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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.

Loop Hero (Switch) review

With light role-playing, inventory management, deck building, and even city managerial components, many of Loop Hero’s components might feel a bit familiar. But when assembled into interlocking and occasionally ambiguous ways, the title feels wholly ...

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Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX review

Although Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX are sloppy ports of the mobile titles, there’s enjoyment in nurturing a combatant if you can look past the dated aesthetics. 1997 was a long time ago. Many ...

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New Releases: December 9th-15th, 2021

This offers plenty of beloved classics, with compilations of Disney’s Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book titles, a modernization of Asteroids, Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX, and even the North American appearance ...

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Shirobako: The Movie review

Not only does Shirobako: The Movie depict the tensions of anime production, but several of the film’s creative choices reflect the customary victors of these divergences. Anime isn’t just entertaining, it’s often a surprisingly insightful ...

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Pretty Girls Panic! PLUS review

Zoo Corporation’s Switch ports are typically accessible, fun, and delightfully inexpensive. Pretty Girls Panic! PLUS preserves that trend with a Qix-clone where you uncover liberate buxom bishoujo while avoiding an intensifying onslaught of creatures. Last August, eastasiasoft published ...

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New Releases: December 2nd-8th, 2021

From a quartet of Danganronpa titles, fourth expansion pack to Final Fantasy XIV, and the sixth mainline entry in the Halo series, this week bring a number of noteworthy new releases. Pleasingly, there’s also a ...

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Danganronpa Decadence review

Boasting writing that spans the comical, absurd, and occasionally perverse, the Danganronpa games demonstrated just how fun and delightfully frantic visual novel-style experiences could be. Danganronpa Decadence bundles a trio of the original titles alongside ...

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Train Life: A Railway Simulator preview

Whether you’re racing down the rails from the confines of a cab or calling the shots from the confines of your company offices, Train Life: A Railway Simulator offers affordable, Early Access enjoyment that largely ...

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