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Sick Critic Game of the Year

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2018 has done it again with a hugely varied and high-quality number of video game releases. The Sick Critic staff has spent the last few weeks casting votes on their favorite games in several categories, including game of the year. You’ll find the winners, why they won, and a…

A Review of…

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Bugger it, let’s just be direct, enough with the metaphors.   Hello, this is an overall review of how Microsoft and their console, the Xbox One, performed in 2018. Here, we’ll be talking about how they attempted to dominate the market with their first-party exclusives, the sales figures of…

The State of…

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It’s everyone’s favorite publisher! Right? Okay, joking aside. . . I’m actually pretty concerned about Electronic Arts. I know they have terrible practices and whatnot, but their future looks quite grim. Their stock price went from nearly 149 dollars to below 80 dollars and it’s still dropping. Investors are…

Rabbids Go Home…

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Zach: The Wii housed many unofficial trademark franchises, but perhaps the boldest was the Rabbids series. The party animals crashed every platform you could think of for their first installment, but soon settled as the informal Nintendo party game franchise when Mario Party or Warioware or Wii Play wouldn’t…

Nintendo 2018 Year-End…

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Looks like it’s that time of year again, when we take a look at how the three major giants of the console market have been doing. Peter and Sam will be taking you through PlayStation and Xbox, and I’ll be raving about Nintendo, as usual. Let’s get to it.…

PlayStation’s 2018 Year-End…

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2018 has come and gone in the blink of an eye and as the dust settles, gamers are more worried than ever. Publishers are becoming more greedy and out-of-touch, games underwhelm more frequently, and some of our favorite studios and talent leave the scene without having their last hurrah.…

The Sick Critic…

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It’s the holiday season in New Jersey, meaning I’m rained in and traffic’s at a perpetual halt. In times like this, I like to settle down with an ensemble of characters who have it worse than me! Raw Danger is a bizarre title even within the niche genre it…
Much of Brawl's cast stands ready to take their world back

Throwback Review- The…

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Back when The Avengers was merely a dream starting to be realized through Iron Man, Nintendo already had their biggest crossover event to date revealed: the adventure mode in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, aka The Subspace Emissary. Now, I’m not a fighting game guy, I can’t go in depth on Brawl‘s mechanics or compare…
A landmark, right after Blob restored it to its former glory

Throwback Review- De…

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Looking out my window right now, I pretty much just see gray. The sky’s clouded, the house across the street is beige, the leaves are all but gone from the trees, and even most of the cars that pass by are white, with the occasional splash of diluted red.…
Breath of the Wild Wide Shot

Do We Need…

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Ever since titles such as Grand Theft Auto III, the gaming industry has held a particular fondness for open-world gaming. For companies such as Rockstar and Bethesda, this idea of a vast and detailed map with potentially hundreds-of-hours-worth of entertainment has become an important staple in their games. A…

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Sony Announces Last 2019 Episode of State of Play

Sony decided to squeeze in one last thing before the year comes to a close and mere days before Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards ceremony. The last thing is another State…

December 6, 2019, 395

SuperEpic: The Entertainment War Review – More Like Slightly Epic

SuperEpic: The Entertainment War is a Metroidvania-style game developed by Undercoders and published by Numskull Games. Undercoders are best known for their 2016 release, Conga Masters, and before that, they…

December 5, 2019, 890
Image captured from Sparklite. Depicts player in ancient ruins encountered after each boss fight

Sparklite Review: A Roguelite with Emphasis on the Lite

Sparklite is an isometric action-adventure rogue-lite developed by Red Blue Games. Previously a mobile developer, this is Red Blue’s first effort on consoles. As such, Sparklite does have some elements…

December 2, 2019, 1,821
Super Mario Maker 2 update

“Legendary Update” Coming to Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker 2 already has massive amounts of content compared to its already-impressive predecessor, and for the first time since release, Nintendo’s dropping a major content update. First up,…

December 2, 2019, 585

The Grand Tour Game Review – Thru The Aphex

Honestly, Top Gear ten years ago was unstoppable.   The charisma and stupidity which oozed from the musings and adventures that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May went on, and it…

November 30, 2019, 747
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Top 10 Games of 2014 – The Year of Nintendo

2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   2014 marked the first full year of the current console generation, but somehow, Nintendo found a way…

November 27, 2019, 558
Image from Star Wars Jed: Fallen Order. Depicts protagonist Cal Kestis charging at an AT AT with is lighstsaber in hand

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is Selling Like Hotcakes, Sequel Likely on the way.

Today, EA announced that its recently released Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the fastest-selling digital Star Wars game within the first two weeks of release. They also disclosed that Star…

November 27, 2019, 750

The Ultimate 2019 Holiday Game Compilation

Black Friday is right around the corner and with it comes an exorbitant amount of new games to buy for the holiday season. Wallets around the world tremble at the…

November 25, 2019, 766

Personal Top 10 Sinnoh Pokemon

I took a break last week to dive right into Pokemon Sword and Shield, but now we’re back with the Sinnoh list! Just like with the last three lists, this list…

November 24, 2019, 747

New PlayStation Controller Design Patent Revealed

We’re approximately a year away before the next-generation consoles hit store shelves and it appears we have received our first glimpse of the next DualShock controller. A recent patent emerged from…

November 20, 2019, 603