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Orgarhythm Review

Echoing the tempos which drive the genre, music-rhythm games seem to swing in and out of public favor. While franchises such Donkey Konga, Rock Band, as well as Guitar Hero and DJ Hero have all ...

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Dokuro Review

Although the term katabasis may not be in every player’s lexicon, they’re likely well acquainted with the concept. Used to describe the motivation for a hero’s decent into the underworld and the subsequent return to ...

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Retro City Rampage Review

The game industry is no stranger to the oxymoron. From the endurance of the Final Fantasy franchise, the amount of wholly original content in New Super Mario Bros. 2, to control schemes which provide only ...

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New Little King’s Story Review

It’s hardly surprising that 2009’s Little King’s Story was a critical darling. As a clever amalgam of kingdom simulation, real-time strategy, and light role-playing elements, the game stands as one of the better third party ...

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FIFA Soccer 13 PS Vita Review

One of the unexpected surprises of the PS Vita launch library was FIFA Soccer. Flaunting the capabilities of Sony’s new portable, the title mimicked most of the fundamentals of its console brethren, extending an invigorating ...

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Resistance: Burning Skies Review

Although Sony’s two principal PS3 shooters series were adapted into a pair of PSP titles, substantial changes were required to accommodate the subordinate hardware. From the top-down perspective used to depict Helghast homicide in Killzone: ...

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Mortal Kombat Review

As BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and even Reality Fighters have demonstrated, the PS Vita is an proficient platform for the pugilistic genre. With a directional pad adept at handling the ...

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The Pinball Arcade Review

What is the concept? Whereas Zen Studios’ line of pinball titles have delivered enjoyable, albeit fabricated tables, FarSight Studios ambitions are found in the meticulous simulation of real-world machines. The recent release of The Pinball ...

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Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention Review

As a critic, I’m occasionally pressured into identifying a favorite game. Consistently, a mention of 2003’s Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is met with one of two divergent reactions. The reference infrequently initiates an impassioned conversation ...

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MLB 12 The Show Review

A study conducted by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team once found that the average career for a Major League Baseball athlete lasted about 5.6 years. With an unmistakable grasp on the fundamentals ...

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