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Toukiden 2 review

There a number of very rational reasons why players might sink a hundred hours into a Monster Hunter title. For many, the gameplay loop is thoroughly compelling, as players take tricked-out weapons and armor to ...

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Chaos Code: New Sign of Catastrophe review

Just a few years ago, quality fighting games were exceedingly scarce on Steam. But then publishers like Arc System Works starting bringing entries from the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue franchises onto PC. Alongside the prominent ...

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Senran Kagura Estival Versus (PC) review

Critics assail Michael Bay’s films for their daft dialog and preference for bombastic special effects over subtle storytelling. But there’s no debating the director’s talent for visual sophistication. Bay is known for dynamic shots that ...

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Loot Rascals review

For most games, I’m completely content with enjoying the final product, with only a negligible concern for the design process. But that’s not the case with Loot Rascals, the recently released PC title that melds ...

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Desync review

I spent the better part of the early 2000’s managing an addiction to first-person shooters. Regardless of popularity or review score, I purchased each new one that came along- desperately hoping to maintain a euphoric ...

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Monster Monpiece (PC) review

Periodically, it seems developers enjoy putting players in discomforting situations. From Feel the Magic: XY/XX’s simulated CPR, which prompted gamers to blow into their DS microphones to No More Heroes’ beam katana recharges that forced ...

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Blue Rider review

The combination of publisher-backed titles, remakes, and indies means that it’s often hard to keep up with the persistent barrage of new releases. Case in point: when Blue Rider was released on the PC and ...

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EVE: Valkyrie review

Why do multiplayer-only games catch flak? They do because of grumps like me. Don’t get me wrong. I can love a unique multiplayer experience (the Splinter Cell series’ Mercs vs. Spies modes were incredible), but ...

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Neo Atlas 1469 review

Exploration and expansionism have been at the very core of gaming’s best efforts, propelling the Civilization, Age of Empires, and Age of Wonders franchises to critical and commercial success. These two activities, along with the ...

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