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Skylanders Swap Force Review

When Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure was released in 2011, the fusion of video game, figurine, and near-field communication (or NFC) was undeniably revolutionary.  Although pre-existing interactive franchises such as the LEGO or Bakugan titles had drawn ...

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Digital Darwinism: How to Survive

In contemporary gaming, the zombie apocalypse is about as ubiquitous as the common cold. As such, gamers could be forgiven for assuming the release of EKO Software’s How To Survive (or H2S) is just another ...

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Wipeout: Create & Crash Review

Wipeout just isn’t the name of ABC’s popular television program- the moniker is also an apt description of the 2011 tie-in game. As a game, Wipeout: In the Zone for the Xbox 360 was a ...

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Armored Core: Verdict Day Review

It’s a good thing Pacific Rim didn’t spawn a console tie-in. After strolling out of the cineplex, I could envision succumbing to the temptation of a hastily-developed interactive interpretation. Lured in by the prospect of ...

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FIFA 14 Review

Since its transition onto now-gen consoles back in 2005, the FIFA series has made some significant advances across each off-season. From FIFA 08’s addition of the involving ‘Be a Pro’ mode, 10’s inclusion of 360-degree ...

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Grand Theft Auto V Review

If the benchmark of artistic expression is the ability to evoke an inward examination, then Grand Theft Auto V is undoubtedly Rockstar Games’ magnum opus. While detractors and the ratings-ravenous media are bound to critique ...

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Diablo III Review: The Pursuit of Loot

Console gamers who crave the creature carnage and loot drops perfected by the Diablo franchise have had to put up with second-rate surrogates for years. From Sacred 2, Dungeon Siege 3, and the especially woeful ...

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