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While the industry sporadically flirts with backwards compatibility, enjoyment of the classics is rarely guaranteed. Sure, you might be able to hook up legacy up legacy consoles, provided your television has enough inputs and physical ...Read More »
Tactical role-playing games are complicated affairs, with components like character growth and combat precariously built upon a myriad of variables. As such, it’s exceedingly easy for genre entries to drift into unfairness, forcing level grinding ...Read More »
In hindsight, the first-person shooter has undergone a curious evolution. Early efforts like Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Duke Nukem 3D were exceedingly taut experiences, teeming with enemies waiting around corners, each ready to kill careless ...Read More »
Porting mobile titles to PC regularly results in an abundance of criticism. Regularly, these complaints are warranted, especially when developers deliver sloppy adaptations or fail to eliminate in-app purchases. But intermittently, there’s the odd reworking ...Read More »
With names like Gradius, Grandia, Fire Pro Wrestling, and Yu-Gi-Oh!, this week’s inventory of new titles feels like a throwback to game’s past. Fortunately, not every release depends on nostalgia, with efforts like Tokyo RPG ...Read More »
The Senran Kagura franchise is approaching a pivotal junction. Across four main entries and a multitude of spin-offs, the unabashedly cheeky series has centered on the exploits of scantily clad shinobi, extending as much cavorting as factional ...Read More »
2001’s Millennium Actress opens with shots of a determined female astronaut breaking free of Earth’s gravitational possession. Reminiscent of several popular science fiction films, she’s the resolute hero, determined on exploring the cosmos alone, on ...Read More »
Gravity Ghost is the ideal puzzler for those who don’t normally like puzzle games. For a genre that doesn’t usually provide absorbing narratives, the title’s non-linear, fragmented approach delivers an unexpectedly poignant storyline. But the ...Read More »
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