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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD review

The traces of whimsy and retro-game adoration found in the Yakuza series can probably be traced back to Toshihiro Nagoshi’s developmental roots. Before directing Kazuma Kiryu’s underworld saga, Nagaoshi was head of SEGA’s Amusement Vision ...

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Rabi-Ribi (Switch) review

What is the concept? For those bored by the melodrama faced by Castlevania’s dour Belmont clan, Rabi-Ribi offers a refreshingly cheery alternative. In this PC port, players assume the role of Erina, who was once a cuddly bunny- ...

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Ghost Blade HD review

Ghost Blade was originally released for the Dreamcast in 2015, more than a decade after SEGA’s console had departed from store shelves. Despite the belated appearance, the title wastes no time making an impression. After ...

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Destiny Connect: Tick Tock Travelers review

Today’s role-playing games have become standardized experiences. Habitually extending playtimes that exceed the forty-hour mark and teeming with a myriad of sophisticated mechanics to discover, they excel at offering drip-feeds of gratification. But they weren’t ...

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Mary Skelter 2 review

Industry has a way of watering down transgressive works. Take Children’s and Household Tales, the 1812 collection of folktales assembled by the Grimms Brothers. Far removed from the modern versions we might associate from studios ...

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Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain (PC) review

If there’s a certainty across game narrative, it’s that the end of the world is imminent. The sole divergence is how the apocalypse will occur, whether it’s Left 4 Dead’s and The Last of Us’ pathogens or Fallout and Metro’s nuclear ...

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