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Maidens of a Hollow Dream review

Any respectable shoot-‘em-up has a gameplay element that endows the game with distinction. The recent Steam release of Maidens of a Hollow Dream/Kyomu no Otome, originally published at Comiket 88 in the Summer of 2015, ...

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Fatal Twelve review

Portrayals of teen deathmatches resonate with the public across a multitude of mediums. Both Koushun Takami’s Battle Royal and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games started as books, before being transformed into films, while the Danganronpa ...

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New Game Releases: April 5th-11th, 2018

Whether you prefer the slashes of Samurai Shodown, the punches and kicks of King of Kighters, or the cartoonish pugilism of Punch-Out!!, this week’s new game releases offering plenty of opportunities for conflict. Those with ...

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Penny Punching Princess review

While 1987’s Double Dragon wasn’t the first beat ‘em up game (Irem’s Kung Fu Master arrived two years earlier), it did help to push the genre forward. Instead of feeling like a stiff side-scroller, Double ...

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New Game Releases: March 29th-April 4th, 2018

With an Atari collection showcasing games that are nearly forty years old to VR-powered lewdness, this week’s collection of new releases demonstrates the full breadth of interactive entertainment, whether you’re a purist or seeking a ...

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The Alliance Alive review

The twilight era for gaming systems routinely brings about a software schism. On one side, there’s an abundance of shoddy shovelware that has curiously eluted quality control standards. Prompting by the size of the install ...

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New Game Releases: March 22-27th, 2018

With appearances by alchemists, doomsday cultists, cat people, and witches, this week’s list of new releases offers a delightful cross-section of gaming’s most interesting personalities- and that’s omitting Pikachu in a deerstalker cap. Pleasingly, for ...

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