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Midway Arcade Origins Review

Across the previous two generations of console hardware, collections of cherished coin-op games were commonplace. Then, digital delivery came along and, save from the superb Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection, shifted the paradigm from disk-based compendium ...

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Zen Pinball 3D Review

What is the concept? Sadly, the production of physical pinball machines has shrunk down into a niche industry. Whereas dozens of tables were produced during the amusement’s heyday, only two imminent entries dot the horizon: ...

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Rules With an Iron Fist- Tekken Hybrid Review

Nearly as contentious as the matches within the Tekken games are the conversations which surround Namco-Bandai’s respected fighting franchise. While some clearly prefer the outlandish hit combos present in contemporary entries, others (such as the ...

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Pac-Man Party 3D Review

Much like the Kardashians, Pac-Man seems to have developed an insatiable lust for social celebration. After abandoning the squalid hallways which catapulted the pullet-muncher to fame, Pac has enjoyed everything from kart racing with his ...

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White Knight Chronicles 2 Review

Reviewers tend to approach sequels and expansions differently. Expansions carry with them an understanding that the would-be purchaser is not only familiar with the original title, but actually enjoyed it enough to consider spending additional ...

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Deca Sports Extreme Review

As purchasers of any of Nordcurrent’s 101-In-1 anthologies will likely tell you, there’s a direct correlation between the number of diversions on a collection and the depth of each game. One series that has admirably ...

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Bit.Trip Complete Review

Usually, when game critics mention ‘synergy’ they use the word to examine how visuals, sound, and control are blended into a pleasingly harmonious experience.  As designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Lumines, Rez, Child of Eden) has demonstrated, ...

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Pac-Man and Galaga Dimensions Review

Remakes of coin-operated titles are an irrefutably tricky undertaking. While staying true to the conventions of the original games, a remake should also update both the mechanics and aesthetics of a game to contemporary standards. ...

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