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Pawarumi review

Any respectable shoot ‘em up needs at least one distinctive characteristic to succeed. Gratifyingly, the release of Manufacture 43’s Pawarumi has several. The first is the inclusion of a mechanic called Trinity. Recalling Ikaruga, the ...

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Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation review

Armageddon is ubiquitous in modern media, with audiences seemingly obsessed by plotlines that depict the multitude of ways the world might end. But save for a few subversively pessimistic works, mankind typically comes up with ...

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Killsquad impressions

Despite lacking a few fundamental elements, the Early Access release of Killsquad shows promise. Crafted by Barcelona-based Novarama, the studio who partnered with Sony for the Invizimals franchise, the title shares little with their kid-friendly, ...

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Earth Defense Force 5 (PC)

A Cautious Step Forward for the Fifth Installment Sequels typically attempt to polish the rougher aspects of their predecessors. As such, Sandlot, the dominant developer behind the Earth Defense Force series has faced an atypical dilemma. If ...

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New Releases: July 18th-24th, 2019

From Team Ninja’s Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Date-A-Live: Rio Reincarnation’s collection trio of visual novel/dating sims, and Etherborn’s gravity-shifting puzzles, this week offers plenty of notable new releases. For those hoping to ...

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Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble review

Originally released stateside in 2001, Intelligent Systems’ Advance Wars series was a success, inspiring a trio of sequels, and with Battalion Wars, even an action-driven spin-off. But long-term triumph was gradually overshadowed by the Kyoto-based ...

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Furwind review

Several generations ago, nearly every gaming platform had multiple two-dimensional, character-driven platformers. Showcasing vibrant, eye-catching colors, and as many sprites as yesteryear’s CPUs could handle, they became a dominant genre. But when polygons became the ...

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