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Centipede: Recharged review

A multitude of minor alterations adds up to Centipede: Recharged deviating from the original game. While purists might take offense, it’s a respectable reboot that’s far better than most Atari updates. The industry has a ...

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Xuan Yuan Sword 7 review

For over thirty years, Xuan Yuan Sword franchise has charmed international audiences. The seventh mainline entry finally arrives in the West, providing a much-needed East Asian role-playing game for Xbox owners. Gaming is moving in ...

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania review

The latest entry in SEGA’s Super Money Ball franchise celebrates the series twentieth anniversary, offering a greatest hits-style retrospective of rolling action. While the game’s encyclopedic approach is welcome, this party just isn’t quite as ...

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Mary Skelter Finale review

Between a substantial recap of events in the preceding games, canonical and spin-off visual novels, and a main game that can extend for weeks, Mary Skelter concludes in a big, bloody bang. Sadly, folklore tends ...

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G-Darius HD review

G-Darius’ polygonal visuals might seem ordinary nearly a quarter century on. But G-Darius HD reminds us that the game’s shift to three-dimensional graphics as well as a mechanic where you harness the power of your ...

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Lost Judgment review

With talks of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Toshihiro Nagoshi splitting with the studio and murmurs over disagreements with Takuya Kimura’s (responsible for Takayuki Yagami’s facial capture and voicing) talent agency, the continuation of the franchise ...

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SkateBIRD review

Imagine Tony Hawk as an actual hawk, but much smaller. That’s the premise behind SkateBIRD, which aims to bring back the joys of arcade-style skateboarding. Unfortunately, you’re often wrestling with the controls as well as ...

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Metallic Child review

Metallic Child’s offers polished, frantic action, but just as importantly a plotline worth caring about. We must protect Rona at all costs!    Although Metallic Child thoughtfully lets you skip it’s fifteen-minute prologue, you really ...

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