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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.

New Game Releases: December 8th-14th, 2016

Two years ago, Amiibo were released, spurring excitement for shoppers who could find the diminutive figurines and frustration by those who couldn’t. Ironically, by the time Nintendo got around to remedying the shortages, interest was ...

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The Pokémon Cookbook review

Game Freak’s Pokémon franchise can be the interactive equivalent of comfort food. For many, cultivating a team of powerhouse pocket monsters stokes the embers of nostalgia, evoking the same sense of satisfaction we might get ...

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A Magical High School Girl review

Players with even a fleeting familiarity with Rogue-likes have probably experienced the mechanics of the prolific Mystery Dungeon series. Conceived by Dragon Quest co-creator Koichi Nakamura, each entry sends players into procedurally-generated levels where they ...

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Planet Coaster review

Brand recognition alone can’t always stave off competition. Take the case of the 2013 reboot of SimCity, a half-hearted attempt to reinvigorate Electronic Art’s beloved city building franchise. Built upon an “always-online” framework, the title ...

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Japanese School Life review

You can buy Japanese School Life from the Steam store for ten dollars- but quite likely, the purchase will spur a significantly larger expense. Whether you make an annual journey to Japan, or have always ...

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Super Dungeon Bros review

One of the qualities that makes video game distinctive is their iterative nature. Quite often, developers unabashedly draw from successful titles, offering just enough digression to hold off the lawyers. Such is the case with ...

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Killing Floor 2 review

Some say the key to success is specialization. With the release of Killing Floor 2, developer Tripwire Interactive seems committed to that prudent adage. When the Roswell, Georgia-based studio released the original Killing Floor mod ...

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