Reviews

Everything’s strange when you’re a Stranger: Stranger of Sword City review

by 1 month ago

While the Vita hasn’t been the success the Nintendo 3DS has, it seems like certain developers have taken a liking to the system. With Demon’s Gaze and Operation Abyss: New …

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You’ll face death, and it won’t be pretty: Dark Souls III review

by 1 month ago

Dark Souls III is an unhealthy addiction. So much, in fact, that I’m finding it difficult to take time away from playing it to write this review. Though the journey …

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20/40 vision: Ratchet and Clank review

by 1 month ago

If you’ve played Insomniac Games’ original Ratchet and Clank for the PlayStation 2, then its remake (also named Ratchet and Clank) is going to fit like a pair of rose-tinted …

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Light as a feather, sharp as a leaf: Momodora Reverie Under the Moonlight review

by 1 month ago

Once upon a time, I met one of my heroes of the gaming journalism world at a media event. After spending the first few minutes of our encounter with me …

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Fun with Morphemes – Letter Quest Remastered: Grimm’s Journey review

by 1 month ago

Death wants Pizza. For some reason, the denizens of the local cemetery, castles, and forests want to stop him from enjoying his favorite pie, and he and his female reaper …

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Play that funky music: Samorost 3 review

by 2 months ago

If you’re familiar with developer Amanita Design and its previous works like Machinarium and Botanicula, then you know what to expect from Samorost 3: a beautiful yet menacingly-abstract art style, …

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1.000: Out of the Park Baseball 17 review

by 2 months ago

Simple is sweet.  There is something to be said for the minimal, the sleek, the clean, and the brief.  Incredible simplicity is also accompanied by incredible rudimentary gameplay and the …

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Too undressed to address: Senran Kagura Estival Versus review

by 2 months ago

As far as it relates to consuming games, I’ve never been one to be a prude.  While others may find the sexualization of characters in video games to be beyond …

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Mechanical machinations: Fallout 4 Automatron review

by 2 months ago

Fallout 4’s Automatron DLC does one thing extremely well: it embraces the childhood fantasy of building your own super-powered robot and unleashing it upon hordes of enemies. And in this …

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An incredible update to the classic vampire tale – Curse of Strahd Review

by 2 months ago

I swear the team at Wizards of the Coast are in my head with their latest D&D releases. It had been a long time since I’d played, but John’s review …

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Guns and Cards: Leap of Fate review

by 2 months ago

Once a niche genre, roguelike games are now ubiquitous on Steam - and it's becoming harder and harder for any one to stand out from the pack. Leap of Fate by …

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A second chance at greatness: Minecraft: Story Mode “Order Up!” review

by 2 months ago

[The following is part five of our ongoing Minecraft: Story Mode review. Check out part four here.] One has to wonder what form Minecraft: Story Mode's fifth episode would have …

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