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Mars: Chaos Menace…

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Man, do I miss seeing sh’m’ups release frequently.   The sh’m’up arcade scene was always worth its weight in gold. Constant endless challenges of precision and brute force, with every bullet put into play having devastating consequences for you and your wallet. In the days of console gaming, they’ve…

Dusk Review —…

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There’s no better leverage in game development than repurposing timeless mechanics, especially those that have been arbitrarily partitioned to the past. Amidst the cacophony of free-to-play battle royales and loot shooters that lack loot, there is a always a cult of angry players frothing at the mouth for simpler…

Treasure Stack Review…

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Xbox users are getting the bad end of the stick again.   Look at the PS4! They get Tetris Effect, which is supposedly the greatest thing since sliced bread, and with its VR component adding spades of visually sublime experiences, we Xbox users can do nothing but stare in envy. Then…

Apex Legends Review…

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Oh, don’t give me that look, you know I’m right.   It’s been a year since Fortnite blew up, two years since PUBG did the same, and three years since I last felt happiness, and in that time, we’ve seen pale imitators merely grasp the prize of being “The Game A Majority Pays…
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CONTINUE Review –…

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You’ll often hear critics talk about mediocre games and use the word “potential” as if the game just didn’t quite have all the pieces of something great. “There’s something, but it needed a little more to hit the transformation.” For a while, I considered this as a great descriptor…

Tangledeep Switch Review:…

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Tangledeep sure is a roguelike. It does roguelike things and does them pretty well. It looks nice (for the most part), sounds nice, and makes sure every replay is a completely new experience while also making sure the early sections you’ve played repeatedly aren’t an annoying grind. If you…
A screenshot of Monster Energy Supercross 2, showcasing several riders cruising through a tight turn, with the leader wheelie-ing over the bump.

Monster Energy Supercross…

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Motorcross is an alien sport to a Brit like me.   Aside from the fact that dirt-bikes are received in England about as well as a referendum about leaving the EU, the sports relating to dirt-bikes are met with some confusion as something like NASCAR. I mean, yeah, we…

AWAY: Journey to…

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This is where I start drinking heavily.   At the beginning of January, we posted our Indie Game Lookout, showcasing the finest indie games that were surely going to set the world afire with their creativity, styles, and flair. Of all the games featured on the list, today’s title– AWAY:…
Metro Exodus Review

Metro Exodus Review

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We live in a world obsessed with post-apocalyptic stories, to the point where the genre is a bit crowded (especially in games and film). That doesn’t mean there aren’t any stories left to tell but that they have to work harder to stand apart. How does 4A Games deal…

HackyZack Review —…

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There’s something to be said for the unassuming charm of a slightly obtuse puzzle platformer, where traversal can be slowed to a crawl and each and every move takes consideration. Perhaps we take progression for granted in the typical platformer, where often a test of reflexes prevails over anything…

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Hatred to Receive Switch Release

Nintendo, a company that advertised the use of parental controls when releasing the Switch, has always been known for maintaining and marketing a “family-friendly” image. While there are now a…

April 15, 2020, 1,061
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5 Changes I Want to See in Resident Evil 4 Remake

After the success of last year’s Resident Evil 2 Remake, Capcom has been printing money with the franchise. Amidst the survival horror gold rush, two new titles are rumoured to…

April 15, 2020, 24,875
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Resident Evil 3 (2020) Review – Not Quite Five S.T.A.R.S.

Throughout my first run of Resident Evil 3 (2020), I was conflicted as to my feelings about the game. Having recently played Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, it was impossible for…

April 13, 2020, 977

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review – One Happy Camper

Though they’ve been around for almost two decades, the Animal Crossing games are admittedly a bit of a hard sell. For the uninitiated, Animal Crossing is a life-sim game that…

April 12, 2020, 1,133

Sony Reveals “DualSense” PlayStation 5 Controller

Out of nowhere, Sony revealed the controller for the highly-anticipated PlayStation 5, set to release this holiday season. The controller bolsters a significantly different design from past PlayStation controllers. The…

April 7, 2020, 895
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Humble’s Conquer COVID-19 Bundle Offers a $1,071 Value for $30 Until Tuesday

The Humble Bundle company have repeatedly stepped to the plate in times of need to offer immense values to customers for the sake of charity, and they have outdone themselves…

April 3, 2020, 792
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Developer Dialogue: John Staats’ Journey as a WoW Level Designer

If you made your way into Blizzard’s offices in the early 2000s, you might think you’d accidentally stumbled into a DnD enthusiast’s Mom’s basement. Faded posters on the walls, food…

April 1, 2020, 1,991

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, 1,829
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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, 1,286
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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, 613