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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.

Grip: Combat Racing review

Popular racing franchises like Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsport, Need for Speed, and Dirt all put players in the driver’s seat of petrol-swigging cars. But the genre wasn’t always so unadventurous. During the late Nineties, you ...

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New Releases: November 7th-13th 2018

With game titles like Pleasure Goal, Red Dead Hentai Horse, and Operation Pig, there’s a bit of quirk to be found in this week’s releases. Fortunately, there’s also the prospect of quality with Hitman 2, ...

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Liz and the Blue Bird review

Visual media habitually employs a big, broad approach when depicting relationships. All too often, social bonds are represented in a simplistic manner that reduces the nuances of communication into caricature. We’re probably so accustomed to ...

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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows review

Horror-themed attractions in Japan are fundamentally different from their Western counterparts. Before venturing into a labyrinthine recreation of a mental hospital or school, you’re often prompted to watch a short video which describes the creepy ...

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New Releases: November 1st-7th, 2018

With games like Diablo III, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!, and World of Final Fantasy Maxima publishers are  trotting out some of this season’s most sought-after titles. Beyond these big names, there are also a ...

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Gal Metal review

Not long ago, gaming had an obsession with musical performance. Originally, games like Beatmania, GuitarFreaks, Guitar Hero, and Rock Band feigned playing actual music instruments with devices that mimicked keyboards, turntables, guitars, basses, and drums. ...

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Zarvot review

The limitations of early hardware meant gaming’s embryonic era was rendered in big, chunky blocks. From the square-shaped protagonist of Adventure for the Atari 2600 to the rudimentary alien creatures that assaulted earth in Space ...

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