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Xanadu Next review

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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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Creepy Castle review

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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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Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure review

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Like most mainstream media, the primary goal of interactive entertainment is escapism. When the collective weight of work, bills, and relationships congeals into a burdensome load, we have the ability to retreat into meticulously detailed, ...

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Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity review

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Although some may bemoan the industry’s push away from physical media, digital distribution has one irrefutable upside: it has allowed the niche market to prosper. Released from the lofty minimum requirements of boxed publishing and ...

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Polara review

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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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God Eater 2: Rage Burst review

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Not long ago, there was a cavernous schism between the libraries of console and PC gamers. But over the past few years, companies like NIS America, Idea Factory International, Koei-Tecmo, and Bandai Namco have gradually ...

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Attack on Titan review

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The musuo beat-‘em up has proven to be a remarkably versatile genre. With adaptations that span the Gundam, Fist of the North Star, One Piece, Dragon Quest, and Zelda properties, Omega Force has crafted the ...

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OlliOlli: Epic Combo Edition review

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Occasionally, feature creep can ruin a respectable franchise. Such was the case with Activision’s Tony Hawk series. Early on, the property received critical and commercial acclaim for its prodigious simulation of skateboarding. Adeptly, nearly every ...

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Headlander review

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Across the last few years, a deluge of capable efforts such as Guacamelee!, Axiom Verge, Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus,  Xeodrifter, and Ori and the Blind Forest have offered ...

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