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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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Sumioni: Demon Arts Review

What is the concept? Blending Japanese folklore, sumptuous ink wash aesthetics, and a healthy amount of touchscreen control, recent PSN release Sumioni: Demon Arts seems poised to cultivate a modest, but fervent, cult following. The ...

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Ridge Racer Review

Much like the botched drift that ruins the possibility of a record-setting lap time, Ridge Racer seemed fated for failure. The game’s February release across European territories filled Metacritic with chastising critiques for the Vita ...

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Unit 13 Review

Save for the fiddly segments found in Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Vita owners aching to exercise their trigger finger have been out of luck. Mercifully, solace has been supply-dropped into stores with the release of Unit ...

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Rayman Origins Review

When launched alongside the original PlayStation, 1995’s Rayman demonstrated the relevancy of an attractive 2D platformer alongside several ostentatious three-dimensional games. Regretfully, last year’s brilliant follow-up, Rayman Origins, didn’t quite have the same opportunity. Pitted ...

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FIFA Soccer Review

Despite the presence of Rooney, Donovan and Márquez on the cover, don’t assume FIFA Soccer for the Vita to be a faultless clone of the most recent console version. Forgoing an annual designator, the adaptation ...

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Asphalt Injection Review

When Ubisoft announced that it would be publishing a handful of GameLoft’s smartphone titles for the PlayStation Vita, I thought it was a fantastic idea. Finally, a dedicated portable would have some quality budget games ...

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus Review

French poet Paul Valéry once wrote, “An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it”. With the release of Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for the Vita, it’s clear that the bosses at Koei-Tecmo ...

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Dynasty Warriors Next Review

In the interest of journalistic transparency, a disclosure needs to be issued: I am a stalwart Dynasty Warriors devotee. Having played through nearly every series permutation, I’ve witnessed the franchise steadily advance alongside each new ...

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