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L.A. Noire Review

In the early years of the new millennium, industry analysts tossed around the phrase “convergence” with reckless abandon. Referring to the symbiotic development between new interactive media and classic Hollywood, the two realms have often ...

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Thor: God of Thunder Review

By now, you may have already heard that Thor: God of Thunder is a horrendous pile. I received the game a little late, and figured that, since I was given the opportunity to see the ...

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Brink Review

Although the brevity of an E3 demonstration only provided a cursory overview of Brink‘s mechanics, a subsequent chat with the title’s developers helped to reveal the title’s ambitions. Building on experience gleaned from both Wolfenstein: ...

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Virtua Tennis 4 Review

Whereas most now-gen sport franchises are resolute in their efforts toward realism, the Virtua Tennis has persistently delivered a quirky interpretation of the sport. Verisimilitude be damned, the series’ signature ingredient is its eccentric selection ...

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Gatling Gears Review

Over the last two decades, appreciation for twin-stick shooters has followed a reoccurring cycle of admiration and apathy. Once the darling of arcades with titles like Robotron: 2084 and Smash TV, scoot-and-shoot games struggled to ...

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Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Review

Historically, Japanese developer Treasure have enjoyed pushing consoles to their absolute limits. Whether explicitly stated on the Engrish-reading pause screen of 1995’s Alien Soldier (“now is the time to the 68000 heart on fire”) or ...

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