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Bright Memory: Infinite review

Building on its technically skilled predecessor, Bright Memory: Infinite retools its action, resulting in a brief, but thoroughly thrilling, single-player campaign. First, a confession: I used to routinely play Call of Duty for the single-player ...

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Writhe review

The first-person shooting action comes fast and relentless with Writhe. As long as you’re OK with arcade-style action rather than an extended campaign, this wild wyrm hunt might deserve consideration. Early gaming was skillful at ...

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Crysis Remastered (PC) review

The question used to be, “Can I Run Crysis”. With this remaster, the new question becomes, “Should I play thirty dollars for substandard rehash?” “Can I Run Crysis” was a rhetorical question at several times. ...

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Hellbound review

Hellbound looks good and plays decently, but suffers from a dearth of weaponry and enemy types, two essentials of the first-person shooter genre. If you’re looking for a three-hour fix of retro fragging goodness, this ...

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Disintegration review

Plotlines are often dispensable in real-time strategy and first-person shooter games. Disintegration provides an absorbing motivation for its blend of genres. But the game’s action isn’t as tactical or engaging as it should be. For ...

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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD review

Stranger’s Initial Struggle All too often, creativity isn’t rewarded with commercial success. That was the case for the 2005 release of Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath, an imaginative effort that blended third and first-person action in a ...

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Wrath: Aeon of Ruin (Early Access) Impressions

Popularized in the early nineties, first-person shooters have enjoyed an immense technological evolution. Visual developments, spearheaded by titles like 2007’s Crysis have led to environments routinely rendered in rich detail. Well-tuned netcode has made it ...

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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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Rage 2 review

Not long ago, almost every first- and third-person shooter included a single player campaign. That’s not the case anymore. Titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Overwatch, and Rainbow Six Siege have all ditched ...

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Sniper Elite V2 Remastered review

If you started playing Rebellion Developments’ Sniper Elite series on the third or fourth iteration, the recently released remaster of Sniper Elite V2 is going to feel regressive. Unsurprisingly, the latter two entries showcase a ...

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