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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.

Legend of Kay Anniversary review

Legend of Kay Anniversary (3)

Gaming in the 1990’s was dominated by character mascots, where protagonists like Sonic the Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot, Earthworm Jim and Gex encouraged sales with a marketable combination of agility and bad-boy attitude. But when the ...

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Kyn review

Kyn (1)

Scour the web for coverage on Kyn, and you’ll discover one ubiquitous detail: the ambitious action role-playing title was developed by a team of two coders. While it might be charitable to champion the developmental ...

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Lost Dimension review

Lost Dimension (1)

For decades, role-playing games have drilled a very specific decree into our heads: our fellow adventurers are devoted, dependable friends. Allies are routinely our most valuable resource, endowed with traits such as a capacity for ...

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Gunpowder review

Gunpowder (1)

What is the concept? As a port of the last March’s iOS game, Rogue Rocket Games’ Gunpowder now tasks PC players with creating snaking trails of the eponymous explosive. Across a campaign that spans 125 ...

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Onechanbara Z2: Chaos review

Onechanbara Z2 Chaos (0)

In Hollywood it’s not uncommon for a director to shift from low-budget film to high-profile epic. But as Carl Rinsch’s 47 Ronin, Gareth Edwards’s recent Godzilla reboot, or Marc Webb’s attempted revitalization of The Amazing ...

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Splendor (iOS) review

Splendor iOS (1)

There’s no doubt that board games can be a catalyst for wonderfully congenial experiences. Some of my fondest memories revolve around spirited table-top gatherings that have endured into the morning hours. But rounding up a ...

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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour review

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EA Sports’ games generally follow a cumulative approach, with each annual iteration retaining the main engine while adding new features, gameplay modes, and roster updates. The exception to this practice happens amidst the transition to ...

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