Reviews

Endless deaths; Dungeon of the Endless review

by 1 month ago

I thought everything was perfect. I had strategically placed turrets and healing modules along my path to freedom. I had the rooms along my escape route lit up. I was …

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2Jump, or not 2Jump — Frog2Jump review

by 1 month ago

Frogs make for good video game fodder, as strange as that still may seem.  Whether in battle, or crossing traffic, or assisting a hero through time, frogs always seem to …

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Making the jumps with a few wipeouts — MX vs ATV Supercross

by 1 month ago

THQ had a fire sale of their licenses when they went out of business. The big publishers snapped up their biggest franchises like WWE. However, Nordic games purchased the rights …

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A bit of a drag — Chariot Review

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The platforming genre was what defined my early childhood.  I have some fond memories of playing each and every Super Mario Bros. game all the way to completion.  It’s a …

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Finish the fight, again — Halo: The Master Chief Collection review

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I'm going to try out an analogy here, so please, bear with me if it starts to get away from me. Buying Halo: The Master Chief Collection is like purchasing …

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Let them eat cake––Assassin’s Creed Unity review

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For all of Assassin's Creed Unity's posturing as a next-gen, connected, online experience, it still remains just as entrenched in its own history––for good and for ill. Gone is the …

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Bump and roll to victory — Space Movers 2201 Review

by 1 month ago

I admit that I enjoy cooperative games because they are easier to play with non-gamer friends. While the games can sometimes be tougher to win, there’s nothing like celebrating a …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – welcome to the new age of role playing

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When you hear a new game is coming from Bioware, you brace yourself.  This is a company that delivers compelling and interesting stories, where every companion is alive and so …

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Be still, my hearts — Tales of Hearts R review

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Must a game be unique to be great?  Can a game have all of the elements of greatness: fun and dynamic gameplay, solid storytelling and characters, and challenging obstacles that …

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Rediscovering Sound — Wicked Audio’s Reverb Headphones

by 1 month ago

I so often find myself utilizing less­ than ­ideal mechanisms for the enjoyment of music and game audio (my buzzing car stereo, rattling TV speakers, or the tinny whistles of …

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A linage of strategy – Crowntakers review

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I made a lot of strange and entertaining comparisons during my time with Crowntakers. Among the first was Infinity Blade, where I originally encountered the now popular theme of playing …

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Crude repetition — Randal’s Monday Review

by 1 month ago

Nostalgia isn’t always a good goal for a game. In some cases, it’s better to take past ideas and expand on them, innovate on them, rather than simply recreate them. …

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