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Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2

Bundling Makai Kingdom and ZHP: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman, Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2 is an indispensable throwback to the golden age of strategy role-playing games. Grinding is a ubiquitous mechanic in role-playing ...

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Taito Milestones review

If you have the cash, the EGRET II mini offers four times as many Taito memories, with a tighter focus on the seminal ones. But for collectors on a budget, Taito Milestones bundles the company’s ...

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Big Bang Pro Wrestling review

Twenty-two years after its original release, Big Bang Pro Wrestling gets a Switch port. The emulation is expectedly fantastic, and the game has a remarkable heritage. But after all these years, ring rust is an ...

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Tempest 4000 (Switch) review

Overlook the fact that Tempest 4000 is not four years old. If you’re looking to flaunt the fluidity of the OLED Switch, this is the killer app. With an unshakeable framerate and a plethora of ...

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Breakout: Recharged mini-review

The latest entry in the Atari Recharged series demonstrates continued obedience to formula. If you’re a appreciate the approach, it’s time to hit the bricks. Adamvision Studios follows a strict pattern when modernizing classic Atari ...

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Infernax review

Save for some rudimentary ports, Konami doesn’t seem to be doing much with the Castlevania license. But there’s a very strong chance that Infernex might be better than a new entry that the lackadaisical publisher ...

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Asteroids: Recharged review

The 1979 arcade classic returns with a wonderfully revamped control scheme and invaluable power-ups. Those UFOs are still jerks 42 years later, though. When a remake of a beloved Atari classic is announced, disappointment all ...

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Centipede: Recharged review

A multitude of minor alterations adds up to Centipede: Recharged deviating from the original game. While purists might take offense, it’s a respectable reboot that’s far better than most Atari updates. The industry has a ...

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Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 1 review

Bundling two of Nippon Ichi software’s tactical role-playing games, Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 1 permits players to step in a starry-eyed past, before the ubiquity of season passes, massive day-one patches, and endless processions ...

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