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Fractured Soul Review- The Great Divide

What is the concept? Recalling the form-swapping duality of Treasure’s Ikaruga and Housemarque’s Outland, recent eShop release Fractured Soul reinvigorates a conventional genre with the use of a single, enthralling mechanic. At its core, the ...

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Planet Crashers Review

What is the concept? Capitalizing on the current dearth of role-playing titles for Nintendo’s autostereoscopic handheld, recent eShop release Planet Crashers sends players on an eccentric expedition in an attempt to salvage a weakening sun. ...

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Mario Tennis Open Review

Over the years, Camelot Software Planning’s fanciful interpretations of athletic recreations have accrued a legion of devotees. From an inaugural entry in the Everybody’s Golf franchise (known to U.S. players as Hot Shots Golf) to ...

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Ketzal’s Corridors Review

What is the concept? Sliding shapes through confined gaps isn’t a particularly innovative idea- the humble mechanic has served as the objective for both 2008’s Roogoo as well as 2011’s Hole in the Wall. Yet, ...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising Review

Save for a few uncharacteristic clunkers over the years, the majority of Nintendo’s first-party titles have been uncontested triumphs, providing essential experiences for the consummate gamer. So, when early reports mentioned issues with Kid Icarus: ...

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Zombie Slayer Diox Review

What is the concept? Last January, UFO Interactive unleashed its inaugural eShop title, Samurai Sword Destiny, which pitted a lone protagonist against throngs of encroaching enemies. Like the developer’s debut effort, follow-up title Zombie Slayer ...

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Tales of the Abyss Review

As the Nintendo 3DS inches towards its first birthday, it’s becoming evident that the system has some unmistakable gaps in its software library. Beyond the lack of a solitary first-person shooter, adventure aficionados have had ...

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Tekken 3D Prime Edition Review

With entries ranging from Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Dead or Alive 3D and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II, the fighting genre is certainly well represented on the 3DS. Hoping to perpetuate the trend of ...

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Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword Review

With over 200 downloadable titles, Nintendo’s DSIware service certainly delivers quantity. However, with only a handful of must-have applications, quality is a separate story. Distressingly, the online store has become swamped with halfhearted smartphone ports ...

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