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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Review

Following Tiger Woods’ five month exodus from professional golf in early 2010, the athlete exhibited an anomalous stumble- dropping to a position of fifty-eighth in the world rankings. Resolutely, the record- breaking golfer scaled his ...

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NBA 2K13 Review

Although feature creep is a frequent phenomenon for long-running sport franchises, the preseason prognosis for NBA 2k13 seemed slightly distressing. From the addition of a celebrity team driven by the abnormally proportioned likenesses of Justin ...

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FIFA Soccer 13 Review

Perfection is a funny thing. For a sports franchise, flawlessness is a fool’s errand. While each annual iteration attempts to mend the blemishes of its predecessor, new features often usher in a collection of unforeseen ...

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Wreckateer Review

What is the concept? By reworking the destructive antics of the Angry Birds franchise into a three-dimensional, Kinect-controlled environment, recent XBLA release Wreckateer risks being dismissed as derivative. After all, each of the title’s sixty ...

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Babel Rising Review

What is the concept? Building on a design introduced by French developer Whitebirds’ (Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Last King of Africa) popular iPhone game, the console version of Babel Rising permits players to punish ...

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review

Verisimilitude is a fundamental dilemma for the sports game. Titles have traditionally endowed players with the athletic prowess of professional s- allowing virtual quarterbacks to throw touchdown passes with pinpoint accuracy. Simultaneously, the industry has ...

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Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 Review

As a fitness tool, Microsoft’s Kinect has been disappointingly erratic. From the cumbersome menu navigation of EA Sports Active 2 to an inability to recognize fundamental exercises such as push-ups in THQ’s UFC Personal Trainer, ...

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Burnout Crash Review

With every new Burnout game, it seems that the racing portion of the game takes a backseat to crashing or forcing someone else to crash in a nifty way. For better or worse, Burnout Crash ...

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