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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows review

Horror-themed attractions in Japan are fundamentally different from their Western counterparts. Before venturing into a labyrinthine recreation of a mental hospital or school, you’re often prompted to watch a short video which describes the creepy ...

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New Releases: November 1st-7th, 2018

With games like Diablo III, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!, and World of Final Fantasy Maxima publishers are  trotting out some of this season’s most sought-after titles. Beyond these big names, there are also a ...

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Gal Metal review

Not long ago, gaming had an obsession with musical performance. Originally, games like Beatmania, GuitarFreaks, Guitar Hero, and Rock Band feigned playing actual music instruments with devices that mimicked keyboards, turntables, guitars, basses, and drums. ...

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Zarvot review

The limitations of early hardware meant gaming’s embryonic era was rendered in big, chunky blocks. From the square-shaped protagonist of Adventure for the Atari 2600 to the rudimentary alien creatures that assaulted earth in Space ...

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Megadimension Neptunia VIIR PC

For many, the potential of virtual reality remains unfulfilled. Sure, the peripherals extend a multitude of engaging experiences, from Robo Recall’s furious first-person firefights to Thumper’s rhythm-fueled rush down a snaking highway. But save for the release ...

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Tackling Fear with Tito and the Birds

Tito and the Birds’ producer, co-director, and co-screenwriter Gustavo Steinberg thinks most modern children’s films are little more than escapist entertainment. Having witnessed the haunting surrealism and muffled moralizing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate ...

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New Releases: October 25th-31st, 2018

The end of October means more than just cooler temperatures, it’s also the time when characters like Dracula, Alucard, Jason, the student body of Heavenly Host Elementary and even a band of ditzy demons emerge ...

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Disgaea 5 Complete (PC)

Seemingly, the PC port of Disgaea 5 has caught itself in series of Prinny-esque predicaments. Originally intended for release last May, the title was inexplicably delayed after user feedback was gathered during beta testing. Subsequently, ...

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Demon’s Crystals review

Demon’s Crystal’s plotline is conveyed via a three-paragraph text crawl which proceeds the first level. Undoubtedly, it could have been condensed even further, as four color-coded, but functionally identical Urican Demons defeat the undead across ...

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Q&A with Mirai’s Mamoru Hosoda

As the director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, The Boy and the Beast, Mamoru Hosoda has crafted films that have delighted audiences, charmed critics, and won numerous awards. With ...

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