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Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary review

One of the great dialectics in gaming is the tension between pattern-driven and free-form play. Classic shooters like Gradius and R-Type are textbook examples of the former, goading gamers into improvement as they face the ...

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Polara review

The term ‘endless runner’ is a bit of misnomer. Fundamentally, games that fall into the genre grow progressively more challenging- to the point where difficulty eventually outstrips our visual acuity, reaction time, and coordination skills. ...

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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death review

One day, the PS Vita supply chain will inevitably come to a fateful halt, kicking off a discussion of the plucky portable’s merits and missteps. While some might lament on missed potential, fans of the ...

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NeuroVoider review

Over the past few years, Steam’s library of games has grown exponentially, with a multitude of new titles arriving daily. One of the consequences of the rapid-fire expansion are the emergence of titles that offer ...

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Q&A with MeiQ’s Tomoki Tauchi

Between acclaimed franchises such as Hyperdimension Neptunia, Fairy Fencer F, and Mugen Souls, Shibuya-based Compile Heart has cultivated a legion of global fans. Not content to rest on their laurels, the studio has spawned an ...

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