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Ridge Racer Review

Much like the botched drift that ruins the possibility of a record-setting lap time, Ridge Racer seemed fated for failure. The game’s February release across European territories filled Metacritic with chastising critiques for the Vita ...

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SSX Review

As Jaime Kennedy’s character fatefully noted in Scream 2, the majority of film sequels are inferior to their predecessor. Fortunately, that tenet doesn’t typically apply to gaming, where follow-ups traditionally improve with each subsequent iteration. ...

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Asphalt Injection Review

When Ubisoft announced that it would be publishing a handful of GameLoft’s smartphone titles for the PlayStation Vita, I thought it was a fantastic idea. Finally, a dedicated portable would have some quality budget games ...

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TNT Racers Review

What is the concept? One of the more remarkable racers during the 8 and 16-bit eras was Codemaster’s Micro Machines franchise, which delivered frenzied competitions from a distinctive overhead perspective. Although subsequent series entries were ...

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Joe Danger: Special Edition Review

What is the concept? Games which try to synthesize an assortment of popular mechanics often end up becoming less that the sum of their parts. Fortunately, that tenet doesn’t hold true for Joe Danger: Special ...

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Mario Kart 7 Review

Developers take note: with their latest release, Nintendo has effectively dominated the kart racing genre on their portable system. While other studios will likely craft comparably whimsical competitions filled with diminutive vehicles, any outside attempt ...

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Dirt 3 Review

Like many other Americans in the early 1990’s, I was shamefully unaware of the virtues of rally racing. With the bulk of stateside television stations and magazines overlooking the sport, gaming was responsible for sparking ...

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