by 2 weeks ago

With so many new racing titles coming out in the approaching fall/holiday months, it can be a confusing time for fans of the genre looking to get the most mileage …

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How can something so pretty be so spooky? — The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

by 3 weeks ago

When I saw the Gamescom trailer of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, I was unreasonably pumped.  The trailer presented an eerie detective game with puzzle mechanics and a supernatural aura. …

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Playing to the choir — The Sacred Tears True Review

by 3 weeks ago

The advent of indie gaming in the last few years has allowed for a great variety of games to come out. Genres and gameplay styles that would normally be overlooked …

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Heads up, Rangers! Wasteland 2 Reviewed

by 3 weeks ago

The original Wasteland debuted way back in 1988 - a primitive time, by most measures. The internet was really only a "thing" for universities (and the more tech-inclined attendees at …

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Something Deeper: Abyss

by 3 weeks ago

Somewhere in the deepest inaccessible depths where no light from the sun has ever reached, rests the Kingdom of Abyss. Players vie for influence, explore incredible locations, fight ancient monsters, …

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Gotta trap ‘em all—Skylanders Trap Team review

by 3 weeks ago

My first reaction toward Skylanders Trap Team is one of deep, unmitigated cynicism. "I know exactly what you're trying to do to me," I say to the game, as I walk …

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments review

by 3 weeks ago

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is probably the most literary game I've ever played. I'm not saying that's it's the most artistic or thought provoking game, or even one with …

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Emotions run wild; The Sims 4 review

by 4 weeks ago

The Sims franchise has always been a staple in PC gaming, and the newest installment pushes the series forward while somehow taking a few steps back from The Sims 3. …

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Timeless legends, forgettable wars — Endless Legend Review

by 4 weeks ago

Urban Dictionary defines the Civilization effect as “the ability of any game of the Civilization series to produce an addiction sufficient to warp space-time around the player; results in being …

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Intriguing mechanics come together to make something special — Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review

by 4 weeks ago

Hopping into a game based in the Lord of the Rings universe can be a daunting task. On one hand, you risk being lost if you are not invested in …

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Disney Infinity 2.0 has an infinite amount of problems

by 4 weeks ago

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes takes the tried-and-true formula of the toys-to-life genre and builds it out to Hulkish proportions--unfortunately, this behemoth is mostly full of hot air. Despite increasing …

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