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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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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII review

For the media savvy, there’s a strong chance of familiarity with Luo Guanzhong’s fourteenth-century historical novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Thanks to Koei-Tecmo’s prolific Dynasty Warriors franchise, John Woo’s 2008 film, Red Cliff, and ...

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Trillion: God of Destruction review

While overlooked by scientists, the tenets of Darwinism have slowly crept into video games. In real life, numerous insects have developed a resistance toward pesticide or as Cope’s Rule suggests, a collection of species that ...

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Samurai Warriors 4 Empires review

During his meticulously planned heist of the Nakatomi Plaza, Die Hard’s Hans Gruber declares “and when Alexander saw the breadth of his domain he wept…for there were no more worlds to conquer.” But the self-proclaimed ...

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Armello review

Anthropomorphic animals have long been a favored tool for many story-tellers. Their impact stretches as far back as classic fables and influential literature, having gained special prominence with the advent of modern media animation. Yet, ...

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Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence review

History is filled with accounts of audacious ambition. From Alexander the Great to Genghis Khan, leaders have captured vast contiguous lands, earning an indelible space in print, cinema, and interactive entertainment. Although Oda Nobunaga’s Sengoku-era ...

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