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Xanadu Next review

Xanadu Next’s narrative economy is evidenced across the game’s prologue. Here, players find a trio of characters, making their way across a massive lake shrouded in thick fog. Exposition is mostly handled by a boatman ...

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New Game Releases: November 3rd-9th, 2016

Following Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, this week’s release of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare represents the concluding entry in this shopping season’s trinity of multi-player driven shooters. While some have speculated that EA’s cannibalized ...

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BlazBlue: Central Fiction review

When a prospective opponent would interrupt a Street Fighter II match, the game enthusiastically proclaimed, “Here comes a new challenger”. Although the seminal title helped establish fighting game doctrine, competition transcended the crowds of pugnacious ...

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Creepy Castle review

While older consoles regularly receive commemoration, eight-bit computers don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Owning a Commodore or Atari personal computer during the Eighties permitted owners to peek into the future- revealing several qualities ...

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Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni review

Despite apathy from its manufacturer and a constrained retail presence, the PS Vita endures. While other platforms might have gone gently into that good night, Sony’s portable continues to have a remarkably passionate following. At ...

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Yomawari: Night Alone review

While there’s a universality to horror, there’s also a district cultural component as well. After visiting a obake yashiki (or ‘ghost house’) in Japan, known as the Daiba Haunted School, I quickly realized that fright ...

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Sakura Nova review

Whether it’s Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4’s Social Links or Hyperdimension Neptunia’s Link Rank system, representations of camaraderie are common in gaming. With the release of Winged Cloud’s Sakura Nova, these interpersonal bonds become the ...

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