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Neon Abyss review

Take the variability of The Binding of Isaac but re-interpret the title as a side-scrolling shooter and you’ll have a good idea of what to expect from Neon Abyss. While the concept isn’t completely original, ...

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Danger Scavenger (Early Access) Impressions

Steam has a surplus of twin-stick shooter rogue-likes, so new challengers had better bring some creativity. Danger Scavenger isn’t bad, but its sole distinguishing feature is the accumulation of massive amounts of weaponry. In 2014, ...

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Dungeon of the Endless (Switch) review

The Switch port of Dungeon of the Endless brings the ruthless adversity of previous iterations onto Nintendo’s hardware. While interaction lacks the ease of mouse-based input, otherwise this is an adept adaptation. We’ve all faced ...

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Pirates Outlaws review

Pirates Outlaws in an engaging card game that refreshingly accessible. While be playing in minutes a drip-feed of variation ensure longevity. Although the price is a bit high, it’s not outrageous enough to make the ...

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Curse of the Dead Gods preview

Roguish Fun with a Difference With attributes like procedurally generated levels, permanent death, and a steady flow of ability augmentations, the roguelike has become a dominant sub-genre. But its popularity has also cultivated a legion ...

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Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story review

History ‘Acquire-d’ Traditionally, franchises grow with each successive iteration. But spin-offs sporadically scale things back, pushing the property in daring, new directions. From Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart’s reimaging of Hyperdimension Neptunia as a tactical ...

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Black Future ’88 review

Time limits are quite common in games. But when Black Future ’88 provides you with a scant eighteen minutes to scale up its procedurally generated tower and exterminate its architect, you’ll undoubtedly feel an upwelling ...

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Children of Morta review

Family isn’t a prevalent theme in gaming. Sure, titles like God of War, The Last of Us, and Metroid Other M are built around parent-progeny relationships. But most titles don’t depict an extended family, all ...

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Rogue Singularity review

Amidst the late ‘90s, gaming had an all too fleeting love affair with extreme sports. Building on the popularity of the X Games, interactive interpretations captured the thrills of activities like motocross, skateboarding, and snowboarding, ...

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Omega Labyrinth Life review

As evidenced by the complaints faced by prominent sports series, many are irked by publishers who pump out iterative sequels with unremitting regularity. But the practice has an undeniable upside. Gradually, these franchises evolve, jettisoning ...

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