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Driver: San Francisco Review

From the fastidiously detailed facsimiles of actual firearms in most first-person shooters to the exhaustively researched recreation of 1940’s era-Los Angeles in L.A. Noire, there’s undeniable beauty in a carefully crafted simulation. However, this ‘devil ...

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Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten Review

Although the subtitle of Disgaea 4 explicitly refers to the protagonist’s unwavering devotion to his word, it also symbolizes Nippon Ichi’s tacit commitment to series supporters. With an assembly of beguiling and eclectic characters, depth ...

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Rock of Ages Review

What’s the concept? In Rock of Ages delightfully Python-esque world, Sisyphus finally gets his revenge. As the ancient king forced by Zeus to persistently push a giant stone up a hillside (only to have it ...

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Madden NFL 12 Review

Traditionally, when a new iteration of Madden NFL is released, it might take a few hours before gamers uncover developer Tiburon’s off-season handiwork. That isn’t the case with Madden NFL 12. Within seconds of booting ...

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No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise Review

Although Sega, Capcom, and Konami valiantly tried to cultivate a core-gaming fanbase on the Wii, their efforts ultimately proved futile. M-rated titles such as Madworld, Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories ...

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review

For years, games have attempted to replicate the complexity of free will. From adjusting the way a NPC treats the protagonist, offering optional side missions, or providing a conclusion based on the player’s actions, quality ...

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Slice of Life: Fruit Ninja Kinect Review

When Microsoft first showed Project Natal (later rebranded as the Kinect) at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment, the device seemed revolutionary. Facilitating complex conversations with virtual beings, as well as allowing real-world items to be scanned ...

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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Review

While games are adept at providing pulse-quickening thrills or poignant plotlines, one of the most salient sensations can be the feeling of discovery. From uncovering the ability of your boomerang to capture unreachable coins in ...

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Bleach: Soul Resurrección Review

With a deft blend of action, comedy, and paranormal intrigue, it’s not surprising that Bleach has endured a faithful following across 51 manga volumes and 15 seasons of anime in Japan. In the U.S., Ichigo ...

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