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UPPERS review

Resisting the serious tone of most three-dimensional brawlers, UPPERS is a spirited street fighting affair where playing to your fans is just as important as the fisticuffs. Released with the abruptness of a sucker punch, ...

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New Releases: October 22nd-28th, 2020

From the concluding entry in the Trails of Cold Steel series, a return to Oddworld’s RuptureFarms, and the Transformers taking on turn-based tactics, this week brings a number of notable new titles. Beyond these headlines, ...

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Terror Squid mini-review

Terror Squid is an interesting concept but expect the enjoyment to be as fleeting as a plate of fresh calamari shared with several famished friends. With a faux-vector graphics visual style reminiscent of Geometry Wars, ...

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Crown Trick review

While the try, die, repeat cycle feels familiar, the rest of Crown Trick’s execution is unique. Fans of turn-based title should appreciate the sense of dominance that comes with the powers of defeated foes and ...

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Shoot 1Up DX (Switch) mini-review

Elevated by an ingenious play mechanic that lets plays shift between a tight formation of ships or a loose formation of firepower, Shoot 1UP DX shouldn’t be overlooked by fans of the genre. In their ...

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New Releases: October 15th-21st, 2020

With new releases like Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, Amnesia Rebirth, as well as the stateside appearance of Uppers,  a number of remarkable games are arriving this week. Just don’t overlook a few of ...

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Onee Chanbara Origin review

Remaking the first two franchise entries, Onee Chanbara Origin updates the sights and storytelling, while preserving the zombie-hacking play. The game industry frequently displays an admiration for Hollywood. The results are big budget, interactive titles ...

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Prinny 1·2 Exploded and Reloaded review

While Nippon Ichi Software is better known for their strategy role-playing efforts, these two platformers demonstrate proficiency. Nearly a decade on, they’re still profanity inducing, but never impenetrable. Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero? ...

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ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE review

Much like Steins;Gate, ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE offers captivating characters in a scientific backdrop that dazzlingly complex and poised to ruminate in a reader’s mind long after the conclusion has been seen. Effective science fiction focuses just as ...

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