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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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Legend of Kay Anniversary review

Gaming in the 1990’s was dominated by character mascots, where protagonists like Sonic the Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot, Earthworm Jim and Gex encouraged sales with a marketable combination of agility and bad-boy attitude. But when the ...

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Interstellaria review

The dream of exploring outer space has always been one of gaming’s oldest fantasies, dating as far back as the Atari’s classic Asteroids. Over time, this sparked different sub-genres ranging from simulators and fast paced ...

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Axiom Verge review

Video games have continuously plumbed the gulf between imitation and inspiration. Ever since the first Space Invader broke formation, giving birth to Galaga, developers have often built upon the ideas of their peers. As such, ...

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Z: Steel Soldiers review

Although iOS/Android gaming doesn’t always earn the same level of respect given to consoles, portables, and PCs, the platforms do have one praiseworthy distinction. Increasingly, our phones and tablets are playing host to an increasing ...

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Westerado: Double Barreled review

Quality games featuring a wild west theme are few and far between. While Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption and Konami’s Sunset Riders respectively recreate the freedom and shooting frenzy of Hollywood’s classic blockbusters, no title has ...

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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure review

Like most mainstream media, the primary goal of interactive entertainment is escapism. When the collective weight of work, bills, and relationships congeals into a burdensome load, we have the ability to retreat into meticulously detailed, ...

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Homeworld Remastered

Many RTS fans will agree the genre has seen something of a downturn lately. This once prolific genre sees fewer quality releases with each passing year with the issue being further exacerbated if you’re looking ...

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Castle in the Darkness review

The U.S. release of the Nintendo Entertainment System during the late ‘80s marked a significant paradigm shift for the gaming industry. With American console manufacturers like Atari, Mattel, Coleco, and Magnavox still reeling from the ...

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