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Dungeon Defenders Review

What is the concept? As titles such as Toy Soldiers, Monday Night Combat, Trenched and Orcs Must Die have demonstrated, the action/tower defense genre has proliferated across Xbox Live Arcade. Yet, associating the recent release ...

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Line and Reason- Lucid Review

What is the concept? Ever since Bejeweled popularized the match-three puzzler in 2001, players have enduringly eliminated patterns of similar items from their screens. Wisely, Lucid abandons the genre’s conventional control method, where players shift ...

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Blue Microphone’s Snowball Review

The science of digital sound is often governed by measured sacrifice, a professional sound engineer recently told me. The most obvious example is found when someone wants near perfect audio- which comes at the expense ...

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Recession Beater- The Asskickers Review

For decades, gamers have been punching, kicking, and tossing around the downtrodden. This perception didn’t occur to me until I spoke with Stanislaus Berton, the developer behind the recent PC and Mac release, The Asskickers. ...

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System Mechanic 10.5 Review

Pity the cash strapped PC gamer. Without the resources for a new bleeding-edge,  polygon pushing graphics card, titles like Crysis 2, Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead, and Metro 2033 can linger just outside the reach of ...

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The Sims 3: Generations Review

Past expansion packs for The Sims 3 have provided focused supplements- from Ambitions‘ addition of new vocational pursuits to Late Night‘s inclusions of bars, clubs and penthouses. The latest extension of the Sims universe,  Generations, ...

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What is Captain Forever?

On the Tech-Gaming Podcast, I’ve occasionally mentioned the Captain Forever series of games, but I’ve struggled to describe it adequately. I even devoted an entire episode of the Rockin’ Android Podcast to an interview with ...

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Anomaly: Warzone Earth Review

Anomaly: Warzone Earth valiantly tries to uphold the “anomaly” aspect of its moniker, initially doing a great job.  The game exhibits distinctiveness in both its initial structural elements and the voice acting (although super campy, ...

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