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NHL 13 Review

With a lockout threatening to scuttle the entire NHL season, hardcore hockey fans might have to resort to simulation in order to see their favorite team pursue Lord Stanley’s Cup. Fortunately, NHL 13 developer EA ...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Review

While fighting game purists have consistently championed Street Fighter’s ubiquitous output and advocated for Virtua Fighter’s often byzantine brawling, I’ve always fancied the Tekken series. The first arcade cabinet lured me in with unabashed quirk, ...

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Rock Band Blitz Review

As both time and the death of Guitar Hero have shown, the Rock Band franchise is the king of the music game genre. From fully-functional guitars and basses to a working laser light show and ...

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Lights, Camera, Party! Review

What is the concept? As both the Wiimote and Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral have demonstrated, motion-sensing devices have helped the mini-game genre to proliferate. Similarly, Sony’s Move controller has spurned an assemblage of wand-waggling titles, from ...

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Way of the Samurai 4 Review

The concept of bushidō is often crassly articulated in gaming. Action-based titles such as Samurai Shodown and Brave Fencer Musashi- typically forgo the tenets of honor and loyalty to focus on the thrill of sword ...

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Review

The premise of two factions of massive, shape-shifting, robots stuck in eternal strife like some sort of cybernetic Capulets and Montagues seems like a near-perfect premise for a game. Yet, as titles such as 2009’s ...

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Legasista Review

For some, 2010’s ClaDun: This is an RPG! and its sequel- 2011’s ClaDun X2, capably indulge the dungeon exploring urge, offering an engaging blend of Rogue-like exploration with real-time combat reminiscent of early entries in ...

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Darksiders II Review

In the game industry, it’s an abnormality for an untested development team to deliver an inaugural hit, and an irrefutable miracle if they are able to sustain that success. As Realtime Worlds demonstrated with 2007’s ...

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