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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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Overcooked! Review

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Given the oft-inflexible grasp of copyrights of trademarks, spiritual sequels are exceedingly common in the game industry. Often born from a developer’s appreciation of a dormant property, these works borrow the basic blueprint of a ...

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MilitAnt review

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Many people think they’re capable multitaskers, but the cold hard truth is we’re pretty awful at undertaking simultaneous duties. In fact, studies have shown that the more concurrent tasks we attempt, the worse we are ...

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Super Mutant Alien Assault review

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Progress, as the old adage states, doesn’t take place in a vacuum. Impressionism wasn’t the innovation of a single painter, but a group of interconnected artists riffing off each other’s techniques and styles, gradually advancing ...

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Lost Sea review

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As the game’s moniker indicates, Lost Sea’s protagonist is marooned on a cluster of islands located near the Bermuda Triangle. After choosing from one of eight character skins, players begin their journey across the sprawling ...

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Rogue Stormers review

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Despite the advent of indie developers and a resurgence in several genres which had fallen out of style, it seems short, difficult action-oriented games similar to classic series like Metal Slug or Contra have yet ...

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Kirby: Planet Robobot review

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Occasionally, the industry’s pursuit of emotive narrative and compulsion to harness the power of hardware means that games can overlook their most imperative element. All too often we’ve found ourselves marveling at an intricate storyline ...

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WASTED review

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A popular saying tells us imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but if that is to be believed, where would one place parody? This is how WASTED chooses to introduce itself, by making it ...

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