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Final Fantasy VI…

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This is not a review of the game Final Fantasy VI. Released in the US as Final Fantasy III on the SNES, the game is a masterpiece and is considered to be one of the greatest games in the series and one of the best RPGs of all time.…

The Technomancer: A…

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The Technomancer developed by Spiders is a sci-fi action RPG set on a colonized Mars that has long since lost contact with Earth.  The game is set during the War of Water, a conflict between the corporations that occupy Mars over the scarce supply of water.  The player takes on the…

Gaming On A…

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We all know that sometimes gaming as a hobby can get a little bit expensive. Maybe you aren’t willing to shell out $60 for the latest release, or maybe that dream PC is still just out of your reach. Well, fear not! Sick Critic is here to give you…

Our Take: What…

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June 13 – 15 is every gamer’s favorite time of year. It’s the time when all of our favorite developers and publishers get together to show off what they have been working hard on, whether that’s games or new hardware, you can’t help but get excited. Every year, all…

Lovers in a…

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Over the years I’ve played a lot of games that claim to have a “co-op” mode, and I’ve enjoyed them a great deal. Take something like Uncharted 3 or Farcry 4. I played through the co-op campaigns with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was the same intense shooter action with a mate…

The Decisions: Metal…

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Continuation to: “The Decisions:Metal Gear Solid 2!”, a four part series analyzing the design behind Metal Gear Solid 2:Sons of Liberty, you can read part one here: The Decisions Part 1   Over the course of my play-through of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, I was exposed to…

Our Take: Open-World…

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Witcher 3, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Ghost Recon: Wildlands. All of these are open-world games and all of them have their strengths and weaknesses, but should all games try to be open-world? Is there a fatigue to all the games coming out that have adopted this aspect? Should some…

On The Shelf:…

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Hello, and welcome to On The Shelf, your weekly source of top gaming releases. Last week was pretty quiet on the release front, and it looks like the gaming universe doesn’t wish to atone for last week’s sins. However, as we edge ever closer to E3, the gaming releases…

Reasons To Love:…

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From Demon’s Souls, all the way through to Dark Souls 3, the Souls series has gone from strength to strength. Every game in the series has fantastic narrative, level design and gameplay but in my opinion, the standout is the darkly atmospheric Bloodborne. FromSoftware outdid themselves when it came to this twisted Lovecraftian masterpiece. One…

The Decisions: A…

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To analyze a game’s design is to embark on a journey alongside the developer, one that shows what decisions were made as they decided to create their game. As I analyze a game’s design, I take a look at 1.) their philosophy and concepts 2.)mechanics and systems 3.)narrative, and…

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A Hat in Time Receives New DLC Pack

A Hat in Time was one of my favorite games of 2017, and I’m ecstatic to see it getting continued support. Gears for Breakfast just announced a new world called…

April 25, 2019, 391
Overwatch Workshop

Blizzard Launches Overwatch Workshop

Overwatch players can now access a new Overwatch Workshop on the PTR exclusively on PC, where different scripts can be used to set up rules for game types and characters.…

April 24, 2019, 361
Persona 5 Royal

Persona 5 Royal Has Release Window and Trailer

One of the best Japanese RPGs in recent memory is getting an upgraded edition with extra content. Persona 5 Royal has been given a release window of 2020 for the…

April 24, 2019, 273
Nanotale: Typing Chronicles

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: Nanotale: Typing Chronicles

Remember the first time you played The Typing of The Dead? It’s an underrated feeling. That novelty of your first playthrough slowly being overtaken by genuine curiosity and wonder as the…

April 24, 2019, 266
The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II Wraps Up Final Scene

The long-awaited The Last of Us Part II hit a huge milestone in its development on Tuesday. Co-writer and creative director of the game, Neil Druckmann announced via Twitter that…

April 17, 2019, 312

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: Wavey The Rocket

Auto-runners are in need of a dire switch-up. Forget running to the left or straight ahead for eternity in the hopes of attaining a meaningless score or killing time. Let…

April 15, 2019, 267
Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Game Cover Potentially Leaked

EA recently announced they would be fully unveiling a brand new Star Wars game by the name of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The game is scheduled to be shown…

April 11, 2019, 336

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: Afterparty

Oh, you know I’m gunna talk about this one.   A new adventure game, from the developers of OXENFREE? You think I’m gonna play this? Do bears shit in the woods?…

April 10, 2019, 296

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: Jack

Rapid-fire, scraped knees, cicadas chirping.   Jack provides nothing but a drawn image for the first minute of its demo: A cicada perched on a leaf. Suddenly the sound kicks in,…

April 10, 2019, 269

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: Mable And The Wood

Oh yeah, EGX Rezzed was last week, wasn’t it?   The UK’s flagship showcasing of several independent titles! So many good titles and that’s what these articles are here for!…

April 8, 2019, 337