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Dead Space 3 Review

Although survival is a pervasive theme in interactive entertainment, the first two entries in the Dead Space franchise provided a pair of remarkably engrossing depictions of the struggle for existence. Pitting protagonist Isaac Clark against ...

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 Review

Since the eighties, numerous developers have attempted to offer interactive interpretations of the seminal manga/anime Fist of the North Star. While early adaptations for the NES and Gameboy struggled to capture the dystopian backdrop and ...

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The Cave Review

Successful rockers are often faced with a difficult quandary. Venturing into unexplored directions can present new opportunities for musical expression. However, crafting an album that delivers only a slight variation from a fan-favorite can be ...

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Zen Classics: Pinball FX2 Review

Although actual tables are becoming increasingly rare across the recreational landscape, pinball’s zeitgeist has been sustained thanks to the efforts of Zen Studios. Since the developer’s inaugural console release- 2009’s Pinball FX, the team has ...

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Far Cry 3 Review

In 2008’s The Dark Knight, Alfred offers up an astute analysis of the Joker’s motivations to Bruce Wayne- “Some men just want to watch the world burn.”  With an unmatched conflagration algorithm which let players ...

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Hitman Absolution Review

The game industry’s holiday period is similar to Hollywood’s summer blockbuster season- both are bursting with visceral, big-budget thrill rides fated for the top of the charts. From Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Call of ...

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Tritton Pro+ Headset Review

While graphical fidelity is habitually debated across internet gaming forums, sonic quality is often overlooked. Considering that both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 pump out immersive, 5.1-channel Dolby Digital Surround Sound (with the PS3 ...

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WWE ’13 Review

For the vast majority of my video gaming career, pro-wrestling games have been my go-to genre. Long car trips and weekends at my grandparents’ house went by in the blink of an eye thanks to ...

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NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Review

Not long ago, I would have preferred reviewing an entry in the implausibly prolific Petz franchise than to tackle another NASCAR title. While I emphatically enjoy an engaging racer, both EA Sports’ (NASCAR Thunder 2004, ...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review

If you invited Black Ops protagonist Frank Woods over for dinner, he’d likely make an atrocious first impression.  After peppering expletives into his demands for liquor and placing his dusty sidearm on a spotless end ...

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