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Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 Review

Over the last fourteen years, musuo masters have seen the Dynasty Warriors series recontextualized to a number of interesting settings- from Samurai Warriors’ feudal Japanese context, Warriors: Legends of Troy‘s Homeric era, to Bladestorm: Hundred ...

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Alien Zombie Megadeath Review

What is the concept? Don’t let the peculiar name discourage you. Alien Zombie Megadeath is Pom-Pom Games (the Mutant Storm series, Astro Tripper) high-definition remake of last year’s PSP Mini triumph, Alien Zombie Death. Each ...

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon Review

Savvy gamers know that licensed games should be approached with prudence- as the bulk of film, television, and comic adaptations turn out to be unrepentant clunkers. Within the past year, we’ve seen a mass of ...

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Wipeout: In the Zone Review

Adapting the physicality of ABC’s Wipeout to a console game isn’t an easy task. Promoted as “the world’s largest obstacle course” the popular reality show pits courageous contestants against tracks crammed with imaginative and oversized ...

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DualPenSports Review

In theory, the main mechanic of recent 3DS release DualPenSports sounds problematic. While holding a stylus in each hand, players participate in seven athletic-oriented mini-games and three ambidexterity challenging ‘tap exercises’. Since the customary style ...

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Cubic Ninja Review

Typically, shinobi are portrayed as agile, fast, and resilient.  Cubic Ninja’s sole gag is that its main character has none of these attributes; the dice-shaped hero moves clumsily, leisurely, and is susceptible to the slightest ...

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The Sims 3: Generations Review

Past expansion packs for The Sims 3 have provided focused supplements- from Ambitions‘ addition of new vocational pursuits to Late Night‘s inclusions of bars, clubs and penthouses. The latest extension of the Sims universe,  Generations, ...

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Red Faction: Armageddon Review

With the cost of producing a high-definition game often breaking the ten million dollar threshold, sequels habitually play it safe. Typically, follow-ups mend a few of their predecessor’s flaws, while prudently avoiding the risk associated ...

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Operation Flashpoint: Red River Review

Few series reveal the trajectory of the console first-person shooter as accurately as the long-running Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six franchise. Once a tense, protracted, tactical sim on the Dreamcast, (admittedly, a port of the PC ...

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Duke Nukem Forever Review

It’s been said that the best popular culture forms, rather that follows, the trends of an era. From the Beatle’s influence on rock music to Blade Runner‘s impact on science fiction, certain works can have ...

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