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Yakuza 0 review

Context is an oft overlooked constituent in gaming. While 2009’s The Saboteur replicated the familiar driving and destruction mechanics of the sandbox-action title, it was the colorful recreation of Nazi-occupied Paris which transformed the game ...

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Siegecraft Commander review

Base building in real-time strategy titles is often a thankless affair. With the release of Siegecraft Commander for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, developer Blowfish Studios attempts to inject the unappreciated chore with ...

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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star review

For years, musou games were mocked by critics and consumers alike. Both groups viewed franchises like Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors as repetitive, tedious treks, where players button-mashed their way to victory. At certainly at ...

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Rise & Shine review

In theory, the idea of intermingling the run-and-gun and puzzler genres might seem unnatural. After all, success in shooters typically depends on quick reflexes while puzzle-based titles tend to operate at a more methodical pace, ...

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New Game Releases: January 12th-18th, 2017

The freeze on new year’s releases is finally starting to thaw, with 2017 already bringing several notable titles. Alchemy aficionados will probably appreciate Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea materializing on the Vita, ...

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Criminal Girls: Invite Only (PC) review

Veteran gamers might recall the industry’s puritanical era. It was a bewildering time when Nintendo tweaked RGB levels, converting Mortal Kombat’s bloodshed into a sweat-splashing romp complete with family-friendly finishing moves. Even the seemingly innocuous ...

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