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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review

Verisimilitude is a fundamental dilemma for the sports game. Titles have traditionally endowed players with the athletic prowess of professional s- allowing virtual quarterbacks to throw touchdown passes with pinpoint accuracy. Simultaneously, the industry has ...

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Ninja Gaiden 3 Review

Few console franchises have offered as much humbling adversity as Ninja Gaiden. From a trio of taxing NES cartridges to Tomonobu Itagaki’s 2004 grueling reboot and strenuously difficult sequel, Ryu Hayabusa’s exploits have forced players ...

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Warriors Orochi 3 Review

Across the last twelve years, Omega Force’s musou games have often been assailed for their repetitive combat. To help counterbalance these criticisms, the Yokohama-based developers have crammed an encyclopedic amount of content with each successive ...

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Sumioni: Demon Arts Review

What is the concept? Blending Japanese folklore, sumptuous ink wash aesthetics, and a healthy amount of touchscreen control, recent PSN release Sumioni: Demon Arts seems poised to cultivate a modest, but fervent, cult following. The ...

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Tales of Graces f Review

Most literature instructors assert that the beauty of haiku or a sonnet can be found in the tension between expression and formula. Articulating complex emotions while conforming to a strict structure can be a daunting ...

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Ridge Racer Review

Much like the botched drift that ruins the possibility of a record-setting lap time, Ridge Racer seemed fated for failure. The game’s February release across European territories filled Metacritic with chastising critiques for the Vita ...

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Yakuza: Dead Souls Review

In contemporary fiction, few things can slow the relentless pandemic of a zombie takeover, where lifeless hordes routinely proliferate in exponential numbers. Similarly, the undead have overrun gaming; shambling their way into the shooter, survival ...

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Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 Review

DesertEagle’s Take: Critics of the Japanese role-playing game often assert that the genre relies on clichéd storylines. Exception to this claim could be found in last year’s Hyperdimension Neptunia, a title which depicted a fanciful ...

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Major League Baseball 2K12 Review

Hall of Famer Branch Rickey once remarked that “baseball is a game of inches.” Unsurprisingly, this quote could also be used to describe the Major League Baseball 2K series, where yearly iterations usher in minor ...

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SSX Review

As Jaime Kennedy’s character fatefully noted in Scream 2, the majority of film sequels are inferior to their predecessor. Fortunately, that tenet doesn’t typically apply to gaming, where follow-ups traditionally improve with each subsequent iteration. ...

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