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Xanadu Next review

Xanadu Next’s narrative economy is evidenced across the game’s prologue. Here, players find a trio of characters, making their way across a massive lake shrouded in thick fog. Exposition is mostly handled by a boatman ...

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Creepy Castle review

While older consoles regularly receive commemoration, eight-bit computers don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Owning a Commodore or Atari personal computer during the Eighties permitted owners to peek into the future- revealing several qualities ...

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Yomawari: Night Alone review

While there’s a universality to horror, there’s also a district cultural component as well. After visiting a obake yashiki (or ‘ghost house’) in Japan, known as the Daiba Haunted School, I quickly realized that fright ...

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Sakura Nova review

Whether it’s Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4’s Social Links or Hyperdimension Neptunia’s Link Rank system, representations of camaraderie are common in gaming. With the release of Winged Cloud’s Sakura Nova, these interpersonal bonds become the ...

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DoDonPachi Resurrection review

Gaming’s early era was dominated by the shooter. It was a time when pioneering titles like Space Invaders and Galaga didn’t just establish the tenets of the genre, but they helped catapult the entire medium ...

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MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies review

2011’s Hyperdimension Neptunia offered an allegorical battle between four anthropomorphized consoles, who fought to become the reigning goddess of a realm called Gamindustri. The franchise mushroomed in popularity, spurring a secession of sequels, remakes, and ...

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Gun*Gal Double Peace review

Although games often flirt with wish fulfillment, few games devote their entire premise around pure fantasy. But the PC release of Gun*Gal: Double Peace is hardly an ordinary game, with a premise that’s preposterously comical ...

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Ember (PC) review

What is the concept? Nearly two decades after its original release, Baldur’s Gate remains one of the most influential interactive adaptations of Dungeons & Dragons. The latest effort to draw ideas from BioWare’s prodigious effort ...

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