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Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault review

Protecting the planet from marauding monsters is a mainstay of gaming. Ever since Tomohiro Nishikado’s Space Invaders besieged arcades on both sides of the Pacific, gamers have been tasked with the role of protector, across ...

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Winged Sakura: Mindy’s Arc review

Much like a respectable bottle of riesling, or Guile’s Theme from Street Fighter II, role-playing mechanics can complement almost everything. A good example of this axiom was found in Defender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten. ...

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Anomaly 2 review

2011’s Anomaly: Warzone Earth turned the tower defense genre on its head, tasking players with snaking their way around a procession of alien turrets. Unsurprisingly, the mechanic struck a chord with both critics and consumers, ...

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DG2: Defense Grid 2 Review

Robert’s Take: I put a chicken pot pie in the oven, and boot up DG2: Defense Grid 2 to help pass the hour-long cooking time. Within seconds of navigating through the slick, StarCraft II-esque menu ...

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Tackling Over 9000 Zombies!

Robert’s Take: The first hour with a triple-A title can often be a trustworthy barometer for the overall quality of the game. After all, sizable studios can’t afford to make anything less than a stellar ...

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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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CastleStorm Review

Splicing several prevailing mechanics into a single game is hardly a new concept for the industry. Early coin-ops such as Gorf and Tron recognized the virtue of variety; each cabinet provided four distinct amusements unified ...

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Go Home Dinosaurs Review

As a safeguard against stagnation, the tower defense genre has continually added new twists. Titles such as Toy Soldiers allowed players to take control of positioned weaponry, while Ratchet and Clank: Full Frontal Assault took ...

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Defense Grid: Containment DLC Review

From free Flash-based entries such as Desktop Tower Defense to premium variants like Plants Vs. Zombies, and PixelJunk Monsters, tower defense titles has grown to prolific proportions across the last half decade. Much of the ...

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