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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.

New Releases: October 11th-17th, 2018

With retail spaces clearing out the last remnants of Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions, and Disney Infinity items, the toys-to-life trend might seem to be over. But with the pairing of game and a modular Arwing ship, ...

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Disgaea 1 Complete review

For the past fifteen years, Disgaea has been developer/publisher Nippon Ichi’s proverbial cash cow, with the success of the original game spurring a succession of sequels, two insanely difficult platformers, a visual novel, and an ...

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Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story review

Following two Flash-based, free-to-play outings, Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story brings the light-hearted, school management simulations onto PlayStation 4, Switch, and Steam. Like most third-year students, Hero School Story shows an invigorating amount of progress, ...

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New Releases: October 4th-10th, 2018

Whether you prefer stepping into the sing with WWE 2K19, venturing into the Item Word in Disgaea 1 Compete or journeying back to The Peloponnesian War in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, chances are this week has ...

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Armello (Switch) review

Quite a few developers have adapted physical board games into digital form. Australian developer League of Geeks’ debut effort incorporates a number of components often associated with table-top games. Taking place on a hexagonal playfield, ...

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Siegecraft Commander (Switch) review

Base building in real-time strategy titles is often a thankless affair. With the port of Siegecraft Commander for the Switch (the title was previously released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC),  developer Blowfish Studios ...

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 review

The 2008 release of Valkyria Chronicles was thoroughly enjoyed by a community of console-owning strategy fans. Shirking the slow-pace of most tactically-oriented titles, an overhead view of the battlefield repeatedly switched to a third-person perspective. ...

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Metal Max Xeno review

Save for Altus’ localization of Metal Saga in 2006, the Metal Max series has largely eschewed Western releases. From a financial perspective, that decision might be defensible. Although the series is often commended for its ...

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