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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.

Barrage Fantasia mini-review

Barrage Fantasia offers a lot of variety through different familiars and specials that manipulate play style. While the pixelated visuals signal a doujin effort, the action feels straight out of arcades. Between the Psikyo Shooting ...

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New Releases: April 1st-7th, 2021

This week sees the release of a few well-known titles, with Outriders and the rerelease of Star Wars Republic Commando being the notable titles. But look past the big publishers, and you might find a ...

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Neptunia Virtual Stars (PC) review

Neptunia Virtual Stars sends the goddesses through environments filled with everything from confectionary delights to social media frights. This time out, the gang is accompanied by a host of Virtual YouTubers, who fit quite flawlessly into ...

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Bladed Fury review

With blistering action, sumptuous visuals, and a stirring soundtrack, Bladed Fury is an enjoyable Metoidvania set in ancient China. While it doesn’t overstay is welcome, you’ll probably wish the voyage were just a bit longer. ...

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Dungeon Defenders Awakened (Xbox One) review

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened offers a few quality-of-life improvements but follows the original game’s formula a bit too closely. Still, if you were a fan of the first action/tower defense title or just looking for some cooperative ...

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Clea 2 review

Clea 2 feels more a gentle evolution that a full-fledged sequel, retaining many of the modest qualities of the first game. Fortunately, it remains surprisingly effective at cultivating creepiness.  Before finding success with 2019’s Clea, ...

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New Releases: March 25th-31st, 2021

From new DLC for Hitman 3, Immortals Fenyx Rising, and A Hat in Time to new titles like Monster Hunter Rise, Balan Wonderworld, Evil Genius 2: World Domination, and Spacebase Startopia, this week brings a ...

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Explosionade DX review

For a modest price, Explosionade DX provides players with an ample arsenal and sixty enemy-filled stages to make use of it. As the title implies, Explosionade DX is an ode to the joy of destruction. ...

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Earwig and the Witch review

Earwig and the Witch’s legacy is both a curse and blessing. The 82-minute feature film was directed by Gorô Miyazaki, son of famed animator Hayao Miyazaki. The senior Miyazaki helped shape the medium of animation ...

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