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Navigating 428: Shibuya Scramble

Referred to as the visual novel for people who don’t like visual novels, 428: Shibuya Scramble has the privilege of being the genre’s only effort to obtain a perfect Famitsu score. If that’s not intriguing ...

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Juicy Realm review

With engaging offerings like The Binding of Isaac, Nuclear Throne, and Enter the Gungeon, there’s no shortage of Rogue-like, twin-stick shooters on Steam. Eager to join the popular sub-genre is Juicy Realm, a title that ...

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New Game Releases: June 7th-13th, 2018

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo drawing audience attention, this week’s schedule of releases is understandably succinct. But that won’t stop a few notable new titles from appearing on retail shelves and digital stores. From Jurassic ...

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Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi review

Across the thirty-five year legacy of the Nobunaga’s Ambition series, players have eagerly accepted the strategic quandaries that faced Sengoku-era daimyo. Assuming the role of one the period’s famous feudal lords, they’re overseen everything from ...

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Fox n Forests review

Some refer to the sixteen-bit era as the golden age of platformers. While it might have been a prolific time for the genre, the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis were also inundated with a number ...

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Azure Reflections review

With ports of Deathsmiles, DoDonPachi Resurrection, and Mushihimesama, PC owners are privy to a number of excellent danmaku (often referred to a ‘bullet hell’ games). PlayStation 4 players don’t have it quite as good. Beyond ...

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Yoku’s Island Express review

Games consistently cultivate moods in players, whether it’s the feeling of fear in the Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Dead Space franchises or the humbling sense of frustration wrought in the Demon/Dark Souls series. But ...

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New Game Releases: May 31st-June 6th, 2018

What the Shaq-Fu? Beyond the crowd-funded, spiritual successor to the much-disparaged 1994 title, this week brings a number of new releases that players might be eager to play, from BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Nobunaga’s Ambition: ...

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PixelJunk Monsters 2 review

Beyond the ubiquity of annual sequels, the industry has weakness for rebooting and remastering games that are only a few years old. As such, the arrival of PixelJunk Monsters 2 feels like an anomaly, with ...

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