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Swords & Soldiers II review

Typically, the industry employs an additive approach, with developers layering new gameplay mechanics onto pre-existing genres. But with the release of Sword & Soldiers II for the Nintendo Wii, Dutch developer Ronimo Games pares down ...

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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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Bladestorm: Nightmare review

Disparagers often state that developer Omega Force’s output represents variations on a single theme. Irrefutably, there’s some truth in that assentation, with a throng of titles (typically, but not always having ‘Warrior’ in the title) ...

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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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Reconnoitering Meridian: New World

In an era when games with modest ambitions are produced by studios with dozens of employees, Meridian: New World is a notable anomaly. Crafted by a single developer- Hungary-based Ede Tarsoly, Meridian’s fusion of elements ...

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Battle Princess of Arcadias Review

Although Nippon Ichi’s internally developed titles span a wide swath of genres, they habitually abide by one near-universal principal. While seemingly simple on the surface, each game conceals an enormous amount of intricacy. The latest ...

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Infested Planet Review

As films like Aliens and Starship Troopers have demonstrated, watching an outnumbered squad of space marines annihilate hordes of enraged enemies can be delightfully cathartic. The recent release of Rocket Bear Games’ Infested Planet attempts ...

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Toy Soldiers: Cold War DLC Review

In the nine months since the release of Signal Studio’s Toy Soldiers: Cold War, it’s likely that dedicated gamers have obtained each platinum medal challenge and earned every last decoration.  Hoping to reinvigorate interest in ...

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Anomaly Warzone Earth Review

What is the concept? After captivating tacticians on both PC monitors and smartphone displays, Anomaly Warzone Earth makes its console debut with a capable Xbox 360 port. Each of the game’s twenty-one missions require gamers ...

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End of Nations Preview

As Ron Perlman’s elegiac narration for the Fallout series reminds us, “War never changes”. With its dystopian premise proclaimed by its title, End of Nations certainly seems to espouse the adage. Set in a post-apocalyptic ...

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