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Penny Punching Princess review

While 1987’s Double Dragon wasn’t the first beat ‘em up game (Irem’s Kung Fu Master arrived two years earlier), it did help to push the genre forward. Instead of feeling like a stiff side-scroller, Double ...

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New Game Releases: March 29th-April 4th, 2018

With an Atari collection showcasing games that are nearly forty years old to VR-powered lewdness, this week’s collection of new releases demonstrates the full breadth of interactive entertainment, whether you’re a purist or seeking a ...

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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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