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Super Treasure Arena review

Recommended for Groups Like many games geared toward local, competitive play Super Treasure Arena is fun with small groups. There’s an absorbing sense of tension between the two dominant approaches to play. You can opt ...

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Earth Defense Force 5 review

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 ...

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Override: Mech City Brawl review

Override: Mech City Brawl demonstrates a multitude of adept design decisions, and just enough programming proficiency to pull it all off. Head into the game’s tutorial and you’ll discover a largely intuitive control scheme. While ...

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Overcooked! 2 review

“Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters.” – Gordon Ramsay 2016’s Overcooked! was pure indie ingenuity, placing players inside cartoonish kitchens as they went through streamlined steps of food preparation. It hung ...

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Worms W.M.D. review

When Team17 released Worms onto the Commodore Amiga in 1994, it was hardly the first game to flaunt the turn-based exchange of aerial weaponry. Games like Artillery Duel and Scorched Earth had helped establish the ...

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Overcooked! Review

Given the oft-inflexible grasp of copyrights of trademarks, spiritual sequels are exceedingly common in the game industry. Often born from a developer’s appreciation of a dormant property, these works borrow the basic blueprint of a ...

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Duck Game review

These past few years, retro-inspired titles became mostly associated with indie developed releases. This trend stems from the lower production values required to recreate a 16-bit gaming experience, and the fact larger developers have all ...

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Fantasy Hero Unsigned Legacy review

What is the concept? The uprising of the downtrodden is a ubiquitous theme in gaming. For the recent release of Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy, the premise is applied to a quartet of heroes forced to ...

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Fluster Cluck review

What is the concept? Before online matches became the traditional method of conducting multiplayer competitions, franchises like Bomberman, NBA Jam, and Super Smash Bros. and Power Stone permitted a roomful of players to host heated ...

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