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First Ten- Hoard (PSP)

Undoubtedly, one of the strengths of the PlayStation Network is the steady stream of innovative titles which are unavailable elsewhere. One striking example of that originality is Hoard– a game which offered the unlikely balance ...

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Get the Drift- Ridge Racer 3D Review

While Ridge Racer has never received the annual makeovers bestowed to the Need for Speed franchise nor had the aspirations for photorealism exemplified by Gran Turismo, the high-spirited series hasn’t exactly suffered. Originally a coin-op ...

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Less Than Divine- Gods Eater Burst Review

Contrary to my evangelism, Monster Hunter hasn’t exactly clicked with the US audience. Whenever I ask my fellow American gamers “why,” they generally counter with insightful critiques: they tell me it needs a lock-on system, ...

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Tuned and Tweaked- MotoGP 10/11 Review

As the Forza, Gran Turismo, and Need For Speed: Shift franchises struggle for domination in the auto racing arena, Capcom’s MotoGP has been enjoying its unchallenged status at the de-facto motorbike simulation. With an output ...

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Podcast 6-6: A Couple of QTEs

This week, DesertEagle, TideGear and Samurage are joined by the hosts of Coin-Op TV– Robert Welkner and Hailey Bright. The quintet offers impressions of Brink, Okamiden, Hunted: Demon’s Forge, Killzone 3, Bulletstorm, Phantom Brave: The ...

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Warriors:Legends of Troy Review

From Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2‘s duplication of The Rock‘s shower room shootout to Shank‘s homage to Desperado‘s south-of-the-border bloodshed, games intermittently draw inspiration from the cinema. With throngs of lunging hoplites and Phalanx ...

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Atari Greatest Hits Volume 2 Review

By offering fifty flawlessly emulated titles, Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1, was a worthy purchase for retro connoisseurs. My main admonishment for the anthology was a reaction to marketing- although Atari’s entire collection of 2600 ...

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Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Video Review

Typically, most interactive diversions are conceived with lofty expectations- critical acclaim, commercial success, even Game of the Year honors. That’s not the case with Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder, a title jestingly called “a disaster” and ...

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