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Axiom Verge review

Video games have continuously plumbed the gulf between imitation and inspiration. Ever since the first Space Invader broke formation, giving birth to Galaga, developers have often built upon the ideas of their peers. As such, ...

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Z: Steel Soldiers review

Although iOS/Android gaming doesn’t always earn the same level of respect given to consoles, portables, and PCs, the platforms do have one praiseworthy distinction. Increasingly, our phones and tablets are playing host to an increasing ...

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Westerado: Double Barreled review

Quality games featuring a wild west theme are few and far between. While Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption and Konami’s Sunset Riders respectively recreate the freedom and shooting frenzy of Hollywood’s classic blockbusters, no title has ...

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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure review

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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Homeworld Remastered

Many RTS fans will agree the genre has seen something of a downturn lately. This once prolific genre sees fewer quality releases with each passing year with the issue being further exacerbated if you’re looking ...

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Castle in the Darkness review

The U.S. release of the Nintendo Entertainment System during the late ‘80s marked a significant paradigm shift for the gaming industry. With American console manufacturers like Atari, Mattel, Coleco, and Magnavox still reeling from the ...

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Alphadia Genesis review

If the role-playing output of Square-Enix, Atlus is akin to blockbuster theatrical films, then Kemco’s titles are the direct-to-video offerings of the interactive world. You don’t pick up one expecting dazzling CG-fueled cinematics, technical innovation, ...

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Rock Boshers DX Director’s Cut review

As Grand Theft Auto demonstrated, advancements in hardware technology haven’t always changed the way we interact with game worlds. With the last several iterations of the franchise have been set in an intricately detailed, three-dimension ...

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Gravity Crash Ultra Review

Sean’s Take: It’s surprising to me that there aren’t more twin stick shooters on the Vita. It seems like the system was designed specifically for Robotron’s great-grandchildren. It took 5 years, but Gravity Crash finally ...

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Mega Coin Squad Review

Adult Swim Games has an established track record of publishing quirky, off the wall indie games. These are often inspired by old 8-bit classics from past console generations and their newest release is no exception.  ...

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