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Thunder Wolves Review

What is the concept? During the heyday of coin-ops, there was little need for narrative. Instead, arcade proprietors sought cabinets which would elicit adrenaline-emitting reactions, thereby earning a steady stream of revenue. The inclusion of ...

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Deadpool Review

Parody is a burdensome task for interactive entertainment. While few will fault the film The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall And Felt Superbad About It for its clumsy cinematography, video game satire is ...

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Bugs Vs. Tanks! Review

In the annals of video game history, armored vehicles have played a substantial role. Atari’s coin-op Tank was released in 1974, inspiring a battalion of similar playing titles, including the company’s perennial 2600 pack-in, Combat. ...

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Remember Me Review

While science fiction’s futuristic interpretations of vehicles, weapons and urban spaces are undeniably intriguing, plot devices which allow a glimpse into the human condition are often the most satisfying elements of the genre. These existentialism-enabling ...

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CastleStorm Review

Splicing several prevailing mechanics into a single game is hardly a new concept for the industry. Early coin-ops such as Gorf and Tron recognized the virtue of variety; each cabinet provided four distinct amusements unified ...

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Resident Evil: Revelations Review

Presumably, to keep Resident Evil relevant, the series has shirked survival horror tenet across the last several iterations. The fourth and fifth entries in the franchise prioritized trigger-happy action over trepidation, delivering capable shooters which ...

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Soul Sacrifice Review

Serendipitously, the gameplay of the SCEA-published Soul Sacrifice can be read as a metaphor for the PS Vita. Mirroring the processing capabilities and sumptuous output of the portable’s OLED screen, the prospect of brandishing tremendous ...

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Black Rock Shooter: The Game Review

Few properties have had a trajectory as remarkable as Black Rock Shooter. Originally a collection of conceptual drawings, the composition gradually progressed across mediums- with a music video, OVA, and eight episode animated series gradually ...

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Super Black Bass 3D Review

With a quirky peripheral that replicated a rod and reel combo, 1998’s SEGA Bass Fishing garnered an unprecedented amount of attention to the virtual angling simulation. However, the genre’s true roots date back to the ...

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