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Great Conqueror: Rome review

After tackling War World II and the Napoleonic Wars, EasyTech’s third war game transports players to the third century BC, where you’re transform Rome from an ambitious republic to a sprawling empire that spans across ...

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim review

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim seamlessly pivot from guarded conversation to massive, kaiju-killing rocket barrage. That’s a feat for any game, but when you’re juggling hopping between thirteen different characters, Vanillaware’s latest feels like an astounding ...

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Brigandine the Legend of Runersia Review

Twenty-two years after the first Brigandine arrived on the PlayStation One, Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena rekindles the basic formula. The mix of vying for control of bases alongside hex-based encounters still beguiles, but just ...

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV review

More Vocation Than Mere Recreation Luo Guanzhong’s fourteenth-century novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, probably isn’t suited for most modern readers. Most contemporary works are born into a mass mediated ecosystem where immeasurable amounts of ...

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Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble review

Originally released stateside in 2001, Intelligent Systems’ Advance Wars series was a success, inspiring a trio of sequels, and with Battalion Wars, even an action-driven spin-off. But long-term triumph was gradually overshadowed by the Kyoto-based ...

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Worbital review

With popular entries like Scorched Earth, Shellshock Live, and the ever-popular Worms series, the artillery genre has enjoyed a lengthy legacy. But beyond the shift into the third-dimension with games like 2001’s Scorched 3D and ...

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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics review

Every week, the Switch’s software library grows with an abundance of new games. Although there’s already an assortment of turn-based games like Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, SteamWorld Heist, as well as multiple entries in ...

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Solid Foundations for Fort Triumph

Pint-sized indie upstarts frequently attempt to tackle the kind of ambitious projects produced by sizable teams of veteran developers. And as anyone who has witnessed the final state of a crowdsourced game knows, a limited ...

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Tokyo Tattoo Girls review

Tokyo Tattoo Girls is the type of game that probably wouldn’t have been localized a decade ago. The reason has nothing to do with the appearance of some slightly risqué images; the game’s exhibition of ...

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Forts review

Forts is a game built around a myriad of fiddly parts- where the game’s eponymous strongholds sway in a state of persistent peril. While that might sound like light criticism, it’s anything but. In fact, ...

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