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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.

Aeterna Noctis review

Looking for an adventure with arduous platforming and challenging combat? Aeterna Noctis offers more challenge than most of its explorational-driven peers. At first glance, Aeterna Noctis seems like another indistinctive Metroidvania.  You play as the ...

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Twin-Stick Substance: Synthetik 2 previewed

Craving twin-stick action that’s a bit more cerebral than most reflex-driven titles? Synthetik 2 builds on the engaging foundations of its 2018 predecessor, requiring a quick trigger finger and more importantly, a prudent plan of ...

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Cupid Parasite review

While a bungled localization might have troubled Cupid Parasite’s launch, the lighthearted visual novel is all patched up, and posed to delight fans of the medium. While small launch bugs afflict many launch titles, Cupid ...

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GameSir VX2 AimBox review

Looking for the upper hand in multiplayer competitions? The GameSir VX2 AimBox provides the mouse-and-keyboard accuracy to console users if your conscious is willing to comply. We all know that cross-platform titles like Apex Legends, ...

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New Releases: December 16th-22nd, 2021

Late December is an odd time for gaming. With most of the showcase titles on store shelves and digital marketplaces, it’s a time when curios emerge. This week, alongside the expected ports and sequels, are ...

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Clockwork Aquario review

Clockwork Aquario’s lackluster arcade tests doomed the title to cancelation. But twenty-eight years later, Westone’s title has been resurrected from the coin-op graveyard. But look past the attractive spritework and sumptuous sounds and you’ll find ...

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Asteroids: Recharged review

The 1979 arcade classic returns with a wonderfully revamped control scheme and invaluable power-ups. Those UFOs are still jerks 42 years later, though. When a remake of a beloved Atari classic is announced, disappointment all ...

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon review

Much like the December 2020 release of Grindstone, Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is this year’s hard-to-put-down puzzler. Build around an ingenious concept and rogue-like elements, expect to still be playing this in the new year. ...

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