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Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure review

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Periodically, titles like TowerFall, Nidhogg, and Paperbound remind us that some of gaming’s most blissful moments stem from local multiplayer sessions. It’s a message that’s reaffirmed by the PlayStation 4 and Steam release of Stikbold! ...

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Nights of Azure review

Nights of Azure (1)

Gust’s oeuvre is filled with gentle artistry. Across the Atelier franchise, protagonists go on inspirational journeys of self-actualization, mastering the venerable craft of alchemy in an effort to prevent impending tragedy. In the Ar Tonelico ...

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Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault review

Aegis of Earth Protonovus Assault (1)

Protecting the planet from marauding monsters is a mainstay of gaming. Ever since Tomohiro Nishikado’s Space Invaders besieged arcades on both sides of the Pacific, gamers have been tasked with the role of protector, across ...

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Senran Kagura Estival Versus review

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Critics assail Michael Bay’s films for their daft dialog and preference for bombastic special effects over subtle storytelling. But there’s no debating the director’s talent for visual sophistication. Bay’s known for dynamic shots that keep ...

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Samurai Warriors 4 Empires review

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During his meticulously planned heist of the Nakatomi Plaza, Die Hard’s Hans Gruber declares “and when Alexander saw the breadth of his domain he wept…for there were no more worlds to conquer.” But the self-proclaimed ...

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Gunscape review

Gunscape (1)

Throughout the years, gaming has witnessed an array of genre-defining titles, from Mario’s jumping, princess-saving exploits to more recently, Minecraft’s block-building and survival endeavors. With any successful entry, clones, competitors and challengers are bound to ...

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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth review

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth (1)

Not long after the turn of the millennium, a prominent site referred to Digimon as the “poor man’s Pokémon”. As a follower of the anime and game franchise, I found this remark to be painfully ...

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