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Zero Escape: The Nonary Games review

Released stateside in 2010, Chunsoft’s 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors was an experience ahead of its time. With the exception of the Ace Attorney series, visual novels were still a remarkably niche genre ...

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Toukiden 2 review

There a number of very rational reasons why players might sink a hundred hours into a Monster Hunter title. For many, the gameplay loop is thoroughly compelling, as players take tricked-out weapons and armor to ...

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Touhou Genso Wanderer review

In the West, most lucrative intellectual properties are protected with litigious fervor. But that’s not always the case across the rest of the world. Case in point: in Japan, former Taito programmer Jun’ya Ota spurred ...

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Chaos Code: New Sign of Catastrophe review

Just a few years ago, quality fighting games were exceedingly scarce on Steam. But then publishers like Arc System Works starting bringing entries from the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue franchises onto PC. Alongside the prominent ...

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The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+ review

Entertainment industries thrive by repacking and reselling iteration. Often, the practice is an easy way to pad the company coffers while keeping the brand relevant. From movies that offer an extended cut to music in ...

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Senran Kagura Estival Versus (PC) review

Critics assail Michael Bay’s films for their daft dialog and preference for bombastic special effects over subtle storytelling. But there’s no debating the director’s talent for visual sophistication. Bay is known for dynamic shots that ...

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Loot Rascals review

For most games, I’m completely content with enjoying the final product, with only a negligible concern for the design process. But that’s not the case with Loot Rascals, the recently released PC title that melds ...

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