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Zen Classics: Pinball FX2 Review

Although actual tables are becoming increasingly rare across the recreational landscape, pinball’s zeitgeist has been sustained thanks to the efforts of Zen Studios. Since the developer’s inaugural console release- 2009’s Pinball FX, the team has ...

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Interview

Recently, Tech-Gaming had a chance to speak with City Interactive’s Michal Sroczynski, lead producer for Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2. Beyond engaging players with the nuances of long-range warfare and depictions of viscera- hurtling dismemberment, the ...

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NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Review

Not long ago, I would have preferred reviewing an entry in the implausibly prolific Petz franchise than to tackle another NASCAR title. While I emphatically enjoy an engaging racer, both EA Sports’ (NASCAR Thunder 2004, ...

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Forza Horizon Review

One of my greatest grievances with console gaming has been the dumbing down of simulations. In an attempt to court a broader audience, once complex franchises such as Dragon Age, Splinter Cell and DiRT have ...

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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Beyond the challenge of mastering a complicated control scheme, simulations have another remarkable virtue: they allow the average player to operate prohibitively-priced equipment. From dogfighting with $30 million F-15 Eagles in Lock On: Modern Air ...

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Best of E3: Arma 3

While contemporary, military-themed, first person shooters typically dispense fastidiously modeled firearms and authentic military lingo, few genre entries actually offer a truly convincing simulation of warfare. Shirking the thrill-ride approach which permeates in popular titles ...

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Wrestlemania XXVIII: Man Vs. Machine

Wrestlemania, the showcase of the immortals. It’s the biggest event in pro-wrestling (also called sports-entertainment). Some of the most-anticipated matches of the year happen at Wrestlemania. The most-heated feuds reach their boiling-point. Championship titles are ...

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Tropico 4 Review

Much like GLaDOS and Wheatley’s voice overs which invigorated Portal’s puzzles with a refreshing dose of comic relief, sly humor has elevated the Tropico franchise above its humdrum city-building peers. With jabs aimed at riled ...

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