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The Alliance Alive review

The twilight era for gaming systems routinely brings about a software schism. On one side, there’s an abundance of shoddy shovelware that has curiously eluted quality control standards. Prompting by the size of the install ...

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New Game Releases: March 22-27th, 2018

With appearances by alchemists, doomsday cultists, cat people, and witches, this week’s list of new releases offers a delightful cross-section of gaming’s most interesting personalities- and that’s omitting Pikachu in a deerstalker cap. Pleasingly, for ...

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life review

Over the past thirteen years, the Yakuza franchise has produced seven main entries, an equal number of spin-offs, and a trio of re-releases. Such an abundant output would have sapped the creative energy from most ...

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The 25th Ward: The Silver Case review

In film, auteur theory contends that the director is the primary ‘author’ of a motion picture, responsible for overseeing and uniting the entirety of a movie’s aural and visual elements. As such, a film symbolizes ...

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Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms review

Although the conflict only lasted for four days, the Battle of Toba-Fushimi was a pivotal moment in Japanese history. Following the forced opening of the Hakodate and Shimoda ports by Commodore Matthew C. Parry, tensions ...

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Acceleration of Suguri 2 review

It would take years before the impact of Psychic Force (Saikikku Fōsu) was truly understood. Released in Japanese arcades in 1995, the Taito-developed title offered a remarkable take on the conventional combat mechanics, putting a ...

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Q&A With Trailblazer’s Ben Ward

Franchises like Forza Motorsport and Gran Turismo dominate the contemporary racing genre, which is not surprising, as each series is crafted by a legion of developers and is refined across multiple iterations. But when the ...

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Indiego! #2: Golem Gates and Pilam Sky

Card battling and unit commandeering join forces in Golem Gates, while Pilam Sky takes to the aim in a steampunk hot-air balloon that’s armed like a battleship.  Indiego is a regular column dedicated to highlighting ...

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