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Dust: An Elysian Tail Review

What is the concept? Whereas both Castlevania: Lords of Shadows and Metroid: Other M offered serviceable adaptions of their respective franchises, many agreed that both series’ best entries were delivered during the ‘90s. Published before ...

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Sleeping Dogs Review

Irrefutably, Sleeping Dogs is a tale of vengeance. On one level, the game’s protagonist- undercover officer Wei Shen, retaliates against a multitude of treacherous types, impaling foes on stacks of swordfish and pressing the faces ...

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Hybrid Review

What is the concept? Far too often competitive shooters suffer from the malaise of homogeneity.  Employing traditional run and gun conventions, the genre habitually delivers faint variations on a theme instead of offering comprehensive innovation. ...

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Street Fighter X Tekken DLC Review

Although fighting game enthusiasts are known to be an outspoken crowd, Capcom’s handling of paid supplemental content for Street Fighter X Tekken has proven to be remarkably contentious. When players discovered the publisher had placed ...

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Dishonored Preview

Going into the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, I had high hopes for Dishonored. Fellow podcasters SeanNOLA and DesertEagle jokingly speculated that title seemed made exclusively for me; after getting some playtime in, I’ve have to say ...

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Wreckateer Review

What is the concept? By reworking the destructive antics of the Angry Birds franchise into a three-dimensional, Kinect-controlled environment, recent XBLA release Wreckateer risks being dismissed as derivative. After all, each of the title’s sixty ...

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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Beyond the challenge of mastering a complicated control scheme, simulations have another remarkable virtue: they allow the average player to operate prohibitively-priced equipment. From dogfighting with $30 million F-15 Eagles in Lock On: Modern Air ...

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Review

What is the concept? With the arrival of a pricey plastic skateboard and conviction that gamers desired to perform simulated ollies in their living room, the Tony Hawk series attempted the most dangerous stunt of ...

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NCAA Football 13 Review

Since its inception as Bill Walsh College Football in 1993, Electronic Arts interpretation of collegiate athleticism has doggedly attempted to recreate every last minutiae of the sport. From acquiring the NCAA license during the last ...

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Spec Ops: The Line Review

Like an eighth-year undergrad, the shooter often seems ensnared in the coils of stagnancy. Sustained by advancements in visual fidelity and the development of thrill ride-like pacing, the genre’s foremost failing mirrors that of the ...

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