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Crystar review

A few weeks ago, I watched The Farewell, an exceptionally poignant movie that moved nearly the entire audience to tears. But what made Lulu Wang’s film so affecting wasn’t the kind of unflinching sadness that ...

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Rogue Singularity review

Amidst the late ‘90s, gaming had an all too fleeting love affair with extreme sports. Building on the popularity of the X Games, interactive interpretations captured the thrills of activities like motocross, skateboarding, and snowboarding, ...

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Grandia HD Collection review

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 ...

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Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark review

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 ...

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Ion Fury review

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 ...

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Subdivision Infinity DX review

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 ...

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New Releases: August 15th-21st, 2019

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 ...

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Senran Kagura: Peach Ball (PC) review

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 ...

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