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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.

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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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ review

Entertainment industries thrive by repacking and reselling iteration. Often, the practice is an easy way to pad the company coffers while keeping the brand relevant. From movies offering an extended cut, music extending the remix ...

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New Game Releases: January 5th-11th, 2017

Header Image: Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone, PlayStation 4 While this week’s schedule of new releases might seem meager, there are a few notable titles hitting digital distribution channels. For PlayStation 4 owners, Hatsune Miku: Project ...

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The Little Acre review

The release of 1983’s Dragon’s Lair validated the game industry’s infatuation with Hollywood animation. The title, as well as 1984’s Space Ace, demonstrated that coin ops weren’t limited to pint-sized, pixelated, protagonists. Instead, both games ...

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Bethesda Pinball review

Over the past few years, Zen Studios has been converting entertainment properties into pinball form, with works like Star Wars,  South Park, and Aliens all getting their own steel-orbed interpretations. But before adapting films and ...

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Winged Sakura: Demon Civil War review

Last year’s Winged Sakura: Mindy’s Arc blended visual novel exposition and tower defense mechanics, forming an appealing blend of genres. With the release of Winged Sakura: Demon Civil War, the eponymous studio has created a ...

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Moékuri: Adorable + Tactical SRPG review

Game titles typical signal a specific element of a game, whether its tone or subject. But few monikers are as unabashedly expressive as Moékuri: Adorable + Tactical SRPG. Blending cute creature (abbreviated as Moé+kuri) collection ...

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