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Vitamin Connection Review…

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WayForward has an impressive portfolio of games, including the likes of Shantae and Mighty Switch Force. I was pretty excited to try out another one of their games when I heard about Vitamin Connection. Now, there are different philosophies about what makes a game good or even great. Nintendo’s…
Through the Darkest of Times Cinematic

Through the Darkest…

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When you tell a story taking place any time during the first half of the 20th century, you have every advantage. Industry, prosperity, war, famine, reconstruction, love, loss, politics, genocide, and violence all begin to scratch the surface of how impactful and rich that portion of history was for…
7th Sector Review

7th Sector Review…

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“This city is an empty glass. Words do nothing. No one sleeps.”   Y’know what puzzle games need? Visible spectacle! Forget fancy gimmicks and sharp writing, shove it all in an environment that would be more suited to a 90s anime. Yeah, that sounds like a surefire winner, and…
Image of Skellboy Title Menu. Has the text "Skellboy" over a grassy backdrop

Skellboy Review –…

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Skellboy is an action-adventure game that sees you taking control of a freshly risen-from-the-grave skeleton who, of course, is tasked with saving a world in peril. Developed by small studio Umaiki Games, Skellboy’s most recognizable feature is its curious visual style. Skellboy combines 2D characters with a 3D world,…
An in-game screenshot of Monster Energy Supercross 3, showcasing a rider ahead of the rest in order to win a Holeshot.

Monster Energy Supercross…

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“Metal heavy, soft at the core.”   Ahh, this feels like a late Christmas gift. Last year, Milestone’s Monster Energy Supercross 2 was a pleasant surprise to play, as it got me into an entirely new genre of motor-sports effortlessly. It had a lot going for it: fantastic controls and feedback,…
Gameplay still from The Pedestrian showing a platforming sequence taking place along the railway

The Pedestrian Review…

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There’s something unanimously humbling about exiting the New York City underground subways, where subterranean confines with claustrophobic depths give way to another world entirely. Skies with no end reign above you and skyscrapers tower. Activity courses through the city across multiple planes, running concurrently in a manner too engulfing…

HyperDot Review –…

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“I’m so slick that they need to call me grease, ’cause I slips and I slides when I rides on the beast.”   You see it coming, you get out of the way; basic survival instincts, unless you’re me, who possesses the reaction times of a drunk narcoleptic. Dodging…

Lake Ridden Review…

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“Left alone, I’m with the one I most fear.”   Yeah, 2020 baby! Time to kick off the shackles of a trash decade, and altogether, we jump headfirst into the garbage fire that already is 2020. Ah well, the outside world may be terrible at the moment, but what…
Mutazione Deer

Mutazione Review –…

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There are two ways to develop a game narrative: branching paths based on player choice or a linear path for the player to sit back and experience. Die Gute Fabrik’s Mutazione (pronounced moo-tat-seona) tries for a middle-of-the-road approach, but ultimately, it’s a perfect example of the latter. A game…

Lightmatter Review —…

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To the same degree that light spreads out from the aperture it shines through, the creative energy seething from Valve’s The Orange Box permeated all levels of game development. The concept of the “hero shooter”, formalized by Team Fortress 2’s gradual and persistent popularity, went on to skyrocket through…

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Asphalt 9: Real Game Stuffed in a Mobile Game

Finding yourself trapped indoors with nothing but your internal monologue to sustain you can drive a person really insane really quickly. From a strictly medical standpoint, you should be playing…

March 27, 2020, 153
Shaun Of The Dead Tea self isolate

Best Video Games to Self-Isolate With

Bad news, the Coronavirus situation is rapidly getting worse with each passing day, and many are recommended to self-isolate. Good news, there’s never been a better excuse to hole up…

March 18, 2020, 448
Dreams concept image showing a kaleidoscopic display of shapes, colors, and guitars

Media Molecule Opens Up Dreams Beta Evaluation

The potential of Media Molecule’s game-creation system, Dreams, has seemed limitless since its debut and starting today, Dreams has made another massive stride. Central to the platform’s focus is the ability to…

March 13, 2020, 219

Sony Worldwide Studios Discusses First-Party Releases

After Sony’s continued silence on the PlayStation 5, Worldwide Studios Head Hermen Hulst broke the ice by detailing the company’s strategy for their first-party games. While Hulst confirmed that PS4-exclusive Horizon:…

March 11, 2020, 713
Vitamin Connection Title Screen

Vitamin Connection Review – A Tough Pill to Swallow

WayForward has an impressive portfolio of games, including the likes of Shantae and Mighty Switch Force. I was pretty excited to try out another one of their games when I…

March 11, 2020, 257
E3 Cancelled due to coronavirus

E3 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

[12:25 EST, 03/11/2020] UPDATE:  It’s official: E3 2020 has been cancelled due to Coronavirus. The Electronic Software Association released this statement officially confirming the event’s cancellation: “After careful consultation with…

March 11, 2020, 257

The Radar Room: March Game Releases to Look For

Welcome back to the Radar Room, where we cover the biggest upcoming releases in gaming! March is looking to kick 2020 into high gear with multiple highly anticipated sequels to…

March 10, 2020, 516
DOOM Eternal Archville vs. Crucible

DOOM Eternal PC Specs Announced

DOOM Eternal‘s PC minimum and recommended specs have been announced! There are plenty of options for playing DOOM Eternal, but there’s a certain attractiveness to playing with a mouse and…

March 7, 2020, 367
Ghost of Tsushima trailer and release date

Ghost Of Tsushima Gets June Release Date and Story Trailer

Just when everyone started to wonder if Ghost of Tsushima dropped off the radar, Sony hit us with a brand new trailer for the game out of nowhere. The best part:…

March 5, 2020, 245
Resident Evil 3 Nemesis Throwback Review

Throwback Review: Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999)

It’s no secret that Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is the black sheep of the classic Resident Evil trilogy. Across the board it feels like few people have played it and…

March 4, 2020, 425