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Deathtrap Dungeon Trilogy review

Across the eighties, Games Workshop co-founder Ian Livingstone wrote eleven single-player adventure gamebooks. Each built upon the basic framework of Bantam Books’ popular Choose Your Own Adventure series that delivering branching storylines, where different decisions ...

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Ski Jumping Pro VR review

Video games have a multitude of positive attributes, but one of the medium’s best traits is the simulation of ability. In real life, I didn’t have the training, talent, or dedication to be anything more ...

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New Releases: December 5th-11th, 2019

With titles like Alien: Isolation, Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition and Star Ocean First Departure R, Switch owners are privy to another week of notable ports. Meanwhile ...

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Heroland review

Anticipations might have been lofty for co-developers FuRyu and Netchubiyori’s Heroland. With direction from Takahiro Yamane (Fantasy Life), scenarios from MOTHER 3 and Legend of Mana writer Nobuyuki Inoue, visuals from Nobuhiro Imagawa (MOTHER 3, ...

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Bloo Kid 2 review

Bloo Kid 2’s serviceable visuals aren’t much of an enticement. Neither is the derivative play, which feels like a lackluster mash-up of several, more famous sixteen-bit platformers. Let’s face it, you’re probably interested in Bloo ...

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Lost Ember review

Whether it’s the verdant jungles of Crysis, moss poking through the pebbled shores of Dear Ester’s Hebridean islands, or the snow-shrouded pines in The Long Dark, games routinely provide fascinating recreations of flora. With the ...

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Black Future ’88 review

Time limits are quite common in games. But when Black Future ’88 provides you with a scant eighteen minutes to scale up its procedurally generated tower and exterminate its architect, you’ll undoubtedly feel an upwelling ...

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WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship (Switch) review

Pity the officially licensed WRC game. Despite continued advancement from a trio of developers across an eighteen-year span, the property has habitually remained in Colin McRae/DIRT’s shadow. The series has rarely been substandard, demonstrating fleeting moments of achievement ...

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