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The Clone Wars- SNK Minis Review

With the release of ten classic NEO GEO titles on the PlayStation Network last January, SNK Playmore seemed hell-bent on capturing the hearts of retro enthusiasts. Regretfully, the publisher seemed equally intent on emptying gamer’s ...

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Pac-Man and Galaga Dimensions Review

Remakes of coin-operated titles are an irrefutably tricky undertaking. While staying true to the conventions of the original games, a remake should also update both the mechanics and aesthetics of a game to contemporary standards. ...

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Here’s Looking at You, Kid- Bastion Review

What is the concept? As the inaugural effort from a seven-person development team known as Supergiant Games, Bastion delivers a masterful modernization of the action-role playing game. Recalling the action and narrative heft once displayed ...

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Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Review

For years, the Resident Evil franchise seemed content to remain in the refuge of the survival horror genre. Sensing stagnancy (and circumventing a contractual obligation with Nintendo for numbered series entries), Capcom began taking its ...

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Ms. Splosion Man Review

What is the concept? Revisiting the ingenious mechanic  which propelled 2009’s ‘Splosion Man to critical and commercial success, Twisted Pixel’s latest game requires players to cultivate Olympic-level triple-jumping skills. Each of the fifty levels which ...

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Captain America: Super Soldier Review

The plight of the movie tie-in game is a tragically familiar one. Typically given an abbreviated development cycle, culminating in a product forced to coincide with a film’s release, the corresponding interactive adaptation can often ...

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Boulder Dash XL Review

What is the concept? XL is a loyal reimagining of First Star Software’s, Boulder Dash– a title which proliferated across  nearly every popular computer and console platform during the mid-eighties. At its core, players guide ...

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MLB Bobblehead Pros Review

DesertEagle’s Take: For some, the legless, peculiar-looking athletes  of MLB Bobblehead Pros might convey a woefully middling interpretation of America’s pastime. Yet, fans of The Konami’s long-running PowerPro series (known in Japan as Jikkyō Powerful ...

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NCAA Football 12 Review

With our senescent seventh generation consoles experiencing an enduring lifespan, the yearly update has been a popular publishing stratagem. Now in its sixth year of development on the Xbox 360 (and fifth year on the ...

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Galaga Legions DX Review

What is the concept? Following in the footsteps of 2010’s Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Galaga Legions DX offers another reinvigoration of Namco’s beloved bug-shooter. Much like the darling dot-muncher’s last diversion, Galaga‘s intensity has been ...

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