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BurgerTime Party! review

With a cabinet that depicted protagonist Peter Pepper extending an approachable smile and a plump hamburger, BurgerTime probably seemed like just another innocuous arcade game. But dropping a quarter into the coin slot transported players ...

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint review

Across its eighteen-year history, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon series has been a key innovator in the military shooter genre. Drawing inspiration from Tom Clancy’s oeuvre of tense action-thrillers and revealing non-fiction works, the franchise’s unabashed technological ...

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Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition review

In the game industry, it’s an abnormality for an untested development team to deliver an inaugural hit, and an irrefutable miracle if they can sustain that success. As Realtime Worlds demonstrated with 2007’s Crackdown and Team Bondi ...

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The Forbidden Arts review

At their best, games offer a captivating fusion of components. When storyline, play, visuals, and sound converge in a cohesive manner, the results can be riveting, reminding us of the medium’s potential. But all too ...

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Earth Defense Force 5 (PC)

A Cautious Step Forward for the Fifth Installment Sequels typically attempt to polish the rougher aspects of their predecessors. As such, Sandlot, the dominant developer behind the Earth Defense Force series has faced an atypical dilemma. If ...

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SolSeraph review

When a major publisher is squatting on a beloved property, occasionally it’s indie developers who come to the rescue. From A Hat in Time and Yooka-Laylee’s reinvigoration of the three-dimensional, character-driven platformer to Petroglyph Games’ ...

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Scrap Rush!! review

Scrap Rush is built around two irresistible pastimes: collecting junk and crushing your opponents. The former is littered across each of the game’s gridded battlefields. Small pieces of discarded metal are contained in blocks scattered ...

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War Tech Fighters (Switch) review

When it comes to depicting massive mechanized robotic suits, gaming has delivered a wide assortment of adaptations. From Software’s seemingly lapsed Armored Core series focused on the customizability of its mecha, with players swapping a ...

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Judgment review

Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Yakuza series is undoubtedly one of gaming’s most unique franchises, with a duality nearly unrivaled in any medium. Across seven main iterations, an expansive cast of colorful characters have chaperoned players ...

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