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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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XBlaze Lost: Memories review

A hero’s journey to the underworld is ubiquitous in narrative tradition. As far back as the third century B.C., the Argonautica detailed Orpheus’ decent to rescue Eurydice, returning his beloved wife to the world of ...

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Gunpowder review

What is the concept? As a port of the last March’s iOS game, Rogue Rocket Games’ Gunpowder now tasks PC players with creating snaking trails of the eponymous explosive. Across a campaign that spans 125 ...

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Traverser review

Adult Swim Games made a name for itself through a series of unique, quality titles which often paid homage to industry classics. These include several retro-themed releases whose gameplay and graphical output rivalled those of ...

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Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess review

Summoning the Dark Prince is often a dour endeavor, involving messy sacrifices, tongue-twisting incantations, and the strong possibility of unintended side-effects. When Deception IV: Blood Ties was released for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, ...

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Son of Nor review

Most video games are forthright about wish fulfillment, with some of the best titles endowing players with omnipotent capabilities. From the God of War series to Asura’s Wrath, games have permitted players to take control ...

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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary review

While Nippon Ichi has enjoyed sustained success with the Disgaea franchise, the Gifu-based publisher/developer has often struggled to cultivate another hit. Sure, Spike Chunsoft’s Danganronpa games has earned critical and commercial acclaim and NIS America ...

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

Customarily, game design employs an additive approach, progressively inserting new mechanics into each new sequel. It’s a method that’s helped Nintendo build an empire, with each new iteration of Mario Kart, Kirby, or The Legend ...

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