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Xotic: Not Quite Acclimated

What is the concept? Whereas most first-person shooters are conduits for militaristic, cinematic set- pieces, WXP Games’ Xotic draws inspiration from the leaderboard driven diversions of classic coin-operated titles. As such, the title offers more ...

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Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Review

As a collaboration between no less than six development studios spread out across the globe, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations could have easily devolved into a disjointed jumble of slapdash ideas. Yet, the fourth franchise entry habitually ...

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King of Fighters XIII Review

Throughout the franchise’s seventeen year legacy, King of Fighters has struggled to live up to its majestic moniker. Once a celebrated synthesis of characters from SNK’s Art of Fighting and Fatal Fury games, 2009’s half-hearted ...

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Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure Review

The old adage “birds of a feather, flock together” is a tragically accurate explanation of my social circle. Comprised of different ages, backgrounds, and cultures, each male friend finds their way into the clique by ...

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Otomedius Excellent Review

When top-tier shmups such as Bullet Soul and Eschatos fail to obtain localization, it’s evident that the genre may heading towards its last continue in the U.S. For a brief moment, Otomedius Excellent’s amalgam of ...

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

Much like the franchise’s resolute protagonists, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has faced an army of adversity and emerged victorious. Last March, Infinity Ward present Jason West and co-founder Vince Zampella left the development ...

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review

After the industry crash of the early eighties putting the kibosh on electronic gaming, Dungeons and Dragons became my middle school obsession. With graph paper and twenty-sided die in hand, my stalwart fighter was capable ...

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Tropico 4 Review

Much like GLaDOS and Wheatley’s voice overs which invigorated Portal’s puzzles with a refreshing dose of comic relief, sly humor has elevated the Tropico franchise above its humdrum city-building peers. With jabs aimed at riled ...

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