Reviews

Second lap: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review

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The very first time I booted up Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, I made it halfway through my first lap before being interrupted by a screaming baby in my house. My …

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Think like every bee: Hive Mind review

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Many party games ask you to try to come up with answers to questions or name specific items in a group. Most of the time they want you to think …

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Wonderful in presentation, less-so in practice: Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap review

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A hero grasping his sword and shield, storming a castle to battle a dragon. A scenario that many gamers should know well, and one of the first images that comes …

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Goodbye to a world: Bye-Bye BoxBoy! review

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If you told me two years ago that a game featuring a sentient box would be one of the best puzzle series on the 3DS, I’d probably think you would …

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Never let good enough be enough: Out of the Park Baseball 18 review

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The birds are chirping, the flowers bloom, and the bat’s crack against a baseball rings in the rebirthing season of spring. A constant and welcome new edition of Out of …

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Death Race: Chariots of Rome Review

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It’s been a couple of millennia since people packed Roman coliseums to witness the spectacle of racing. The appeal of the sport hasn’t dwindled since that time, though it is …

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When the world grows without you, Night in the Woods Review

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Growing up is hard. There was once a popular thought among teenagers that your growing will end when you become an adult. Of course, this is a common misconception. We’re …

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Nothing to Fear But You: Fear Agent Review

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Rounding out its lineup of RPGs adapted from acclaimed comic series, Pinnacle Entertainment is bringing Fear Agent to the tabletop. Fear Agent, in its last days on Kickstarter as of …

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The mystery of the missing plot: Beat Cop review

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In the middle of a hot dog bite, detective Jack Kelly gets a call about a burglary at the senator’s house. Soon after entering he subdues the suspect, but when …

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Johnny Mnemonic — Codenames: Pictures Review

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Codenames was a breakout hit. The accessibility and price made it a staple of many game nights. It even claimed the Spiel des Jahres of 2016. CGE could have gone …

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Solid slide into second — MLB The Show 17 review

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Opening day comes, opening day goes. The same can be said for every new installment in a sports game: it arrives, shows off its new features, and becomes irrelevant the …

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Life will change: Persona 5 review

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I’m amazed to say that after nearly 100 hours in Persona 5’s twisted depiction of Tokyo, I never once felt like it was wasting my time. In this time frame, …

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