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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax review

While it’s not unusual for a game franchise to sidestep stagnation by switching genres, 2012’s Persona 4 Arena was a truly remarkable crossover. With its source material exhibiting the rich characterization and resonant storytelling that’s ...

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Phantom Breaker: Omnia review

Chaos;Head’s Rimi Sakihata, Steins;Gate’s Kurisu Makise duke it out with MMO addicts, cosplayers, magic girls, and even a few handsome husbandos, as MAGES fighter makes its long awaited Stateside debut.   Shibuya-based MAGES is probably best ...

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Samurai Shodown Special Edition (Xbox Series S/X)

Samurai Shodown reinvigorated the famed series’ staccato pacing and defensive play, with stylishly drawn characters and backdrops. Now, the title has been given a re-release that delivers 120 frame-per-second output on now-gen consoles and capable displays, ...

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Fatal Fury: First Contact review

With the release of Fatal Fury: First Contact, Nintendo Switch owners receive yet another Neo Geo Pocket Color fighter. While the game can’t match the fighter count of The Last Blade: Beyond the Destiny, seeing ...

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The Last Blade: Beyond the Destiny review

SNK’s portable weapons-based fighter makes a capable showing on Switch, courtesy of emulation wizards Code Mystics. While an alternative control scheme would have been welcome, as well as unified language between game and manual, these ...

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