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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.

Moero Chronicle review

2014’s Monster Monpiece garnered attention when publisher Idea Factory International was obligated to omit eighteen card images for the stateside and European releases. While some rancorously objected to the edits, this was a necessary evil, ...

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Crashday: Redline Edition review

Stirring storylines and sophisticated play mechanics can make for a compelling experience. But sometimes you just want to drive fast and blow shit up. While games are routinely adept at depicting each of those, seldom ...

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Phantom Trigger review

Ambiguity is becoming increasing rare in modern games. All too often, our recreations leave little room for even an iota of doubt, devotedly explaining each play mechanic and clarifying every last plot detail. While that ...

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Infinite Minigolf review

Although Zen Studios is best known for their prolific output of pinball tables, the Budapest-based developers are known to take an occasional hiatus from the orb-focused efforts. Veteran gamers might remember 2010’s Planet Minigolf, where ...

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Sudden Strike 4 review

Occasionally, a franchise can lose track of the elements that once secured success. Such was the case with 2008’s Sudden Strike 3. Developer Fireglow’s follow-up retained many of the positive qualities of its predecessors, relinquishing ...

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New Game Releases: August 10th-16th, 2017

With appearances by Mai Shiranui, Sonic the Hedgehog, and the 423 different types of panties found in Gun*Gal, this week’s schedule of new releases is looking rather promising. If pugnaciousness, platforming, or pheromone shooting, isn’t ...

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Archangel (VR) review

Growing up on a steady diet of Robotech/Macross, Mobile Suit Gundam, and Bubblegum Crisis meant that the desire to control an actual mecha is a persistent part of life. Occasionally, games would attempt to satiate ...

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Wild Guns Reloaded review

Not long ago, publishers relied on a persistent procession of new titles to survive. But now, a steady stream of remakes and remasters are an important part of most business models. As the practice of ...

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New Game Releases: August 3rd-9th, 2017

Once again, the Nintendo Switch gets the lion’s share of new games releases for dedicated hardware, with quantity only outmatched the sheer number of Steam releases. But console owners wouldn’t be too sad, with tempting ...

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