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With over 35 years of gaming experience, Robert 'DesertEagle' Allen is Tech-Gaming's resident worrier/warrior who spends his days teaching at three colleges and his nights devoted to JRPGs.

Smoke and Sacrifice review

Stayin’ Alive The abundance of survival-themed games could be read as a harbinger. Titles like Minecraft, Crashlands, How to Survive, Oxygen Not Included, and a bevy of battle-royale games all toss players into desolate environments. ...

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Pic-a-Pix Pieces review

A Puzzling Slow Start in the West Picross (a portmanteau for ‘Picture Crossword’) games haven’t always enjoyed stateside success. When Nintendo’s nonogram-based puzzler, Mario’s Picross, was released for the Game Boy in 1995, the title ...

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New Releases: January 10-16th, 2019

Sure, January’s first few days were rather lackluster, but finally there’s a reason to rejoice. With new releases like Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, Onimusha: Warlords, and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe arriving this ...

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Neko Navy: Daydream Edition review

An Adorable Shoot ‘Em Up In a perfect world, cute ‘em-ups would be released with regular frequency. But save for two Deathsmiles titles, the disappointing Otomedius, and QP Shooting – Dangerous!!, the last decade has ...

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Super Treasure Arena review

Recommended for Groups Like many games geared toward local, competitive play Super Treasure Arena is fun with small groups. There’s an absorbing sense of tension between the two dominant approaches to play. You can opt ...

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New Releases: January 3rd-9th, 2019

Next week brings rereleases of Tales of Vesperia, New Super Mario Bros. U, and Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story which might be worth getting excited about. But this week’s new releases aren’t nearly as ...

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