With high-profile titles like Far Cry: New Dawn, Metro Exodus, Crackdown 3, and Jump Force incoming, consoles are primed for a bountiful week. But readers won’t want to overlook a number of notable niche titles. ...Read More »
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The last half-decade has seen an abundance of Rogue-like titles. Built upon the concepts of procedurally-generated environments, permadeath, and the lure of new loot, the template has been applied to multitude of genres, frequently resulting ...Read More »
With popular entries like Scorched Earth, Shellshock Live, and the ever-popular Worms series, the artillery genre has enjoyed a lengthy legacy. But beyond the shift into the third-dimension with games like 2001’s Scorched 3D and ...Read More »
Why the Hell is Everyone so Nice Here? Great, I’ve died and gone to hell. But waking up in the demon world isn’t all that bad. Instead of the charring flames and unspeakable torture that ...Read More »
Always a Tough Act to Follow Technology is often used to automate simple tasks. It’s engineered to remove tedium, so users can focus on more interesting elements. But 2007’s Etrian Odyssey cleverly challenged this assumption. ...Read More »
With titles like BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition, Iron Crypticle, City of Brass, and Defense Grid 2, it’s a great time to be a Switch owner. Nintendo has repeatedly struggled with third-party support on their ...Read More »
Potentially, there are a few reasons why you might want to bypass the recent PC release of Record of Agarest War Mariage. As a port of a 2012 PSP game, Mariage’s execution is constrained by ...Read More »
Recurrently, players have felt the temptation of chasing a secondary objective across the Ace Combat series. While you’re doggedly chasing a bandit and angling to get a solid lock, a tertiary target will streak across ...Read More »
Countless science fiction films and novels have made one message exceedingly clear- space colonization is a precarious endeavor. Consistently, every imaginable force of nature opposes the heroes’ ambitions, with achievement only occurring after harrowing sacrifice, ...Read More »
With titles like Etrian Odyssey Nexus and PC port of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown arriving, this week brings a few heavy hitters. But look past these two well-publicized titles and you might few a ...Read More »