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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.

Valkyria Revolution review

Let’s get this out of the way first: while Valkyria Revolution is set in the same world as the cherished Valkyria Chronicles franchise, similarities between the two are largely superficial. While SEGA published the inaugural ...

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Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni review

Russians say three things can be watched endlessly: water running, a fire burning, and a starry night. Over the years, Japan has contributed their own indispensable addition: watching nubile young women engage in playful pugilism. ...

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Castle of Shikigami review

While we might bemoan the intermittent meme shoehorned into modern localizations, yesteryear’s adaptations were especially cringe-inducing. Case in point: when XS Games brought over the esteemed Psikyo STG, Gunbird, some sweeping changes were made. From ...

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New Game Releases: June 22nd-28th, 2017

With releases like Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Valkyria Revolution, Ever Oasis, and RPG Maker Fes, the first week of summer looks to be filed with a multitude of tantalizing games. Luckily, those who ...

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Podcast 16-3: Dino Riders

On this episode of Indie Outlook Robert offers E3 impressions of Genesis Alpha One, Escapists 2, and Yoku’s Island Express, as well as hands-on impressions of Hollow Knight and Oxygen Not Included. Meanwhile, Say conquers ...

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God Wars: Future Past review

The ‘90s were a glorious time for the strategy role-playing genre, with SEGA crafting the Shining Force series while Quest Corporation earned critical acclaim with the Ogre Battle franchise. Later, key Tactics Ogre: Let Us ...

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Neko Navy review

In a perfect world, cute-‘em-ups would be released with regular frequency. But save for two Deathsmiles titles, the disappointing Otomedius, and QP Shooting – Dangerous!!, the last decade has delivered a discouraging number of adorable ...

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New Game Releases: June 15th-21st, 2017

With ARMS and Cave Story+ showing up in retail and Nintendo’s digital store, as well as Sengoku and Mighty Gunvolt Burst arriving digitally, the Switch enjoys several new game releases. Fortunately, for those who haven’t ...

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