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Nexomon: Extinction review

Although Nexomon: Extinction doesn’t offer comprehensive innovations, the game’s clever deviations provide an experience that should charm monster-catchers of all ages. From the vaulted recipe for Coca-Cola, Kentucky Fried Chicken’s blend of eleven secret herbs ...

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Runestone Keeper review

Runestone Keeper is ideal for when you want a dungeon-delving, monster-murdering, experience but don’t have hours to spare. While the board-game like approach doesn’t offer much storytelling, the traditional role-playing dilemmas are here in condensed ...

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Giraffe and Annika review

Isolated from intense shooters and strategy games that require cognitive workouts, Giraffe and Annika is a breezy and habitually beautiful six-hour adventure. But could it be a bit too serene? Mediums like film and television ...

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Kandagawa Jet Girls review

Although there’s several play modes and a roster of appealing characters, Kandagawa Jet Girls is light on challenge and a sense of speed. Much like the anime, this is an adequate effort that’s capable of ...

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Ogre Tale review

Unrelentingly cute and enchantingly funny, Ogre Tale entertains despite simple mechanics and gratuitous repetition. It’s difficult not to impulsively fall head over heels for Ogre Tale. Within minutes of starting MAGES’ (Steins;Gate, Phantom Breaker: Battle ...

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Zero Strain review

An arena-shooter with MOBA-esque aspects, Zero Strain’s visual cacophony can initially be overwhelming. Adjust to the chaos, and masochists might find a bit of enjoyment. At first glance, Zero Strain resembles a twin-sticker shooter like ...

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New Releases: August 20th-26th, 2020

From the return of Rash, Zitz, and Pimple in Battletoads to Kandagawa Jet Girls’ leap from animated series to racing game, there’s plenty of notable new releases. Beyond these two highlights, RPG Maker MZ provides ...

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Eastern Exorcist Demonstrates the Right Moves

With a visual style that reassembles traditional Chinese shuǐ-mò (commonly known as ‘ink-and-wash painting’), the Early Access Steam release of Eastern Exorcist (Steam, $13.59, regularly $16.99) undoubtedly impresses. Backdrops are especially eye-pleasing, with players journeying ...

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Death end re;Quest 2 review

Death end re;Quest 2 is the all too rare sequel that opts to push a series in a bold new direction, shifting a focus from the world inside a glitched MMO to a creepy women’s ...

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