Reviews

It’s Not a Trap — Deathtrap

by 1 month ago

When I was a kid, Diablo II was a daily practice for me. I’ve been out of ARPGs for a while because the genre had just grown stale to me. …

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Déjà Vu — The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Review

by 1 month ago

How do you follow up a game as great as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time?  The Nintendo 64 classic redefined the adventure genre, raised the bar for video …

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The 100 Greatest Console Video Games book review

by 2 months ago

When you write a book and declare the top 100 console games of all time, it’s a bit of a sticky subject.  Top lists of any kind are always subjective, …

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Homecoming; Cities XXL review

by 2 months ago

Cities XXL is a fun and challenging city building game. It rivals the SimCity franchises in ambition and innovation. Unfortunately, for this installment I have to be upfront and say, …

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Support Your Local Sheriff! Sheriff of Nottingham Review

by 2 months ago

Apples! Chickens! Bread! Cheese! ...and Crossbows? Sheriff of Nottingham is a game that transports you into the world of Robin Hood and Maid Marian (though neither are ever mentioned). You …

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“I Fought the Law and I Won” – The Escapists Review – XB1

by 2 months ago

I’ve never been to prison before, but I like to think that if I ever do end up in the big house I’d at least be able to look forward …

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Enraptured by the thrill of the hunt — Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate review

by 2 months ago

Few games capture the thrill of the hunt like Monster Hunter. Hours of work, preparation and practicing on lesser mobs, culminating in a final standoff. A creature looming just ahead, …

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Geralt goes rolling along — The Witcher Adventure Game

by 2 months ago

The Witcher series is known for its fantastic storytelling, interesting characters, and solid action, all of which have permeated not only the stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, but also the hugely …

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Let Me Out of Here! — The Escapists

by 2 months ago

The idea of a prison break does nothing but excite me. There aren’t many prospects more thrilling than sticking it to the man using only your wits and the limited …

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Time to grow home — Grow Home review

by 2 months ago

Simplicity can spawn brilliant products; thus are the hopes for many of Ubisoft’s new smaller projects that have been recently released such as Child of Light and Valiant Hearts.  Grow …

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Gravity Ghost Review – don’t be snide while you glide through space

by 2 months ago

Sometimes you’re not in the mood to wrestle with complicated controls, to struggle with difficult segments of a level that have you grinding your teeth, or to battle it out …

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Par-Gore — Dying Light review

by 2 months ago

Making a zombie product relevant in today’s video game market is very difficult, but Techland did just that in their 2011 release, Dead Island.  Their first foray into zombie violence …

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