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Shin Megami Tensei V review

This Switch exclusive puts players in the middle of a holy war, where your action will determine the fate of the world. Atlus’ latest puts the weight of the world on your shoulders, but unlike ...

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The Caligula Effect 2 review

One of the smartest RPGs of the year, The Caligula Effect 2 isn’t without flaws. But it’s easy to overlook a bit of bloat when the main storyline is this enchanting. One of the principal ...

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Xuan Yuan Sword 7 review

For over thirty years, Xuan Yuan Sword franchise has charmed international audiences. The seventh mainline entry finally arrives in the West, providing a much-needed East Asian role-playing game for Xbox owners. Gaming is moving in ...

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King’s Bounty II review

The long-awaited sequel to 2008’s King’s Bounty: The Legend is here, propelling players into a ruthless realm where conspiracy and adversity are pervasive. Success means mastering the intricacies of combat, and woefully, undertaking an interminable ...

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Dragon Star Varnir (Switch) review

Following in the footsteps of Fairy Fencer F, and Death end re:Quest, Dragon Star Varnir is another successful PlayStation 4-to-Switch port. Fans of somber storylines underscored by ethical dilemmas are likely to relish Compile Heart’s ...

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Trigger Witch review

Trigger Witch is a remarkable amalgam, shrewdly mixing twin-stick gunplay, exploration, and even some shoot ‘em up action. Despite a few hiccups, the different ingredients gel together as seamlessly as a magic potion. Over the ...

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Order and Chaos Clash in King’s Bounty II

Seven years after the release of King’s Bounty: Dark Side, developer 1C-Softclub returns with a follow-up that updates some of the timeworn traits while preserving the series’ turn-base battles. Much like the Wizardry series, which ...

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Ys IX: Monstrum Nox review

Pleasingly, Nihon Falcom’s latest effort doesn’t tamper too much with formula. At its heart, the game maintains the franchise’s winning formula, with its charming characters and gratifying combat. Developers who chase technical innovation habitually break ...

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Neptunia ReVerse review

Neptunia ReVerse represents a decade of improvement to the inaugural franchise entry. While it might not be the graphical powerhouse that justifies the expense of your new console, being able to outfit and organize your ...

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