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Dishonored Preview

Going into the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, I had high hopes for Dishonored. Fellow podcasters SeanNOLA and DesertEagle jokingly speculated that title seemed made exclusively for me; after getting some playtime in, I’ve have to say ...

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Wreckateer Review

What is the concept? By reworking the destructive antics of the Angry Birds franchise into a three-dimensional, Kinect-controlled environment, recent XBLA release Wreckateer risks being dismissed as derivative. After all, each of the title’s sixty ...

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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Beyond the challenge of mastering a complicated control scheme, simulations have another remarkable virtue: they allow the average player to operate prohibitively-priced equipment. From dogfighting with $30 million F-15 Eagles in Lock On: Modern Air ...

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Review

What is the concept? With the arrival of a pricey plastic skateboard and conviction that gamers desired to perform simulated ollies in their living room, the Tony Hawk series attempted the most dangerous stunt of ...

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NCAA Football 13 Review

Since its inception as Bill Walsh College Football in 1993, Electronic Arts interpretation of collegiate athleticism has doggedly attempted to recreate every last minutiae of the sport. From acquiring the NCAA license during the last ...

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Spec Ops: The Line Review

Like an eighth-year undergrad, the shooter often seems ensnared in the coils of stagnancy. Sustained by advancements in visual fidelity and the development of thrill ride-like pacing, the genre’s foremost failing mirrors that of the ...

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The Amazing Spider-Man Review

Undoubtedly, the development of a superhero game must be a daunting task. The mere act of simultaneously conveying an awe-inspiring skillset alongside an indispensable sense of fragility represents just one dilemma which can stymie a ...

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Babel Rising Review

What is the concept? Building on a design introduced by French developer Whitebirds’ (Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Last King of Africa) popular iPhone game, the console version of Babel Rising permits players to punish ...

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