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Lumines: Electronic Symphony Review

Although industry marketing reps periodically throw around the word “synergy” when discussing their products, a scant number of developers actually make good on the term. One studio that has reliably delivered on the declaration is ...

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BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend Review

Typically, launch titles fall into two categories: simplistic diversions which scarcely surpass the definition of a tech demo, as well as quick and dirty ports of pre-existing titles. After being adapted for a variety of ...

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Tales of the Abyss Review

As the Nintendo 3DS inches towards its first birthday, it’s becoming evident that the system has some unmistakable gaps in its software library. Beyond the lack of a solitary first-person shooter, adventure aficionados have had ...

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Tekken 3D Prime Edition Review

With entries ranging from Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Dead or Alive 3D and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II, the fighting genre is certainly well represented on the 3DS. Hoping to perpetuate the trend of ...

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Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword Review

With over 200 downloadable titles, Nintendo’s DSIware service certainly delivers quantity. However, with only a handful of must-have applications, quality is a separate story. Distressingly, the online store has become swamped with halfhearted smartphone ports ...

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The Eternal Pit- Kid Icarus: Uprising Preview

As quarter-century old NES memories gradually give way to contemporary experiences, Pit’s adventures endure. Maybe it was Kid Icarus’ remarkable mixture of platforming punctuated by a shooter stage, or possibly because the title challenged gaming ...

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Zen Pinball 3D Review

What is the concept? Sadly, the production of physical pinball machines has shrunk down into a niche industry. Whereas dozens of tables were produced during the amusement’s heyday, only two imminent entries dot the horizon: ...

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Samurai Sword Destiny Review

What is the concept? Although gameplay videos might suggest that Samurai Sword Destiny is little more than a simplistic beat-‘em-up in the vein of Data East’s Kung-Fu Master or Vigilante, the title has several gameplay ...

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