Reviews

Grim Fandango Remastered – a bumpy trip through the Land of the Dead

by 1 month ago

The recent spate of game remakes has, in my opinion, been an absolute boon.   It breathes new life into the classic games I grew up with, letting me share them …

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Why do Pirates use Maps Anyway? – Plunder

by 1 month ago

I remember playing Clue when I was very young. It is one of the first boardgames that I vividly remember playing. I also vividly remember when I realized that it …

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Grey Goo – reinventing the RTS genre

by 1 month ago

I bought my Pentium 100mhz PC to play Command & Conquer.  I upgraded it as the franchise grew, and I was sad to see the series head in some bizarre …

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Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Review – a little from column A, a little from column B

by 1 month ago

When I wrote my review of Saints Row IV, I commented that I thought it was what happens when Volition completely takes the shackles off of reality and simply lets …

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A worthwhile F2P title? We review Kingsroad on iPad and PC

by 1 month ago

There are two classifications of games that I roundly ignore -- free-to-play, and browser-based games. With the opportunity to review a game that ticked both of those boxes, I thought …

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Evil Revisited — Resident Evil HD Remaster Review

by 1 month ago

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost 20 years since Resident Evil lurked onto the video game scene and completely redefined the survival horror genre.  There has been …

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Fight for your Rivet life — Rivet Wars Eastern Front Review

by 1 month ago

A while ago a game called Advance Wars came onto the scene for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. While it contained a cute aesthetic, it made war games accessible to …

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See you starside – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

by 1 month ago

There are a few people I play games who turn their nose up at Kickstarter games. The phrase, “Well it is only a Kickstarter game,” has been spoken on more …

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Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

by 2 months ago

There are two ways to succeed with new offerings in the saturated deck-building market. Interesting stacking effects are the core of any deck-builder, but just as important are the palette …

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The Day the Disco Died — Funk of the Titans Review

by 2 months ago

There are three basic ingredients that make a good platformer: solid controls, challenging levels and engaging design. You can read back through the catalog of classic platformers and find these …

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Other World Computing PlayStation 4 HDD upgrade kit review

by 2 months ago

You throw down your cash, the clerk rings up your game and inevitably tries to sell you a guide. You shake your head no, snap up the bag and your …

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Seeing Stars — Elite: Dangerous Review

by 2 months ago

It’s been rough decade or so for space simulation games. There have been a few pretty good ones, but nothing truly great for a while. This was sad, because I …

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