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New Releases: March 14-20th, 2019

With releases like Fate/EXTELLA LINK, One Piece: World Seeker, Chocobo Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! and SNK 40th Anniversary Collection imminent, J-game fans have plenty to be excited about. If you prefer Western games, there’s no ...

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The Caligula Effect: Overdose review

Japanese role-playing aficionados know that allegory is a frequent storytelling strategy. Whether it’s Hyperdimension Neptunia’s spirted take on game console competition or the Persona series’ ruminations about our inner psyches, there’s something rather potent about the technique. Pleasingly, ...

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New Releases: March 7th-13th, 2019

With titles like Devil May Cry 5 and Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 arriving this week, March is looking like a good month for gaming. For those who don’t appreciate the thrill of action-driven combat ...

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Trials Rising review

Released as a Java game nineteen years ago, Trials was a prototypical example of brilliant game design. Each stage tasked players with maneuvering a motorcycle across a series of obstacles. Difficulty was rooted in the ...

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Dead or Alive 6 review

The Dead or Alive series is probably best known for its pendulous breast physics and revealing costumes, which is a rather reductive assessment. Team Ninja’s franchise is quite far from being skin-deep, with a distinctive ...

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