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Ragnarok Odyssey ACE Review

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When the original Ragnarok Odyssey was released in October of 2012, the PS Vita’s library lacked a Monster Hunter-esque game. Now that consummate contenders such as Soul Sacrifice and Toukiden: The Age of Demons have been released for Sony’s portable ...

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The Witch and the Hundred Knight Review

The Witch and the Hundred Knight Review (1)

While Nippon Ichi Software has found continued success in the strategy role-playing stylings of the Disgaea franchise, the company has persistently tried to broaden their output. From a pair of Prinny-lead platformers as well as Z.H.P. Unlosing Ranger Vs. Darkdeath ...

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 Review (1)

A number of news articles revealed that 2010’s Lords of Shadow nearly wasn’t a Castlevania game. Purportedly, an early build veered too far from franchise canon- causing Konami to ask for the removal of their revered intellectual property. Fortunately, Hideo ...

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Retro City Rampage DX Review

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Seemingly, Retro City Rampage developer Brian Provinciano is a hexadecimal-chanting sorcerer. After alchemizing a provisional NES development kit back in 2002, he went on code Grand Theftendo- a game which miraculously adapted Rockstar’s urban sandbox onto eight-bit hardware. Comprehending the ...

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Earth Defense Force 2025 Review

Earth Defense Force 2025 Review (1)

Robert’s Take: First introduced in Japan in 1998, D3 Publisher’s Simple series of budget-priced games has become a modest phenomenon. With an assortment of nearly four hundred titles spread across ten different hardware platforms, the concept asked developers to utilize ...

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Toukiden: The Age of Demons Review

Toukiden The Age of Demons Review (1)

Although the PlayStation Vita library lacks an original Monster Hunter game, stalk-and-slay supporters have been able to take solace in several viable alternatives. From Soul Sacrifice to Ragnarok Odyssey, a number of developers have adeptly aped Capcom’s formula- each adding ...

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Assassin’s Creed: Liberation HD Review

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Although adaptations like Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery and Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines have tried to translate the allure of Ubisoft’s flagship franchise onto portable screens, the DS and PSP hardware weren’t quite able to capture the splendor demonstrated by their console ...

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Peggle 2 Review

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Much of Disney’s cinematic success can be attributed to a winning formula: their films traditionally exhibit top-tier production values and appeal to a wide range of audiences. In the realm of interactive entertainment, PopCap Games obeys a similar trajectory. Output ...

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Ys: Memories of Celceta Review

Ys Memories of Celceta Review (1)

Across the twenty-six year legacy of the Ys franchise, reoccurring protagonist Adol Christin has witnessed a multitude of remarkable events during his succession of globe-trotting expeditions. In many ways, the series has shared a similar fate. While the Ys titles ...

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