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Monster Monpiece Review

Periodically, it seems developers enjoy putting players in embarrassing situations. From Feel the Magic: XY/XX’s simulated CPR, which prompted gamers to blow into their DS microphones to No More Heroes’ beam katana recharges that forced ...

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Shadowrun: Dragonfall Review

It’s hard to think of a concept that grants as much narrative, lore and gameplay possibilities as the Shadowrun franchise. Take everything you’d find in western fantasy, mix it with a futuristic setting coupled with ...

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The Guided Fate Paradox Review

One of the more underappreciated entries in the PSP’s oft-beguiling software library is Nippon Ichi Software’s Z.H.P. Unlosing Ranger VS Darkdeath Evilman. Paying homage to tokusatsu tenets, players took the role of an unassuming everyman, ...

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Worms Revolution: Extreme Review

Across the past nineteen years, Team17’s Worms franchise has endowed the oft-solemn artillery genre with a much-needed dose of personality and humor. The actions and absurdity of the antagonistic annelids have undoubtedly struck a chord ...

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Pokémon Black 2/Pokémon White 2 Review

Whereas Game Freak’s menagerie of pocket monsters evolve at a robust rate, the actual Pokémon franchise develops languidly, with each new iteration typically ushering in a restrained set of refinements. The reason for this protracted ...

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

Too often, death is little more than an irksome impediment in gaming. Amidst the coin-op era, the manacles of mortality could be undone by an additional quarter or token. At home, a visit by the ...

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Fortune Street Review

For a Luddite parent in the late 1980’s, witnessing your children stare at the flicking glow of a television, hands tightly wrapped around a controller must have been an unnerving sight. That’s probably why even ...

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