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Let’s Fish! Hooked On Review

For most players, virtual angling peaked in the early 2000’s with the Dreamcast’s trifecta of fishing titles. The concepts behind SEGA Bass Fishing (as well as sequels Bass Fishing 2 and Marine Fishing) weren’t revolutionary; ...

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Toki Tori 2 Review

In the fall of 2001, the Game Boy Color was facing its waning months due to the release of the technologically superior Game Boy Advance three months prior. While Nintendo’s new system was fully backwards ...

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Review

Stan Lee’s squad of superheroes have been prolifically pugnacious, progressing across a procession of successful fighters published by Capcom (as well as flailing through Electronic Art’s odd misstep- 2005’s Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects). ...

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Guacamelee! Review

In 2011, Sony announced the Pub Fund, a $20 million initiative that not only provided financing for budding developers, but also removed many of the barriers of entry smaller studios faced when bringing a title ...

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Super Black Bass 3D Review

With a quirky peripheral that replicated a rod and reel combo, 1998’s SEGA Bass Fishing garnered an unprecedented amount of attention to the virtual angling simulation. However, the genre’s true roots date back to the ...

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge Review

Although it’s not unusual for a game to receive a post-release improvement, entries in the Ninja Gaiden franchise have habitually received extensive revisions. Beginning with Ninja Gaiden Black, an upgrade that brought additional content and ...

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

Literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge once proposed that if authors impart “human interest and a semblance of truth” into an otherwise far-fetched story, readers could temporarily suspend disbelief.  Over the years, this theory has been ...

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Fire Emblem: Awakening Review

There are a handful of compelling reasons to explain why Intelligent Systems’ exemplary Fire Emblem franchise hasn’t made a comprehensive impact on Western players. Whereas the series’ inaugural title, Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari ...

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Under Defeat HD Review

Despite an ever-shrinking amount of physical space as well as a dwindling number of television inputs, a Dreamcast remains a permanent fixture in the office. The reason for its enduring residency is simple: the console ...

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