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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.

Death end re;Quest PC review

There’s a multitude of games built around the hypothetical. Each offers a succinct, moderately thoughtful response to imagined scenarios like apocalyptic situations, or geopolitical predicaments. But Toshima-based Compile Heart habitually digs deeper. From Hyperdimension Neptunia’s allegory ...

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Rage 2 review

Not long ago, almost every first- and third-person shooter included a single player campaign. That’s not the case anymore. Titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Overwatch, and Rainbow Six Siege have all ditched ...

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Sniper Elite V2 Remastered review

If you started playing Rebellion Developments’ Sniper Elite series on the third or fourth iteration, the recently released remaster of Sniper Elite V2 is going to feel regressive. Unsurprisingly, the latter two entries showcase a ...

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New Releases: May 16th-22nd, 2019

With the arrival of Atelier Lulua, a legion of Belmonts, and Sonic and the gang, this is a rather fruitful week for new releases. Beyond the arrival of The Scion of Arland, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, ...

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European Conqueror X review

Some developers leap across genres like a frog jumping from one lilypond to the next. But that’s not the case for EasyTech, A Chinese studio who’s been crafting historically based, turn-based war titles for over ...

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Shakedown Hawaii review

There are several satisfyingly subversive elements in Shakedown Hawaii, Vblank Entertainment’s second open-world action game. The game’s aging, once-wealthy protagonist once celebrated stagnancy by writing a book entitled, “My Company Runs Itself: I’m at the ...

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Close to the Sun review

With a title that which references Icarus’ ill-fated flight, Close to the Sun is yet another warning of humanity’s hubris. Once more, technology is fashioned without consideration of consequence.  The results are expectedly harrowing. Amidst ...

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