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Armello review

Anthropomorphic animals have long been a favored tool for many story-tellers. Their impact stretches as far back as classic fables and influential literature, having gained special prominence with the advent of modern media animation. Yet, ...

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Act Of Aggression Review

There was a time when real-time strategy games ruled the PC gaming landscape along with first person shooters. Back then, players were treated to a new offering almost every week, from obscure releases like Total ...

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Mad Max review

Much like George A. Romero’s series of Living Dead films, George Miller’s Mad Max films have had an indelible impact on interactive entertainment. Both franchises have spurred entire subgenres of games- with the best efforts ...

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Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence review

History is filled with accounts of audacious ambition. From Alexander the Great to Genghis Khan, leaders have captured vast contiguous lands, earning an indelible space in print, cinema, and interactive entertainment. Although Oda Nobunaga’s Sengoku-era ...

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Madden NFL 16 review

When John Madden Football was released for the Sega Genesis in 1990, few could have predicted it would become the prototypical sports game franchise. Purportedly, the Pro Hall of Famer and former Oakland Raider coach ...

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Amnesia: Memories review

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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Japanese Rail Sim 3D review

As a habitual rail commuter, I’ve grown accustomed to setbacks. Regularly, the morning train is at least ten minutes behind schedule. Other times, the locomotive careens past its designated stopping point, forcing the train to ...

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