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Class of Heroes 2 Review

Long before Atlus and NIS America spoiled stateside gamers with sumptuous special edition packages, Working Designs established precedent. Take, for instance Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete for the PlayStation, which offered an unprecedented bundle of ...

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Soul Sacrifice Review

Serendipitously, the gameplay of the SCEA-published Soul Sacrifice can be read as a metaphor for the PS Vita. Mirroring the processing capabilities and sumptuous output of the portable’s OLED screen, the prospect of brandishing tremendous ...

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Let’s Fish! Hooked On Review

For most players, virtual angling peaked in the early 2000’s with the Dreamcast’s trifecta of fishing titles. The concepts behind SEGA Bass Fishing (as well as sequels Bass Fishing 2 and Marine Fishing) weren’t revolutionary; ...

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Guacamelee! Review

In 2011, Sony announced the Pub Fund, a $20 million initiative that not only provided financing for budding developers, but also removed many of the barriers of entry smaller studios faced when bringing a title ...

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Dead Or Alive 5 Plus Review

Timing is everything. Jumping in too early or late can change the entire experience. With last year’s console version of Dead Or Alive 5, I just wasn’t ready to give the overhauled DOA a try. ...

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Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable

Back in 2007, D3 Publisher released one of the Xbox 360’s first budget-priced games; a giant bug/robot/U.F.O./kaiju-blasting third-person shooter named Earth Defense Force 2017. Much like many older Japanese monster movies or the original Ultraman ...

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Persona 4 Golden Review

Even for enthusiasts of other Japanese role-playing games, the Shin Megami Tensei series can be initially off-putting. From the pistol-like evokers which teen protagonists point to their heads in SMT: Persona 3 to the Jungian ...

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Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation Review

The adaptation of a triple-A console franchise into portable form is often a thankless undertaking. Typically, primary development studios are able to articulate original ambitions through the capabilities of home systems. For the portable edition, ...

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Ragnarok Odyssey Review

With no confirmation of a Monster Hunter iteration and Phantasy Star Online 2 nebulously assured for ‘sometime in 2013’, PS Vita owners eager for a creature-killing time sink have been forced to remain stalwartly optimistic. ...

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