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Crysis 3 Review

From Doom’s demon decimating BFG 9000 to Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s demoralizing PDW-57 submachine gun, first-person shooters have a long history of conveying empowerment through dominating devices. That said, few franchises can compare ...

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

Literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge once proposed that if authors impart “human interest and a semblance of truth” into an otherwise far-fetched story, readers could temporarily suspend disbelief.  Over the years, this theory has been ...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Review

While I’ve generally had little difficulty maintaining journalistic objectivism during E3 demonstrations, Randy Pitchford’s Aliens: Colonial Marines walk-through proved to be one of the rare exceptions, stoking the fires of a fervent Aliens fanboy. Driven ...

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Dead Space 3 Review

Although survival is a pervasive theme in interactive entertainment, the first two entries in the Dead Space franchise provided a pair of remarkably engrossing depictions of the struggle for existence. Pitting protagonist Isaac Clark against ...

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 Review

Since the eighties, numerous developers have attempted to offer interactive interpretations of the seminal manga/anime Fist of the North Star. While early adaptations for the NES and Gameboy struggled to capture the dystopian backdrop and ...

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The Cave Review

Successful rockers are often faced with a difficult quandary. Venturing into unexplored directions can present new opportunities for musical expression. However, crafting an album that delivers only a slight variation from a fan-favorite can be ...

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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review

Back in 2008, when Famitsu first announced a collaboration between Level-5 and Studio Ghibli, expectations were understandably lofty. Considering the pedigree of both publishing houses- the former delivering acclaimed games such as Jeanne d’Arc as ...

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Labyrinth Legends Review

After surveying screenshots of Labyrinth Legends, players could be forgiven if they assumed developer Creat Studios was attempting to duplicate the success of franchises like Diablo and Torchlight. However, once gamers grab a DualShock controller, ...

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Under Defeat HD Review

Despite an ever-shrinking amount of physical space as well as a dwindling number of television inputs, a Dreamcast remains a permanent fixture in the office. The reason for its enduring residency is simple: the console ...

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Far Cry 3 Review

In 2008’s The Dark Knight, Alfred offers up an astute analysis of the Joker’s motivations to Bruce Wayne- “Some men just want to watch the world burn.”  With an unmatched conflagration algorithm which let players ...

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