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TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Review

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Robert’s Take: Successful puzzle games allow the seemingly impossible to be accomplished, leading players down a path of nearly imperceptible path of breadcrumbs. The genre’s most prestigious titles are able to perform this feat with an exceptionally lean toolset, crafting ...

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments Review

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Robert’s Take: Across Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s four novels and fifty-six short stories, Baker Street’s distinguished detective imparts an essential axiom: details are imperative, but if you don’t take a step back, it’s easy to become lost in the minutia, ...

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Wasteland 2 Review

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Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. Wasteland was originally created in a time when most PC RPGs consisted mostly of fantasy settings. Although the gameplay wasn’t far off from the party management and turn-based fare found in the ...

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DG2: Defense Grid 2 Review

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Robert’s Take: I put a chicken pot pie in the oven, and boot up DG2: Defense Grid 2 to help pass the hour-long cooking time. Within seconds of navigating through the slick, StarCraft II-esque menu system, I’m plunged back into ...

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Fight the Dragon Preview

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The idea of a game relying on community curated content to increase its longevity is one which PC gamers have been familiar with for well over a decade. Fight the Dragon seeks to take this mantra one step further, by ...

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Woolfe – The Red Hood Diaries Preview

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Taking well known children’s stories and corrupting them by adding mature or adult elements is nothing new to the world of gaming. This idea was most likely popularized by American McGee’s Alice though the original fables and tales possess a ...

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Firefall Review

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While the massively multiplayer online shooter certainly has its merits, the genre is habitually steeped in homogeneity. Plotlines and aesthetics might demonstrate variance, but blasting baddies until the next tier of perks gets unlocked can feel a bit stale unless ...

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Mega Coin Squad Review

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Adult Swim Games has an established track record of publishing quirky, off the wall indie games. These are often inspired by old 8-bit classics from past console generations and their newest release is no exception.  Mega Coin Squad is clearly ...

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Review

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Often built upon timeworn play mechanics and reliant on loquacious expositional elements to tell a story, the Japanese role-playing game can be a particularly contentious genre. But disparagers habitually neglect the JRPG’s emotional element. Very few types of games are ...

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Freedom Planet Review

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There’s a very good reason why the Genesis/Mega Drive is so revered by retro gamers: the console played host to several prodigious programing teams. From Sonic Team’s eponymous series, as well as their work on Ristar, to Treasure’s string of ...

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