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Rayman Legends Review: Limbless Potential

When the original Rayman was released in 1995, the title defied convention. The game’s sprite-based, hop-and-bop action diverged from the three-dimensional fighters, shooters, and racers which dominated the PlayStation’s launch library. Nearly two decades later, ...

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Superfrog HD Review: To Amphibian and Beyond

Robert’s Take: Although globalization has created a near-universal experience for gamers in the Western world, this wasn’t always the case. Mention the video game crash of the early eighties to a British thirty-something and you’re ...

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Dragon’s Crown Review

During the heyday of the coin-op era, the brawler enjoyed an extended period of quarter-gorging success. The reason for the genre’s popularity was clear: titles like Double Dragon, Final Fight, and Bad Dudes articulated the ...

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Muramasa Rebirth Review

Last year, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Art of Video Games exhibit demonstrated the evolution of our industry- showcasing eighty titles across a variety of hardware platforms. While the Nintendo Wii was represented by visual ...

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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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