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Steel Vampire review

The release of Maidens of a Hollow Dream demonstrated that doujin circle Akiragoya understands the fundamental elements of a STG. Built around an innovative mechanic where success required players to swap between the two lead ...

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Bloody B975 Optical Switch Keyboard review

A decade of PC building, tinkering, and repair has taught an important lesson: never skimp on component quality. From clearance-priced power-supply units that expired with a puff of smoke, case fans that mimicked the sputter ...

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New Releases: November 22nd-28th, 2018

The period around Black Friday is a windfall for publishers, accounting for an estimated 25% of all yearly software sales. While that means a few outstanding titles might make it to market before the shopping ...

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Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk review

With a rich history that spans almost four decades, dungeon-based role-playing games (or DRPGs) have been especially prevalent across the last few years. Standout titles like Stranger of Sword City, The Lost Child, Ray Gigant, ...

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Sailor Moon S: The Movie review

When Pioneer Entertainment Sailor Moon S: The Movie arrived stateside in 1999, it trailed the original theatrical Japanese release by a half decade. While the film showcased the irrefutable charm of the animated television series, ...

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Little Dragons Café review

For better or worse, almost anything that Yasuhiro Wada creates is destined for comparison with the Harvest Moon/Story of Seasons series. It’s a franchise that’s spurred twenty-five sequels, a quartet of spin-offs, and inspired titles ...

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Crashlands (Switch) review

Centuries from now, when anthropologists attempt to assess the early 2000’s, they’ll likely notice an obsession with survivalism. From reality television shows where contests confront unhospitable locales to fictionalized films and series that survey how ...

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New Releases: November 15th-21st, 2018

Look past the assortment of anticipated titles like Battlefield V and Pokémon: Let’s Go and you might spot a sign of oversaturation. No, we’re not talking Switch ports of Flashback, Moto Racer 4, or Civilization ...

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