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Rogue Stormers review

Despite the advent of indie developers and a resurgence in several genres which had fallen out of style, it seems short, difficult action-oriented games similar to classic series like Metal Slug or Contra have yet ...

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Kirby: Planet Robobot review

Occasionally, the industry’s pursuit of emotive narrative and compulsion to harness the power of hardware means that games can overlook their most imperative element. All too often we’ve found ourselves marveling at an intricate storyline ...

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Pharaoh’s Rebirth+ review

It’s widely known that 2D sprite-based gaming underwent a sharp decline with the rise polygon-pushing machines. Such changes happened nearly overnight with the release of 32-bit consoles such as Sony’s Playstation as well as the ...

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Mutant Mudds Super Challenge review

What is the concept? 2012’s Mutant Mudds proved that not every game needs a weighty storyline or elegantly evolving play mechanics to maintain a player’s attention. As gaming’s early years demonstrated, a simple concept that’s ...

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Reverse x Reverse review

Twice a year, over a half million otaku converge on the Tokyo Big Sight convention center for Comiket, the world’s largest dōjinshi fair. While manga, music, light novels, and handicraft undoubtedly dominate the show, navigate ...

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Poncho review

The indie developer boom we’ve witnessed throughout this last decade revived several genres which were long thought to have been unprofitable or abandoned by larger software houses. Of all game styles to have been favored ...

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The Future of 20XX

It’s interesting to think how ten years ago Megaman fans were suffering from franchise fatigue as Capcom kept releasing title after title starring the famous blue bomber. Yet, today this mascot is relegated to little ...

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Leo’s Fortune (Xbox One) review

What is the concept? Neo-Freudian criminologists believe that a large percentage of lawbreakers want to get caught. The theory is particularly useful when discussing the behavior of nearly every video game villain. Either divulging their ...

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