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Yomawari: Night Alone review

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While there’s a universality to horror, there’s also a district cultural component as well. After visiting a obake yashiki (or ‘ghost house’) in Japan, known as the Daiba Haunted School, I quickly realized that fright ...

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Gun*Gal Double Peace review

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Although games often flirt with wish fulfillment, few games devote their entire premise around pure fantasy. But the PC release of Gun*Gal: Double Peace is hardly an ordinary game, with a premise that’s preposterously comical ...

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Sora review

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Saving a war-torn world from the brink of obliteration is hardly a new impetus for the industry. But when salvation means battling bulky robots and evading deadly missiles, the efforts have traditionally been led by ...

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Primal Carnage: Extinction Review

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Thematically speaking, dinosaurs hold great gameplay potential. Regardless of whether players are expected to take the role of these primal killers or hunt them down, it’s clear this approach has remained largely unexplored since the ...

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Firefall Review

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While the massively multiplayer online shooter certainly has its merits, the genre is habitually steeped in homogeneity. Plotlines and aesthetics might demonstrate variance, but blasting baddies until the next tier of perks gets unlocked can ...

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Sniper Elite 3 Review

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Not long ago, the shooter was one of the most visceral and engaging genres around, consistently delivering frantic firefights that outmatched the best summer blockbusters. But over time, those once-invigorating action sequences began to lose ...

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Cloudbuilt Review

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Every so often, a game come out which offers an experience that feels so fresh and engaging, it seems destined to inspire a slew of successors. 2008’s Mirror’s Edge is a prime example of that ...

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