Author Archives: Robert Allen

With over 35 years of gaming experience, Robert 'DesertEagle' Allen is Tech-Gaming's resident worrier/warrior who spends his days teaching at three colleges and his nights devoted to JRPGs.

New Game Releases: May 21st-27th, 2015

Always the Same Blue Sky

From guiding Chell through Aperture Science’s testing facilities in Portal Pinball to the release of gaming’s original Earth Defense Force- 1992’s Super Nintendo shmup, Super E.D.F, this week’s releases offer a number of references to ...

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New Game Releases: May 14th-20th, 2015

Hyperdimension Neptunia U Action Unleashed header

From the return of everyone’s favorite outcast, the Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to a reappearance by the beloved Gaming Goddesses in a Hyperdimension Neptunia release, role-playing fans have a week to ...

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Toren review


Modern hardware has the ability to render fantastical worlds. Yet, all too often that power is used to generate homogenous battlefields, dungeons, and cityscapes. Fortunately, that’s not the case with Toren, the inaugural effort from ...

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New Game Releases: May 7th-13, 2015

Final Fantasy XX-2 HD Remaster

Derivative eShop titles are nothing new. We’ve seen a clone of a clone of a clone with 2048, Minecraft knockoffs Cube Creator 3D and Battle Miner, and of course Angry Bunnies from Slovakia-based developer Cypronia, ...

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Yorbie- Episode 1: Payback’s a Bolt

Yorbie- Episode 1 Payback's a Bolt (1)

Across the late ‘90s and early 2000s, I was an unapologetic Insomniac devotee, purchasing every single Ratchet & Clank game on release day. Amidst this era, the annual iterations weren’t quite frequent enough to satisfy ...

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