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Amnesia: Memories review

Amnesia Memories (1)

In Japan, the visual novel has a rich, thirty-year history, with the medium’s success stimulating an assortment of sub-genres. But beyond the possible exception of the 1994 Sega CD release of Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher, VNs ...

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XBlaze Lost: Memories review

Xblaze Lost Memories

A hero’s journey to the underworld is ubiquitous in narrative tradition. As far back as the third century B.C., the Argonautica detailed Orpheus’ decent to rescue Eurydice, returning his beloved wife to the world of ...

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Nom Nom Galaxy review

Nom Nom Galaxy (1)

Soup might just be the one of the most synergistic foods around, with a final product that’s typically greater than the sum of its individual parts. The culinary concoction is also an ideal point of ...

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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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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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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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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour review

EA SPORTS™ Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR®_20150708175731

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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Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess review

Deception IV TNP (0)

Summoning the Dark Prince is often a dour endeavor, involving messy sacrifices, tongue-twisting incantations, and the strong possibility of unintended side-effects. When Deception IV: Blood Ties was released for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, ...

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