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Labyrinth Legend review

Heavy on action but easy on role-playing, Labyrinth Legend can make for an engaging experience for players who don’t mind a bit of grinding. Labyrinth Legend (not to be confused with 20212’s Labyrinth Legends) makes ...

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Demoniaca: Everlasting Night review

What if Castlevania relinquished its weapons and added Street Fighter II-style controls? Demoniaca: Everlasting Night blends the two titles, but the fusion isn’t as fun as hoped. Demoniaca: Everlasting Night’s introductory text crawl is mercifully ...

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Aeterna Noctis review

Looking for an adventure with arduous platforming and challenging combat? Aeterna Noctis offers more challenge than most of its explorational-driven peers. At first glance, Aeterna Noctis seems like another indistinctive Metroidvania.  You play as the ...

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Twin-Stick Substance: Synthetik 2 previewed

Craving twin-stick action that’s a bit more cerebral than most reflex-driven titles? Synthetik 2 builds on the engaging foundations of its 2018 predecessor, requiring a quick trigger finger and more importantly, a prudent plan of ...

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Asteroids: Recharged review

The 1979 arcade classic returns with a wonderfully revamped control scheme and invaluable power-ups. Those UFOs are still jerks 42 years later, though. When a remake of a beloved Atari classic is announced, disappointment all ...

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Pretty Girls Panic! PLUS review

Zoo Corporation’s Switch ports are typically accessible, fun, and delightfully inexpensive. Pretty Girls Panic! PLUS preserves that trend with a Qix-clone where you uncover liberate buxom bishoujo while avoiding an intensifying onslaught of creatures. Last August, eastasiasoft published ...

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Centipede: Recharged review

A multitude of minor alterations adds up to Centipede: Recharged deviating from the original game. While purists might take offense, it’s a respectable reboot that’s far better than most Atari updates. The industry has a ...

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania review

The latest entry in SEGA’s Super Money Ball franchise celebrates the series twentieth anniversary, offering a greatest hits-style retrospective of rolling action. While the game’s encyclopedic approach is welcome, this party just isn’t quite as ...

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Lost Judgment review

With talks of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Toshihiro Nagoshi splitting with the studio and murmurs over disagreements with Takuya Kimura’s (responsible for Takayuki Yagami’s facial capture and voicing) talent agency, the continuation of the franchise ...

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