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Scaling Valhalla Hills

Games have taught us three things about the Vikings: they were ferocious fighters, passionate mead drinkers, and were only mildly industrious. The Early Access release of Funatics Software’s Valhalla Hills confirms these purported characteristics, extended ...

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Hopping Aboard the Bounty Train

After a workday crammed with a plethora of projects, I obey the schedule of any dedicated PC player. That means within minutes of walking through the front door, I’m habitually neck-deep in a complex simulation ...

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Japanese Rail Sim 3D review

As a habitual rail commuter, I’ve grown accustomed to setbacks. Regularly, the morning train is at least ten minutes behind schedule. Other times, the locomotive careens past its designated stopping point, forcing the train to ...

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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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A-Train 3D: City Simulator review

Much of the world uses watches and clocks to anticipate the appearance of a train. But in Japan, the railway system operates with such precision that timepieces can be set by the arrival of its ...

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Story of Seasons review

For a franchise with a notable absence of antagonism, the Bokujō Monogatari/Harvest Moon franchise has found itself in an ironic junction. Originally published in 1996 by Japanese publisher/developer Pack-In-Video (creator of Die Hard, Friday the ...

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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires review

There’s little excuse as to why consummate gamers don’t have a scholarly understanding of Romance of the Three Kingdoms. After eight main adaptions of as well as five additional expansions, Luo Guanzhong’s intermingling of the ...

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Practice Swings with The Golf Club

As the world’s most prolific golf franchise, Electronic Art’s PGA Tour series has gone through a number of noteworthy phases. The franchise’s inaugural entry, 1990’s PGA Tour Golf, strove to simulate the sport by not ...

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