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Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story review

History ‘Acquire-d’ Traditionally, franchises grow with each successive iteration. But spin-offs sporadically scale things back, pushing the property in daring, new directions. From Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart’s reimaging of Hyperdimension Neptunia as a tactical ...

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3000th Duel review

Solid Game from a Lesser Known Name 3000th Duel arrives without the benefit of a generous marketing budget or the pedigree of a prominent developer. But those things shouldn’t dissuade you from seeking out this ...

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Rune Factory 4 Special review

Time to Get Busy! In the real world, those days where outstanding duties outstrip daylight hours can be exasperating. In the Rune Factory franchise, the onus of being overburdened cultivates a completely different sentiment. Deciding whether to ...

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Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo review

Psikyo=Colorful Art Kyoto Across the company’s thirteen-year lifespan, Psikyo cultivated a rich legacy. Although the Kyoto-based developer dabbled with erotic mahjong games and even a sequel to Lode Runner, it was their arcade shooters that ...

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Code Shifter review

When Stars Collide One dependable formula for success unites personalities from multiple properties. From Super Smash Bros., Project X Zone, Marvel vs. Capcom, to the Mario & Sonic series, game crossovers allow beloved characters to ...

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Arc of Alchemist review

An Encouraging First Impression Like many Compile Heart titles, Arc of Alchemist’s introduction is filled with quaint charms. Accompanying the swells of an orchestrated soundtrack, still images and narration summarize the childhood of Quinn Bravesford. ...

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Hero & Witch 2 review

Not Everyone Will Like This Odd Couple Most gamers aren’t going to like the Hero & Witch series. Unlike most contemporary efforts that flaunt intricate storylines, modern game mechanics, or cutting-edge visuals, the series has ...

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SEGA AGES Roundup: Fantasy Zone and Shinobi

There’s something oddly gratifying about experiencing yesteryear’s arcade games on the go. It’s a testament to technological progress that we’re now able to mimic the games once found in massive arcade cabinets with affordable consoles ...

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