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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Beyond the challenge of mastering a complicated control scheme, simulations have another remarkable virtue: they allow the average player to operate prohibitively-priced equipment. From dogfighting with $30 million F-15 Eagles in Lock On: Modern Air ...

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Review

What is the concept? With the arrival of a pricey plastic skateboard and conviction that gamers desired to perform simulated ollies in their living room, the Tony Hawk series attempted the most dangerous stunt of ...

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Rainbow Moon Review

What is the concept? With consummate coding, a pulsing techno soundtrack, and an elevated difficulty level, players could be forgiven for assuming SideQuest Studios’ Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer and Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype originated from the Land ...

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Spec Ops: The Line Review

Like an eighth-year undergrad, the shooter often seems ensnared in the coils of stagnancy. Sustained by advancements in visual fidelity and the development of thrill ride-like pacing, the genre’s foremost failing mirrors that of the ...

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The Amazing Spider-Man Review

Undoubtedly, the development of a superhero game must be a daunting task. The mere act of simultaneously conveying an awe-inspiring skillset alongside an indispensable sense of fragility represents just one dilemma which can stymie a ...

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Babel Rising Review

What is the concept? Building on a design introduced by French developer Whitebirds’ (Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Last King of Africa) popular iPhone game, the console version of Babel Rising permits players to punish ...

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Mad Riders Review

What is the concept? With a retina-searing sense of speed and an incessant succession of death defying jumps, 2010’s Nail’d brought gamers back to an era when racing titles offered doses of big, dumb fun ...

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Akai Katana Review

In European territories, Rising Star Games is a prolific publishing juggernaut, with an output that matches the combined efforts of XSEED, Aksys, Natsume, and Ignition Entertainment. The company’s opening salvo on this side of the ...

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